Archive - Sep 2012 - News Article
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.
Megan Parr has accepted the position of family and consumer sciences agent for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Hutchinson County.
â€śMegan has a heart for service and helping people,â€ť said Danny Nusser, AgriLife Extension district administrator in Amarillo. â€śShe will utilize her unique abilities to communicate, network, and motivate youth and adult audiences, while providing outstanding programs.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
â€śFloats will be judged on creativity, originality, and theme,â€ť she said. â€śFloat 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.â€ť
The time is drawing close once again for the annual Hutchinson County Oil Patch Extravaganza.
HOPE 2012, with a theme of â€śThis Is Cure Country, A Tribute to 25 years of HOPE,â€ť 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.
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.