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June 11th

BPD doing its part to enforce tobacco laws

June 11, 2012

The Borger Police Department is doing its part to enforce tobacco laws within the city limits.
During its regular meeting last week, the Borger City Council approved a resolution authorizing submission of the Tobacco Enforcement Contract Application for Local Law Enforcement Agencies.
This application will be sent to the Texas School Safety Center at Texas State University – San Marcos on behalf of the Department of State Health Services, Mental Health Substance Abuse Division.

Blood drive to be held June 18

June 11, 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.

Special Delivery has a heart for adoption

June 11, 2012

An adoption agency in the Amarillo area truly has a heart not only for the process of adoption, but also for everyone involved in the process.
Cindy Gilliland, Director and Founder of the Special Delivery Infant Adoption Agency in Amarillo, was the featured speaker for the Borger Rotary Club Tuesday afternoon. She said the agency is the only one of its type in the panhandle and truly has God at the heart of it.
She said adoption truly affects more families that most people realize. She said in the past, adoption was not an option for birthmothers, and they had no say-so in the matter.

June 8th

The lights will shine at Relay For Life

June 8, 2012

Tonight is the Hutchinson County Relay For Life, and the lights will be shining in honor of cancer survivors and those who have lost the fight.
A special luminaria ceremony will be held during the RFL, set to take place tonight through Saturday morning, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.
The ceremony will remember those lost to cancer and honors those who have battled and won.
The luminaria candle lighting to represent those individuals is set for dark on Friday evening.

Council approves SRO program agreement

June 8, 2012

The City of Borger plans to continue providing a school resource officer program for the Borger Independent School District.
During its regular meeting Tuesday, the Borger City Council approved an interlocal agreement between BISD and the City of Borger for the 2012/2013 School Resource Officer Program.
Eddie Edwards, Borger City Manager, said the school district and city have a long history of cooperation in regards to the SRO program.

June 7th

Borger Police Report

June 7, 2012

Borger Police Report
June 5, 2012

900 block of North Florida – alarm
300 block of North Main – alarm
500 block of North Circle – alarm
1100 block of Sterling – report of disturbance
Allsup’s-Florida & 6th – followup
300 block of South Cedar – report of traffic accident
Grand and Main – report of lost/found property
1100 block of Illinois – followup
500 block of South Main, Stinnett – investigation
1300 block of West Wilson – report of suspicious vehicle
800 block of Monroe – followup
300 block of South Hedgecoke – traffic escort
Sandstone – followup

Land annexation for new Wal-Mart almost complete

June 7, 2012

The land annexation for a new Wal-Mart Supercenter in Borger is close to completion.
During its regular meeting Tuesday, the Borger City Council acted to introduce an ordinance that will annex a 16.361 acre tract of land in Section 23, Block Y, Arnold and Barrett-Morris & Cummings Survey.
The final reading of this ordinance will take place at the council’s next regular meeting, set for June 19.
The council also acted to approve the rezoning of the entire tract of land, which is 19.773 acres, from estate agricultural to commercial.

HCHM welcomes new volunteer

June 7, 2012

The Hutchinson County Historical Museum welcomes a new volunteer.
Sandra Hilbert is the newest volunteer at the museum.
Hilbert has been a part of the museum for many years and is now working at the front desk greeting visitors and helping to label artifacts on Mondays.
Born and raised in Borger, Sandra, her husband Harvey, their son Mark and daughter Christy were all born at North Plains Hospital in July.
Hilbert grew up in Borger and her husband grew up in Phillips. They met at Frank Phillips College, where she later graduated from and serves on the Board of Regents.

RFL reflects a “fight back” attitude

June 7, 2012

With the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Hutchinson County just around the corner, participants are going into the event with a “fight back” attitude.
This “celebration of life” brings the community together in an effort to fight cancer and symbolizes the fight that patients face after they are diagnosed with the disease.
RFL is an overnight team effort to raise funds for American Cancer Society’s programs and services. According to Cathy Phillips, RFL co-chair for Hutchinson County, cancer does not stop when the sun goes down.

June 6th

Borger Police Report

June 6, 2012

Borger Police Report

June 4, 2012
1300 block of Hemlock-House/Busn Check
300 block of Santa Fe-Disturbance
1100 block of Illinois-Prowler
1300 block of Hemlock-House/Busn Check
700 block of Missouri-Parking Complaint
600 block of Weatherly-Lost/Found Property
300 block of S. Hedgecoke-Escort-Traffic
700 block of O’Daniel-Welfare Check
600 block of Weatherly-Followup
500 block of S.Main (Stinnett)-Escort-Traffic
Cloverleaf Intersection-Accident-Traffic
1200 block of Wisconsin-Assault
Cedar Street-Harassment
900 block of S. Florida-Followup
200 block of Elise-Followup

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