Archive - 2013 - News Article
You love them, now learn to protect them
Dogs and cats are more than pets-they're family. And just like any other member of the family, pets deserve to be cared for and protected. Red Cross Dog First Aid and Cat First Aid courses will teach you how to respond to health emergencies and provide basic first aid for the four-legged members of your family.
Practice and preparation will help you be calm and effective in an emergency, protecting you and your pet from further injury or suffering.
Further details have been released by the Borger Police Department pertaining to a car/motorcycle wreck that occurred late Thursday evening.
Lt. Anthony Griffin of the BPD said that a 1998 blue Toyota four-door vehicle was traveling northbound in the 300 block of South Cedar and a 2005 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by Ray Eller, 50, of Borger, was traveling southbound along the same road.
The vehicle attempted a left turn onto Bulldog Boulevard. The motorcycle struck the car and Eller was ejected from the motorcycle. The vehicle failed to yield the right-of-way to the motorcycle.
A working session of the Small-Fry Fishing Tournament Association will be held this Sunday, April 7 at 3:00 pm at Lake Meredith headquarters, 419 E. Broadway, Fritch. Officers will be elected and committees will be formed to help with various aspects of the tournament, which will be held this fall at the Stilling Basin in Spring Canyon. Volunteers are needed to assist with planning, stuffing gift bags for participants, and for day-of-tournament activities such as registration, cooking, and assisting youngsters who have never fished.
Today will be another winter-like day with lots of clouds, areas of rain & snow, and temperatures stuck in the 30s to around 40Â°. Any snow accumulation will be light, but I wouldnâ€™t be surprised to see a few areas with an inch or two. The sun comes back out tomorrow and we warm up nicely.
Further details have been released pertaining to a house fire that occurred Sunday afternoon in Fritch.
The house, which was located at 8507 Highway 136 just outside of Fritch, was occupied by Jessica LeRaye Koenig, 39, and Shawn Dillon, 34. It was owned by Vi Krapp, who was out of town at the time of the fire, according to Hutchinson County Fire Marshal Danny Richards.
Wendell McWilliams, Al Vasquez, and loader Wayne Hurst work with some of the loads of trash that have been brought to the Borger Transfer Station during Trash Bash week, which started today. The event will go through this Saturday. The City of Borger is sponsoring a free week for county residents to bring their trash to the transfer station.
Tomorrow is going to have the look and feel of winter with lots of clouds, a breezy northeast wind (at 15 to 25 mph), and some scattered showers. Highs will only be in the middle 40s and wind chill values in the 20s & 30s! Keep an umbrella and heavier coat handy today!
BY BRIAN JAMES, METEOROLOGIST FOR KVII
Happy Good Friday! We will have a chance for a few showers and storms around later Friday afternoon and night, but they will be hit-n-miss at best. Otherwise, it will be a mostly cloudy and mild day Friday with highs in the lower 70s. The wind will shift from the northwest to the southeast and blow around 5 to 15 mph.
Frank Phillips College will be hosting a health fair and blood drive on Friday April 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will be held at the Center for Access and Innovation Building Room 102 at 901 Opal Street.
Eligible donors present will receive a free t-shirt and CMBC water bottle. They will also be entered to win 2 tickets (valued at $200 each) to the Jason Aldean concert on May 4 in Lubbock along with a $100 Visa gift card for travel expenses! Tickets are provided by www.myhighplains.com and Coffee Memorial Blood Center.
Allison Grider of Borger, Texas, is set to play the role of Dorabella in Cosi fan tutte, an opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The opera will be performed four times by Hardin-Simmons University students April 11 â€“ 14, 2013, in Van Ellis Theatre at 7:30 p.m. The last performance, Sunday, will be at 2 p.m.
The light-hearted comedic opera, rather than being sung in Italian, will be sung in English.