Archive - 2013 - News Article
Itâ€™s going to be pretty windy around here this weekend with an upper-level storm system passing north of us. Thereâ€™s a very slim chance for a shower or storm Saturday night, but odds are better weâ€™ll stay dry. The clouds will decrease on Sunday, but so will the temperatures. Highs will be in the lower to middle 60s Saturday and lower 50s on Sunday. Winds will be strongest Saturday afternoon at 20-30 mph with gusts of 50+ mph possible.
2-7-13 Kevin Boyd was arrested for possession of controlled substance and driving while license invalid
2-7-13 Deputies responded to a criminal mischief call on Prairie Dr. in Fritch
2-7-13 Deputies responded to a disturbance on Sage Mesa in Fritch at which time Micah Keller was arrest on a felony Parole Violation warrant
The United States Secret Service came to Borger - one agent at least.
Don Savage of the Secret Service was the featured guest at the Borger Rotary Club on Tuesday afternoon. He has been with the service for 10 years, and prior to that he worked as a police officer in Omaha, Neb.
He lives in the Lubbock area with his wife of 21 years and three teenage sons.
2-1-13 Bryan Padilla was transported to BPD on their warrants
2-1-13 Jesse Jake Kerr was arrested for the offense of commitment â€“ Driving while license invalid with previous conviction
2-4-13 Deputies responded to HWY 136 for public service
2-4-13 Deputies responded to an animal cruelty call on FM 2171 in Borger
2-4-13 Beau Brown was arrested on warrant #39,149 for the offense of Probation Violation â€“ DWI
The Hutchinson County Sheriff's Office made an arrest this weekend in Fritch.
According to Hutchinson County Sheriff Don Johnson, a call was made Sunday at 11:15 a.m. with a report stating a white male was entering an empty house on Cowboy Lane, then exiting.
He began to walk south on Railroad ,then west on Biron St. when an officer approached him at the intersection of Longwood and Biron.
Upon contact he was identified as Terry Blankenship.
The suspect put his hand behind his back and dropped a clear class pipe containing one gram of meth.
The Hutchinson County Hospital District Board of Directors will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, in the executive board room of Golden Plains Community Hospital.
The board will be discussing and acting on the signing of a construction contract with Kelly Wood Company. The company will be in charge of construction for the new medical office building.
Action will also be taken on a focused report on Fritch and Stinnett EMS subsidies, the realtor for the sale of the old hospital land, and the new life pack defibrillators. Updates will be given on the last two items.
1-29-13 Deputies responded to a theft call on Main St in Sanford.
2-2-13 Deputies responded to a deadly conduct call on Sara Dr in Stinnett.
2-2-13 Randy G. Blankenship was arrest for driving while license invalid w/ previous conviction and possession of drug paraphernalia.
2-2-13 Kennley Smith was arrest on warrant #39,209 for the offense of probation violation â€“ possession marijuana <2oz.
2-3-13 Terry Blankenship was arrest for possession of controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
With election time coming in May, local entities are making preparations to get ready. The City of Borger is among those making preparations.
The Scholarship Drive for Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 is in full swing and there are funds available for you.
Frank Phillips College has scholarship funds for qualified applicants to attend FPC in Borger, Perryton, Dalhart, Hereford, or Dumas. The General Scholarship Application is located on the Frank Phillips College website at www.fpctx.edu Just click on the scholarship tab, complete the application and submit it online. It is that easy, but donâ€™t miss the deadline of April 15th.
The Hutchinson County Historical Museum will celebrate â€śThe boom, the bust and ten years of dustâ€ť with a look back at the first twenty years of Borger. â€¨Â
On March 10, 2013, at 2 p.m. the museum is presenting a lecture program given by Krissy Scotten, NOAA Warning Coordination meteorologist, who will share current and projected environmental changes and current dust bowl conditions.â€¨Â
For more on this story, pick up a copy of the Friday edition of the Borger News-Herald, on newsstands today.