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July 18th, 2014
Most youngsters who decided to attend a vacation Bible school event expect to spend a few hours learning about Jesus, God and have a little fun. The students signing up for the Fairlanes Baptist Church are certainly aiming to do all of the above - and help out a local family or two out.
Fairlanes Baptist Church officials announced they would be putting a special twist to their upcoming VBS experience, utilizing a new outreach program to help provide aid to a family impacted by the May 11 wildfire that destroyed more than 230 homes at Lake Meredith.
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The Borger News-Herald
Better get ready to dust off those boots and hats, ya’ll. It’s rodeo time in Hutchinson County.
Well, at least for the youngsters, it is.
The Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo Association will be hosting its 57th Annual rodeo this Saturday at the HCSP Arena. The arean is located at the of Bulldog Blvd.
No one can ever say the Borger Rotary Club doesn’t put its money where its mouth is.
The Northwest Well Field moved another step closer to becoming a reality on Tuesday afternoon when the Borger City Council voted to approve a pair of bid recommendatuons for water project. And the good news is it won’t cost taxpayers as much as expected.
David Carr, Dean of Career and Technology at Frank Phillips College, learned last month that Susan Combs, Texas Comptroller of Accounts, has awarded the college a Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) grant in the amount of $242,646.
Area employers who actively supported FPC’s grant request to the Texas Comptroller of Accounts include North Plains Electric Cooperative; Chevron Phillips Chemical, LP; and Hilmar Cheese.
FRITCH - When members of the Vietnam Veterans Association’s Chapter 404 learned that Leroy George had lost all of the medals he had earned while serving his country in World War II in the May 11 wildfire, they knew something had to be done.
So they did it.
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.
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.