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October 13th

Ingram sentenced to two years

October 13, 2012

On October 9th, a Hutchinson County Jury, of eight men and four women convicted Steven Dewayne Ingram, age 29 of Borger, for Possession of Methamphetamine, less than one gram.
The offence occurred on November 19th, 2010 in Borger.
Ingram was originally granted a Court appointed attorney to represent him on the charges but he denied that assistance and told the Court he would represent himself.

October 11th

Anytime Fitness celebrates first anniversary in Borger

October 11, 2012

Employees of Anytime Fitness, 1325 W. Wilson in Borger, celebrated the store’s first anniversary this week. Anytime Fitness is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and offers its members the use of free weights, machine weights, state-of-the-art cardio equipment, digital fitness room and opportunity to reserve a personal trainer.
For more information, call 274-1547.

The Taste spices up the evening

October 11, 2012

Diners from around the area enjoyed a variety of foods on Tuesday night at the Borger News-Herald’s Taste of Hutchinson County held at the Aluminum Dome.
Over 250 people filled the Dome while eighteen restaurants served up some of the tastiest grub this side of Dallas.

Drag Main for a Cause

October 11, 2012

Ever since Borgans dragged Main Street on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012 it is becoming a monthly occurrence every second Saturday of the month. Only now it is for a good cause. Citizens of the county will hop in their cars and cruise Main or park and enjoy some fall festivities.

October 10th

FPC Dig for the cure honors cancer survivors

October 10, 2012

Frank Phillips College honored cancer survivors at their home game Monday night when they hosted the Dig For the Cure at the BCAC. Donations were accepted at both doors, and the survivors in attendance were presented with a rose and recognition in between games. Fans were all adorned in pink to cheer on the Lady Plainsmen, and the volleyball players wore pink ribbons and armbands to keep with the theme of the night. Pink sugar cookies and pink lemonade were served free of charge at the concession stand. It was a special night honoring those who have fought the cancer battle and won.

Area residents get a “Taste” of Hutchinson County

October 10, 2012

The first Taste of Hutchinson County came off as a complete success, thanks to all the participating restaurants and other vendors, said event coordinator, Stephanie Hooper.
Hundreds of area residents came out to the Aluminum Dome on Tuesday night to help raise money for the Borger Satellite Workshop. More information in tomorrow’s paper!

October 9th

First Annual Taste of Hutchinson County to be held tonight at the Aluminum Dome in Borger

October 9, 2012

Get your spoon and fork ready and your taste buds fired up - the First Annual Borger News-Herald Taste of Hutchinson County opens its doors to the public tonight at 6 p.m. and stays that way until 8 p.m.
Nineteen restaurants are signed up and ready to serve you the finest examples of their cuisine and drinks. They are: Bennigans; Borger Country Club; Budweiser; Buffalo Grass; Caprock Winery; Hilltop Bistro at Golden Plains Community Hospital; Great Plains Western Dining; Kentucky Fried Chicken; Lone Star Restaurant; and McDonald’s.

Accident on Florida and Wilson sends five to emergency room

October 9, 2012

On Monday, Oct. 8 at 7:49 a.m., a 1996 Dodge pickup driven by Bobby Lee Ream, 17, of Borger turned left onto Wilson from Florida in front of a 2008 Saturn SUV driven by Ivonne Adilene Edwards, 25, of Borger. Ream’s vehicle struck the SUV on the front left. He was charged with Failure to Yield Right-of-Way. Four children were riding in the SUV. All occupants of the SUV were taken to Golden Plains Community Hospital Emergency Room for treatment.

Borger Police Report Oct. 5-8th, 2012

October 9, 2012

Sterling and Moody- field interview
500 Block of N. Main- alarm
700 Block of S. McGee- fight in progress
200 Block of Augusta- recovered property
200 Block of Pinehurt- harassment
Dome- accident w/o injuries
1000 Block of Bowman- disturbance
1200 Block of Haggard- assault
Agnes Howe Park- abandoned vehicle
900 Block of Weatherly- alarm
10th and Harvey- suspicious vehicle
1300 Block of Coble- suspicious vehicle
500 Block of Bowie- suspicious person
200 Block of N. Cedar- lost/found property
1600 Block of Bulldog Blvd.- traffic escort

700 Block of Jackson- harassment

October 8th

Council grants motor home abeyance

October 8, 2012

The Borger City Council has granted an abeyance on allowing motor home and recreational vehicles in residential areas.
The action was taken by the council at its regular meeting Tuesday. An abeyance is temporary inactivity, cessation, or suspension.
Kenneth Petr, director of planning and zoning for the City of Borger, said with the temporary influx of construction workers for the Phillips Petroleum turnaround, temporary housing arrangements are needed.


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