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July 11th, 2015
The Lake Meredith Aquatic and Wildlife Museum in Fritch (101 N Robey Ave) will be concluding it's exhibition of landscape art today, meaning this is the last opportunity for locals to stop by and see some of the breathtaking paintings and artistic works of local artist, Betty Rusk. For those interested, Rusk herself will be at the showcase untill noon today to meet visitors, chat, and answer questions.
Borger's City Hall (600 N Main Street) will play host to a special presentation this evening on wildfire preparation from 7-9 p.m. While it might seem silly to worry about wildfire after recieving roughly 2 inches of rain in one night, officials urge citizens to remember that while plants are big and green today, that only means they'll be big and dry later this year.
Borger's City Council is scheduled to meet in regular session tonight at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. As usual a range of items are listed on the agenda, but those familiar with the town's Youth Advisory Council can take note of planned action regarding the organization's leadership and expenses. Full details on the meeting's outcome and action taken will be featured in the Wednesday edition of the paper, but locals are still encouraged to attend, especially if they'd like to bring local matters to the attention of the council.
Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix breaks down where big name NBA free agents like LaMarcus Aldridge, Paul Millsap, Greg Monroe, Danny Green, Tyson Chandler and Rajon Rondo might end up.
The Hutchinson County Library was evacuated on Tuesday morning around 9:30 a.m.after a section of the clubroom wall collapsed. No one was hurt.
The Borger Animal Shelter has plenty of dogs and cats just waiting for a great home!
The Commissioners of Hutchinson County have seen some pressure recently to move forward with the drawn out process of designing and organizing renovations for the county jail. Both the Sheriff's Department and Commissioners themselves have expressed impatience at the delays thus far, but tomorrow morning at 9:30 a.m. a decision will finally come to vote.
Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix and Luke Winn explain which moves they liked following the 2015 NBA draft, and which moves left them scratching their heads.
Thousands of people turned out for the very first edition of CatCon Los Angeles. Attendees donned cat ears, lined up to shake paws with celebrity felines, and fawned over cat-centric arts, crafts and products.
Four members of the local media were honored by the Borger Independent School District and TASB (Texas Association of School Boards) on Thursday, June 11 at the regular June board meeting for their fair, accurate and balanced reporting. (left to right) BISD Superintendent Chance Welch, Borger News Herald reporter Sharon Castleberry, Borger News Herald sports writer Evan Hays, KQTY Station Manager George Grover, and BISD Board Member Les Sharp. (Not pictured Borger News Herald photographer Don Rice)