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March 14th, 2012

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.

St. John’s prepping for 57th annual spaghetti dinner

March 13, 2012

Come eat some spaghetti and meatballs at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 201 St. John’s Road.
This dinner is the 57th annual Italian meatballs and spaghetti meal Evangelist Catholic Church has offered to the public. The dinner will take place Sunday, April 1, 2012 from 11 to 5 p.m.
Adult tickets are $8 and $9 at the door and children are $3 and $4 at the door. Take outs will be available.

4-H beginning dog club project

March 13, 2012

The Hutchinson County 4-H is taking on a project centered around the animal we like to call “man’s best friend.”
The club has a new dog club project forming and would love to invite local youth to become part of the group. Youth between the ages of nine (or in the third grade) up through high school seniors are eligible to join 4-H.

Blood drive to be held March 19 at Borger High School

March 13, 2012

Want to save a life and get your education at the same time if you are a high school student?
Next week Coffee Memorial will be at Borger High School, 600 W. First Street, in the gym. The drive, set for March 19, 2012, will last from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.
A photo ID or donor card is required to give, and donors must be at least 17 years of age to be eligible to give blood.
All eligible donors who present to donate will receive a free Coffee Memorial t-shirt.

March 12th

Foundation wants to give back to local agency

March 12, 2012

Feinstein Foundation wants to gives back to Living Water of Borger.
Through April 30, any money given to Living Water, 103 W. 4th St., will qualify Living Water for funds from The Alan Feinstein Foundation. In the past they have received a percentage of the $1 million given by them to agencies fighting hunger for the past 2 years and hope to get more than that this year.
Citizens can give money or food to Living Water. The food will benefit clients and is valued at $1 per item or $1 per pound.

Council approves seal coating for Isom streets

March 12, 2012

The Borger City Council has approved action on an agreement that will allow staff to seal coat streets in the Isom addition.
During its regular meeting last Tuesday, the council approved action on an interlocal agreement between Borger and other communities for the 2012 seal coat program.
Ted Dodd, Director of Public Works for the City of Borger, said the city does this program each year in conjunction with other cities and the Parkhill, Smith, and Cooper firm.
The agreement gives the city economy of scale in purchasing new seal coat services and prevents duplication of effort.

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