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February 28th

Christa Newman heading to state pageant

February 28, 2012

Even though Christa Newman passed her Miss Tri-City crown to Holly Jones Saturday night, her pageant adventure has only begun!
At the Miss Tri-City pageant festivities, Newman was awarded the title of Miss Texas Panhandle 2012. She will be competing this July in the Miss Texas America Pageant.
Newman, who is 18 years old and a 2011 graduate of Sanford-Fritch High School, is the daughter of David and Mickey Newman and has one brother Jacob Aaron.

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Borger News Herald

Sentencing date set for Amy Fernandez

February 28, 2012

A sentencing date has been set for Amy Fernandez.
Ordered by Judge Mary Lou Robinson, on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, Fernandez’s sentencing date is set for Wednesday, Feb.29, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. in the U.S. Courthouse, 2nd Floor Courtroom, 205 E. 5th St., Amarillo, TX before Judge Robinson.

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Borger News Herald

February 27th

Crews respond to fire near Electric City

February 27, 2012

A grass fire broke out in the Electric City area on Friday afternoon.
On Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, at 1:10 p.m., a grass fire occurred in the bed of the Canadian River at Electric City. The fire resulted in damage to 50 acres. According to Borger Fire Marshal Jerry Langwell, the fire occurred due to electrical power lines.
Borger, Hutchinson County, Fritch, Stinnett, and Crutch Ranch Fire Departments responded to the scene. No injuries were reported. All fire departments left the scene around 6:30 p.m.

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Borger News Herald

February 24th

Miss Tri-City pageant set for Saturday

February 24, 2012

Borger Lions Club makes 38 years of pageants possible

Several young ladies will be walking the stage this weekend as contestants at the 38th Annual Miss Tri-City Area Hutchinson County Scholarship Pageant, sponsored by the Borger Noon Lions Club.

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Borger News Herald

Borger’s 86th birthday just around the corner!

February 24, 2012

Several young ladies will be walking the stage this weekend as contestants at the 38th Annual Miss Tri-City Area Hutchinson County Scholarship Pageant, sponsored by the Borger Noon Lions Club.
The pageant will be held Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at 6:30 p.m in the Frank Phillips College Auditorium. This year’s scholarships awarded for the winners will be $ 500 for West Texas A&M University, $3,135 for Oklahoma Panhandle State University(equivalent of one full academic year waiver), $500 for Amarillo College and $500 for Clarendon College.

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Borger News Herald

February 23rd

Borger PD submits racial profiling report

February 23, 2012

Michelle Berry
Managing Editor
editor@borgernewsherald.com
The Borger Police Department’s racial profiling report for 2011 has been approved by the Borger City Council.
Captain Bruce Roberts of the BPD presented the report to the council at its regular meeting Tuesday. He said BPD, in accordance with the Texas Racial Profiling Law, has been collecting police contact data in compliance with the law.

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Borger News Herald

February 22nd

FPC Board of Regents approves order to call election

February 22, 2012

On Monday afternoon, the Frank Phillips College Board of Regents approved issuing an order and notice for the general election for the purpose of electing members to the Board of Regents.
The 2012 election will be for three full six-year terms to be elected at-large and one four-year unexpired term for the Spring Creek District.

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Borger News Herald

Local Elks Lodge #1581 donates money to Aiden’s Closet

February 22, 2012

“Elks Care-Elks Share” is the motto of Elks all over the nation.
Borger Elks Lodge #1581 recently upheld the motto in presenting a check for $1,000 to Aiden’s Closet. Aiden’s Closet is located in the OB/GYN department at Golden Plains Community Hospital in memory of Aiden Marshall, son of Cody and Monica Marshall. Aiden’s Closet is stocked with needed items of a newborn and distributed to parent(s) who cannot afford the necessary items to take their baby home. Aiden’s Closet exists because of donated purchased items or monetary donations.

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Borger News Herald

Performers prep for “The Poet and The Muse” at Boomtown Theater

February 22, 2012

Also new to Boomtown Community Theater, Charity Newman (left) and Trevor VanArsdale (right), perform in “The Poet and the Muse.” The play is a one-act directed and written by Sam Cornelius as part two of the debut and duet along with “He Said and She Said” on March 1, 2, and 3, 2012. To make reservations call 273-2656 or 680-4621.
PHOTO BY TARA HOPKINS

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Borger News Herald

Council approves sewer project

February 22, 2012

Action on a sewer project in the 3rd & Austin area of Borger has been approved.
During its regular meeting Tuesday, the Borger City council approved action on awarding a bid from Whitewater Construction Inc. for the Sanitary Sewer Improvements at 3rd and Austin.
Jim Harder, Director of Utilities, addressed the council about the project. He said the sewer line from the north end of town comes down Austin Street. At one time, it used to turn west and go across Cedar Street. However, the sewer line is now turned back and goes into the edge of the CVS property and then crosses Cedar Street.

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Borger News Herald
FPC Girls Basketball team named All-Academic Team....see sports for more.
  The Future Lady Bulldog Basketball Camp will be held on July 14th through the 17th. 
The dates: June 16 -19, cost is Baseball camp: $80, and Softball hitting clinic $40. Call 806-681-...

 

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