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January 4th, 2012

McWilliams: Parents need to educate children on drug dangers

January 4, 2012

What can we call a “safe environment” when children and young adults can alter their state of mind with basic household items?
According to Captain Aaron K. McWilliams of the Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Office, the office have seen an increase in theses behaviors to just keep up a quick “high.” McWilliams says, “A common practice is still using forms of inhalants; however, we have seen the following toxic aerosols to include: compressed difluorethane (compressed gas dusters for computers, etc.... ) as well as the continued use of spray paint and gasoline.”

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Borger News Herald

CVS granted variance for alcohol sales

January 4, 2012

As CVS Pharmacy prepares to move into the Borger area, it will now have permission for the off-premises sale of beer and wine.
During its regular meeting on Tuesday, the Borger City Council approved action to allow CVS Pharmacy to be granted a variance for the off-premises sales of beer and wine at its location at 230 North Cedar.

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Borger News Herald

January 3rd

Isbell files for another term as county commissioner

January 3, 2012

S.T. “Red” Isbell has filed for another term as County Commissioner, Precinct 3.
He has been a longtime residence of Hutchinson County, moving to the area in 1965. He went to work for J.M. Huber and worked for the company for 31 years.
Isbell and wife Paula attended the First Baptist Church in Stinnett until she became ill. He said they still call it their church home. He was also on the Stinnett school board for 10 years and currently delivers Meals on Wheels in the Stinnett area.

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Borger News Herald

BNH looking for Hutchinson County Heroes

January 3, 2012

Are you a part of the military that has recently returned home from the conflict in Iraq? We want to hear your story.
The Borger News-Herald will be working on a special section featuring those who served in this conflict from the Hutchinson County area. We would love to either sit down and interview you, or receive entries via email if preferred.

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Borger News Herald

Deadline for election filing moved to Feb. 1 to to

January 3, 2012

Those wanting to run for county positions still have a chance.
According to Republican Chairman Mary Kay Phelan, the previous deadline for entries on December 12, 2011 has been moved to February 1, 2012.
Running for Hutchinson County Sheriff is Mickey Blackmon, Don Johnson, and James Qualls. Carrie Kimmel has filed to run for Tax Assessor/ Collector, Mike Milner for County Attorney, Larry Coffman for Commissioner- Precinct One. And S.T. “Red” Isbell, Jr. and Nathan Sargent for Commissioner- Precinct Three.

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Borger News Herald

Borger Police Report

January 3, 2012

Borger Police Report
Dec. 28, 2011

400 block of West Wilson – report of theft
1400 block of Clayton – report of runaway
100 block of Medical Drive – report of disturbance
1000 block of West Coronado – alarm
100 block of Medical Drive – meet complainant/public service
600 block of Weatherly – meet complainant/public service
1400 block of Boyd – meet complainant/public service
1300 block of Finger – report of identity theft
600 block of Weatherly – meet complainant/public service
600 block of Weatherly – meet complainant/public service

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Borger News Herald

December 30th, 2011

City council to meet Tuesday

December 30, 2011

The Borger City Council is set to meet this Tuesday.
The meeting will take place at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, in the city council chambers of Borger City Hall, 600 North Main.
The council will act on a request from CVS Pharmacy for a variance to the distance requirements of an off-premise alcoholic beverage sales permit for beer and wine.
In other business, the council will act on expenditures for the last half of December 2011, and the minutes of the regular meeting of Dec. 20, 2011.

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Borger News Herald

Salazar enters guilty plea

December 30, 2011

Another person involved in the recent drug bust surrounding the Fernandez family has entered a guilty plea.
According to court records, Thomas Salazar pleaded guilty to one count of cocaine possession with intent to distribute. He faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison. He is charged with knowingly and intentionally possessing with the intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine and/or five kilograms or more of cocaine in the Randall, Potter, and Hutchinson County areas.

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Borger News Herald

Make your pocketbook warm with the BNH low temp contest

December 30, 2011

Ready for some more cold temperatures? Brrr! This is your chance to cuddle up with $50 cold cash in our January Low Temp Contest sponsored by Malcolm Hinkle and Top O’Texas Ice, 1945 N. Hobart Street in Pampa.
All you have to do is guess what the lowest temperature will be in the month of January 2012 for Borger. Deadline to get your entry in is January 15, 2012. One entry per person. Each entry must include your name, mailing address and phone number.
Entries may be dropped off at the Borger News-Herald, 207 N. Main, or may be sent by e-mail to publisher@borgernewsherald.com.

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Borger News Herald

CRMWA, Mesa finalize water deal

December 30, 2011

AMARILLO-On Thursday morning, representatives from CRMWA, Mesa Water, and civic leaders from the Texas Panhandle were in attendance for the closing of the $103 million water purchase agreement at the Happy State Bank Building in Amarillo.
Taking part in the official signing were T.Boone Pickens and Robert Stillwell of Mesa Water, CRMWA General Manager Kent Satterwhite, and CRMWA Board President Norman Wright.

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Borger News Herald
FPC Girls Basketball team named All-Academic Team....see sports for more.
  The Future Lady Bulldog Basketball Camp will be held on July 14th through the 17th. 
The dates: June 16 -19, cost is Baseball camp: $80, and Softball hitting clinic $40. Call 806-681-...

 

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