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April 11th

Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Report April 3-9, 2011

April 11, 2011

The Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Office has the following to report for April 03-09, 2011:

1) A Deputy transported a fugitive from Altus, OK to the Hutchinson County Jail on local charges.

2) Deputies assisted the Carson County Sheriff’s Office with a disturbance on the South end of Deahl Road, Arroyo Verde Addition.

3) Deputies were called to the area of Fritch Drive and Meredith Way, Lake Meredith Harbor Addition, on a report of suspicious activity.

4) Deputies responded to FM 2277 approximately 2 miles South of Highway 207 on a report of suspicious activity.

And the tradition continues!

April 11, 2011

It looks like the tradition is continuing as strong as ever for St. John’s Catholic Church! The church held its 56th annual spaghetti dinner Sunday afternoon despite the high winds outside. In addition to a large crowd enjoying the dinner in the church’s gym, numerous citizens also took advantage of the take-outs that were available. Serving took place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

April 9th

Borger High Class of 1971 seeking schoolmates

April 9, 2011

The Borger High School Class of 1971 is needing help to locate missing classmates for the 40th Reunion on July 15th & 16th at the Borger Country Club. If you have emails and/or addresses please send an email to bhs1971@yahoo.com or contact Patti (Little) Mittelstet at 806-676-6574.

Betty Adams
Russell Adams
Ed Anderson
Jim Anderson
Charles Andress
Steven Androes
Patricia Ashmore
Dee Dee Ault
Vickie Austin
Frank Charles Badeen,Jr
Delores (Arrowsmith) Baker
Kenneth Bates
Charlotte Beadle
Emily Blake
Judiann (Ambrosio) Botkin
Steve Bouldin
Richard Boyer

Three cities see rise in sales tax allocations

April 9, 2011

The Cities of Fritch, Sanford, and Stinnett saw an increase in their sales tax allocations for the month of April 2011, while Borger saw a decrease.
On Friday, Texas Comptroller Susan Combs sent April sales tax allocations of $279.4 million to Texas cities, up 5.2 percent compared to April 2010. Calendar year-to-date, city sales tax allocations are running 6.7 percent higher than last year. Texas counties will receive sales tax payments of $26.6 million, up 11.1 percent compared to one year ago. Calendar year-to-date, county sales tax allocations are 13.2 percent higher than last year.

Elks Lodge honors local citizens

April 9, 2011

Last weekend, the Elks Lodge held its Annual Inaugural Ball to honor citizens in the community.
The Elks hold this every year in April to exchange their old officers for the new and to award citizens who make a difference.
This year’s Citizen of the Year was Bill Riddle of Riddle’s Welding off of Florida St.
The lodge also awarded Bob Tiffany the Elk of the Year award. Terrye Hooks was named the Officer of the year. The Elks also announced that Steve Slaybaugh is the new Exalted Ruler.

April 8th

St. John’s to hold annual spaghetti dinner

April 8, 2011

A local parish is set to host its annual spaghetti dinner in just two days.
St. John’s Catholic Church, at 201 St. John’s Road, will hold its 56th annual Italian meatballs and spaghetti dinner from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 10, 2011.
Tickets are currently available for adults and children and will also be available at the door the day of the dinner. Take-outs will be available as well.

HCHD continues EMS consolidation discussion

April 8, 2011

Discussion on the consolidation of EMS services in Hutchinson County continued Monday evening during the regular meeting of the Hutchinson County Hospital District Board of Directors.
The proposal that has been discussed for several months now is the possibility of consolidating the EMS services of Borger, Fritch, and Stinnett into a County EMS that would be managed by the HCHD.

April 7th

CWB holding “No Excuse For Abuse” 5K run April 23

April 7, 2011

The Child Welfare Board is commemorating Child Abuse Prevention Month with a first-time event on April 23.
The board will be holding the first annual “No Excuse For Abuse!!” 5k fun run/walk for Child Abuse Prevention Month starting at 8 a.m. April 23, 2011, on Main Street in Borger.
The event is sponsored by Road ID. The race will start at from the park beside the museum on Main Street.
Registration for the event is only $25 for ages 10 and up.
Children under 10 can participate for free, but will need a registered parent with them in the race.

Working to keep citizens safe

April 7, 2011

The Borger Fire Department had a busy day Wednesday. After fighting a fire on Chaparral Street early in the day, firefighters were in the alley of Pinehurst Street conducting prescribed burns as a way to keep those homes in that area protected from potential wildfires.
PHOTO BY DON RICE

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April 6th

Home on Chaparral heavily damaged by fire

April 6, 2011

Early this morning a house on Chaparral burst into flames.
The fire started around 7:50am, caused by a still burning stove that caught the attention of the occupant. Borger Fire Marshal Jerry Langwell stated that there were no injuries to the occupants, although a family pet was killed.
The mother and her small child escaped the blaze and called the fire department. He also stated that there were about 14 fire Fighters on the scene with two engine trucks, one ladder truck, and two chief vehicles. The fire was contained in about 15 minutes and completely extinguished with in 30 minutes.

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