Archive - 2013 - News Article
In the wake of yesterday afternoonâ€™s weak cold front, temperatures will only drop slightly. It will still be a mild afternoon under a partly cloudy sky with highs in the middle 60s and a light northeast to southeast wind blowing between 5 and 15 mph.
The City of Borger Trash Bash starts Monday!
The City of Borger will be holding its spring trash bash the week of April 1-6, 2013, and is sponsoring a free week for county residents to bring their trash to the transfer station.
On Monday Evening March 25th, 2013, at approximately 8:55 pm, a Red 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser, driven by Isabelle Cooper, 23 years of age, from Athens, Texas, was traveling Westbound in the 900 Blk of East 3rd Street when she disregarded the red light at the intersection of 3rd and Florida. The PT Cruiser then struck a 2006 Ford Taurus, driven by Erin Carrier, 54 years of age, from Denver, Colorado, that was traveling South in the 300 Blk of North Florida.
Work is also progressing on the new United Express on Wilson Street. The facility will be 2,400 square feet and will feature a five-pump (10-dispenser) fuel station offering both gasoline and diesel. In addition to traditional convenience items (fountain drinks, grab-and-go packaged food, propane tank refills, etc.), United Express also will offer a wide assortment of â€śfresh to-goâ€ť items made inside the main store â€“ including breakfast burritos, hot sandwiches, fresh fruit, and fâ€™Real milkshakes and other frozen beverages. Construction is slated to be completed by the middle of this year.
Work is continuing to progress on the new Happy State Bank location! Ground was broken at the first of November, and Wiley Hicks is overseeing construction on the project. The new building will be over 6,900 square feet and is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2013. It will feature four drive-up lanes, a drive-up 24 hour ATM and a night depository. It will also include safe deposit boxes and a community meeting room.
The Canadian River Music Festival will be held in Canadian on May 11, 2013.
The event is a fun, family-friendly day full of music, food, and all kinds of toys and games for kids.
There will be an indoor and outdoor stage full of all-day music, headlined by one of Texas' favorite artists, Pat Green!
Also performing are Ray Wylie Hubbard, Adam Hood, K. Phillips and the Concho Pearls, Rosie Flores, Shannon Whitworth, and Folk Family Revival.
Everyone in attendance will be privy to some outstanding music and delicious food from local vendors and non-profit organizations.
We invite you, family and friends to join us for our annual Memories of Love to honor the memory of our loved ones.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 5:30 p.m.
Faith Covenant Church, 1501 S. Florida, Borger
The event at each location includes
refreshments, readings, music, and candle lighting.
Feel free to bring a picture of your loved one to be displayed
on our memory table during the reception.
For more details, call us at 806-356-0026 or 866-654-2941
Saturday, March 23, 2013, 7:30 p.m., Borger High School Auditorium, Borger
"....a whirlwind of joy!"
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Obama Administrationâ€™s plan to close six interior Border Patrol stations in Texas has hit another roadblock. The government funding bill passed by both the House and the Senate specifically prohibits the closures at least through September 30, 2013.
There will be a good bye ceremony held for Kevin Cardona on Thursday, March 21, at 7 p.m. It will be held in Huber Park. Balloons and candles will be provided for all those who attend the service to pay their respects.