Archive - Jun 2013 - News Article
Area gets up to 3 inches of rain.
The Fritch City Council Meeting on Wednesday night was a little heated at times as citizens of Fritch voiced many complaints to the Council. The Council did accept the resignation of City Manager Bobby Lamb among much controversy over miss appropriations of city funds. Lamb had previously stated in May that the â€śmismanagement of the funds and the city's finance problems were caused by a former employeeâ€ť.
Friday, June 21st is bring your pet to work day. Call us at the Borger News Herald and Don will come by and take a picture of you and your pet at work to put in the paper.
Body & Sol is a new Tanning and Apparel that will be opening up on Monday at 11am - 7pm. Learn more about this fabulous new shop in the weekend edition.
A plane that was enroute to Borger crashed in Roberts County early Tuesday morning, killing the pilot.
The plane, which was a Light Sport Alpha Trainer, was carrying pilot Donald Sharp of Greenfield, Ind., and Zachary Jenkins of Indianapolis, Ind. The plane crashed around 2 a.m. at Mesa Vista Ranch, which is approximately 27 miles north of Pampa in Roberts County.
The dinner was held Tuesday night at Union Hall in Borger. Attendees were treated to music from God's Country and an inspiring speech from local cancer survivor, Jeff Hart. More Photos are featured in the Thursday edition of the BNH.
Officials from various departments, including the Hutchinson County Sheriffâ€™s Office, National Park Service, and Fritch departments, responded to the scene of a motorist whose car went off a cliff in the Lake Meredith area Saturday. The motorist was airlifted from the scene. The BNH has contacted the HCSO for further details and will report them as soon as they are available. (PHOTO BY DON RICE)
Award winning author of four novels, Carla Stewart, will speak at the Borger Rotary on Tuesday, June 4.
Carla (Brune) Stewart has deep roots in the Texas Panhandle. Born in Guymon, Oklahoma, she moved with her parents to the Sher-Han camp north of Gruver, at the age of two and graduated from Gruver High School in 1968.
She received a degree in nursing from the University of Oklahoma and married her college sweetheart, Max Stewart of Balko, OK. They have four adult sons, three of whom graduated from Balko High School, and six grandchildren.