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June 18th

Assistance needed in solving recent theft

June 18, 2012

The Borger Police Department and Crimestoppers are seeking assistance in solving a recent theft.
On Monday, May 21, 2012, BPD responded to 300 East Tenth Street in regards to a theft call.
It was discovered that sometime between 8 a.m. on May 20 and 7:50 a.m. May 21, a suspect or suspects took a pallet of wire from the inside of a job site at this location.
The pallet contained three spools of 350 aluminum wire, each spool being 1,000 feet of wire.

Source 
Borger News Herald

Council to finalize land annexation

June 18, 2012

The annexation of land for a new Wal-Mart Supercenter is set to be finalized Tuesday during the regular meeting of the Borger City Council.
The council will meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2012, in the city council chambers of Borger City Hall, 600 North Main.
Action will be taken on the final reading of an ordinance annexing a 16.361 acre tract of land in Section 23, Block “Y”, Arnold and Barrett-Morris and Cummings Survey.
Also pertaining to the annexation, the council will act on an ordinance directing changes to the zoning districts and updating the zoning district map.

Source 
Borger News Herald

Borger Police Report

June 18, 2012

June 13th
Practice Fields-parking complaint
800 block of Monroe-prowler
Lowe’s-followup
700 block of W. 10th-traffic escort
500 block of N. Deahl-followup
Fairlanes Square Apts-followup
1100 block of Coble-assault
10th and Main-warrant service
200 block of W. 9th-welfare check
1100 block of Everest-burglary/building
400 block of Union-narcotics violation
100 block of Davenport-harassment
1700 block of Clayton-followup
100 block of Avalon-harassment

June 14
100 Medical – investigation
100 Medical – warrant service
100 block of West Tenth – followup
Lowes – followup

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Borger News Herald

BPD issues warning on door to door scam

June 18, 2012

The Borger Police Department wants to warn local citizens to be on the alert of a possible door-to-door scam being used by a local resident.
According to Lt. Anthony Griffin of the BPD, the local resident is described as a Hispanic female, in her mid 20s, slender build, approximately 5’7”, approximately 120 pounds, with brown or black hair, and brown eyes.

Source 
Borger News Herald

Bring your voter card on election day

June 18, 2012

When voters go to cast ballots in the runoff election on July 31, all they need to have with them is a voter registration card or driver’s license.
Jan Barnes, Hutchinson County Clerk, said that voters do not need to have the “special card” that may have been handed out to them when they voted in the May 29, 2012.
“If they didn’t vote in the primary, they can still vote in the runoff election,” she said.
She said if a person voted Democratic in the primary, they will not be able to vote Republican in the runoff, as party lines cannot be crossed in a runoff election.

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Borger News Herald

June 15th

Borger Police Report

June 15, 2012

Borger Police Report

June 13th
Practice Fields-Parking Complaint
800 block of Monroe-Prowler
Lowe's-Followup
700 block of W. 10th-Escort-Traffic
500 block of N. Deahl-Followup
Fairlanes Square Apts-Followup
1100 block of Coble-Assault
10th and Main-Warrant Service
200 block of W. 9th-Welfare Check
1100 block of Everest-Burglary/Building
400 block of Union-Narcotics Violation
100 block of Davenport-Harassment
1700 block of Clayton-Followup
100 block of Avalon-Harassment
100 Medical-Investigation
100 Medical-Warrant Service

Arrest made:

Source 
Borger News Herald

Blood drive to be held June 18

June 15, 2012

First Southern Baptist and Coffee Memorial Blood Center will join together and help local citizens save lives.
The drive will be held June 18, 2012 from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in First Southern Baptist Fellowship Hall, 520 Overland Trail. Every eligible donor who is present to give blood will receive their choice of a free CMBC beach towel, Lifesaver t-shirt or umbrella! (while supplies last).
You must be 17 years or older and a Photo ID or Donor Card is Required to Donate. To make an appointment, call 331-8800 or 1-877-574-8800.

Source 
Borger News Herald

Runoff election set for July 31

June 15, 2012

The runoff election for local, state, and national offices is set to take place on July 31.
Hutchinson County residents will be voting for a new sheriff in this runoff election. Candidates are Don Johnson and Mickey Blackmon. Johnson received 1,104 votes in the primary election, equating to 40.77 percent of the vote.
Michael Lon “Mickey” Blackmon received 906 votes in the primary election, equating to 33.46 percent of the vote.
Republicans and Democrats will each be selecting a nominee for the U.S. Senate seat that will be filled in the upcoming general election.

Source 
Borger News Herald

Sheriff’s Posse rodeo is tomorrow

June 15, 2012

The 55th annual Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo is tomorrow!
The rodeo will be held on Saturday, June 16, 2012, at the Sheriff’s Posse arena, which is located at the end of Bulldog Boulevard, past the stadium and softball fields. Admission is $5.
Hours for the rodeo will run from 10 a.m. to approximately 4 p.m.
Four Corriente All-Around Saddles and six All-Around Buckles will be awarded at the rodeo and each contestant will receive a participation award.

Source 
Borger News Herald

June 14th

Borger Police Report

June 14, 2012

Borger Police Report
June 12, 2012

Highpoint – report of suspicious vehicle
1000 block of North Cedar – report of suspicious vehicle
GPCH – followup
FM 1551 – welfare check
600 block of Montana – assist agency
300 block of Houston – alarm
Hemlock & Lee – report of criminal mischief
500 block of Roosevelt – followup
100 block of Pecan – alarm
1300 block of Baker – welfare check
600 block of Weatherly – followup
300 block of Estireno – followup
800 block of South McGee – house/business check
Harrington & Nelson – field interview

Source 
Borger News Herald
FPC Girls Basketball team named All-Academic Team....see sports for more.
  The Future Lady Bulldog Basketball Camp will be held on July 14th through the 17th. 
The dates: June 16 -19, cost is Baseball camp: $80, and Softball hitting clinic $40. Call 806-681-...

 

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