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January 23rd

February 4th first filing date for FPC Board candidates

January 23, 2012

February 4th is the first day candidates can file to be a candidate for the Frank Phillips College Board of Regents on the May 12th Borger general election ballot.
This year the FPC Board of Regents will have three six-year at-large terms up for reelection, with the positions currently held by Jay Campbell, Sandra Hilbert, and Dr. Shad Goldston.
Along with the three at-large terms, one four-year unexpired term for the Spring Creek District is up for reelection, a seat that is currently held by Tonya Moore.

Rotary Club holds perfect attendance bike giveaway

January 23, 2012

The Borger Rotary Club held its first perfect attendance bike giveaway of the year on Friday in the cafeteria of Gateway and Crockett Elementaries. Winners of the bikes were first grader Riley Sams, second grader Daniel Fitzgerald, third grader Maggie Buttermore, and fourth grader William St. Clair. Over the past six weeks, 68 first graders had perfect attendance, 73 first graders had perfect attendance, 59 third graders had perfect attendance, and 68 fourth graders had perfect attendance.

January 21st

Borger EDC approves loans to local business projects

January 21, 2012

On Thursday afternoon, the Borger Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors approved to provide loans to Brandvik Pipe and Equipment and Global Frontline Solutions to be used for expansion projects.
The Borger EDC board approved providing Brandvik with a 36 month no interest loan for $217,000 a which the company will use to purchase an electromagnetic inspection (EMI) system from New Tech Systems out of Midland and a commitment to add six additional jobs over the next three years.

Semi-truck involved in wreck

January 21, 2012

A semi-truck was involved in a wreck Thursday afternoon. The truck was traveling southbound on Highway 207. According to Donny Davis of Carson County DPS, driver Lawrence Graves, 52, of Stinnett was traveling at an unsafe speed and attempted to turn west, when he lost control of the truck and flipped it on its side at the intersection of 207 and FM 281. The driver refused any medical treatment at the scene and was not wearing a seatbelt.

City approves amended water agreements

January 21, 2012

The City of Borger has approved amendments to water pricing agreements with two local companies.
During its regular meeting Tuesday, the Borger City Council approved amendments to water pricing agreements with Sid Richardson Carbon Company and Degussa Engineered Carbons.
Under the terms of the Sid Richardson agreement, both the company and city agree that the price of water delivered under their contract will be $1.62 per 1,000 gallons and will remain so until the end of this year.

January 20th

Drug bust discussed at Fritch city meeting

January 20, 2012

A recent drug bust in Fritch was one of the main subjects of the city’s council meeting this week.
Chief Kirk Coker of the Fritch Police Department spoke about the drug bust on Hoyne last weekend. Upon arriving at the house police officers found meth, glass beakers, tubbing lithium, bloody needles, needle backs soaking in bleach water to be re-used, meth pipes, crack pipes, and marijuana pipes in site throughout the house, and a room full of pornography and other movies (there was no evidence of children there, but there was a classic pedophile type scenario evident.)

Great facts about Borger Independent School District

January 20, 2012

Borger ISD is truly proud of the accomplishments of its students and staff, both in the classroom and on the athletic field.
With this in mind, the district composed a list of “Greats Facts About Borger ISD.” Superintendent Chance Welch said the list includes accomplishments of students and organizations in the districts, as well as many of the excellent programs that are available to BISD students.

Blood drive to be held Feb. 6

January 20, 2012

Coffee Memorial Blood Center will be at Frank Phillips College in search of those volunteers willing to save a life.
The center will be holding a drive on Feb. 6, 2012, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Center for Access and Innovation Building Conference Center room at FPC. All eligible donors who present to donate will receive a free 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.

January 19th

Autopsy results returned on Kuykendall

January 19, 2012

An autopsy report has come in on a Hutchinson County native who was fatally wounded in a shooting in Moore County Saturday evening.
On Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Moore County Chief Deputy, Carmen S. Napp stated, “The preliminary autopsy report found that Amie Kuykendall had received three fatal gunshot wounds. The case will be submitted to the 69th District Attorney by the end of this week.”
Alan Kuykendall is still in custody of Moore County Sheriff’s Office at this tim on a $1 million bond and has been charged with first degree murder.

CVS is about to open!

January 19, 2012

Borger will soon see the new CVS open. According to the sign out front of the new store and Mike DeAngelis of CVS, the Store will open January 29, 2012.
DeAngelis stated the new CVS has acquired the operations and employees of H&M Pharmacy. This includes a total of two pharmacists and five staff members from H&M. The entire store will consist of 20 workers.

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