Archive - Nov 21, 2011 - News Article
On Monday, Nov. 21, 2011, it was confirmed by sources involved with the case that Amy Fernandez pleaded guilty for one account of evading the reporting requirements and the regulations issued thereunder, structure, attempt to structure, and attempted to assist in structuring currency transactions with one or more domestic financial institutions. She has been accused of purchasing 39 cashier's checks with United States currency in amounts of $3,000 or less pertaining to the structuring.
The maximum statutory penalty for the structuring offense is five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
In addition to putting red kettles at locations throughout Hutchinson County, the Salvation Army is also gearing up for its Angel Tree program.
The Angel Tree lets individuals and partnering corporations personalize a gift for a child or senior citizen in need by adopting an Angel and purchasing gifts for that individual.
This year, the Angel Tree program in Borger will run from Friday, Nov. 25 through Monday, Dec. 19, at Walmart.
Every child deserves a Christmas.
And this is exactly what Stinnett citizen Helen Mooney had in mind when she came up with the idea of â€śHelenâ€™s Christmas Project.â€ť
Helenâ€™s Christmas Project is designed to offer Christmas for those less fortunate.
â€śShe never wanted a kid to go without a Christmas,â€ť said Crystal Rogers. Rogers has taken over the project this year and wants to make it a very successful one.
Sonia Mendez, one-year-old Victoria Mendez, and Gloria Villagran pick out just the perfect turkeys to fix for Thanksgiving this year. Thanksgiving is now only three days away!
PHOTO BY DON RICE