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January 14th

PSPCISD board to meet this evening in WTHS Commons

January 14, 2013

A public meeting regarding sports construction projects, along with several items of business, is on the agenda for the PSPCISD board of trustees this evening.
The Plemons-Stinnett-Phillips CISD board will meet this evening at 6:30 p.m. in the West Texas High School Commons.
A public meeting will be held at 7 p.m. to provide information concerning possible future construction projects and to seek input from the community.
The presenter will be PBK Sports and Specialized Public Finance, Inc.

January 12th

HCRW to host special speaker at upcoming meeting

January 12, 2013

As the Hutchinson County Republican Women prepare to install officers for another year, they will also be welcoming a special speaker at their upcoming meeting.
Brigadier General L. Dale Hoover, Jr. will be the featured speaker at the HCRW Republican Rally and Installation of Officers, set for Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Dake’s Restaurant, located at 718 North Main in Borger.
A Meet and Greet will be held at 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m.

BISD superintendent gets contract extension

January 12, 2013

Chance Welch will continue to remain at the helm of the Borger Independent School District for the foreseeable future.
At its regular meeting Thursday evening, the Borger ISD board of trustees offered Welch a five-year contract that will run from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2018. The decision was made following an executive session.
Welch said he values the opportunity to continue his service to Borger ISD.

January 11th

United we stand at $641,853.06

January 11, 2013

The $645,000 goal was missed just slightly, but the $641,853.06 raised by Hutchinson Countians for the Hutchinson County United Way is still impressive - very.
“I can’t tell you how much I appreciate all you do,” said United Way Director Julie Winters at yesterday’s Celebration Luncheon held at Graced Land East. “Every charitable organization in our county will benefit from your generosity.”
Agrium took the Industry Challenge and Cornerstone awards with 97% employee participation for a total of $43,113.

Should our president enforce gun control?

January 11, 2013

With the recent violent incident in Newtown, Conn., on the mind of many people, the President of the United States is considering some serious action.
On Wednesday, vice-president Joe Biden said that President Barack Obama intends to take serious action on gun control even if it means going around Congress and issuing executive orders to do so. He said the president will act.

Gas prices drop at Lowe's in Fritch

January 11, 2013

Gas prices have dropped at Lowe's in Fritch! Kevin Keener, manager of Lowe's Supermarket in Fritch, said his boss instructed him to drop the wholesale price of gas to $2.89.

January 10th

BEDC plans to invest in potential Agrium project

January 10, 2013

The Borger Economic Development Corporation has made plans to invest in a potential expansion project for Agrium.
Dan Redd, CEO of the Borger EDC, said the corporation plans on investing $1 million in the project over a 10-year period. The money will be directed toward water wells and supply lines to supply additional water to the City of Borger’s water system as well as the proposed Agrium expansion project.
No final decision has been made on the Agrium project. However, what is proposed is an ammonia plant expansion and new urea production facility.

Let Carol Mahler help you with all of your tax needs

January 10, 2013

With tax season just around the corner, there is a new accountant in town to help citizens with all of their tax needs.
Carol L. Mahler CPA, PC (formerly known as Adams Tax Service) is located at 601 North Main inside the Sugar Rush Old Fashioned Candy Store.
The following services are available to clients:
•Personal Taxes (including ITIN)
•Business/Corporate Taxes
•Sales/Payroll Taxes (Monthly/Quarterly)
•Payroll and Bookkeeping
•DOT Paperwork
•Computer Services

January 9th

How will the affordable care act affect hospitals?

January 9, 2013

(EDITOR'S NOTE: This will be the first of several stories pertaining to how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, known by most as Obamacare, is going to affect hospitals.)

As the bill most of the country knows as Obamacare gets ready to go into effect, hospitals must be prepared for how it will affect them.

BISD board to meet Thursday

January 9, 2013

The Borger ISD board is set to meet this Thursday, Jan. 10.
The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in the Borger ISD Administration Building, 200 East Ninth.
The board will consider action on a resolution to suspend portions of EI (Local), EIA (Local), and EIC (Local) for the 2013 school year only. Action will also be taken on budget amendments, and items under the board's consent agenda, which include December meeting minutes, December payroll, December disbursements, and donations.

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