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Borger citizens asked to practice water conservation

June 21, 2011

Due to recent conditions and circumstances, the City of Borger is encouraging citizens to practice conservation when it comes to their water usage.
Eddie Edwards, Borger City Manager, said that water is a finite resource that requires careful management, and the era of plentiful and inexpensive water is coming to an end.
“Since the beginning of June, the Borger Municipal Water System has experienced an average increase in consumption of approximately 14 percent over previous years,” he said. “Conditions are appropriate to raise citizen awareness and increase water conservation efforts.”

Fritch firefighters respond to call on Hoyne Street Sunday evening

June 21, 2011

Officers from the Fritch Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fire call late Sunday evening.
The call was in reference to a fire caused by a barbecue grill on the night of Father’s Day. The fire occurred around 11 p.m. in the 800 block of Hoyne St. in Fritch.
FVFD Deputy Chief Ronnie Morrison stated that the fire was taken care of around 2:30 a.m.
There were no injuries reported.
The fire consumed most of the homeowner’s back porch and the screen door, causing around $5,000 worth of property damage.
(PHOTO BY DON RICE)

Lake Meredith Museum exhibit featuring mix of artifacts

June 21, 2011

The Lake Meredith Museum is introducing its new mix of artifacts in its latest summer exhibit.
The exhibit has a wide array of artifacts, ranging from painted cow skulls by local residents to wildlife photographs taken by local citizen David Wilkinson. Renee Laney, museum director, states that some of the artifacts come from a variety of human experiences.

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