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March 12th

EVENT: 55th Annual Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast

March 12, 2013

The Kiwanis Club of Borger is excited to announce their 55th Annual Pancake Breakfast this year.
It will be held Saturday, April 6th from 6:00am until noon (for you late risers!). It will be at the Frank Phillips College cafeteria, and tickets are $6.00 for all you can eat pancakes with butter and syrup (sugar free option available. Bacon, sausage, coffee, milk, and orange juice will also be served.
Come out and enjoy this scrumptious event!

March 8th

Chamber ambassadors, board members begin Project Thank You

March 8, 2013

Chamber Ambassadors and board members recently began this year's 'Project Thank You' to show appreciation to members for their support. Three years ago the Chamber of Commerce began this program to focus it's energy once each year toward reminding members how important their support is to the organization. Chamber board members and chamber ambassadors are busily delivering this year's Plan of Work, Chamber Stationary, and Chamber Memo Clips along with a personal banquet invitation to it's valued members.

Matt Jernigan to entertain at chamber banquet

March 8, 2013

A musical comedian specializing in celebrity impressions will be the featured entertainment at this year's Borger Chamber of Commerce banquet.
Matt Jernigan will entertain the crowd at this year's event, which is set for April 4, 2013, at the Borger Community Activity Center on the campus of Frank Phillips College. The banquet is open to the public.
Jernigan is known as an amazing comedy impressionist who hilariously spoofs popular rock, R&B, hip hop, country, and pop stars. With his guitar and talent, he can bring anyone to life on the stage.

UPDATE: Weekend Weather

March 8, 2013

This is not going to be a very nice weekend at all. The wind will be HOWLING on Saturday! Sustained winds of 30-40 mph and wind gusts of 60+ mph are likely. There will be lots of blowing dust and dirt in the air too. Sunday will be colder with highs only in the 40s and the wind will remain strong from the north.

March 7th

NEWS: SPRINGTIME SEES INCREASED ALCOHOL-RELATED TRAFFIC CRASHES ON TEXAS ROADS

March 7, 2013

AUSTIN — Spring – March 1st through May 31st – marks the most dangerous season on Texas roadways for alcohol-related traffic crashes. That’s why the Texas Department of Transportation is reminding motorists to line up a P.A.S.S. – a Person Appointed to Stay Sober – because even “buzzed” driving is drunk driving.

NEWS: Next town hall meeting set on synthetic drug issue

March 7, 2013

The next town hall meeting on the synthetic drug issue is set for 6:30 p.m. April 16, 2013, at Borger High School. Billy Lain of the Fort Bend Probation Office will be the featured speaker. The meeting will be bilingual.

UPDATE: Friday weather

March 7, 2013

We will have a chance for a few showers and thunderstorms later today through tonight, but until then, it will be a mostly cloudy and windy day with highs close to 70°. The wind will blow from the south at 20 to 30 mph. Get ready for one of those REALLY WINDY days Saturday!

March 6th

DPS Increases Spring Break DWI Enforcement

March 6, 2013

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols from March 8 – March 17, one of the most active Spring Break periods in Texas. DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent. The enhanced patrols that target intoxicated drivers are funded through a grant from the Texas Department of Transportation.

AgriLife Extension sponsoring car seat checkup

March 6, 2013

Are your children buckled up correctly? Research shows that more than eight out of ten children's car seats are installed incorrectly!

The Hutchinson County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension is sponsoring a Car Seat Checkup to be held on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fritch Fire Department, 105 S. Hoyne.

Parents are encouraged to bring their child to the event and to know their child's weight and height.

For more information, contact Megan Parr, CEA-FCS, Hutchinson County, at 806-878-4026.

UPDATE: Thursday Weather

March 6, 2013

We only get a brief break in the clouds through the first half of the day today before more clouds roll into the area this afternoon. It will be a breezy and mild day with highs in the lower to middle 70s. The wind will blow from the south at 15 to 25 mph.

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