Archive - Sep 2012 - News Article
Borger Police Report
Sept. 20-24, 2012
Sept. 20, 2012
Conner Industries - house/business check
1000 block of West Tenth - alarm
200 block of Borger Shopping Plaza - report of suspicious vehicle
1400 block of West Wilson - followup
900 block of East Sixth - assist agency
1300 block of West Roosevelt - report of harassment
100 block of West Fourth - report of suspicious activity
300 block of Estireno - report of disturbance
1551 & 207 - report of disorderly conduct
700 block of South McGee - report of criminal trespass
500 block of North Deahl - alarm
Do you dream about the good ole days when a southern gospel music concert was exciting, fun and spiritually uplifting? The music was always "just right" - never too loud and the singers were neat and well groomed.
Well, you can stop dreaming because here comes The Southmen and they are bringing the good ole days with them.
The Southmen Quartet, a Southern gospel group, will perform at Celebration Family Church, 811 E. Broadway in Fritch, tonight (Sept. 25) at 7 p.m.
A fatal wreck occurred Monday morning, leaving two men dead and another injured.
According to Department of Public Safety Trooper Gabriel Medrano, the wreck was nine miles north of Panhandle on Texas Highway 207.
Shortly before 6 a.m., Marijo Sistov, 25, of Amarillo, was driving north in a 2007 Ford F-150 and Dale Alan Milner, 61, of Borger, was driving a 2003 Toyota Tacoma going south, according to officials. The F-150 crossed over the center stripe, hitting the Tacoma head-on.
Both drivers were pronounced dead at the wreck scene shortly before 8 a.m. Monday.
Aidenâ€™s Closet at Golden Plains Community Hospital offers many things to new parents who need something for their infant while staying at GPCH.
Aidenâ€™s Closet is one of the many programs supported by Borgerâ€™s non-profit organizations.
Back in February, Borger Elks Lodge #1581 presented a check for $1,000 to Aidenâ€™s Closet.
This 501 C 3 non-profit organization is also a part of the Jerry C. Waggoner Medical Foundation.
Aidenâ€™s Closet is located in the Womenâ€™s Center at Golden Plains Community Hospital.
It is time again to bash that trash!
The City of Borgerâ€™s Fall Trash Bash is set for the week of Oct. 1-6, 2012, and the city needs the help of citizens to clean up the community.
Once again, the city is sponsoring the free week for county residents to bring their trash to the transfer station. Tire disposal for residential customers will not have a limit during this week.
Kathie Harber of the City of Borger said that Beverly Benton and Crystal Irvin of the Chamber of Commerce are helping again this year and have several ads running to help get the word out to the public.
Emma Wood was crowned Borger's 2012 Homecoming queen at halftime of the Borger football game on Friday night. Congrats, Emma!
According to 87th District Representative Four Price, there are many crucial issues facing the state of Texas in the upcoming legislative session.
Price stopped in Borger Thursday to speak to the Hutchinson County Retired School Personnel Association at Frank Phillips College. He said when the 82nd legislative session began, there was a $27 billion shortfall, and many agencies saw their funds cut. He said the field of education saw some of the biggest cuts, because it is the largest recipient of state dollars.
Officials responded to a wreck in the 200 block of Cedar Tuesday evening.
According to Lt. Anthony Griffin of the Borger Police Department, the first vehicle, a white Pontiac Bonneville driven by Kelby Loveless, 21, of Borger and carrying a female juvenile passenger, was traveling northbound on Cedar and attempted to make a left-hand turn into the McDonalds parking lot.
When doing so, the Pontiac was struck by a black Nissan two-door vehicle, driven by Zachary Snider, 18, of Borger, and carrying passenger Daniel White, 18, also of Borger.
200 block of Garrett - report of disorderly conduct
100 block of South Main (KelTex) - house/business check
100 block of Bunton (Conner Industries) - house/business check
1500 block of Bedivere - report of prowler
100 block of West Jefferson - report of prowler
500 block of North Florida - alarm
200 block of Brain - welfare check
800 block of O'Daniel - report of suspicious person
700 block of North Cedar - report of disturbance
200 block of North Cedar - report of reckless driver (traffic)
700 block of Stephens - followup
Whittenburg - followup
Living Water Ministries has planned a celebration for all the efforts put forth to help the community for a decade now.
This Sunday, September 23, Living Water, located at Fourth and Main Streets, invites the community to come and attend their 10 year anniversary from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.