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March 15th

NEWS: Xcel Energy seeking additional wind resources

March 15, 2013

AMARILLO, Texas – Xcel Energy’s Southwestern Public Service Company (SPS) is seeking proposals for additional wind energy resources as a component of its resource planning process.

Through this solicitation, SPS is requesting proposals for wind generation resources that could begin delivery to SPS on or after January 1, 2014 (but no later than December 31, 2015) and that would be contracted through a power purchase agreement.

The complete bid package will be available on Monday, March 18 at www.xcelenergy.com. Bids will be accepted until 5 p.m. CDT on Friday, April 12.

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Borger News Herald

NEWS: Council passes first reading of synthetic drug ordinance

March 15, 2013

The Borger City Council passed a first reading on an ordinance banning synthetic drugs in the city limits. To read more on this story, see the weekend edition of the Borger News-Herald.

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Borger News Herald

March 12th

PHOTO: Texas Panhandle beauty captured

March 12, 2013

Long time photographer, Don Rice, captured this beautiful sunset just outside of Borger. Whether it's snapping a picture of a building, a person, or a sunset, he always gets it just right.

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Borger News Herald

EVENT: 55th Annual Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast

March 12, 2013

The Kiwanis Club of Borger is excited to announce their 55th Annual Pancake Breakfast this year.
It will be held Saturday, April 6th from 6:00am until noon (for you late risers!). It will be at the Frank Phillips College cafeteria, and tickets are $6.00 for all you can eat pancakes with butter and syrup (sugar free option available. Bacon, sausage, coffee, milk, and orange juice will also be served.
Come out and enjoy this scrumptious event!

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Borger News Herald

March 8th

Chamber ambassadors, board members begin Project Thank You

March 8, 2013

Chamber Ambassadors and board members recently began this year's 'Project Thank You' to show appreciation to members for their support. Three years ago the Chamber of Commerce began this program to focus it's energy once each year toward reminding members how important their support is to the organization. Chamber board members and chamber ambassadors are busily delivering this year's Plan of Work, Chamber Stationary, and Chamber Memo Clips along with a personal banquet invitation to it's valued members.

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Borger News Herald

Matt Jernigan to entertain at chamber banquet

March 8, 2013

A musical comedian specializing in celebrity impressions will be the featured entertainment at this year's Borger Chamber of Commerce banquet.
Matt Jernigan will entertain the crowd at this year's event, which is set for April 4, 2013, at the Borger Community Activity Center on the campus of Frank Phillips College. The banquet is open to the public.
Jernigan is known as an amazing comedy impressionist who hilariously spoofs popular rock, R&B, hip hop, country, and pop stars. With his guitar and talent, he can bring anyone to life on the stage.

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Borger News Herald

UPDATE: Weekend Weather

March 8, 2013

This is not going to be a very nice weekend at all. The wind will be HOWLING on Saturday! Sustained winds of 30-40 mph and wind gusts of 60+ mph are likely. There will be lots of blowing dust and dirt in the air too. Sunday will be colder with highs only in the 40s and the wind will remain strong from the north.

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Borger News Herald

March 7th

NEWS: SPRINGTIME SEES INCREASED ALCOHOL-RELATED TRAFFIC CRASHES ON TEXAS ROADS

March 7, 2013

AUSTIN — Spring – March 1st through May 31st – marks the most dangerous season on Texas roadways for alcohol-related traffic crashes. That’s why the Texas Department of Transportation is reminding motorists to line up a P.A.S.S. – a Person Appointed to Stay Sober – because even “buzzed” driving is drunk driving.

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Borger News Herald

NEWS: Next town hall meeting set on synthetic drug issue

March 7, 2013

The next town hall meeting on the synthetic drug issue is set for 6:30 p.m. April 16, 2013, at Borger High School. Billy Lain of the Fort Bend Probation Office will be the featured speaker. The meeting will be bilingual.

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Borger News Herald

UPDATE: Friday weather

March 7, 2013

We will have a chance for a few showers and thunderstorms later today through tonight, but until then, it will be a mostly cloudy and windy day with highs close to 70°. The wind will blow from the south at 20 to 30 mph. Get ready for one of those REALLY WINDY days Saturday!

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Borger News Herald
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