Archive - Jan 2013 - News Article
As temperatures continue to climb to unseasonably warm levels, the weekend is shaping up to a be a good one to spend outdoors! High temperatures are expected to climb into the lower 60s today! Expect mostly sunny skies all day long. Hereâ€™s the clincher â€¦ The wind will be MUCH lighter than it was yesterday. Weâ€™ll start the day with a light west wind, and end up with only a light northeasterly breeze by late day.
Area fire crews responded to a fire call Thursday evening north of the refinery.
Yesterday afternoon around 7 p.m., Borger Fire Department was dispatched to a fire north of the Conoco Phillips refinery. The call reported smoke in a creek bottom.
According to Hutchinson County Fire Marshal Danny Richards the fire was in a spot to where it made it difficult for the Fire department to reach it.
"The creek bottom was nothing but mud and wet sand. Several fire trucks got stuck," said Richards.
Weâ€™ll wake up to sub-freezing temperatures again this morning, but by midday temperatures will be on their way back up into the upper 40s to mid 50! It should be a fairly pleasant day with only a light breeze from the northwest in the morning, and the southeast in the afternoon around 5-15 mph. Overhead we expect to see mostly sunny to partly cloudy conditions.
Â· 1-14-13 Deputies arrested Aaron Ferguson on a Potter County warrant for DWI 2nd
Â· 1-14-13 Deputies responded to Boyd Dr in Fritch for public service
Â· 1-15-13 Deputies arrested Noah Moore on warrant #38903 for the offense of Probation Violation â€“ DWI
Â· 1-15-13 Deputies took a report of credit card/debit card abuse
To find out what other incidents were handled by the sheriff's office, pick up a copy of Thursday's edition of the Borger News-Herald.
The Borger City Council approved the issuance of $3 million in bonds that will go toward the following projects:
â€˘Roosevelt Street Improvements
â€˘McGee, Fifth, and Austin Street Drainage
â€˘Johnson Park Youth Center Slides and Rock Wall
â€˘Vehicle Service Center Addition
â€˘Concrete Railroad Crossings
â€˘Weatherly Street Parking Lot
â€˘Police and Fire Station Renovations
â€˘Tenth Street and Gateway Circle Improvements
To find out more about these projects in detail, pick up a copy of Thursday's edition of the Borger News-Herald.
Sanford-Fritch ISD will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. in the SFISD Administration Building Board Room, 540 Eagle Blvd.
Tomorrow is the day to come out and give blood!
The Borger Community Blood Drive is set to take place from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Union Hall here in Borger, located at 111 East Coolidge.
All eligible donors who present to donate will receive a M*A*S*H* 2013 shirt in appreciation for giving the gift of life.
A photo ID or donor card is required, and donors must be at least 17 years of age to participate.
Those wishing to make an appointment can call 331-8800 or 1-877-574-8800. However, walk-ins are also welcome.
The Borger City Council has approved the issuance of $3 million in bonds that will be used to take care of various projects throughout the City of Borger. Watch Thursday's paper for the full story.
After another frigid morning, temperatures will struggle to get back to the freezing mark (32Â°) this afternoon. Weâ€™ll have some clouds around in the morning morning before the decrease as the day wears on. The wind will be light, blowing from the northeast and east between 5 and 15 mph.
The Borger City Council will be acting on the issuance of bonds at its upcoming meeting.
The meeting is set for 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, in the city council chambers of Borger City Hall, 600 North Main.
The council will consider and act on the following: