Archive - Jul 16, 2012 - News Article
Frank Phillips College is coordinating a Truck Driving Training for local business and industry in conjunction with Amarillo College. Amarillo College has a comprehensive Truck Driving School and would like to visit with area business and industry representatives to determine their needs in the hopes that classes can be offered locally.
The Borger ISD board of trustees voted to approve several new hires along with accepting some resignations during its regular meeting Thursday evening.
The new hires approved by the board were as follows:
Probationary Contract - 10 month - 187 days
Brynna Boston, teacher, BMS
Kellie Hill, teacher, Paul Belton Elementary
Multiple Assignment Probationary Contract - 11 months - 192 days
Dillon Mitchell, teacher/coach, BMS
Krissy Ryan, teacher/coach, BMS
Casey Salmon, teacher/coach, BMS
Multiple Assignment Probationary Contract - 11 months - 202 days
The Borger City Council will be holding a meeting and work session at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, 2012, in the city council chambers of Borger City Hall, 600 North Main.
Action will be taken on the Borger Economic Development Corporationâ€™s 2012-13 Operating Budget and Strategic Plan and a water supply agreement between Agrium U.S. and the City of Borger.
An executive session will be held to discuss a surface lease agreement on real property located in Section 2, T.W.M.G. Survey, Hutchinson County and a SBA Communications Ground Lease Agreement.
A Borger resident is the first in the panhandle saved by a wearable defibrillator during his sleep.
Shawn Fraley, 54, of Borger, was recently diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy.
His physician Dr. Rajesh Nambiar was concerned he was at risk for sudden cardiac arrest.
Instead of leaving him unprotected, he prescribed a LifeVest, a wearable defibrillator that patients wear under their clothes which monitors the heart 24 hours a day and seven days a week for Fraley.
Two weeks after Fraley visited with Dr. Nambiar, he went into sudden cardiac arrest while he was sleeping at home.
Work is underway on a summer musical production to be filmed right here in Borger.
The â€śKissless, the musicalâ€ť cast has started rehearsals for the musical production. Production for will take place from July 7th through August 9th, with performances open to the public on August 3rd and 4th.
The Borger Economic Development Board of Directors approved to give Chat Productions a $75,000 grant to help the company prepare to film â€śKissless, the Musicalâ€ť.