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July 14th

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.

Source 
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.
 

Source 
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.

Source 
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.

Source 
Borger News Herald

Nikkinen is new Sanford secretary

July 10, 2014

The City of Sanford has a new face in a familiar place. Lesley Nikkinen was welcomed in as the new city secretary this week .
Nikkinen has lived in the Sanford area for about a year and previously lived in Tampa, Florida for 36 years prior to moving to Sanford.
Nikkinen said her new career was a result of a chance meeting with a local resident.
“I met someone through  the Elks Lodge.” she stated.

Source 
Borger News Herald

July 9th

Stinnett blood drive scheduled for July 14

July 9, 2014

You may just be a prick of a needle away from saving a life. At least, that is what the residents of Stinnett are hoping as they gear up for their annual blood drive.
Coffee Memorial Blood Center will be in Stinnett next week to as part of its blood drive efforts. CMBC officials are encouraging all Hutchinson County residents give the gift of life, and donate blood. All blood types are needed, CMBC officials said.
The City of Stinnett drive is scheduled for July 14, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 801 Main Street in the Community Center.
 

Source 
Borger News Herald

Annual Casey Aylor Memorial fund-raiser to be held on July 19

July 9, 2014

Hutchinson County residents should get ready to rev up your engines for a good cause. The 2014 Casey Aylor Memorial Motorcycle Ride is just a few weeks away! The Casey Aylor Memorial Motorcycle Ride is scheduled to be held on Saturday, July 19.

Source 
Borger News Herald

July 8th

HC3 drive set for July 26

July 8, 2014

The Hutchinson County Crisis Center is set to host its annual telethon in the coming days. This year’s telethon will help fight against all sorts of physical and mental abuse by auctioning off various items donated from organizations and local citizens.
The telethon is held once a year to raise needed funds for the HC3 program and to help child and adult victims of sexual assault and family violence.
According to HC3 director Norma Luginbyhl, “Hutchinson County is above state average on child abuse.”  

Source 
Borger News Herald

GPCH to get 2 new physicians in August

July 8, 2014

Golden Plains Community Hospital CEO Kevin Storey announced the Borger hospital would begin offering a new service to local residents in August the hospitalist program. Storey made the announcement at the Hutchinson County Health District board meeting on Monday.
According to Storey,  GPCH will be offering a hospitalist program beginning in August as a way to make its medical care even better.
 

Source 
Borger News Herald

 

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