Archive - News Article
June 15th, 2012
Borger Police Report
Practice Fields-Parking Complaint
800 block of Monroe-Prowler
700 block of W. 10th-Escort-Traffic
500 block of N. Deahl-Followup
Fairlanes Square Apts-Followup
1100 block of Coble-Assault
10th and Main-Warrant Service
200 block of W. 9th-Welfare Check
1100 block of Everest-Burglary/Building
400 block of Union-Narcotics Violation
100 block of Davenport-Harassment
1700 block of Clayton-Followup
100 block of Avalon-Harassment
100 Medical-Warrant Service
First Southern Baptist and Coffee Memorial Blood Center will join together and help local citizens save lives.
The drive will be held June 18, 2012 from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in First Southern Baptist Fellowship Hall, 520 Overland Trail. Every eligible donor who is present to give blood will receive their choice of a free CMBC beach towel, Lifesaver t-shirt or umbrella! (while supplies last).
You must be 17 years or older and a Photo ID or Donor Card is Required to Donate. To make an appointment, call 331-8800 or 1-877-574-8800.
The runoff election for local, state, and national offices is set to take place on July 31.
Hutchinson County residents will be voting for a new sheriff in this runoff election. Candidates are Don Johnson and Mickey Blackmon. Johnson received 1,104 votes in the primary election, equating to 40.77 percent of the vote.
Michael Lon â€śMickeyâ€ť Blackmon received 906 votes in the primary election, equating to 33.46 percent of the vote.
Republicans and Democrats will each be selecting a nominee for the U.S. Senate seat that will be filled in the upcoming general election.
The 55th annual Hutchinson County Sheriffâ€™s Posse Rodeo is tomorrow!
The rodeo will be held on Saturday, June 16, 2012, at the Sheriffâ€™s Posse arena, which is located at the end of Bulldog Boulevard, past the stadium and softball fields. Admission is $5.
Hours for the rodeo will run from 10 a.m. to approximately 4 p.m.
Four Corriente All-Around Saddles and six All-Around Buckles will be awarded at the rodeo and each contestant will receive a participation award.
Borger Police Report
June 12, 2012
Highpoint â€“ report of suspicious vehicle
1000 block of North Cedar â€“ report of suspicious vehicle
GPCH â€“ followup
FM 1551 â€“ welfare check
600 block of Montana â€“ assist agency
300 block of Houston â€“ alarm
Hemlock & Lee â€“ report of criminal mischief
500 block of Roosevelt â€“ followup
100 block of Pecan â€“ alarm
1300 block of Baker â€“ welfare check
600 block of Weatherly â€“ followup
300 block of Estireno â€“ followup
800 block of South McGee â€“ house/business check
Harrington & Nelson â€“ field interview
The Borger Summer Celebration is set for tomorrow evening!
The event will be held from 5:30-9:30 p.m. tomorrow at Huber Park, and is being sponsored by the Borger Chamber of Commerce. ProNews 7 has tentative plans to be in attendance at the event.
The event will have a huge selection of booths to include games, food, prizes, and activities for children. Live entertainment will be provided by the Prairie Dogs.
There will also be a variety of vendors on hand for those attending the event. Those participating in the Borger Summer Celebration are as follows:
Xcel Energy held its annual FFA Electric Workshop at FPC this week in the FPC ag building.
There were 21 area schools participating in this workshop.
The FFA Electric Workshop includes four main courses for the students â€“ loaders, controls, wiring I and wiring II.
The workshops not only teach students the basics of electricity, but also teach the principles of electric safety.
Borger Police Report
June 6-7, 2012
June 6, 2012
2300 block of Huber Avenue â€“ house/business check
Huber Park parking lot â€“ field interview
1600 block of Bulldog Boulevard â€“ report of suspicious vehicle
200 block of Deahl â€“ report of open door/window
100 block of West Eighth â€“ warrant service
1000 block of Thrams â€“ warrant service
1200 block of Cedar â€“ report of suspicious person
1400 block of Cooley â€“ alarm
Old Sonic â€“ report of recovered property
100 block of Gardner â€“ report of theft
200 block of East Wilson â€“ report of UUMV/auto theft
The Sunshine Club Senior Citizens Group of Fritch has a spirit of patriotism, and it wants to see business owners and residents there showing theirs as well.
â€śWe want to put out the American flag at your business for a fee of $30 per year for one flag or $50 per year for two flags on the same property,â€ť Kee Ruland, member of the Sunshine Club, said. â€śThe flags will be 3 ft. by 5 ft. and will be on a 10 ft. pole.â€ť
A fire at a local business on Industrial Boulevard resulted in a total loss early yesterday morning.
Bulldog Electric, 401 Industrial Blvd., was engulfed in flames when the Borger Fire Department arrived at 2:17 a.m.
According to Fire Marshal Jerry Langwell of the Borger Fire Department, six trucks were on the scene for almost four and a half hours after arrival in an attempt to extinguish the fire. Damage to the building resulted in a total loss. There were no injuries reported.