Archive - 2013 - News Article
The third and fourth graders of Crockett Elementary treat the Veterans of Hutchinson County with flags and music.
A plane crash east of Amarillo resulted in three deaths early Monday morning.
According to Sr. Trooper Chris Ray of the Department of Public Safety, at around 2:00am the DPS received a report of a missing aircraft, a single-engine 1999 Raytheon B36TC.
The aircraft had been en route to Tradewind Airport in Amarillo when it was rerouted to Rick Husband, which it overflew. Air traffic controllers lost contact with the plane as it came around for a second landing attempt and a search for the aircraft began.
A Hutchinson County Grand Jury handed down an indictment last week on Brian Lee Garton of Fritch for an assault that occurred over the summer in Borger.
As stated in recently unsealed documents, Garton faces a 2nd degree felony charge of aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury for an incident in July that sent City of Borger Director of Public Works Ted B. Dodd to Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo in a coma.
Hutchinson County Fire Marshal Danny Richards has informed the Borger News-Herald that fire crews are en route to an explosion and fire on an oil rig north of Stinnett on the Turkey Track Ranch.
A grass fire has broken out and one vehicle is in flames. As of 4:15 fire crews were a quarter mile from the blaze.
More details as the story develops.
The well has been capped and the remaining flames are consuming two oil field vehicles and grass in the area. First report is that there have been no injuries. Crews remain on site to deal with remaining fires.
The Borger Elks' Veterans Appreciation Dinner will be Saturday night with doors opening at 5pm and ceremonies will begin at 6pm.
Here are the Borger Homecoming Princesses and Queen nominees
Freshman Princess: Yakeline Chavez
Sophomore Princess: Tiffany Fernandez
Junior Princess: Kaylee Campbell
Queen Candidates: Katie Ammerman, Becca Green, Cheyenne Rodriguez, Selene Uriquidi
Homecoming pep-rally will be held at the Tex Hanna Gym immediately following the parade.
Barent McCool, currently Assistant Professor at Texas Tech University, in the Nutrition,Hospitality, and Retailing,Department of the College
of Human Sciences, will speak before the Rotary Club on Thursday at 12:00pm at the Frank Phillips College Southwest Center for Access
We've got GREAT news for local Borger Businesses! The Borger News Herald is going to be running a holiday special in one of our upcoming weekend editions on "Shopping Local." We will be sending our editor, JC Cortez, out to interview some of our local businesses; and get their personal opinions as to why the people of Borger should "Shop Local" and how it can boost our community and keep our tax dollars local.