Archive - 2012 - News Article
Tomorrow night, on Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. the Board of Trustees of the Sanford-Fritch Independent School District will hold a public forum on the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas and a regular meeting at the SFISD Administration Building, 540 Eagle Blvd. in Fritch.
The City of Stinnett council will meet tonight at 6 p.m. at Stinnett City Hall, 609 Mackenzie.
At this meeting the board members will consider or approve action for the city to install a main water line to feed to the property line of Rusty Sims and his new home on Lamar.
Salvation Army's Christmas programs are going strong.
Although the Angel Tree is coming to an end, the Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign is still in effect.
Salvation Army Angel Tree Toy Distribution is Dec. 19 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Each year, the Salvation Army offers holiday shoppers the opportunity to make someoneâ€™s Christmas wish come true by adopting a child or senior through the Angel Tree program.
After selecting an Angel, the purchased, unwrapped gifts are returned to the Angel Tree site to be distributed to the families during The Salvation Armyâ€™s annual Toy Shop.
Living Water Ministries is doing all they can to bring children of the Hutchinson County a wonderful Christmas this year.
Living Water's â€śChristmas for kidsâ€ť program lets citizens â€śadoptâ€ť a child by giving a small donation of $25 or more , which will go towards a gift for a child in need. This year LWM is using any donations they receive to buy Christmas gifts for 80 children. According to the assistant Director Selena McClellan, they will be buying for boys and girls ages birth through 15 years old.
The City of Borger has approved an interlocal agreement with Hutchinson County for the demolition of structures outside of city limits.
The agreement was approved by the Borger City Council at its regular meeting Monday. Under the terms of the agreement, the council approved action for staff to review the costs of such demolitions and make adjustments as necessary.
If you want to throw a party to remember, it can start right here in Borger at Prime Time Party Zone.
Prime Time Party Zone, located at 517 North Main, is owned by Carl and Debi Duso and their daughter Kimberly Duso.
Debi said that when she and Carl retired, they chose to stay in Borger. Their daughter had chosen to stay here to raise her boys in a small town atmosphere.
A Fritch home was fully engulfed in flames due to an explosion.
On Monday, evening, a manufactured mobile home on the 200 block of Chisum Trail in Fritch was claimed as a total loss due to the extreme amount of damages caused by fire. Fritch Fire Department received the 911 call around 4:40 p.m.
Upon arrival, the Fritch FD requested help from the Hutchinson County Fire Department, Fritch Police Department and Fritch EMS.
According to Hutchinson County Fire Marshal Danny Richards, witnesses reported an explosion, which explained the blown-out windows.
Credit and debit card abuse is on the rise in this area.
Lt. Anthony Griffin of the Borger Police Department said that during the last part of November into the first part of this month, the department has received a large number of reports from financial institutions, as well as individuals, regarding credit card and debit card abuse.
â€śThese cases are primarily occurring within the United States, with charges being made by illegally obtained credit/debit card numbers, all across the United States,â€ť he said.
The City of Borger was the epitome of Christmas cheer as the Christmas parade sponsored by the Borger Chamber of Commerce made its way down Main Street Monday evening. There were a variety of floats from churches, civic clubs, and local businesses, and various pageant queens also participated. Various law enforcement officials and city officials participated as well, along with cheerleaders from Borger High School. Above, one of the floats featured this year was from the office of local medical professional Dr. Wallace Mann.
There are several Grinches right here in Borger trying to steal Christmas one home at a time.
This holiday season, there have been many reports of shredded blow up outdoor Christmas decorations and other decorations stolen right out of peopleâ€™s yards.
Lt. Anthony Griffin of the Borger Police Department said, â€śWe have stepped up our patrolling in the evenings and nighttime in residential areas.â€ť
At this time there have not been any arrests for this crime, but Borger PD is investigating to find the green men with hearts two sizes too small.