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July 18th

HC3 set to hold annual telethon

July 18, 2012

The Hutchinson County Crisis Center is set to host its annual telethon.
This year’s telethon will be the best yet, with plans in the works to auction off a Borger Police Officer to almost everything under the sun.
The telethon is held once a year to raise needed funds for the HC3 program and to help child and adult victims of sexual assault and family violence.
This year’s telethon is Saturday, July 28, 2012 in the Phillips Building, 300 W. 6th Street from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Source 
Borger News Herald

Young heroes

July 18, 2012

Annadon Keys, Johnson Park Youth Center Supervisor, said the community always hears about the youth in the community that have done something bad, but she prefers to hear about the ones who are awesome. There was an accident at the Johnson Park Youth Center on Saturday, July 14, 2012. A young man had fallen in the men’s locker room and was unconscious. Mayson Dompe, Blake Gray and Brant Gray found him in the locker room and ran and notified a lifeguard immediately. Keys said that because of these three HEROES the young man was able to receive medical attention as soon as possible.

Source 
Borger News Herald

Xcel Energy warns customers about billing scam

July 18, 2012

Xcel Energy is warning customers of an apparent national scam targeting utility customers that involves attempts to obtain Social Security numbers and bank routing numbers.
The scam claims that the federal government is providing credits or applying payments to utility bills. Customers are being told they can make a utility payment by using a bank routing number that is supplied by the scam artists. After the scammers obtain the victims’ personal information, customers are given a phony bank routing number to pay their bills.

Source 
Borger News Herald

Council approves EDC budget, strategic plan

July 18, 2012

The Borger Economic Development Corporation has received the okay from the Borger City Council to move forward with its plans for the upcoming year.
The council acted Tuesday to approve the EDC’s budget and strategic plan for 2012-13. Dan Redd, BEDC CEO, was present to share his thoughts on both.
Redd said in terms of the budget for next year, $561,000 has been budgeted to cover projects. $200,000 is in the form of guaranteed loans.
“It’s good to have those projects,” he said. “It’s good to be spending that money.”

Source 
Borger News Herald

HC3 set to hold annual telethon

July 18, 2012

The Hutchinson County Crisis Center is set to host its annual telethon.
This year’s telethon will be the best yet, with plans in the works to auction off a Borger Police Officer to almost everything under the sun.
The telethon is held once a year to raise needed funds for the HC3 program and to help child and adult victims of sexual assault and family violence.
This year’s telethon is Saturday, July 28, 2012 in the Phillips Building, 300 W. 6th Street from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Source 
Borger News Herald

July 16th

Truck driving meeting to be held at FPC

July 16, 2012

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.

Source 
Borger News Herald

BISD board approves hires, resignations

July 16, 2012

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

Source 
Borger News Herald

Borger council holding meeting, work session

July 16, 2012

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 Corporation’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.

Source 
Borger News Herald

LifeVest defibrillator saves life of local resident

July 16, 2012

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.

Source 
Borger News Herald

Work underway on “Kissless, the musical”

July 16, 2012

Work is underway on a summer musical production to be filmed right here in Borger.
The “Kissless, the musical” 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 “Kissless, the Musical”.

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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