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February 26th, 2014
As of Wednesday, February 26, Brendan Kai Moffitt, 23, of Borger has been formally indicted by a Hutchinson County Grand Jury for the New Year's Day murder of his father, Herschel Bryan Moffitt, according to a press release from the office of 84th Judicial District Attorney Mark W. Snider.
Kai Moffitt was arrested on January 1, 2014 after police, responding to a call for possible gun shots fired, found his father, Herschel Bryan Moffitt, 47, dead from multiple gunshot wounds.
Calgary, Alberta -- Agrium Inc has announced expansino plans for their plant in Borger.
The expansion project will add a new urea production unit of approximately 610,000 tonnes, of
Greg Abbott, Texas Attorney General and candidate for Governor, stopped in Amarillo Tuesday afternoon to address reporters and supporters at Cafe Marizon.
David Talbot visits Borger to talk about Crutches for Africa. David says' "We toil together to enable those we may never see. Hobbled in life by some illness, accident or act of violance. Many are hopeless. The generous donations given to Crutches 4 Africa are the tools we use to help raise the hindered, to lift them from the dust, and help them on their way." You may donate your mobility devices to the Borger News Herald, H & H Printing or Ameriprise between now and April 30th. These devices will then be shipped to Africa for distribution.
One of Borger's Boy Scout Troops toured the Borger News Herald on Saturday to see how the paper is printed.
The Texas Department of Public Safety has released identity of a man killed in a bizarre auto accident over the weekend of February 15 and 16.
Ezequiel Perez, 22, was on his way to Stinnett from Borger in a 1999 Honda 4-door car when he drifted onto the guard rail at the Canadian River bridge outside of town, according to a report by Senior Trooper Chris Ray of the DPS.
The guard rail impact caused the car "to vault into the river bottom," coming to rest between the southbound and northbound sections of teh bridge, said the release.
A grass fire is currently raging at the Turkey Track Ranch, approximately 15 miles northeast of Stinnett. According to Danny Richards, Hutchinson County's Chief Emergency Services Coordinator, the fire has currently consumed approximately 200-300 acres of land.
Emergency crews from Hutchinson County, Stinnett, Borger, Fritch, Skellytown, Spearman, the Crutch Ranch, Big Creek Ranch, and the Parks Service are all on-scene attempting to help control the blaze.
Mac Thornberry visits Borger. Read all about it in tomorrows paper.
The Borger News Herald is waiting to hear from DPS about the accident that happened Saturday night along the Canadian River Bridge. Updates will be in the paper as soon as we get them.