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June 8th, 2012

Council approves SRO program agreement

June 8, 2012

The City of Borger plans to continue providing a school resource officer program for the Borger Independent School District.
During its regular meeting Tuesday, the Borger City Council approved an interlocal agreement between BISD and the City of Borger for the 2012/2013 School Resource Officer Program.
Eddie Edwards, Borger City Manager, said the school district and city have a long history of cooperation in regards to the SRO program.

June 7th

Borger Police Report

June 7, 2012

Borger Police Report
June 5, 2012

900 block of North Florida – alarm
300 block of North Main – alarm
500 block of North Circle – alarm
1100 block of Sterling – report of disturbance
Allsup’s-Florida & 6th – followup
300 block of South Cedar – report of traffic accident
Grand and Main – report of lost/found property
1100 block of Illinois – followup
500 block of South Main, Stinnett – investigation
1300 block of West Wilson – report of suspicious vehicle
800 block of Monroe – followup
300 block of South Hedgecoke – traffic escort
Sandstone – followup

Land annexation for new Wal-Mart almost complete

June 7, 2012

The land annexation for a new Wal-Mart Supercenter in Borger is close to completion.
During its regular meeting Tuesday, the Borger City Council acted to introduce an ordinance that will annex a 16.361 acre tract of land in Section 23, Block Y, Arnold and Barrett-Morris & Cummings Survey.
The final reading of this ordinance will take place at the council’s next regular meeting, set for June 19.
The council also acted to approve the rezoning of the entire tract of land, which is 19.773 acres, from estate agricultural to commercial.

HCHM welcomes new volunteer

June 7, 2012

The Hutchinson County Historical Museum welcomes a new volunteer.
Sandra Hilbert is the newest volunteer at the museum.
Hilbert has been a part of the museum for many years and is now working at the front desk greeting visitors and helping to label artifacts on Mondays.
Born and raised in Borger, Sandra, her husband Harvey, their son Mark and daughter Christy were all born at North Plains Hospital in July.
Hilbert grew up in Borger and her husband grew up in Phillips. They met at Frank Phillips College, where she later graduated from and serves on the Board of Regents.

RFL reflects a “fight back” attitude

June 7, 2012

With the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Hutchinson County just around the corner, participants are going into the event with a “fight back” attitude.
This “celebration of life” brings the community together in an effort to fight cancer and symbolizes the fight that patients face after they are diagnosed with the disease.
RFL is an overnight team effort to raise funds for American Cancer Society’s programs and services. According to Cathy Phillips, RFL co-chair for Hutchinson County, cancer does not stop when the sun goes down.

June 6th

Borger Police Report

June 6, 2012

Borger Police Report

June 4, 2012
1300 block of Hemlock-House/Busn Check
300 block of Santa Fe-Disturbance
1100 block of Illinois-Prowler
1300 block of Hemlock-House/Busn Check
700 block of Missouri-Parking Complaint
600 block of Weatherly-Lost/Found Property
300 block of S. Hedgecoke-Escort-Traffic
700 block of O’Daniel-Welfare Check
600 block of Weatherly-Followup
500 block of S.Main (Stinnett)-Escort-Traffic
Cloverleaf Intersection-Accident-Traffic
1200 block of Wisconsin-Assault
Cedar Street-Harassment
900 block of S. Florida-Followup
200 block of Elise-Followup

High Plains Helping Hand gets a special visit!

June 6, 2012

The High Plains Food Bank food truck made a stop in Borger two weeks ago.
Amarillo’s High Plains Food Bank, a non-profit organization that collects and distributes donated surplus food to agencies in the Texas Panhandle, delivered a lot of “freebies” and food to High Plains Helping Hand of Borger. These are items donated from area grocers such as fruits and vegetables, milk and eggs, breads and sweets and other items.

Indictment returned in drug ring

June 6, 2012

There have been new developments in a case involving an area drug ring.
A 23-count indictment was returned Tuesday by a federal grand jury in Amarillo, Texas, that charges eight residents of the Texas panhandle with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine, and other substantive felony drug offenses, announced U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldaña of the Northern District of Texas.

June 5th

Officials cracking down on wire burning

June 5, 2012

County officials are cracking down on wire burning.
According to Hutchinson County Fire Marshal Danny Richards, wire burning pollutes the air with toxic fumes. In order to keep the air clear from pollution, county officials will enforce laws more regularly from the Health and Safety Code of Texas as a deterrent to copper thieves. The Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Office, Fire Marshal’s Office, and County Attorney have joined together with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to stop wire burning and decrease theft.

Borger EMS puts new ambulance into service

June 5, 2012

Borger EMS has officially put a new ambulance in service.
Mike Barter, director of the EMS, said the ambulance is a new 2012 Chevy diesel, and is manufactured by Wheelcoach, the largest ambulance manufacturer in the United States.
He said the ambulance is replacing the old 2003 model with 183,000 miles on it. The new ambulance has LED lights, which are brighter and will have less stress on the motor.

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