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June 25th

Rain slows repair work

June 25, 2014

Emergency crews worked through Tuesday afternoon attempting to restore power to hundreds of homes in the Pampa area. When the sun set on their third day of around-the-clock work, repair crews still faced a long road thanks to Mother Nature, according to Excel Energy spokesman Wes Reeves

Volunteers needed at Helping Hands

June 25, 2014

Several volunteers are urgently needed to help at the High Plains Helping hands outlet in Borger. Able-bodied volunteers can work three hours at the outlet and help hundreds of needy residents.
For more information on how to volunteer please call 273-5601 or stop by the office at 517 B Bryan in Borger.
 

June 24th

Donors sought for daughter of WT grad

June 24, 2014

ident is hoping home really is the place where the heart – and marrow – is this weekend. If it is, then Ashley (Phillips) Inselman feels her daughter, Josey, can be a living testament to the people here.

Xcel Energy working to restore power

June 24, 2014

Excel Energy workers have spent much of the past two days attempting to return power to area customers following Sunday’s powerful storms that rolled across the Texas panhandle.
According to Xcel Energy spokesman Wes Reeves, the utility company’s repair crews worked throughout Sunday night and Monday to restore power to customers in Amarillo, Pampa and Borger.

Helping Hands urgently needs a few helping hands

June 24, 2014

For years, the High Plains Helping Hands have helped individuals and families in their time of needs. Now, it is time for a little help to come Helping Hands’ way.
Helping Hands is in urgent need of several volunteers to help the community-aid program serve the area.

June 18th

HCDRF ‘working their way’ through applications

June 18, 2014

FRITCH – Hutchinson County residents wondering where the thousands of dollars that have pouring into the area for wildfire relief can rest at ease. The money is still here … and will start making its way to the people affected by the May 11 wildfire as soon as possible.

BBS looking for return of stolen swan

June 18, 2014

There’s a mystery in Borger. And the result, according to officials at the Borger Bird Sanctuary, could be sad news for one of Borger’s new icons.
Oh where has the new swan gone?
One of the four baby swans that were recently hatched to the adult black swans at the sanctuary was stolen last weekend, according to sanctuary officials. The bird, which was hatched less than three months ago, was taken from the cage on Sunday evening by an unknown subject, who picked the lock on the facility, entered and abducted the baby swan.
 

Fritch voters to decide ‘wet’ issue in Nov.

June 18, 2014

The Fritch City Council took the first step to enabling Fritch voters to determine if they want to remain “dry” or want to become “wet” in the upcoming Nov. 4 election on Tuesday when they unanimously approved a motion for the city clerk to begin the paper work necessary to place the issue on the ballot.

June 17th

Rising from the Ashes

June 17, 2014

FRITCH - The way Carolyn Lash looks at the May 11 wildfire that destroyed more than 220 homes is simple. She didn’t just lose her home, she lost something maybe even more important – her way of living.     
Back in 1999, Lash and her husband, Bill, started a unique hobby – taxidermy.

Xcel powers up ‘Electric Camp’ at FPC

June 17, 2014

Members of 4-H clubs and students interested in agriculture and FFA from across the Panhandle joined with representatives of Xcel Energy and several local dignitaries to participate the start of the annual Electric Camp at Frank Phillips College on Monday. The camp is slated to run through Wednesday.

The Lady Bulldogs lost in three games Tuesday night to Dalhart. See sports section for full results.
The Lady Eagle volleyball team will head to River Road for a district matchup with the Lady...
The Lady Comanches will be back in action Tuesday night against Miami at West Texas High School....

 

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