Archive - 2014 - News Article
FRITCH - For Mary McFarling, the official unveiling of the veterans’ monument at the Fritch City Park on Saturday afternoon was a dream come true. The men and women who served the country, including her late husband, Col. J.L. McFarling, finally had something that honor them.
A Flag Day service will be held at the Borger Elks Lodge, 200 Opal, on Saturday, June 14, at 2 p.m.
A DeSoto man shot himself during a traffic stop about 50 miles south of Borger in Armstrong County on Wednesday. According to information from the Texas Department of Public Safety, a tense highway standoff on U.S. Highway 287 ended when the driver turned a handgun on himself. The incident forced law enforcement officials to close part of Highway 287.
The Plainsmen Council at Frank Phillips College is pleased to announce the winners of the college’s recent logo, mascot, and slogan contest. Each winner received $250.
The winning slogan, “Right For You. Right Here. Right From The Start.”, was submitted by Bryant Manning of Amarillo. Bryant is Assistant Professor of English and Director of Preparatory Education at FPC.
As a small business owner, Margaret Herba knows how hard it is to get her products noticed. At times, it can be extremely difficult to market good.
That could all change soon if Herba, the owner of Memaw’s Treasure Chest in Borger, has her way.
When Tyler Whatley, Christie Arnall, Josh Reneau and Jared Thomas came up with the idea of staging a benefit concert for the victims of the Fritch wildfire, they only wanted to help in whatever little way they could.
On Tuesday afternoon, that help was bigger than any of them ever dreamed. The group presented the United Way with a donation of $23,000.
The Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board and the Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research (TIAER) invite residents in the Dixon Creek watershed to a public meeting to discuss the findings from the Recreational Use Attainability Analysis (RUAA) project conducted on Dixon Creek. The meeting will be held June 12 at the Borger City Hall.
The Borger City Council approved the transfer of three lots in the downtown section of the city on Tuesday evening, giving it ownership of parking lots the municipality already maintains. The three lots were transferred from the Borger Economic Development Corporation.
A Hutchinson County man was killed on Friday evening, May 30, in an accident in Borger.
According the Hutchinson County Justice of the Peace Shila Hart, Glen Tanner Farmer, 25, of Borger died from injuries he sustained in an accident when the motorcycle he was operating struck an automobile from the rear at the intersection of 10th Street and Hedgecoke.