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January 22nd

NEWS: Animals can’t be sold, given away on public property

January 22, 2013

It is against the law to sell or give away animals on public property.
According to Animal Control supervisor Betsy Parks citizens cannot sell animals or even give them away on public priorities such as street corners, off of right-of-ways, school properties, parking lots (this included Wal-Mart parking lot) etc.
For more information on this story, pick up a copy of Tuesday's edition of the Borger News-Herald.

January 21st

NEWS: Borger police arrest citizen on drug charges

January 21, 2013

Borger police arrested Charles Colby Griffin, 25, on Jan. 15, 2013 for for Delivery of a Controlled Substance; Methamphetamines; in an amount Greater than Four Grams but Less than Two Hundred Grams, which is a Felony of the First Degree. The Felony can and may result in a Punishment by Imprisonment in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Prison System for Life or any term not more than 99 years or less than 5 years, as well as a fine not to exceed $10,000.00.
For more on this story, pick up a copy of Monday's edition of the Borger News-Herald.

UPDATE: Borger hotel receives great honor

January 21, 2013

A Borger hotel has received a special honor.
Borger Ambassador Inn was named the 14th Top Bargain in the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice awards.
To read more, pick up a copy of today's edition of the Borger News-Herald.

January 18th

UPDATE: Borger community blood drive a success!

January 18, 2013

The Coffee Memorial Blood Center reported 104 donations from the Borger Community Blood Drive held Thursday at the Union Hall in Borger.

UPDATE: Weekend Weather

January 18, 2013

As temperatures continue to climb to unseasonably warm levels, the weekend is shaping up to a be a good one to spend outdoors! High temperatures are expected to climb into the lower 60s today! Expect mostly sunny skies all day long. Here’s the clincher … The wind will be MUCH lighter than it was yesterday. We’ll start the day with a light west wind, and end up with only a light northeasterly breeze by late day.

BREAKING NEWS: crews respond to fire north of refinery.

January 18, 2013

Area fire crews responded to a fire call Thursday evening north of the refinery.
Yesterday afternoon around 7 p.m., Borger Fire Department was dispatched to a fire north of the Conoco Phillips refinery. The call reported smoke in a creek bottom.
According to Hutchinson County Fire Marshal Danny Richards the fire was in a spot to where it made it difficult for the Fire department to reach it.
"The creek bottom was nothing but mud and wet sand. Several fire trucks got stuck," said Richards.

January 17th

UPDATE: Thursday Weather

January 17, 2013

We’ll wake up to sub-freezing temperatures again this morning, but by midday temperatures will be on their way back up into the upper 40s to mid 50! It should be a fairly pleasant day with only a light breeze from the northwest in the morning, and the southeast in the afternoon around 5-15 mph. Overhead we expect to see mostly sunny to partly cloudy conditions.

REPORT: Hutchinson County Sheriff's Office

January 17, 2013

· 1-14-13 Deputies arrested Aaron Ferguson on a Potter County warrant for DWI 2nd
· 1-14-13 Deputies responded to Boyd Dr in Fritch for public service
· 1-15-13 Deputies arrested Noah Moore on warrant #38903 for the offense of Probation Violation – DWI
· 1-15-13 Deputies took a report of credit card/debit card abuse
To find out what other incidents were handled by the sheriff's office, pick up a copy of Thursday's edition of the Borger News-Herald.

UPDATE: Borger council approves issuance of $3 million in bonds

January 17, 2013

The Borger City Council approved the issuance of $3 million in bonds that will go toward the following projects:
•Roosevelt Street Improvements
•McGee, Fifth, and Austin Street Drainage
•Johnson Park Youth Center Slides and Rock Wall
•Vehicle Service Center Addition
•Concrete Railroad Crossings
•Weatherly Street Parking Lot
•Police and Fire Station Renovations
•Tenth Street and Gateway Circle Improvements
To find out more about these projects in detail, pick up a copy of Thursday's edition of the Borger News-Herald.

January 16th

NOTICE: SFISD board to meet Thursday evening

January 16, 2013

Sanford-Fritch ISD will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. in the SFISD Administration Building Board Room, 540 Eagle Blvd.

The Borger Lady Bulldog wrestling team had a great showing in Amarillo recently. Borger competed...
The Lady Bulldogs traveled to Canadian on Tuesday night to take on the Lady Wildcats. See results...
The Frank Phillips Plainsmen took care of Wayland Baptist Jv in Plainview Monday afternoon, 121-64...

 

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