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March 19th

Services scheduled for Borger teen

March 19, 2013

Raymundo Dominguez Mendez, 17, of Borger died Sunday March 17th in Borger.
Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Wednesday March 20, 2013, at Minton Memorial Chapel. Funeral Mass will be 11:00 am Thursday at St. John's Catholic Church with Father Richard Zanetti officiating. Burial will be at Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Raymundo was born Dec. 14, 1995, at Borger. He attended Borger High School.

UPDATE: Wednesday Weather

March 19, 2013

***SPRING ARRIVES AT 6:02 AM CDT*** The start of the spring season here on the High Plains will be met with partly cloudy skies during the morning hours that will turn to mostly cloudy skies by the afternoon as yet another upper-level storm system approaches from the west and northwest. High temperatures will be quite seasonal for this time of the year as 60s occur. Winds will become breezy from the south in the afternoon at speeds averaging 15-25 mph with some gusts upwards of 35-40 mph possible as well.

PHOTO: Panhandle Independent Living Center visits Rotary

March 19, 2013

Carl McMillan, executive director of Panhandle Independent Living Center, was one of the featured speakers at the Borger Rotary Club meeting Tuesday afternoon. The PILC is a resource center for people of all ages with disabilities. The program focused on the YES (Youth Encountering Success) program that the center puts on. Watch the Thursday paper for a feature on this event.

NEWS: Borger council passes synthetic drug ordinance

March 19, 2013

The Borger City Council passed the final reading of an ordinance banning synthetic drugs. See the Wednesday edition of the Borger News-Herald for the full story.

March 18th

NEWS: Borger PD investigating teen deaths

March 18, 2013

The Borger Police Department is investigating the deaths of two teens that occurred Sunday afternoon.
At 2:30 p.m., officers were called to 703 East Sixth Street, where two unresponsive subjects were found, according to Lt. Anthony Griffin of the BPD.

March 17th

NEWS: BPD responds to incident at 6th and Florida

March 17, 2013

The Borger Police Department responded to an incident at 6th and Florida late Sunday afternoon. The Borger News-Herald attempted to make calls for information but was unsuccessful. The BNH will continue to follow this story and will bring you more information as soon as it becomes available.

March 15th

UPDATE: Weekend Weather

March 15, 2013

It won’t be quite as warm this weekend as it was on Friday, but it still won’t be too bad! Highs will be in the lower 60s both Saturday and Sunday. There will be an increase in cloud cover late Saturday afternoon, but that cloud cover will depart by Sunday afternoon. We’ll have generally north winds all day Saturday and part of Sunday before they shift to the south Sunday afternoon.

NEWS: Xcel Energy seeking additional wind resources

March 15, 2013

AMARILLO, Texas – Xcel Energy’s Southwestern Public Service Company (SPS) is seeking proposals for additional wind energy resources as a component of its resource planning process.

Through this solicitation, SPS is requesting proposals for wind generation resources that could begin delivery to SPS on or after January 1, 2014 (but no later than December 31, 2015) and that would be contracted through a power purchase agreement.

The complete bid package will be available on Monday, March 18 at www.xcelenergy.com. Bids will be accepted until 5 p.m. CDT on Friday, April 12.

NEWS: Council passes first reading of synthetic drug ordinance

March 15, 2013

The Borger City Council passed a first reading on an ordinance banning synthetic drugs in the city limits. To read more on this story, see the weekend edition of the Borger News-Herald.

March 12th

PHOTO: Texas Panhandle beauty captured

March 12, 2013

Long time photographer, Don Rice, captured this beautiful sunset just outside of Borger. Whether it's snapping a picture of a building, a person, or a sunset, he always gets it just right.

The Borger Bullodogs boys basketball team recently took second at the Vernon tournament. See...
The Borger Bulldogs took care of the Demons on the road tonight, 64-49. See results in Wednesday...
The Borger Lady Bulldogs dropped their game on the road Tuesday night to Dumas, 58-42. See results...

 

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