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September 19th

Price to speak at HCRSPA tomorrow

September 19, 2012

State representative Four Price will be speaking tomorrow to the Hutchinson County Retired School Personnel Association.
The Gallery Room of Frank Phillips College will be the site of the 12:30 program unless the number of attendees warrants using the FPC Auditorium.
Lunch will be available at 11:30 in the cafeteria. The public, as well as the membership, is invited and encouraged to attend to learn about the issues facing the Legislature, and to ask pertinent questions.

Time again to bash that trash!

September 19, 2012

It is time again to bash that trash!
The City of Borger'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.

September 14th

UPDATE: One in critical condition after Friday wreck

September 15, 2012

On Friday evening Borger officials responded to a life threatening accident on West Wilson and Opal, near Subway restaurant.
According to Lt. Anthony Griffin of the Borger Police Department the driver David Wayne Winkle, 59, of Borger was driving a 1996 Red Jeep Cherokee westbound on West Wilson Street. and the other driver Randall Dwight Draper, 54, of Fritch was driving a 2000 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 eastbound on West Wilson.
Winkle attempted to turn left on Opal when he struck Draper.

September 13th

Red Cross: Get Prepared

September 13, 2012

September is National Preparedness Month. With that said, the American Red Cross of the Eastern Texas Panhandle is encouraging households to create a family disaster plan.
Plans need to include designating a meeting place right outside the home, in case of a sudden emergency like a fire; an out-of-area emergency contact person, and a location where everyone should meet if they are not able to go home.
All members of the house need to work together on the emergency plan and each person needs to know how to reach other family members.

September 12th

BHS gearing up for homecoming activities

September 12, 2012

Borger High School is gearing up for its homecoming activities!
The school's homecoming parade will be held on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. The parade route will line up at 5:30 in the parking lot of Realife Church (formerly Cornerstone Christian Church) (10th & Main) and will proceed south on Main Street, west on Third Street, and south on McGee towards BHS.
The parade will end in the BHS parking lot, and the pep rally will be held at Tex Hanna Gym shortly after the conclusion of the parade.

Alibates to hold third annual Flintfest

September 12, 2012

This month Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument will celebrate Texas Archeology Month with the third annual “Alibates Rocks! FlintFest” on September 29-30 to celebrate the special resource known as Alibates flint. FlintFest runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. All events are free.

Borger Police Report- Sept. 10, 2012

September 12, 2012

Stevenson - field interview
Old Gateway - field interview
6th to 9th Florida - house/business check
Xcel (Grand) - house/business check
Boyd & Western - field interview
Western & Boyd - field interview
300 block of Carolina - report of suspicious vehicle
TNT - field interview
Toot 'N Totum - field interview
10th & Main - field interview
1400 block of North Main - investigation
700 block of McPherson - report of disorderly conduct
Sterling & Moody - report of suspicious vehicle
100 block of Line - followup
1200 block of Campus Place - investigation
US Post Office - followup

Four Price visits Borger

September 12, 2012

Four Price, who is the incumbent for the 87th District Texas Legislative Representative seat, made an appearance at the Coffee Ranch for a chat with area citizens on Tuesday morning. The event was very casual, with Four chatting with locals about football, hunting, and his children while enjoying a hot cup of coffee. He was scheduled to make a few more stops around Borger and Stinnett.
Price will be running against Democrat Abel Bosquez in the November election.

September 11th

Borger Police Report Sept. 4-9, 2012

September 11, 2012

Sept. 4, 2012
200 block of West Tenth – report of theft
1300 block of Potter – report of disorderly conduct
1400 block of North Main – house/business check
1300 block of Bulldog Boulevard – alarm
1300 block of Stephens – report of abandoned vehicle
800 block of Nonken – followup
300 block of West Tenth – assist agency
Brain and Whittenburg – report of man with a gun
1100 block of Monroe – report of vehicle burglary
Florida and Tristram – report of disorderly conduct
800 block of McPherson – warrant service
400 block of Lee – followup

Small-Fry Fishing Tournament set for Sept. 22

September 11, 2012

Lake Meredith is gearing up for its annual small-fry fishing tournament.
The tournament will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at the Stilling Basin at Spring Canyon. All children ages six through 14 are invited, and there is no charge to participate.
The National Park Service has added a special bonus to this year's event – a new fishing dock and additional covered picnic shelters.
The schedule of events is as follows:
8:00-9:00 a.m. - Registration
9:00-11:00 a.m. - Tournament
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. - Hot Dog Lunch
12:30-2:00 p.m. - Awards and Door Prizes

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