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July 24th

County tables action on burn ban

July 24, 2012

The County Commissioners met Monday morning to make a few decisions for Hutchinson County, one of those pertaining to the burn ban.
The commissioners tabled action to continue the burn ban. According to Hutchinson County Fire Marshal Danny Richards, the county will see a few fires here and there, but he does not find it necessary to put a burn ban in place until it becomes a major threat.

July 23rd

Nutterville 2012 set for this weekend

July 23, 2012

Nutterville 2012 is set for this weekend, and local and area residents are encouraged to come and have fun for a great cause.
The event is set for July 27-28 and will be held two and a half miles west of Stinnett on Highway 152.
All proceeds from the event will benefit Hutchinson County Cares, Inc., an organization dedicated to the memory of Casey Aylor.
The mission of the organization is to assist and positively affect the lives of children and families in the community. Entrance to the event is $30 a person, and children 12 and under are free.

Early voting beginning in runoff election

July 23, 2012

Early voting begins Monday in the upcoming runoff election.
Early voting for the runoff election is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the days of July 23 through July 27, 2012.
When voters go to cast ballots in the runoff election, all they need to have with them is a voter registration card or driver’s license.
Voting locations are as follows:
Hutchinson County Courthouse, 500 Main Street, Basement, Stinnett
Hutchinson County Annex, 1400 Veta St., Room 111, Borger
Fritch Library Community Room, 205 N. Cornell, Fritch

Elks holding golf tournament Aug. 11

July 23, 2012

An upcoming Borger Elks Lodge fundraiser is its sixth annual Charity Golf Tournament.
The tournament will be held at the Phillips Municipal Golf Course on Aug. 11, 2012, at 9 a.m.
It will be a scramble format. Teams must consist of four people at $50 per person. Cart and green fees are included. Breakfast, lunch and door prizes will be available. Mulligan or $5, front and back.
The sponsorship fee is $100 per tee. Sponsor names will be displayed at each tee.
For more information, call Terrye Hooks at 806-898-4852.

July 20th

Two vehicles involved in Tuesday wreck

July 20, 2012

Two vehicles were involved in a wreck occurring early Tuesday afternoon.
According to Lt. Anthony Griffin of the Borger Police Department, the wreck occurred at approximately 12:23 p.m. on July 17, 2012, in the 200 block of West Third Street.
A 2004 White Chevrolet 4 Door, driven by Joann Cantrell Phelps, 56, of Borger, was stopped at the traffic light at 3rd Street and Main Street. A 2012 Gray Nissan 350Z, driven by Joshua Jay Smith, 36, of Borger, made a left hand turn off of Main Street onto 3rd Street.

Sexual assault: don’t become the next victim

July 20, 2012

Sexual assault is a crime all about control. No one ever deserves to be assaulted and anyone can become a victim of rape.
The following tips are in no way a guarantee of safety. They are just suggestions given by the Hutchinson County Crisis Center you can use in your day-to-day routine that will increase your safety and decrease the opportunity for a predator to attack.

Oklahoma City author releases crime thriller nationwide

July 20, 2012

OKLAHOMA CITY – This week marks the nationwide release of “Impression of Red,” the new suspense novel by Oklahoma City author Kim Mizar-Stern.
In the story, when Amarillo Globe News crime reporter Bridgette Allen learns about a mysterious serial killer right in her Texas hometown, she's ready to jump on the case. Soon after, she's contacted by none other than the self-proclaimed artist-killer himself, claiming that he knows her darkest secret.

July 18th

Team Industrial Services, Inc. admits to releasing pollutants in the air at nearby refinery

July 18, 2012

At a hearing Tuesday, Team Industrial Services, Inc., pleaded guilty to putting citizens' health at risk in front of U.S. Magistrate Judge Clinton E. Averitte in federal court in Amarillo and was charged with a misdemeanor offense.
A small number of non-management employees from the Borger office admitted to releasing hazardous pollutants into the air and placed others in danger of death or serious bodily injury during this leak detection and repair service required by the Clean Air Act at Valero McKee refinery in Sunray, according to the Amarillo Globe News.

Borger Police Report - July 16, 2012

July 18, 2012

Borger Police Report
July 16, 2012

Skate Park - field interview
200 block of Pecan - report of criminal mischief
600 block of Weatherly - warrant service
800 block of Dixon - welfare check
200 block of West Tenth - warrant service
1100 block of Sterling - report of disturbance
300 block of South Hedgecoke - traffic escort
200 block of Jefferson - welfare check
5th & McGee - warrant service
1100 block of Minnesota - report of abandoned vehicle
1400 block of Baker - report of UUMV/auto theft
400 block of Tristram - alarm
400 block of West Coolidge - report of harassment

Borger Police Report - July 13-15, 2012

July 18, 2012

Borger Police Report
July 13-15, 2012

July 13, 2012
1400 block of Hemlock - report of suspicious activity
400 block of Union - parking complaint
Main and Wilson - field interview
200 block of Estireno - report of habitation burglary
200 block of West Tenth - report of suspicious activity
1100 block of Everest - alarm
800 block of Dixon - welfare check
3100 block of Fairlanes - report of criminal mischief
800 block of Dixon - welfare check
400 block of Tristram - alarm
600 block of North Hedgecoke - followup
100 block of Chaparral - alarm
200 block of Lister - alarm


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