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November 5th

Happy State Bank holds groundbreaking

November 5, 2012

A groundbreaking for the new location of Happy State Bank was held Thursday afternoon.
Mike Amos, president of the Borger market, and J. Pat Hickman, Chairman and CEO of Happy State Bank, made the announcement of the new location, which will be at 1431 West Wilson.
Wiley Hicks Jr. Construction Inc. is the general contractor for the new building. The architecture was designed by D. Scott Stark Architect and is consistent with other Happy State Bank offices.

Johnston receives rank of Eagle Scout

November 5, 2012

A longtime Boy Scout from Stinnett has received the rank of Eagle Scout.
Jerrod Johnston, son of Jim and Judy Johnston, received this honor during the Eagle Scout Court of Honor last Saturday. He is the first scout from Troop 592 of Stinnett to earn the Eagle Scout rank since the troop was restarted in 2001 by Scout Master Billy Murphy. According to the records at the Boy Scouts of America Golden Spread Council, the last Eagle Scout from Troop 592 was Robert Pinkerton in April of 1997.

October 31st

Borger Police Report Oct. 29, 2012

October 31, 2012

Borger Police Report
Oct. 29, 2012

3100 block of Fairlanes Boulevard – report of disturbance
200 block of Estireno – report of vehicle burglary
200 block of West Tenth – report of criminal trespass
Main and Coronado Circle – motorist assist
1500 block of North Main – report of suspicious vehicle
400 block of West Sixth – welfare check
800 block of Latimer – alarm
700 block of North Main – alarm
1400 block of Yows – followup
600 block of East Eleventh – followup
200 block of Greenough, Stinnett – report of harassment
100 block of West Jefferson – report of abandoned vehicle

Happy State to break ground on new building

October 31, 2012

Happy State Bank of Borger is getting ready to break ground on a new facility.
Mike Amos, president of the Borger market, and J. Pat Hickman, Chairman and CEO of Happy State Bank, are happy to announce the groundbreaking of Happy State Bank's new building in Borger at 1431 West Wilson.
The groundbreaking will be taking place at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Amos said the new branch will be located directly across from the Pizza Hut off of Wilson Street near the new Church of God facility and down the road from the new Golden Plains Community Hospital. All are invited to attend.

October 30th

Halloween happenings in Hutchinson County

October 30, 2012

The holiday we all know as Halloween is tomorrow, and there are many safe, clean, and fun options for local citizens to consider as they celebrate the holiday.

•First Baptist of Borger, 100 South Hedgecoke, will host a Trunk or Treat in its north parking lot from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31. There will be a costume contest at 7 p.m. and door prizes given away at 7:30 p.m.

Borger Police Report Oct. 26-28, 2012

October 30, 2012

Oct. 26, 2012
700 block of Derr - assist agency
800 block of North Weatherly - alarm
600 block of Stevenson - report of disorderly conduct
700 block of South McGee - report of disturbance
200 block of North Cedar - investigation
200 block of Teague - report of disorderly conduct
600 block of Weatherly - investigation
1500 block of Haggard - investigation
Hop's Repair - report of reckless driver (traffic)
E Capital - field interview
800 block of North Main - alarm
800 block of North McGee - report of disorderly conduct
800 block of Alabama - report of criminal trespass

BPD leads in shutdown of illegal establishment

October 30, 2012

The Borger Police Department took the lead in a shut down of an illegally operated establishment on 11th Street Saturday night.
Lt. Anthony Griffin of the BPD said that on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, an illegally operating establishment known as “Da Cutts,” located on East 11th Street, was shut down as law enforcement officers executed a search warrant for the premises.
The illegally operated establishment had become notorious for calls for service for law enforcement due to fights, gun shots in the area, narcotics activity, and other breaches of the peace, he said.

October 29th

Local market helping with Living Water project

October 29, 2012

A local supermarket is doing its part to help with a special project being done by Living Water Ministries this holiday season.
Becky Dietz, director of Living Water Ministries, said Lowe’s Supermarket has graciously set up a table for all of the contents for its “Bags of Blessings” project. These will be distributed by Living Water to the less fortunate during Thanksgiving and Christmas.
“We’re so grateful to Lowe’s Supermarket for creating a convenient way to shop for Bags of Blessings,” she said. “We hope the people of Hutchinson County will participate!”

October 27th

Borger Police Report October 23rd-25th, 2012

October 27, 2012

October 23rd:
1000 block of Coronado- alarm
1300 block of Boyd- suspicious vehicle
200 block of Hickory- prowler
1400 block of Boyd- followup
500 block of Deahl- followup
1400 block of W. Wilson- followup
200 block of Salina- lost/found property
1000 block of S. Cedar- warrant service
300 block of S. Florida- investigation
Jim's Diamond Shop- followup
300 block of Deahl- investigation
500 block of Deahl- followup
1300 block of Clayton- followup
600 block of Harvey- investigation
1100 block of Elmore- disturbance
100 block of Texas- disturbance

Country artist coming to Borger stage

October 27, 2012

A well-known country music artist is making his way to the Borger stage.
Collin Raye, known as a certified Nashville hit-maker and platinum recording artist, will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at the Borger High School Auditorium. The concert is being brought to Borger by the Tri-City Concert Association.

The Frank Phillips Lady Plainsmen defeated Ranger College, 73-58 Friday night here in Borger. Look...
The Borger Bulldogs boys basketball team beat Caprock in Amarillo Friday night, 76-63. Look for...
The Lady Plainsmen took care of business here in Borger against Wayland Baptist JV tonight, 107-33...

 

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