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December 8th

Borger Creative Arts Club extends bazaar into this weekend

December 8, 2011

Borger Creative Arts Club is extending its bazaar.
Falling ceilings, rain, and snow caused the bazaar to start very slow.
Now the plan is to have an extra day.
We will be here to show you the way.
Saturday, Dec. 10, the hours are 9 to 5, celebrating cheerfully, keeping Christmas alive.

Nursing home replat approved

December 8, 2011

A replat of property for the construction of a nursing home in Borger has received official city approval.
During its regular meeting Tuesday, the Borger City Council approved the replat of Blocks 2 & 3, North Park Addition, containing 10.76 acres, to be known as Borger Nursing Facility Subdivision, 900 College Avenue. The request for the replat was made by P&B Senior Living Group, LLC, of Fort Smith, Ark.
Kenneth Petr, Director of Planning and Zoning for the City of Borger, said the nursing home will be a 120-bed facility.

Get in your Santa letters today!

December 8, 2011

The Borger News-Herald wants to get your letters to Santa pronto!
To submit your letter, send via e-mail to advertising@borgernewsherald.com. Letters are due by the close of business on Wednesday, Dec. 14.

December 7th

County Airport celebrating opening of new terminal

December 7, 2011

Hutchinson County Airport is celebrating the opening of a new terminal.
The ribbon cutting for the new terminal will be held at 11 a.m. on December 9, 2011. The size of the new terminal is 3,500 square feet. The process of building this new terminal has taken a total of five years to completely plan and create.
The project has been funded through a grant provided by Texas Department of Transportation, a 25 percent donation from Hutchinson County, a generous offer from a local businessman, who was not identified, and the Borger Economic Development Corporation.

Council grants permit for recovery center

December 7, 2011

The Borger City Council has approved a permit towards the opening of a recovery center in Borger.
The permit request was made by Fellowship Baptist Church to use property located at 920 South Main Street for the placement of a center for those wishing to recover from alcohol or drug abuse.

December 6th

Finishing touches being put on Subway

December 6, 2011

Michelle Berry
Managing Editor
editor@borgernewsherald.com
The finishing touches are being put on Borger’s new Subway restaurant.
Frank Wingate, one of the operating partners of Subway, said they are in the final days of finishing the new location of the Subway of Borger.
However, there a few things that still need to be completed prior to its opening.
“It’s looking good, but we still have a list of things to get done to be ready for everyone to once again eat at the store,” he said.

December 5th

Christmas parade is tonight

December 5, 2011

The Christmas parade sponsored by the Borger Chamber of Commerce is this evening at 6:30 p.m.
The parade route will remain the same, originating on Grand and Main and moving north to Sixth and Main.
Anyone with any questions on the Christmas parade can call the chamber offices at 274-2211.

Suspicious death under investigation

December 5, 2011

The Carson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death reported in Fritch.
The Fritch Police Department and Fritch EMS were first to arrive at 418 Boyd, the home of 57 year-old Larry Ewing King at 4:04 p.m. Friday following a 9-1-1 call from a relative to King.
Officers found King dead in a bedroom at the residence. Justice of the Peace Jean Hardman pronounced King dead at the scene around 5:32 p.m.

Don Johnson announces candidacy for county sheriff

December 5, 2011

Don Johnson has announced his candidacy for Hutchinson County Sheriff in next year’s election.
Johnson said he wants the position of sheriff as well as the sheriff’s department to be held accountable to the citizens of Hutchinson County.
“I want the department to be proactive as well as professional,” he said. “I will provide law enforcement 24-7 to all areas of the county.”
Johnson just retired from the Department of Public Safety after 34 years of service to the people of Texas. He spent 32 of the 34 years working in Hutchinson County.

Wish A Soldier Happy Holidays

December 5, 2011

Wish a soldier happy holidays through a video. Les Sullivan will be going to different places in Spearman and Borger with a video camera to video loved ones of soldiers with the intention to send them to the troops for the holidays. From now through Dec. 2, 2011 and Dec. 3 and 4, 2011, he will be at Genie’s Cafe. He will also be at All Occasion Flowers at 202 North Bernice Street in Spearman from Nov. 28-Dec. 2. Lastly he will be at Borger Library on December 5-9, 2011 during library hours.

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