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September 11th

Seliger talks issues with public

September 11, 2012

Borger's representative in the state senate was in town Monday to talk to the public about various issues.
Kel Seliger, State Senator for District 31, stopped at Borger City Hall. He said the 83rd legislature will convene in January. Committees have already been working, particularly in the areas of finance and public education, because he said there is a tremendous amount of work to be done.

September 10th

Extension agent welcomed to county

September 10, 2012

Megan Parr has accepted the position of family and consumer sciences agent for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Hutchinson County.
“Megan has a heart for service and helping people,” said Danny Nusser, AgriLife Extension district administrator in Amarillo. “She will utilize her unique abilities to communicate, network, and motivate youth and adult audiences, while providing outstanding programs.

Ready for some candy!

September 10, 2012

All decked out in West Texas Comanche gear, three-year-old Karisma Yake was ready to grab some candy at the Stinnett Birthday Celebration parade on Saturday. Activities were held all day for area citizens to enjoy.
PHOTO BY DON RICE

EDC board to meet

September 10, 2012

The Borger Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors will meet tomorrow.
The meeting is set to begin around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, at the BEDC headquarters located at 1111 Penn Avenue.
The board will act on carpet bids and will hear updates on 3904 South Cedar and the Presson Service Company. Action will also be taken on meeting minutes, and a review of financial statements will take place, along with approval of expenditures.

Blood drive to be held in Stinnett next week

September 10, 2012

Stinnett and surrounding citizens should come give blood, save a life and honor Blaze Coffee, who passed away after a workplace accident in 2009 at the age of 20.
The drive will be held from from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, September 17, at the Community Center, 801 Main Street, in Stinnett.
Every eligible donor who presents to donate will receive a special Blaze Coffee Memorial t-shirt.
A photo ID or donor card is required to donate, and donors must be at least 17 years of age to be eligible to give blood.

September 8th

State leaders to be in town next week

September 8, 2012

Two state leaders that represent the Hutchinson County area will be in Borger next week to talk with citizens.
Kel Seliger, State Senator for District 31, will be speaking at the Borger City Hall located at 600 North Main this Monday, Sept. 10.
The town hall meeting, which will be focused on the upcoming 83rd legislative session convening in January 2013, will run from 3-4 p.m. next Monday.

WTHS 2012 Homecoming

September 8, 2012

Devin DeLapp was crowned 2012 homecoming queen for WTHS. She was escorted by Connor St. Charles.

Other candidates and their escorts are: Raven Gilreath-Giron escorted by Steven Jenkins, Aaliyah Sun escorted by Josh Hefner, Abbey Rios escorted by Nathan Forrest, and Natalie Franklin escorted by Spencer St. Charles.

September 7th

Howdy Neighbor Day set for Oct. 6

September 7, 2012

Howdy Neighbor Day in Fritch is set for Oct. 6!
The event is being hosted by the Fritch Chamber of Commerce, with a fall festival theme in place. Vicki Wilson, president of the chamber, said the parade will start sharply at 10 a.m. down Hoyne Street and travel down Broadway to the city park.
“Floats will be judged on creativity, originality, and theme,” she said. “Float entries will have a chance to win three cash prizes ranging from $50 to $100. We also invite bicycles, bands, classic cars and trucks, tractors, four-wheelers, and more to participate in the parade.”

HOPE box office set for tomorrow morning

September 7, 2012

The time is drawing close once again for the annual Hutchinson County Oil Patch Extravaganza.
HOPE 2012, with a theme of “This Is Cure Country, A Tribute to 25 years of HOPE,” is set to begin at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at the Crutch Ranch.
Tickets will be available for purchase from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, at Wells-Fargo Bank in Borger. Ticket prices are $200, which admits two people.

September 6th

Local man injured in Tuesday morning accident

September 6, 2012

A local man was struck by a pickup truck Tuesday Morning.
According to Captain Roberts of the Borger Police Department, the accident happened at 7:59 a.m. on North Main St. and Jefferson St.

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