Archive - 2014 - News Article
Nurses and health care staff hold a rally in support of their colleagues Nina Pham and Amber Vinson, who are now in treatment after contracting the Ebola virus, outside the Texas Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas October 17, 2014. Dallas nurse Nina Pham, the first American to contract Ebola in the U.S., was discharged from the National Institutes of Health hospital in Bethesda this morning with no sign of the virus left in her system. Six other Americans have been infected while working in Ebola-affected countries in West Africa, but zero Americans have died.
On Nov. 1, the Spring Creek ISD Board of Trustees will be having a special election which allows the voters in Spring Creek ISD to decide to raise the tax rate to $1.12 or leave it at $1.04.
Red Ribbon Week at Borger High School Oct. 27-31
The 9th Annual Hutchinson County Veterans Appreciation Diinner will be Saturday, Nov. 1, at 6 p.m. at the Borger Elks Lodge
Dr. Craig Spencer, the latest person infected with Ebola in the U.S., is in stable condition while being treated in isolation in New York. Meanwhile, nurse Nina Pham has been released after surviving the virus
The 2014-2015 United Way campaign is well underway.
"Our goal is $650,000. Through our work place rallies, we have bought in pledges of just over $76,000 to date," commented Julie Winters, Executive Director of the Hutchinson County United Way.
The National Park Service recently held a Star Gazing party at Alibates. Many area residents came to observe the stars in the night sky. Alibates is a great place to hike, star gaze, and learn about the flint that is found only in the Alibates area.
Don Rice captured the partial solar eclipse on Thursday. The next solar eclipse will occur in about three years, and it will be a more dramatic and rare occurance.
The 4th grade Crockett Book Munchers meet every Wednesday to discuss a book that they are all reading. The book for this six weeks, Benjamin Franklinstein Lives, is a hit with all the kids!
Mrs. Garcia invites everyone to come to the Scholastic Book Fair. The books will be on display from Oct. 27-31. The community may come on Oct. 27 and Oct. 28 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m.