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June 16th

Veterans’ memorial unveiled in Fritch City Park

June 16, 2014

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.

June 12th

Flag Day event set for June 14

June 12, 2014

A Flag Day service will be held at the Borger Elks Lodge, 200 Opal, on Saturday, June 14, at 2 p.m.

Driver commits suicide in stop

June 12, 2014

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.

FPC announces winners of logo, mascot contests

June 12, 2014

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.
 

June 11th

Local flea market planned for June 21

June 11, 2014

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.

Weekend concert nets $23,000 for wildfire relief

June 11, 2014

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.

June 4th

Dixon Creek meeting set for June 12

June 4, 2014

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.

City OKs transfer of lots from BEDC

June 4, 2014

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.

June 2nd

Local man dies in wreck

June 2, 2014

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.

I did it!

June 2, 2014

The Borger Lady Bulldog wrestling team had a great showing in Amarillo recently. Borger competed...
The Lady Bulldogs traveled to Canadian on Tuesday night to take on the Lady Wildcats. See results...
The Frank Phillips Plainsmen took care of Wayland Baptist Jv in Plainview Monday afternoon, 121-64...

 

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