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November 14th

BHS Cheerleader earns a once-in-a-lifetime experience

November 14, 2012

Borger High School varsity cheerleader Brooke West will be one of more than 600 high school cheerleaders from across the U.S. who will be performing in the 86th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Borger ISD board approves donations

November 14, 2012

The Borger ISD board approved several donations to the district during its regular meeting Thursday.
Two donations were on behalf of Paul Belton Elementary School. The first was an $80 gift from Pizza Duo and the second was a gift of $597 from Paul Belton’s Parent Teacher Organization. The money from the PTO will be used to reimburse the purchase of three Smart Scopes.
Another donation was on behalf of Gateway Elementary, and was in the amount of $500 from the BEST PTO. The donation will be used to help replace the popcorn machine for the school.

Borger Police Report - Nov. 9-12, 2012

November 14, 2012

∫ Borger Police Report
Nov. 9-12, 2012

Nov. 9, 2012
1400 block of Boyd – field interview
600 block of Industrial – report of suspicious vehicle
136 and 1559 – field interview
600 block of Jackson – investigation
600 block of Industrial – report of suspicious vehicle
400 block of South Hedgecoke – followup
1300 block of Boyd – report of suspicious vehicle
1800 block of Boyd – report of identity theft
100 block of Rigdon – report of criminal mischief
1000 block of Megert Circle – report of accident without injuries
1000 block of Coronado – report of recovered property

November 13th

Opportunities Center holding Thanksgiving feast Thursday

November 13, 2012

The Opportunities Center will be hosting their Thanksgiving Feast. This years dinner will be held on Nov. 15 at the Opportunities Center, 930 Illinois. This years dinner will consist of Baked turkey, gravy, cranberry sauce, corn bread dressing, sweet potatoes, green beans, tossed salad, pumpkin or pecan pie with whipped cream and a dinner roll, coffee tea, or water. Serving time will be at regular hours from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30.

Give the gift of life this holiday season

November 13, 2012

This holiday season is about giving and celebration. What better way than to give and celebrate than to give the gift of life and celebrate survival?
This December there will be two blood drives for those willing to give blood to save a life. The first blood drive will be at Frank Phillips College, 901 S. Opal in the Center for Access & Innovation building Conference Center Room on Dec. 3, 2012, from 12 noon to 5:30 p.m.
The second drive will also be held on Dec. 3 in Stinnett at the Community Center, 801 Main Street, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

November 12th

Chamber, BNH sponsoring lighting contest

November 12, 2012

The Chamber of Commerce and Borger News-Herald are sponsoring this year's Christmas lighting contest.
All entries must be within two miles of Borger City limits. Entries can be submitted in business and residence categories.
If the decorating is at a place of business, it qualifies as a business entry. If the decorating takes place at a residence it is in the individual category.
Cash prizes will be awarded for both categories . $300 will be given for first place, $200 will be given for second place, and $100 will be given for third place.

November 10th

Veteran's Day events scheduled

November 10, 2012

Several events are scheduled over Veterans Day weekend and Monday to honor military veterans, those serving in the armed forces.
Also, several restaurants have announced special deals for military families.
Lorene’s Mexican Kitchen, 1600 N. Main, will provide free meals for active military and veterans on Saturday, November 10, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. IDs must be presented proving present or past military service. The family of Lorene’s Mexican Kitchen are pleased to honor fourteen military family members. Call 273-7106 for more information.

Update on Fritch structure fire

November 10, 2012

A Wednesday fire near Fritch rekindled on Thursday afternoon.
In Thursday's edition of the Borger News-Herald, a report was made a large structure fire on the 300 block of Fritch Drive broke out Wednesday morning. The fire then rekindled on Thursday at noon and was extinguished at 1:30 p.m.

BHS students want drivers to “Arrive Alive”

November 10, 2012

The sophomore class of Borger High School is wanting drivers to “arrive alive” and pledge to not text while driving.
Plans are underway for an assembly to alert students about the dangers of distracted driving. These plans are under the leadership of J.T. Conner, president of the sophomore class.

Borger Police Report November 7th, 2012

November 10, 2012

Borger Police Report
Nov. 7, 2012

Salvation Army Parking Lot – Abandoned vehicle
700 block of N Florida – Suspicious activity
1700 block of Clayton – Last/found property
1000 block of N Florida – Fraud
700 block of Roosevelt – Auto theft
500 block of N Main – Accident without injuries
500 block of Missouri – Fraud
1100 block of Everest – Theft
Fairlanes SQ Apts – Investigation
100 block of Keikbusch – Alarm
1220 block of Cooley – Followup
800 block of Brain- Suspicious vehicle
100 block of Bulldog Blvd – Alarm
900 block of Deahl- Accident without injuries

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