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April 9th, 2012
On Monday morning, Kirk Coker was dismissed as the Chief of Police for the City of Fritch.
Monte Leggett, Chief Administrator for the Fritch Police Department, confirmed on Monday afternoon that Coker was no longer with the Fritch Police Department.
As to the reasons behind Cokerâ€™s dismissal, Leggett said he was not able to comment on personnel issues but stated â€śthe rest of the officers on the Fritch Police Department are committed to serving the city of Fritch now and going forward in the future.â€ť
The Friends of the Library book sale 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 childrenâ€™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.
An amended animal control ordinance for the City of Borger has been approved.
During its regular meeting Tuesday, the Borger City Council approved the ordinance on final reading, along with a resolution establishing a schedule of fees, costs, charges, and expenses related to the ordinance.
Borger Police Report
April 4, 2012
700 block of Franklin-Missing Person
3100 block of Fairlanes-Disorderly Conduct
100 block of E. 9th-Field Interview
200 block of Opal-Alarm
Union and Gardner-Accident/Traffic
1100 block of Mockingbird-Suspicious Activity
500 block of Alabama-Investigation
Gardner and Union-Investigation
1400 block of S. Cedar-Investigation
1000 block of Coble-Criminal Mischief
1100 block of W. Wilson-Welfare Check
1200 block of Lindsey-Harassment
700 block of Moody-Burglary/Habitation
600 block of California-House/Business Check
Next week is the time for citizens to bash their trash!
The City of Borger will be holding its upcoming trash bash April 9-14, 2012. It is sponsoring this free week for county residents to bring their trash to the transfer station.
Kathie Harber, who is with the City of Borger, said tire disposal will also be an available service for locals during Trash Bash Week.
â€śTire disposal for residential customers will not have a limit during this week,â€ť she said.
The Borger City Council has approved an alley paving project in the University Heights area.
During its regular meeting Tuesday, the council approved the establishment of an escrow account for the alley paving of Lots 1-18, Block 6, University Heights.
Kenneth Petr, Director of Planning and Zoning for the City of Borger, said Starla Buchanan has requested the establishment of this account for the property owners in this area for the project.
Save someoneâ€™s life by giving the best gift you could give- your blood.
Come to First Southern Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 520 Overland Trail in Fritch, to drain your veins for a good cause on Monday, April 16, 2012, from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Every eligible donor who is present to give blood will receive a free Coffee Memorial Umbrella.
You must be 17 years or older and a photo ID or donor card is Required to donate.
Find Coffee Memorial on Facebook. All blood types are needed. For an appointment call 331-8800 or 1-877-574-8800.
Borger Police Report
April 3, 2012
1400 block of Sterling â€“ investigation
Budget Inn â€“ followup
700 block of South McGee â€“ followup
300 block of North Cedar â€“ alarm
1200 block of Cooley â€“ report of criminal mischief
300 block of West Sixth â€“ report of theft
100 block of Bunton â€“ report of UUMV/auto theft
600 block of Weatherly â€“ report of disturbance
Ralls Appliance â€“ followup
136 & Cemetery â€“ report of reckless driver (traffic)
400 block of West Tenth â€“ assist agency
1400 block of West Wilson â€“ report of public intoxication
Alley (10th & Western) â€“ field interview
Frank Phillips College is making preparations for its upcoming Agriculture Appreciation Day.
The event is set for Wednesday, April 11, outside of the Borger Community Activity Center, located on the FPC campus. The morning session will take place from 9:30-11:30 a.m. The afternoon session will start at 12:30 p.m. and end at 2:30 p.m.
The focus of the event will be teaching local children about the life on the farm, as well as animal safety.
Parents or children interested in attending can call Beckford at 806-457-4200, extension 821. Nearly 800 children are expected to attend the event.
Volunteers are needed for the upcoming United Way Day of Caring.
This yearâ€™s event is scheduled for Saturday, April 28. Activities will begin at 7:30 a.m. at Huber Park with coffee and breakfast. Teams will depart at 8 a.m. to begin work on their designated projects.
Teri Hogue, who works with the Hutchinson County United Way, said the Day of Caring is a special day when companies and individuals come together to complete projects that benefit people within the community.