Archive - Jul 2012 - News Article
AMARILLO, Texas â€“ Xcel Energy has received numerous reports about a new scam targeting customers in the Texas-New Mexico area.
Some customers have been contacted by callers claiming to represent Xcel Energy, indicating the customersâ€™ electric service is soon to be disconnected. The caller then tells customers to make their utility payments by purchasing a Green Dot pre-pay VISA card at a local drug or convenience store.
Borger Police Report
July 26-29, 2012
200 block of East Jefferson â€“ house/business check
2300 block of Huber Avenue â€“ report of suspicious vehicle
Huber Park â€“ report of suspicious activity
1000 block of Minnesota â€“ report of suspicious activity
Texas and Bunton â€“ field interview
500 block of Industrial â€“ alarm
3rd & Cedar â€“ welfare check
900 block of Elmore â€“ welfare check
Parking lot â€“ abandoned vehicle
Fritch city limits â€“ traffic escort
Powerhouse â€“ followup
1300 block of Turner â€“ report of lost/found property
400 block of Michigan â€“ report of theft
â€śKisslessâ€ť is set for performance for the Borger community this weekend at the Borger High School Auditorium.
The shows will be held at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 3 and 4.
Round up your family for a musical about a story of two very different people forced to live together for the summer and the unlikely relationship that develops...to the dismay of their friends and families.
With a raucous cast of Abercrombie Jocks, misfit Goths, and brainy nerds, Kissless tugs on heart-strings between belly laughs.
There are now only six more weeks to go for the farmers to sell their fresh products here in Hutchinson County.
Now is your chance to gather fresh foods from the Hutchinson County Farmerâ€™s Market.
The market is open for business every Friday from 7 A.M. until 12 P.M. or sooner if farmers sell out.
The market is located in the 500 block of Weatherly (one block east of Main Street).
The market is open to all community buyers and sellers. Stands will consist of a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, herbs, homemade jams, breads, and assorted fruit juices.
Most motorists in the state of Texas renew their driverâ€™s licenses during the summer months than any other time of the year.
More than 1.3 million license renewals, which is nearly 30 percent of the annual total, take place during the summer. With this fact in place, lines at Texas Driver License offices get longer as well.
However, Texas drivers donâ€™t have to pack up their paperwork or spend their gas money traveling to a driver license office and standing in line to renew. Instead, eligible current licensees can renew their license online at Texas.gov/Driver.
Election runoff time for various local, state, and national offices is here!
The runoff election is set to take place tomorrow, Tuesday, July 31. Voting will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the following locations:
Pct #11 - Faith Covenant Church, 1501 S. Florida, Borger
Precinct #14 & #23 - Fairlanes Baptist Church, 3000 Fairlanes Blvd., Borger
Precinct #21 - Fritch School Administration Building, 540 Eagle Blvd., Fritch
Precinct #31 & #41 - WTHS Commons Room, 600 Stewart Ave., Stinnett
Precinct #33 & #42 - Borger School Administration Building, 200 E. 9th, Borger
The Hutchinson County Crisis Center is set to host its annual telethon.
This yearâ€™s telethon will be the best yet, auctioning off various items donated from organizations and local citizens. Patrick Nonhof of Provenance Consulting and several of the actors here to film the musical â€śKisslessâ€ť will be this yearâ€™s Guest MCs and will perform at the telethon as well. The plan is for several of the cast members to tag-team MC throughout the evening.
Golden Plains Community Hospital is excited to welcome Creative Solutions in Healthcare, a healthcare leader in Texas, to Borger. Gary Blake, a native of Brownwood Texas and owner of Creative Solutions in Healthcare, and all of his team are proud to become a part of the Borger community with the building of a short and long term care home.
The Colorado massacre at a midnight release for â€śThe Dark Knight Rises,â€ť caused a stir everywhere, including among local residents.
As the new Batman movie played in a Aurora, Colo. theater, a gunman, identified as 24-year-old James Holmes, dressed in black and wearing a helmet, body armor and a gas mask, stepped through one of the theater doors.
He then threw gas canisters, filling the theater with smoke and opened fire on the innocent bystanders using a military-style semi-automatic rifle, a shotgun and a pistol, stopping only to reload.
Itâ€™s just a little over six weeks until Stinnettâ€™s annual community celebration. So, gather your family and head out to Stinnett Celebration on September 6, 2012. The celebration includes a community picnic at the Stinnett City Park before the lighting of the big â€śWTâ€ť at 6 p.m.