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July 17th

Rootin’, Tootin’ Good Ol’ Time Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Posse set to saddle up for 57th annual rodeo

July 17, 2014

TOMMY WELLS
The Borger News-Herald

Better get ready to dust off those boots and hats, ya’ll. It’s rodeo time in Hutchinson County.
Well, at least for the youngsters, it is.
The Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo Association will be hosting its 57th Annual rodeo this Saturday at the HCSP Arena. The arean is located at the of Bulldog Blvd.

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Borger News Herald

July 16th

Rotarians aid wildfire relief with donation to United Way

July 16, 2014

No one can ever say the Borger Rotary Club doesn’t put its money where its mouth is.

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Borger News Herald

Council OKs $14.7 million bids for wells

July 16, 2014

The Northwest Well Field moved another step closer to becoming a reality on Tuesday afternoon when the Borger City Council voted to approve a pair of bid recommendatuons for water project. And the good news is it won’t cost taxpayers as much as expected.

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Borger News Herald

July 15th

Frank Phillips College nets $242,646 grant from state

July 15, 2014

David Carr, Dean of Career and Technology at Frank Phillips College, learned last month that Susan Combs, Texas Comptroller of Accounts, has awarded the college a Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) grant in the amount of $242,646.
Area employers who actively supported FPC’s grant request to the Texas Comptroller of Accounts include North Plains Electric Cooperative; Chevron Phillips Chemical, LP; and Hilmar Cheese.

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Borger News Herald

July 14th

VVA helps WWII vet recover lost medals

July 14, 2014

FRITCH - When members of the Vietnam Veterans Association’s Chapter 404 learned that Leroy George had lost all of the medals he had earned while serving his country in World War II in the May 11 wildfire, they knew something had to be done.
So they did it.

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Borger News Herald

Guymon Youth Force helping making a difference in the lives of wildfire victims in Fritch

July 14, 2014

Sometimes it’s the youngest people in the world who can make the biggest difference in someone’s life, and that is exactly what a group of Oklahoma youngsters ranging from ages 12-18 from all over the state are doing.
Most of the groups participating with the Guymon Youth Force have been going to Fritch, according to Jacque Anderson.

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Borger News Herald

July 12th

Water levels up 7 feet at Meredith

July 12, 2014

Thanks to large amounts of rain in the Texas Panhandle area, Lake Meredith’s water levels have risen a large amount. According to Kent Satterwhite, general manager of The Canadian River Municipal Water Authority, Lake Meredith has gained about 7 feet in depth over the past 30 days. Since the water levels have risen, CRMWA officials have decided the lake is capable of supplying water to the region. CRMWA began pulling a small amount ofwater from the lake on Friday to supply and conserve water from the Ogallala Aquifer.

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Borger News Herald

July 11th

Cummings to speak at HCHM show

July 11, 2014

The Hutchinson County Historical Museum is once again flaunting the art of quilting to the public. Only this time it comes from a man’s point of view.
Archie Cummings will make his appearance at HCHM Quilt Show this Sunday. He will give a presentation on his thoughts about quilting beginning at 2 p.m.
 

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Borger News Herald

Phillips High alumni kick off annual reunion this weekend

July 11, 2014

There will be plenty of familiar faces in Hutchinson County this weekend. They may look a little older than some remember, but they’re back to celebrate the black.
The Blackhawks, that is.
More than 300 Phillips High School alumni, teachers and school officials will converge on Borger and Stinnett to participate in the Phillips Alumni Association’s school reunion. The event is scheduled to run through Saturday, and will include the 50th reunion of the PHS Class of 1964.

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Borger News Herald

July 10th

PCS to help locals with healthcare needs

July 10, 2014

TOMMY WELLS
The Borger News-Herald

Panhandle Community Services was recently awarded a grant to help people in the Texas panhandle to apply for health care through the Affordable Care Act and the Market Place.

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Borger News Herald
FPC Girls Basketball team named All-Academic Team....see sports for more.
  The Future Lady Bulldog Basketball Camp will be held on July 14th through the 17th. 
The dates: June 16 -19, cost is Baseball camp: $80, and Softball hitting clinic $40. Call 806-681-...

 

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