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March 16th, 2012

Fugitive arrested by BPD

March 16, 2012

An armed and dangerous fugitive was arrested by the Borger Police Department on Tuesday.
According to Lt. Anthony Griffin of BPD, the department received information on March 13 that Levi Whitecrow Ollis, 24, of Borger, was currently at a residence in the 1000 block of North Coble Street.
BPD had knowledge of the fact that Ollis had an outstanding parole violation warrant for his arrest. The warrant was for possession of a controlled substance. The department also had knowledge of the fact that Ollis was listed as an armed and dangerous fugitive, Lt. Griffin said.

Borger Creative Arts Club seeking donations for possible relocation

March 16, 2012

Borger Creative Arts Club is a non-profit club for citizens of Borger and the surrounding area to meet and share their love of art. Borger Creative Arts Club has been at the same location for 56 years. The club owns the building.
However, there is now a new owner of the land and the club needs to make new arrangements. The club operates on a limited budget and is attempting to purchase property for the club to meet.
If you feel you could help with a donation, please contact Dee Duncan at 806-898-8515, Margie Dean at 806-282-5303 or Dorothy Cates at 806-886-0299.

March 15th

Borger Police Report

March 15, 2012

Borger Police Report
March 13, 2012

6th & Florida – followup
136 South Stinnett City Limit – report of DWI (traffic)
1000 block of Monroe – report of prowler
900 block of East Davis, Sanford – report of building burglary
1000 block of Coble – warrant service
1600 block of Primrose – report of suspicious activity
3100 block of Fairlanes – report of attempted suicide
1300 block of Boyd – report of suspicious activity
1000 block of Coble – report of suspicious activity
200 block of Opal – alarm
600 block of West First – alarm
1400 block of Primrose – alarm

Friends of the Library to hold book sale

March 15, 2012

Are you ready to find some great books at a great price?
The Spring Book Sale, offered by the Hutchinson County Friends of the Library, is just around the corner. On April 19-21, books of all kinds and jigsaw puzzles will be available at the Borger library for low prices.
Hours for the sale are 2-7 p.m. Thursday, April 19; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 20; and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 21. Prices are 50 cents for adult hardbacks, 25 cents for children’s hardbacks, and all paperbacks will be two for 25 cents. In addition, puzzles are 50 cents and gift books are only 25 cents each.

Fritch driver involved in crash near county line

March 15, 2012

A Fritch driver was involved in a car crash near the Hutchinson County line Wednesday.
Around 2:16 a.m. on March 14, 2012, Deamber D. Neal, 33, of Fritch, was driving a 2001 Dodge pickup northbound on Highway 136.
The vehicle entered a curve in the roadway about three miles south of the Hutchinson County line in Potter County and veered off of the roadway to her right. She then overcorrected back to the left, causing the vehicle to overturn once and flip end over end twice before coming to rest.

March 14th

Borger Police Report

March 14, 2012

Borger Police Report
March 12, 2012

100 block of Garrett – report of open door/window
200 block of South Florida – field interview
1000 block of Coble – report of criminal mischief
600 block of North Main – report of abandoned vehicle
800 block of North Main – alarm
2100 block of Huber Avenue – report of welfare check
1200 block of Roberts – report of disturbance
1200 block of Roberts – followup
1200 block of Cooley – assist agency
Castle and Fairlanes – report of abandoned vehicle
100 block of Veta – welfare check
1300 block of Davis – report of harassment

HCUW seeking Day of Caring projects

March 14, 2012

The Hutchinson County United Way is seeking projects for its Day of Caring this April.
The event is scheduled for April 28, 2012. There will not be a day of caring scheduled this fall.
According to Teri Hogue, who is on the United Way Board of Directors, this particular event is a day when volunteers choose to give their time and services to work on a one-time service project in an effort to impact the community’s needs with tasks that they are unable to perform themselves.
“Projects are dependent upon the manpower available,” she said.

City of Borger not affiliated with Home Service company

March 14, 2012

It has come to the attention of the Utility Department of the City of Borger that a company calling itself “Home Service” out of Austin, Texas, has been mailing notices regarding water service lines to the citizens of Borger. This company offers what is in effect, an insurance policy covering the citizen’s water service line from the water meter to the foundation of the house. The City of Borger wishes to advise its citizens that the City is in no way affiliated with nor do we endorse their product. Citizens should investigate the situation thoroughly before responding to such offers.

Facts clarified regarding Huval incident on March 4

March 14, 2012

The Borger News Herald would like to correct details given in regards to the incident involving Gregory Louis Huval, II.
The original story states, “A high speed chase occurred on Highway 136 last Saturday involving a robbery suspect.”

March 13th

Fernandez, others sentenced Tuesday

March 13, 2012

On Tuesday, March 13, 2012, four local residents associated with an October 2011 “round-up” in Borger were sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Mary Lou Robinson, announced U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldaña.
Judge Robinson sentenced Francisco Villanueva “Frank” Fernandez, 43, to 100 months in federal prison and ordered him to pay a $10,000 fine and give up about $165,000 in cash, a Maserati, a Mercedes-Benz, a Bentley, a camper, a ski boat and trailer, and real estate at 328 and 330 N. Main in Borger.

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