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October 18th

County 4-H member honored at Gold Star Banquet

October 18, 2012

AMARILLO - Twenty-seven outstanding 4-H members from the Panhandle area were honored at the 55th annual Gold Star Banquet for District l on Oct. 15 at the Alumni Banquet Facility of West Texas A&M University in Canyon.
     To qualify for the Gold Star Award, the highest 4-H honor at the county level, a 4-H’er must be a least l5 years old, have completed three years of club work, be an active member and complete a record book, said Brandon Dukes, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service 4-H and youth development specialist. 4-H is the youth program of AgriLife Extension.

BHS cheerleaders encouraging public to “pink out” Bulldog Stadium Friday evening

October 18, 2012

The BHS Varsity Cheerleaders would like to encourage the community to come out to support Borger Bulldog Football as it plays Dalhart here this Friday. It is their Pink Out game! Wear pink and come support the American Cancer Society and the fight against breast cancer. Go Dogs!!

Council approves advance agreement for Roosevelt project

October 18, 2012

An advance agreement between the City of Borger and the Texas Department of Transportation for improvements to Roosevelt Street has been approved.
The Borger City Council took action on Tuesday on a resolution approving a local project advance funding agreement with TxDOT for the rehabilitation of Roosevelt Street from State Highway 136 to State Highway 207.

October 17th

Borger Police Report Oct. 15, 2012

October 17, 2012

400 block of Whittenburg - house/business check
Kmart Shopping Center - house/business check
10th & Coble - field interview
300 block of North Cedar - report of recovered property
Amarillo National - investigation
400 block of East Tenth - report of harassment
Finger & Haggard - field interview
700 block of Delaware - assist agency
700 block of Dixon - alarm
100 block of Hill - welfare check
300 block of Borger Shopping Plaza - report of accident without injuries
Precinct 4 Barn - report of theft
200 block of Moreland - alarm
2100 block of Hemlock - followup

Early voting starts October 22

October 17, 2012

Early voting for the upcoming November general election will start next Monday.
Voting will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Oct. 22, 2012, through Nov. 2, 2012. Registered voters can cast their ballots at the following locations:
•Hutchinson County Courthouse, 500 Main, Stinnett
•Hutchinson County Annex, 1400 Veta Street, Room 111, Borger
•Fritch Library Community Room, 205 North Cornell, Fritch
Among the races and candidates on this year's ballot are the following (not an all-inclusive list):

October 16th

Fritch woman dies in weekend wreck

October 16, 2012

A serious wreck occurred on Highway 136 Saturday, leaving a Fritch woman dead and a Stinnett man seriously injured.
According to DPS Trooper Gabriel Medrano, at 2:10 a.m. on Saturday morning, the driver of a Chevy pickup, Noah H. Moore, 21, of Stinnett, was traveling eastbound on Highway 136.
The driver of a Chevy Silverado, Debra Marquez Hefner of Fritch, was traveling westbound on Highway 136.

Borger Police Report Oct. 8-14, 2012

October 16, 2012

Oct. 8, 2012
200 block of North Main – report of suspicious vehicle
900 block of East Sixth – parking complaint
100 block of East Coolidge – alarm
2100 block of Hemlock – alarm
1300 block of Coble – followup
300 block of South Cedar – report of abandoned vehicle
1400 block of Sterling – alarm
1400 block of West Wilson – report of theft
100 block of Medical – followup
1400 block of South Main – followup
800 block of Dixon – report of theft
3100 block of Fairlanes – report of harassment
200 block of West Tenth – report of theft
1000 block of Megert Circle – welfare check

October 15th

Rooftop burglars indicted

October 15, 2012

On Thursday October 4th, 2012 a Hutchinson County Grand Jury indicted Arnold Ralph Beagle, Jr. (aka, A.J. Beagle), 51 years of age, of Borger, and Christopher Kent Landers, 32 years of age, of Borger, on a charge of Burglary of a Building.
Felony Arrest Warrants were issued for both men on Wednesday October 10th, 2012.
The Grand Jury Indictments stemmed from the rooftop Burglary of the China Dynasty Restaurant located at 1030 Megert Circle during the month of April 2012.

October 13th

LMNRA welcomes acting superintendent Darren Bryant to area

October 13, 2012

Fritch, TX - Deputy Regional Director Colin Campbell has announced that Darren E. Bryant has been selected for a 120-day detail as the acting superintendent of Lake Meredith National Recreation Area and Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument in Fritch, Texas.
Bryant is currently the Chief of Facility Management at Guadalupe Mountains National Park, and will report to his new assignment on October 7.
“We are delighted to have Darren come to Lake Meredith,” said Rose Pollard, Acting Superintendent of Lake Meredith NRA and Alibates Flint Quarries NM.

Counterfeit couponers sought

October 13, 2012

Crime Stoppers and the Borger Police Department are seeking assistance in identifying two female subjects wanted for questioning in reference to the use of counterfeit coupons at a local supermarket in Borger.
On Thursday August 29th, 2012, two unidentified females purchased groceries at the United Supermarket in Borger. During their purchase, the two unidentified females used counterfeit coupons to obtain $887.92 worth of merchandise.
While inside the store one of the female subjects used a motorized cart.

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