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February 11th, 2013
Clouds will begin to work their way in throughout the afternoon hours as our next upper level storm approaches for tonight and tomorrow morning. Highs will top out in the mid 40s with winds out of the E/SE at 10-20.
**EDITOR'S NOTE** If there are any changes in these meeting times due to the possible inclement weather forecast for tomorrow, the Borger News-Herald will alert its readers as soon as possible.
The Borger ISD board of trustees will be taking some action on state waivers during its upcoming meeting.
The meeting is set for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 12, 2013, in the board conference room of the Borger ISD Administration Building, 200 East Ninth.
The board will consider approval of state waivers for early release, staff development days, and minimum class size exceptions.
2-4-13 Deputies responded to a Copper Theft at the intersection of Hwy 136 and Fairlanes Blvd.
2-7-13 Gary Lynn Jones was arrested on three felony warrants #13-0080A - Indecency w/Child sexual contact, #13-0080B - Aggravated Sexual assault child, and #13-0080C - Indecency with a child exposes.
2-8-13 Deputies responded to the Hutchinson County Jail to assist with an unruly inmate.
2-8-13 Deputies responded to a overdose on Yuma Dr. in Fritch.
2-8-13 Deputies responded to a Burglary of Habitation call on Canyon Circle in Fritch.
Many people are not aware just how dangerous the synthetic drug K2 can be. Watch this weekend's edition for a story on how K2 affected the life of a local youth and what his mom is doing to take action in the City of Borger.
Itâ€™s going to be pretty windy around here this weekend with an upper-level storm system passing north of us. Thereâ€™s a very slim chance for a shower or storm Saturday night, but odds are better weâ€™ll stay dry. The clouds will decrease on Sunday, but so will the temperatures. Highs will be in the lower to middle 60s Saturday and lower 50s on Sunday. Winds will be strongest Saturday afternoon at 20-30 mph with gusts of 50+ mph possible.
2-7-13 Kevin Boyd was arrested for possession of controlled substance and driving while license invalid
2-7-13 Deputies responded to a criminal mischief call on Prairie Dr. in Fritch
2-7-13 Deputies responded to a disturbance on Sage Mesa in Fritch at which time Micah Keller was arrest on a felony Parole Violation warrant
The United States Secret Service came to Borger - one agent at least.
Don Savage of the Secret Service was the featured guest at the Borger Rotary Club on Tuesday afternoon. He has been with the service for 10 years, and prior to that he worked as a police officer in Omaha, Neb.
He lives in the Lubbock area with his wife of 21 years and three teenage sons.
2-1-13 Bryan Padilla was transported to BPD on their warrants
2-1-13 Jesse Jake Kerr was arrested for the offense of commitment â€“ Driving while license invalid with previous conviction
2-4-13 Deputies responded to HWY 136 for public service
2-4-13 Deputies responded to an animal cruelty call on FM 2171 in Borger
2-4-13 Beau Brown was arrested on warrant #39,149 for the offense of Probation Violation â€“ DWI
The Hutchinson County Sheriff's Office made an arrest this weekend in Fritch.
According to Hutchinson County Sheriff Don Johnson, a call was made Sunday at 11:15 a.m. with a report stating a white male was entering an empty house on Cowboy Lane, then exiting.
He began to walk south on Railroad ,then west on Biron St. when an officer approached him at the intersection of Longwood and Biron.
Upon contact he was identified as Terry Blankenship.
The suspect put his hand behind his back and dropped a clear class pipe containing one gram of meth.
The Hutchinson County Hospital District Board of Directors will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, in the executive board room of Golden Plains Community Hospital.
The board will be discussing and acting on the signing of a construction contract with Kelly Wood Company. The company will be in charge of construction for the new medical office building.
Action will also be taken on a focused report on Fritch and Stinnett EMS subsidies, the realtor for the sale of the old hospital land, and the new life pack defibrillators. Updates will be given on the last two items.