Archive - May 2012 - News Article
The Hutchinson County Sheriffâ€™s Office is doing its part to ensure the safety of children across the area.
The office, in partnership with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, will observe National Missing Childrenâ€™s Day this year with participation in the national Take 25 child safety campaign. A child ID program will be held from 2-8 p.m. May 18 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 19 at the Borger Wal-Mart.
Numerous citizens gathered at the Fritch City Annex to attend the Fritch City Council meeting on Tuesday.
Council members gave awards to members of the Fritch Police Department and EMS for their efforts and skills put toward a vehicle accident. Members awarded from EMS were Matthew McKinney, Cassandra Vann, Bobby Lamb, and Shannon Lamb. Fritch policemen Cade Turner and Russell Radney were also given awards.
The local Wal-Mart is doing its part to help the Childrenâ€™s Miracle Network.
On Friday, April 20, employees from the Borger Wal-Mart attended the CMN Kickoff Luncheon, held at Baptist/St. Anthonyâ€™s Hospital in Amarillo. At that time, the employees presented CMN with a check for $23,000.
Celebrate womenâ€™s health at Curves during National Womenâ€™s Health Week, which is happening this week, May 13-19.
Curves of Borger is giving a free 30-day membership to any non-member who visits the club during regular hours throughout this week for National Womenâ€™s Health Week. Curves also presents the inaugural National Curves Day celebration, which will be Thursday, May 17, 2012.
The Borger City Council took time to honor a longtime City of Borger employee and city council member and swear in a new member at its regular meeting on Tuesday afternoon.
Leon DeWeese was honored for his longtime service to the City of Borger. He came to work for the city at the age of 16 in 1959. He worked in several capacities for the city, including as a lifeguard, health inspector, Director of Municipal Services, Director of Parks and Recreation, and Municipal Court Judge. He retired from the City of Borger in August of 2003.
Citizens are working together to find a man who may be attempting to kidnap children in Borger.
Facebook has become a large source of information for citizens on the matter, and the response keeps growing.
Candidates for the Borger High School Graduating Class of 2012 have officially been approved.
The final list was approved by the Borger ISD board of trustees at its regular meeting Tuesday. The list is as follows:
Claudia Acosta, Zayra Celeste Adame, Teresa Quintero Alcala, Jared Chance Anderson, Rodolfo Pacheo Armendariz, Aaron Robert Bandy, Yasmin Beltran, Grant Mathew Boren, Brianna Amaris Brantwein, Joseph Ryan Brown, Terrance Tyree Brown, Adam Deshawn Bumpus, Ambrosia Dawn Bumpus, Allyson Reneâ€™ Burrows, Dillan Lee Carrillo, Gerardo Gutierrez Carrizales;
With Relay For Life of Hutchinson County just around the corner, team members are busy with a variety of fundraising projects and events.
Wells Fargo Bank, located at 503 North Deahl in Borger will host a hamburger cookout on Friday, May 18. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., enjoy a hot, juicy, delicious hamburger or cheeseburger and a drink for only $5.
On Saturday, May 19, Bread Of Life Ministries Kingdom Racers will have a barbeque fundraiser at the Borger Wal-Mart from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m.
DEA, FBI and panhandle law enforcement agencies assisted in a drug bust that occurred at several homes and businesses around the area on Thursday, May 10, 2012.
Nine citizens from Dumas and Borger were charged with conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance after a investigation conducted from June 2010-May 2012.
The Borger City Council will be swearing in a new member at its upcoming meeting.
The meeting is set for 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, 2012, in the city council chambers of Borger City Hall, 600 North Main.
The council will act on a resolution canvassing the returns and declaring results of a city officerâ€™s election. It will also act to recognize Leon DeWeese for his six years of service as a council member, as well as the years given in service as a city employee.