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April 30th

Council to conduct public hearings

April 30, 2012

The Borger City Council will be conducting hearings during its upcoming meeting.
The meeting is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, 2012, in the city council chambers of Borger City Hall.
During the meeting, the council will be holding hearings on the following matters:
•A request from Mr. Arvind Patel for a Specific Use Permit to place a manufactured home at the rear of 1415 W. Wilson (Lot N/2 23, Block “Y”, A&B Survey Addition).
•A request to rezone 900 N. Main (Lots 17-27, Block 5, Original Townsite), from Retail (R) zoning district to Commercial (C) zoning district.

Salvation Army giving youth chance to attend summer camp

April 30, 2012

The local Salvation Army is wanting to give local youth the chance to attend a special summer camp.
The organization is offering a free summer camp for youth ages 10-12. The camp will take place at Camp Hoblitzelle near Midlothian June 25-30, 2012.
There will be safe and fun activities with trained staff, which include fishing, swimming, boating, archery, golf, crafts, horseback riding, hiking, a zip line, team events, nature/science education and nightly chapel services on the lake.

Early voting is underway!

April 30, 2012

Early voting in local elections is underway!
Early voting for the election for Borger City Council will take place starting today through Friday, May 4 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. and May 7-8 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at City Hall in Borger. Applications for ballots by mail must be received no later than the close of business May 4, 2012. These ballots are to be mailed to City Secretary Stella Sauls.
Candidates for Borger City Council are William Adams and Brandy Callahan.

Borger PD still seeking answers in business burglary

April 30, 2012

The Borger Police Department and Crime Stoppers are still seeking answers when it comes a recent business burglary.
Photos have been released by Borger PD in hopes of finding the suspect involved in the burglary, which occurred on Sunday, April 15, 2012. That day at around 9:40 a.m., officers from Borger PD responded to China Dynasty at 1030 Megert Circle in reference to the incident.
Lt. Anthony Griffin of the Borger Police Department said that when officers began investigating the burglary, it was found the incident occurred at around 1:20 a.m. that Sunday morning.

Callahan seeking election to Borger City Council

April 30, 2012

Brandy Callahan is seeking election to Borger City Council, Place One.
Callahan is a lifetime resident of Borger, except for the few years that she was away attending college.
“I chose to stay in Borger for several reasons,” she said. “First, all of my family lives here, second, it’s a great place to raise my children and establish roots, and third, Borger is a community with a lot of wonderful people. It is a community with the most caring and giving people I have ever met.”

Three arrested for narcotics violations

April 30, 2012

Detectives with Borger Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division went out on Wednesday, April 25, with intentions to find any illegal narcotics activity on the streets of Borger.
During their investigation they succeeded with not only one arrest, but three; Larry Clinton Turley, 40; Mark David Purcell II, 19; and Derek Duane Chisholm, 21, all of Borger.

April 27th

Dr. Bill holding vaccination clinic Friday and Saturday

April 27, 2012

Dr. Bill will be holding his annual vaccination clinic Friday and Saturday. The event will be held until 6 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The clinic is being held at the Fritch fire station. Rabies vaccinations are $12.50, Distemper, Parvo costs $15, and Feline Distemper costs $12.50.

National Day of Prayer set for May 3

April 27, 2012

The National Day of Prayer ceremony in Borger is less than a week away!
Charlotte Martin, who is coordinating the event, said the public is invited to attend the ceremony, set for 12 p.m. Thursday, May 3, 2012, at the Veteran’s Memorial in Huber Park.
“This year’s theme is ‘One Nation Under God’ and the scripture is Psalms 33:12: ‘Blessed is the Nation whose God is the Lord,’” she said. “The 2012 Honorary Chair is Dr. David Jeremiah.”

WTHS students “deck the hall teal”

April 27, 2012

Students from West Texas High School and Middle School “Decked the Hall Teal” to show support for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.
With the support from City of Stinnett; their sponsor, Kathleen Patterson; and the Hutchinson County Crisis Center, the students placed teal pinwheels and 97 teal flags in the front lawn of City Hall.

Blood drive to be held in Stinnett

April 27, 2012

Local citizens are encouraged to come and help save a life during the upcoming blood drive at West Texas High School.
The high school is hosting a school and community blood drive from 1-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, 2012, in the WTHS Commons Area, located at 600 Stewart in Stinnett. The drive is being held in conjunction with Coffee Memorial Blood Center.
Sally Kossey, a teacher with WTHS, said the decision to donate blood is an important one, because donors are the only source of blood in the High Plains Region.

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