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Forecast for Thursday

November 9, 2011

"It will be a glorious day Thursday with abundant sunshine, fairly light winds
and highs in the lower 60s. Tomorrow (Veterans' Day) will be even warmer
with highs near 70 and continued light winds! The strong winds will return
on Saturday and Sunday with highs in the 70s as well."
From the KVII Storm Search 7 Weather Team

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Borger News Herald

BPD arrests Borger man on indecency charges

November 9, 2011

A Borger man was arrested by the Borger Police Department on indecency charges.
On Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, Donald Ray Grisham, a white man 50 years of age, of Borger, was arrested by the Criminal Investigations Division of the Borger Police Department, according to Lt. Anthony Griffin of the BPD.
Grisham was charged with one count on indecency with a child with sexual contact, which is considered a felony of the second degree. He was released on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011, after posting a $50,000 bond.

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Borger News Herald

2011 Constitutional Amendment Election results for Hutchinson County

November 9, 2011

2011 Constitutional Amendment Election results for Hutchinson County

Prop 1: Tax exemption for surviving spouse of veteran
In Favor 644 Against 85

Prop 2: Texas Water Development Board issue additional bonds not exceed six billion
In Favor 422 Against 305

Prop 3: Issue bonds to finance education loans to students
In Favor 371 Against 355

Prop 4: Permit county to issue bonds for development
In Favor 297 Against 428

Prop 5: Allow city and county to enter interlocal contracts
In Favor 483 Against 241

Prop 6: General Land Office distribute revenue for public educational

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Borger News Herald

Animal ordinance concerns addressed

November 9, 2011

Borger’s city manager Eddie Edwards continued to address the concerns brought before the city regarding its new animal ordinance at the regular meeting of the Borger City Council last Tuesday.
One of the concerns brought up by citizens was that taxpaying pet owners were going to have less due process than people who receive welfare fraudulently or those who are convicted felons. He said due process has different meanings under different circumstances.

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Borger News Herald

Local churches participating in Operation Christmas Child

November 9, 2011

Local churches are taking part in the Samaritans Purse Operation Christmas Child project.
This Christian based organization offers this nationwide project for children everywhere. It all starts with a shoe box. Citizens can donate toys to the churches or build their own shoe box. All you have to do is empty a standard size shoe box or a small plastic container and if you choose you can decorate it as desired, but Christmas wrapping is encouraged.

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Borger News Herald
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