Archive - Jan 2013 - News Article
1-30-13 Whitney Hampton was transported from Wichita county on felony warrant #10,854 for the offense of Probation Violation â€“ possession of controlled substance PG1 <1G
Borger, TX, Jan. 31, 2013 - After opening its door a year ago, Golden Plains Community Hospital has been awarded the Excellence-Merit Award from the Central Texas Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).
This past week the Owner, Architect, and Contractor were presented with a Cast Bronze Eagle in commemoration of the award.
For more information on this story, see the Thursday, Jan. 31 edition of the Borger News-Herald.
It will be a relative quiet end to the work and school week with temperatures topping out close to 60Â° this afternoon. The sky will be mostly sunny to partly cloudy with just a few high, thin clouds drifting by. The wind will blow from the south-southwest at 15 to 25 mph most of the day before shifting to the northeast late this afternoon.
Gary Fletcher, Wal-Mart Manager, has said the land west of the hospital is now owned by Wal-Mart, and the deal was finalized about a month ago. The land is a total of 17 acres. He also said the most current groundbreaking date he has for the new store is November of this year. He said this date has been moved twice since he moved to Borger. It will take around nine months from the time of groundbreaking to get the store built and ready for customers.
Watch for more details on the new store and current happenings at Wal-Mart in Wednesday's edition of the Borger News-Herald.
Wednesday will be a much quieter day, but itâ€™s also going to be a chilly day with highs in the middle 40s this afternoon. We can expect a mix of clouds and sunshine throughout the day with a northwest wind shifting to the southwest in the afternoon. Wind speeds will stay between 10 and 20 mph.
There was a little excitement at Loweâ€™s Supermarket in Fritch on Monday afternoon.
Around 11:45 a.m. or so, a older gentleman, who was unidentified, was driving up to Loweâ€™s when according to store manager Kevin Keener, his foot came off his brake and hit the gas.
Half of the car ended up inside the store. Keener said that nobody was hurt in the incident, but it did leave a mess.
The car took out 12 feet of brick and four glass windows that were around eight feet tall and four feet wide.
1-25-13 Leonard Bilhartz was arrested on warrant #38909 for the offense of commitment and probation violation â€“ driving while license invalid w/previous conviction.
1-25-13 Deputies responded to FM 2171 for public service.
1-26-13 Deputies responded to a disturbance on Birdie Street in Borger.
1-26-13 Joe Calloway was arrested for possession of marijuana.
1-26-13 Deputies responded to a burglary of habitation on Clubhouse Dr. in Borger.
For more information from this report, pick up a copy of the Tuesday edition of the Borger News-Herald, in newsstands tomorrow!
The Hutchinson County Sheriff's Office wants to make local citizens aware of two different scams that could affect them in more ways than one.
Sheriff Don Johnson said one of these scams is an extortion technique being used by cyber criminals using the Citadel malware platform to deliver Reveton ransomware. The latest version of this ransomware uses the name of the Internet Crime Complaint Center as a means to frighten potential victims.
It will be MUCH colder on Tuesday than it was on Monday with high temperatures only warming into the mid 40s to the lower 50s by late day. Granted, that's roughly about what you would normally expect for high temps for this time of the year (52 is the 30-year average high temperature for Tuesday), but compared to the 60s and 70s we've seen lately, Tuesday is going to feel MUCH colder! Winds will be breezy as they blow from the west during the morning, then the north during the afternoon at speeds averaging 15-25 mph with some gusts upwards of 35-40 mph possible.
Friday, February 1, 2013, 7:30 p.m., M.K. Brown Auditorium, Pampa
At the Abram Brothers Concert in Pampa, it was announced that Pampa will have a chamber music concert on Friday, February 1 at 7:30 p.m. The performing group is called Chamber Buffs, from WTAMU, Canyon.