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July 18th

BIG Garage Sale

July 18, 2014

2 Family Garage Sale, Corner of South Main & Adams. Friday & Saturday, 8:30-? Come check it out!!

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Borger News Herald

Petition seeks an end to pumping

July 18, 2014

Just how precious is water in West Texas? Evidently, it is so precious some are ready to petition that what is here should stay here.
An online petition has been circulating the Internet since yesterday  in an effort to convince the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority to halt pumping water from Lake Meredith. As of Wednesday evening, the petition had gained 412 e-signatures in a 24-hour time span.
According to the petition, local residents want CRMWA to cease pumping water from the lake in order to preserve the lake’s recent gains.

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Borger News Herald

Fairlanes VBS to benefit wildfire victims

July 18, 2014

Most youngsters who decided to attend a vacation Bible school event expect to spend a few hours learning about Jesus, God and have a little fun. The students signing up for the Fairlanes Baptist Church are certainly aiming to do all of the above - and help out a local family or two out.
Fairlanes Baptist Church officials announced they would be putting a special twist to their upcoming VBS experience, utilizing a new outreach program to help provide aid to a family impacted by the May 11 wildfire that destroyed more than 230 homes at Lake Meredith.

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Borger News Herald

July 17th

UPDATE: Ukraine Pres.: Ukraine Army Didn’t Shoot Plane (VIDEO)

July 17, 2014

UPDATE Ukraine Pres.: Ukraine Army Didn't Shoot Plane.

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Border News Herald

BREAKING NEWS: Malaysia Airlines Plane Crashes Near The Border Of Ukraine (VIDEO)

July 17, 2014

BREAKING NEWS: Malaysia Airlines Plane Crashes Near The Border Of Ukraine

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Border News Herald

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
Two-a-days for football, tennis, soccer, cross country, and volleyball got underways Monday, August...
See sports page for  two-a-days info...
FPC Girls Basketball team named All-Academic Team....see sports for more.

 

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