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March 12th

Foundation wants to give back to local agency

March 12, 2012

Feinstein Foundation wants to gives back to Living Water of Borger.
Through April 30, any money given to Living Water, 103 W. 4th St., will qualify Living Water for funds from The Alan Feinstein Foundation. In the past they have received a percentage of the $1 million given by them to agencies fighting hunger for the past 2 years and hope to get more than that this year.
Citizens can give money or food to Living Water. The food will benefit clients and is valued at $1 per item or $1 per pound.

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Borger News Herald

Council approves seal coating for Isom streets

March 12, 2012

The Borger City Council has approved action on an agreement that will allow staff to seal coat streets in the Isom addition.
During its regular meeting last Tuesday, the council approved action on an interlocal agreement between Borger and other communities for the 2012 seal coat program.
Ted Dodd, Director of Public Works for the City of Borger, said the city does this program each year in conjunction with other cities and the Parkhill, Smith, and Cooper firm.
The agreement gives the city economy of scale in purchasing new seal coat services and prevents duplication of effort.

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Borger News Herald

Fund raiser being held for park rec program

March 12, 2012

The staff at Johnson Park Youth Center felt like it needed to do its part to help the Park Recreation Program 2012, so it is selling The World’s Greatest Chocolate Candy Bars. The candy bars are complete with our own label, the city logo and park recreation 2012 logo. The staff knew the city of Borger, merchants and individuals were digging deep to help the Park Recreation Program so it wanted to do its part in raising money. All profit from the candy bars goes straight to the Park Recreation Program. Above is a picture of Peyton McWilliams and Shelby McCarty, Asst.

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Borger News Herald

March 9th

Time to spring forward!

March 9, 2012

Six-year-old Kenzie Shelton holds up a clock to remind people that Sunday is the day for Daylight Saving Time. The time is coming to spring forward and set your clocks ahead one hour.
PHOTO BY DON RICE

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Borger News Herald

David Ferrell to entertain at chamber banquet

March 9, 2012

Comedian David Ferrell is set to provide the entertainment at this year’s Borger Chamber of Commerce banquet.
The banquet is set to be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 29, 2012, in the Borger Community Activity Center on the campus of Frank Phillips College.
For over 20 years, Ferrell has been showing audiences that comedy can be clean as well as funny. He is a three-time nominee for Inspirational Comedian of the Year by the Inspirational Country Music Awards, has been heard on Sirius/XM “Laugh USA,” and has been named as one of five “Hot Acts in America” by Event Solutions Magazine.

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Borger News Herald

Borger ISD to implement Raptor System

March 9, 2012

Borger ISD is implementing a new visitor management system in its schools in order to better keep students and staff members safe.
Superintendent Chance Welch told the BISD board of trustees Thursday evening that the Raptor System will be implemented in district schools either the week of March 26 or April 2.
The Raptor System is capable of replacing manual paper-based logs, and will allow schools and facilities to produce visitor badges, monitor volunteer hours, and electronically check all visitors against registered sexual offender databases.

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Borger News Herald

Post office to hold Passport Day March 10

March 9, 2012

The Borger Post Office is hosting a special passport event on Saturday, March 10, 2012 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm to provide passport information to U.S. citizens and to accept passport applications.
The Borger Post Office is joining the Department of State in celebrating Passport Day in the USA 2012, a national passport acceptance and outreach event.

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Borger News Herald

Wilson Street to be closed Saturday for electrical line upgrades

March 9, 2012

Wilson Street will be closed for upgrading of electrical lines on Saturday, March 10, said Jesse Shuffield, Senior Designer with Xcel Energy. The street from Main to Florida will be barricaded between 7 a.m. and noon on that day, he explained.
“It’s an upgrade project,” he said. “We’ll be rebuilding and upgrading our electrical facilities in that area.”
Barricades will be placed on Main and Florida as well as at other street entrances.

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Borger News Herald

Traffic stop results in two arrests

March 9, 2012

A traffic stop by officers from the Borger Police Department resulted in two arrests on Monday.
On Monday, March 5, 2012, a traffic stop was conducted by Borger police officers in the 200 block of West Tenth Street, according to Lt. Anthony Griffin of the BPD.
During the traffic stop, due to actions of the occupants, officers developed probable cause to investigate further into the stop.
Lt. Griffin said that upon further investigation, two suspects were placed under arrest for possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamines).

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Borger News Herald

Kuykendall receives 45-year sentence

March 9, 2012

Alan Ray Kuykendall has been sentenced for his wife’s murder.
According to Dumas District Attorney David Green, Alan Ray Kuykendall, 47, entered a plea of guilty to the murder of his wife, Amie Kuykendall on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 in the 69th District Court of Moore County.
On January 14, 2012, Kuykendall was arrested and charged with his wife’s murder.

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Borger News Herald
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