Archive - Dec 2012 - News Article
New Hutchinson County Sheriff Don Johnson recently attended the Sheriff's Association of Texas 2012 Newly Elected Sheriffs'
School Training held in Austin, Texas, Dec. 10-14, 2012.
The Newly Elected Sheriffs' School is held every four years after election time for new sheriffs and chief deputies, educating,
training, and preparing them for office. This year, participants received training on a variety of topics, including
Duties and Responsibilities of the Sheriff, Critical Policy Liabilities for Sheriffs, Inmate Transportation, Open Records,
Friday, January 11, 2013, 7:30 p.m., Borger High School Auditorium, Borger
"....itâ€™s theatre - itâ€™s comedy - itâ€™s allusion "
The Sunni Reeves fundraising auction has come to a successful end.
Back in October a beautiful baby girl by the name of Sunni Nicole Reeves was born. At 21 weeks gestation she was diagnosed with a Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. Her parents Shawn and Whitney Reeves found a medical institution in Houston to get Sunni the care she needs. Shawn and Whitney also have two small boys attending school, Ryder and Cooper, so they both travel back and forth to give their time and attention evenly to their children.
Sunni has been through several surgeries and expensive procedures.
The Borger Fire Department responded to a small electrical fire at Kentucky Fried Chicken around noon on Thursday caused by a short in equipment.
BFD was dispatched at 12:27 p.m. to KFC to extinguish a small fire caused by a water heater. According to Borger Fire Marshal Jerry Langwell, the fire put itself out at 1 p.m by tripping the main breaker in the building and cutting off all electricity to the appliance. No injuries were reported.
Due to unforeseen electrical problems with the press, the Borger News-Herald was unable to print its Wednesday paper as planned. The Wednesday paper will be inserted inside todayâ€™s edition of the paper. Both papers were sent to an outside location to be printed.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause to our readers and we appreciate your patience in this matter!
The Borger Police Department adds new dimension to Eyes and Ears on the street to help create a safer community.
The Borger Police Department is launching tip411, an internet based tool that enables the public to text message an anonymous tip to Police, and enables the Police respond back creating a two way anonymous â€śchatâ€ť.
Reserved exclusively for Public Safety purposes and powered by CitizenObserver, a St. Paul MN company, tip411 puts a powerful new Crime Fighting tool into the hands of our community for all ages and demographics.
On Wednesday December 19th, 2012 the Borger Police Department investigated a reported Kidnapping of an adult victim. The alleged victim came to the Borger Police Department to report that they had been held against their will by Mark Jackson, later identified fully as Mark Alan Jackson, 44 years of age, of Borger. The incident was reported to have taken place at 400 South Hedgecoke Street, where Jackson had been currently staying. The victim and Jackson knew each other, therefore this was not a â€śStranger Abductionâ€ť.
New Yearâ€™s resolutions are one tradition that keeps coming every year, even if they are not fulfilled. New Yearâ€™s Eve has always been a time for looking back to the past, and more importantly, forward to the coming year.
Itâ€™s a time to reflect on the changes we want or need to make and resolve to follow through on those changes.
Borger and Coffee Memorial Blood Center encourage citizens to come give the gift of life next month.
The City of Borger and Coffee Memorial Blood Center will host a blood drive on Jan. 17, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 111 E. Coolidge in the Union Hall.
Every eligible donor who presents to donate will receive a Coffee Memorial t-shirt.
A photo ID or donor card is required to donate, and donors must be at least 17 years of age to be eligible to give blood.
Delivery of the Borger News-Herald will be delayed this weekend due to a power outage. The press has no electricity. An electrician has been called in. As soon as it's back up, the newspaper will be run.