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Tomorrow is the day to come out and give blood!
The Borger Community Blood Drive is set to take place from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Union Hall here in Borger, located at 111 East Coolidge.
All eligible donors who present to donate will receive a M*A*S*H* 2013 shirt in appreciation for giving the gift of life.
A photo ID or donor card is required, and donors must be at least 17 years of age to participate.
Those wishing to make an appointment can call 331-8800 or 1-877-574-8800. However, walk-ins are also welcome.
The Borger City Council has approved the issuance of $3 million in bonds that will be used to take care of various projects throughout the City of Borger. Watch Thursday's paper for the full story.
After another frigid morning, temperatures will struggle to get back to the freezing mark (32Â°) this afternoon. Weâ€™ll have some clouds around in the morning morning before the decrease as the day wears on. The wind will be light, blowing from the northeast and east between 5 and 15 mph.
The Borger City Council will be acting on the issuance of bonds at its upcoming meeting.
The meeting is set for 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, in the city council chambers of Borger City Hall, 600 North Main.
The council will consider and act on the following:
A public meeting regarding sports construction projects, along with several items of business, is on the agenda for the PSPCISD board of trustees this evening.
The Plemons-Stinnett-Phillips CISD board will meet this evening at 6:30 p.m. in the West Texas High School Commons.
A public meeting will be held at 7 p.m. to provide information concerning possible future construction projects and to seek input from the community.
The presenter will be PBK Sports and Specialized Public Finance, Inc.
As the Hutchinson County Republican Women prepare to install officers for another year, they will also be welcoming a special speaker at their upcoming meeting.
Brigadier General L. Dale Hoover, Jr. will be the featured speaker at the HCRW Republican Rally and Installation of Officers, set for Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Dakeâ€™s Restaurant, located at 718 North Main in Borger.
A Meet and Greet will be held at 6:30 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7 p.m.
Chance Welch will continue to remain at the helm of the Borger Independent School District for the foreseeable future.
At its regular meeting Thursday evening, the Borger ISD board of trustees offered Welch a five-year contract that will run from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2018. The decision was made following an executive session.
Welch said he values the opportunity to continue his service to Borger ISD.
The $645,000 goal was missed just slightly, but the $641,853.06 raised by Hutchinson Countians for the Hutchinson County United Way is still impressive - very.
â€śI canâ€™t tell you how much I appreciate all you do,â€ť said United Way Director Julie Winters at yesterdayâ€™s Celebration Luncheon held at Graced Land East. â€śEvery charitable organization in our county will benefit from your generosity.â€ť
Agrium took the Industry Challenge and Cornerstone awards with 97% employee participation for a total of $43,113.
With the recent violent incident in Newtown, Conn., on the mind of many people, the President of the United States is considering some serious action.
On Wednesday, vice-president Joe Biden said that President Barack Obama intends to take serious action on gun control even if it means going around Congress and issuing executive orders to do so. He said the president will act.
Gas prices have dropped at Lowe's in Fritch! Kevin Keener, manager of Lowe's Supermarket in Fritch, said his boss instructed him to drop the wholesale price of gas to $2.89.