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January 3rd

Flu: It’s important to be prepared

January 3, 2013

The community should prepare itself for the flu. According to Becky Peery, RN, BSN, infection control nurse at GPCH, the flu is here along with gastroenteritis (vomiting and diarrhea). If you are over the age of six months it isn’t too late to get a flu shot.
Peery advises the community to take extra precautions since theses nasty viruses are around.
“Hand hygiene is the best means to control both,” she said.

Source 
Borger News Herald

January 2nd

Borger PD responds to weekend DWI wreck

January 2, 2013

The Borger Police Department responded to a DWI wreck at 4 a.m. Sunday morning.
Dylan Miles Faulkner, 25, of Borger, was driving a Blue Honda Civic while intoxicated and wrecked on the 1000 block of West Wilson.
According to Assistant Police Chief Bruce Roberts, Faulkner was headed eastbound on Wilson. He lost control of his vehicle and struck a light post. There were no injuries reported.
Faulkner was arrested at the scene and sent to the County Jail.

Source 
Borger News Herald

VVA to award four scholarships to high school seniors

January 2, 2013

Hutchinson County High School Seniors, the Vietnam Veterans of America, North Plains Chapter 404, Borger, Texas, wish to award a Hutchinson County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Scholarship to four (4) graduating seniors from any Hutchinson County High School, or home schooled graduating students from each district.
Applications will be provided to high school counselors at West Texas High School, Sanford-Fritch High School, Borger High School and Home Schooled Seniors, or are available on line at www.vvachapter404.com/scholarship.htm

Source 
Borger News Herald

Area residents should resolve to be ready

January 2, 2013

There is a system in place for area citizens that gives them the ability to be ready in the case of emergency.
The City of Borger has been part of the Panhandle Area Regional Information System (PARIS) since last year. This system, which is a mass notification system, has the ability to deliver an emergency or informational message by voice, e-mail, text message, fax, pager, or any combination of these.

Source 
Borger News Herald
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