Archive - 2013 - News Article
Two local McDonald's workers have gotten more than they expected after hopping on the cruise ship Carnival Triumph last week
While the vessel was sailing about 150 miles off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, the ship caught fire in the aft (after) engine room. The shipâ€™s automatic fire extinguishing systems activated and the fire was successfully extinguished.
The ship departed Galveston, Texas, on Thursday, February 7 and was scheduled to return on Monday, Feb. 11.
For more on this story, pick up a copy of the Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, edition of the Borger News-Herald.
Borger Police Report
Feb. 8-10, 2013
Feb. 8, 2013
100 block of Davenport - UUMV/auto theft
600 block of Montana - house/business check
Zachry next to shopping center - field interview
Valley & Coble - field interview
800 block of Bartush - suspicious activity
10th & Canady - house/business check
100 block of Houston - parking complaint
100 block of Davenport - assault
1300 block of West Wilson - abandoned vehicle
Skate park - field interview
1700 block of Fairlanes - open door/window
500 block of North Florida - theft
Seizure Barn - followup
400 block of Broadmoor - alarm
It is time once again for St. Andrew United Methodist Church's annual breakfast.
On Saturday, Feb. 16, the 61st annual pancake and waffle breakfast, sponsored by the St. Andrew United Methodist Men, will take place starting at 6:30 a.m.
The breakfast, which will run until 11 a.m., will be held at St. Andrew UMC, 100 Amaryllis Street, in the fellowship hall.
Clouds will begin to work their way in throughout the afternoon hours as our next upper level storm approaches for tonight and tomorrow morning. Highs will top out in the mid 40s with winds out of the E/SE at 10-20.
**EDITOR'S NOTE** If there are any changes in these meeting times due to the possible inclement weather forecast for tomorrow, the Borger News-Herald will alert its readers as soon as possible.
The Borger ISD board of trustees will be taking some action on state waivers during its upcoming meeting.
The meeting is set for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 12, 2013, in the board conference room of the Borger ISD Administration Building, 200 East Ninth.
The board will consider approval of state waivers for early release, staff development days, and minimum class size exceptions.
2-4-13 Deputies responded to a Copper Theft at the intersection of Hwy 136 and Fairlanes Blvd.
2-7-13 Gary Lynn Jones was arrested on three felony warrants #13-0080A - Indecency w/Child sexual contact, #13-0080B - Aggravated Sexual assault child, and #13-0080C - Indecency with a child exposes.
2-8-13 Deputies responded to the Hutchinson County Jail to assist with an unruly inmate.
2-8-13 Deputies responded to a overdose on Yuma Dr. in Fritch.
2-8-13 Deputies responded to a Burglary of Habitation call on Canyon Circle in Fritch.
Many people are not aware just how dangerous the synthetic drug K2 can be. Watch this weekend's edition for a story on how K2 affected the life of a local youth and what his mom is doing to take action in the City of Borger.
Itâ€™s going to be pretty windy around here this weekend with an upper-level storm system passing north of us. Thereâ€™s a very slim chance for a shower or storm Saturday night, but odds are better weâ€™ll stay dry. The clouds will decrease on Sunday, but so will the temperatures. Highs will be in the lower to middle 60s Saturday and lower 50s on Sunday. Winds will be strongest Saturday afternoon at 20-30 mph with gusts of 50+ mph possible.
2-7-13 Kevin Boyd was arrested for possession of controlled substance and driving while license invalid
2-7-13 Deputies responded to a criminal mischief call on Prairie Dr. in Fritch
2-7-13 Deputies responded to a disturbance on Sage Mesa in Fritch at which time Micah Keller was arrest on a felony Parole Violation warrant
The United States Secret Service came to Borger - one agent at least.
Don Savage of the Secret Service was the featured guest at the Borger Rotary Club on Tuesday afternoon. He has been with the service for 10 years, and prior to that he worked as a police officer in Omaha, Neb.
He lives in the Lubbock area with his wife of 21 years and three teenage sons.