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November 9th

Former city worker indicted after brutal assault on Borger official

November 9, 2013

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.

November 8th

Oil Rig Explosion North of Stinnett

November 8, 2013

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.

Edit: 5:52pm
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.

Borger Elks' Veterans Appreciation Dinner Saturday Night

November 8, 2013

The Borger Elks' Veterans Appreciation Dinner will be Saturday night with doors opening at 5pm and ceremonies will begin at 6pm.

November 7th

Homecoming Parade

November 7, 2013

Homecoming Nominees

November 7, 2013

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

Borger ISD Pep-rally

November 7, 2013

Homecoming pep-rally will be held at the Tex Hanna Gym immediately following the parade.

Barent McCool

November 7, 2013

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
and Innovation.

November 5th

Shop Borger

November 5, 2013

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.

Streets are slick be careful

November 5, 2013

Please be careful while driving. The streets are slick.


November 5, 2013

Poling Places
Precinct 11 Faith Covenant Chuch 1501 S. Florida Borger, Texas

Precinct 14 & 23 Fairlanes Baptist Church 3000 Fairlanes Blvd. Borger, Texas

Precinct 21 Fritch School Admin Bldg. 540 Eagle Blvd. Fritch, Texas

Precinct 31 & 41 WTHS Commons Room 600 Stward Ave. Stinnett, Texas

Precinct 33 & 42 Borger School Admin Blgd. 200 E. 9th St. Borger, Texas

The Borger cross country teams competed at the Rebel Run in Amarill this past Saturday. See full...
The Borger Bulldogs football team had a tough night at Bulldog Stadium losing to Perryton 44-19....
The 2015 West Texas Comanche football team.


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