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March 1st

UPDATE FROM BPD: Three arrested at D&D Amusement

March 1, 2013

At around 12:30 PM on March 1, 2013, a compliance check was conducted at D&D Amusement located at 1320 S. Florida.
The investigation, conducted by the Borger Police Department with the assistance of the Borger Fire Marshal’s Office and the Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Office, resulted in the arrest of Joel Micah Brown (42) for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 >= 1g < 4g in a Drug Free Zone; Joshua Allan Land (36) for Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 >= 1g < 4g in a Drug Free Zone; and Tommie Ann Tijerina (29) for Possession of Marijuana < 2oz.

BREAKING: Police rope off D&D Amusement

March 1, 2013

Earlier this afternoon, Borger Police Department and detectives roped off D&D Amusement on Florida St. We are awaiting further word from authorities, and will keep you posted as news develops.

February 28th

STORY: K2: the personal effects

February 28, 2013

For one local young man, the use of the drug K2 almost cost him his life.
Brandon Gibbs shared his story to kick off the town hall meeting held Thursday night at Borger High School on the issue of synthetic drugs. He said he wanted to educate people on the dangers and what such drugs can do to people.
“I want to give all the glory to God that I’m here and that I can give my testimony today, because I really shouldn’t be here,” he said. “I really shouldn’t be alive right now.”

NEWS: Save the Date for the Community Health Fair

February 28, 2013

The community-wide Health Fair will be held on April 12th on the Frank Phillips College Campus in the Access and Innovation Building. The Health Fair committee urges each citizen and business to mark this date on their calendar and make an effort to attend to gain knowledge on health, safety and wellness practices and take part in various screenings that will be offered.

Bayless brothers to be named to BISD Honor Wall

February 28, 2013

Two brothers who have made great contributions to the world of the arts will be named to the Borger ISD Honor Wall this Saturday.
John Bayless and Daniel Bayless will be honored in a special ceremony, set for 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013, in the auditorium foyer at Borger High School.
John is a 1971 graduate of Borger High School and was born here. He started playing piano by ear at the age of four. His mother, who was a singer and musician, was his first teacher. His childhood heroes were Leonard Bernstein and Liberace.

Town hall meeting set for tonight at BHS

February 28, 2013

Tonight is the night.
The town hall meeting pertaining to the synthetic drug issue will be held at Borger High School to accommodate the large crowd that is expected for the event. The event time is 6:30 p.m. this evening. The meeting will be a time of discussion and information for local citizens about the problem of synthetic drugs and what is being done at the federal and state levels.

NEWS: Borger Chamber Plans Activities for the Year

February 28, 2013

The Borger Chamber of Commerce Board recently met to make plans for the upcoming year. Residents are encouraged to take note of these major event dates and make calendar plans ahead of time to take part in these events.

REPORT: Hutchinson County Sheriff's Office

February 28, 2013

2-27-13 Collice Price was arrested on felony warrant #10927 – Theft Prop>=$1500<$20k and two out of county warrants.

February 27th

NEWS: Don't get rounded up

February 27, 2013

Have a warrant? Well, this Friday is the last day to take care of them or you will be found and taken into custody.
If warrants are not taken care of by Friday officers will go to door-to-door to homes and workplaces and placing people for unattended warrants under arrest, who then will see the judge the next morning
This event is known at the Great Texas Warrant Round Up, which comes once each year through the Texas enforcement and municipal courts.

Borger Chamber of Commerce seeks Citizen of the Year nomination

February 27, 2013

It is time for Borger to select a Citizen of the Year. For 22 years the Borger Chamber of Commerce has honored a local citizen by selecting them as Citizen of the Year. The general public is encouraged to submit nominations for this award. A nominee may be from an organization or from the community at large.

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