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February 18th

UPDATE #3: Grass fire north of Stinnett now mainly under control

February 18, 2014

A grass fire is currently raging at the Turkey Track Ranch, approximately 15 miles northeast of Stinnett. According to Danny Richards, Hutchinson County's Chief Emergency Services Coordinator, the fire has currently consumed approximately 200-300 acres of land.

Emergency crews from Hutchinson County, Stinnett, Borger, Fritch, Skellytown, Spearman, the Crutch Ranch, Big Creek Ranch, and the Parks Service are all on-scene attempting to help control the blaze.

Mac Thornberry visits Borger

February 18, 2014

Mac Thornberry visits Borger. Read all about it in tomorrows paper.

February 17th

Canadian River Bridge Wreck

February 17, 2014

The Borger News Herald is waiting to hear from DPS about the accident that happened Saturday night along the Canadian River Bridge. Updates will be in the paper as soon as we get them.

February 14th

Kids Thoughts on What Valentine's Day means to them

February 14, 2014

Be sure and get todays paper to find out what Valentine's Day means to the kids at Borger ISD.

February 12th

Column: The Importance of Teaching Reality

February 12, 2014

“We are surrounded by endless forms, most beautiful and most wonderful, and it is no accident, but the direct consequence of evolution by non-random natural selection - the only game in town, the greatest show on Earth.”

As decriminalization efforts continue; cannabis discussion begins in Texas

February 12, 2014

 

Since the bursting of the housing bubble in 2006 and the following failures of many major U.S. financial institutions, Americans have been frantic in trying to find some way to save the suffering economy. Only now are we beginning to realize that the answer may’ve been right in front of us the entire time.

 

February 11th

"Plant-Effect" snowfall affects Borger

February 11, 2014

It was hard not to notice the drastic differences in Sunday’s snowfall throughout various parts of town. With some areas receiving only a light frosting, and others a downfall of several inches, one might wonder what the cause is for this seemingly picky blizzard. The Borger News-Herald contacted KVII News Channel 7 Meteorologist Brian James to find the answer.

According to James, the reason for the snow’s behavior lies in two factors: local plants such as the Agrium nitrogen production plant and wind direction.

February 7th

Borger Police, State Troopers, DEA raid Borger residence; investigation ongoing

February 7, 2014

Local Police, State Troopers, and Federal Agents have siezed suspected drug money and vehicles from a Borger residence in an ongoing operation.

On Wednesday, February 5, 2014 Federal DEA agents, state DPS agents, and Borger Police Department officers conducted a raid in Borger where Captain Anthony Griffin of the BPD says the three agencies, including the Borger Police Department K-9 Unit, moved on a residence believed to be used by a Mexican drug trafficking organization.

February 5th

Singing Bulldog performs at Super Bowl Borger Choral Arts department represented on world-wide stage

February 5, 2014

Sunday, in front of a world-wide television audience and packed football stadium, the Borger Choral Arts Department was represented during the national anthem prior to the Super Bowl 48 football game by a former Singing Bulldog, Casey Elliott.
Elliott is currently serving in the Navy and sings and conducts for the Navy Sea Chanters.
Elliott, of the Borger High School class of 1998, was a three-year All-State Competitor and UIL State Competition Soloist. She went on to sing at Texas tech and was also a vocal student of the late Rosemarie Scott.

GOLDEN PLAINS HOME CARE Named as a Top Agency of the 2013 HomeCare Elite

February 5, 2014

BORGER, TX, FEBRUARY 3, 2014 GOLDEN PLAINS HOME CARE today announced that it has been named a Top Agency of the 2013 HomeCare Eliteâ„¢, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. Now in its eighth year, the HomeCare Elite identifies the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified agencies and highlights the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall.

The Borger Bulldogs boys basketball team cruised past San Jacinto earlier this week, 64-52. The win...
The Borger Bulldogs basketball team will play here in Borger Tuesday night against San Jacinto....
The Borger Bulldogs basketball team dropped their home contest to Hereford Friday night, 65-56. See...

 

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