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January 20th, 2012

Drug bust discussed at Fritch city meeting

January 20, 2012

A recent drug bust in Fritch was one of the main subjects of the city’s council meeting this week.
Chief Kirk Coker of the Fritch Police Department spoke about the drug bust on Hoyne last weekend. Upon arriving at the house police officers found meth, glass beakers, tubbing lithium, bloody needles, needle backs soaking in bleach water to be re-used, meth pipes, crack pipes, and marijuana pipes in site throughout the house, and a room full of pornography and other movies (there was no evidence of children there, but there was a classic pedophile type scenario evident.)

Great facts about Borger Independent School District

January 20, 2012

Borger ISD is truly proud of the accomplishments of its students and staff, both in the classroom and on the athletic field.
With this in mind, the district composed a list of “Greats Facts About Borger ISD.” Superintendent Chance Welch said the list includes accomplishments of students and organizations in the districts, as well as many of the excellent programs that are available to BISD students.

Blood drive to be held Feb. 6

January 20, 2012

Coffee Memorial Blood Center will be at Frank Phillips College in search of those volunteers willing to save a life.
The center will be holding a drive on Feb. 6, 2012, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Center for Access and Innovation Building Conference Center room at FPC. All eligible donors who present to donate will receive a free t-shirt. A photo ID or donor card is required to donate, and donors must be at least 17 years of age to be eligible to give blood.

January 19th

Autopsy results returned on Kuykendall

January 19, 2012

An autopsy report has come in on a Hutchinson County native who was fatally wounded in a shooting in Moore County Saturday evening.
On Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Moore County Chief Deputy, Carmen S. Napp stated, “The preliminary autopsy report found that Amie Kuykendall had received three fatal gunshot wounds. The case will be submitted to the 69th District Attorney by the end of this week.”
Alan Kuykendall is still in custody of Moore County Sheriff’s Office at this tim on a $1 million bond and has been charged with first degree murder.

CVS is about to open!

January 19, 2012

Borger will soon see the new CVS open. According to the sign out front of the new store and Mike DeAngelis of CVS, the Store will open January 29, 2012.
DeAngelis stated the new CVS has acquired the operations and employees of H&M Pharmacy. This includes a total of two pharmacists and five staff members from H&M. The entire store will consist of 20 workers.

Borger PD continues campaign against narcotics

January 19, 2012

The Borger Police Department is continuing its aggressive campaign against illegal narcotics and criminal activity associated with them.

January 18th

Borger Police Report

January 18, 2012

Borger Police Report
Jan. 12, 2012
100 block of Weatherly – assist agency
McGee and Jefferson – report of traffic accident
700 block of South Main – report of theft
1400 block of Main – report of theft
100 block of Turner – report of habitation burglary
900 block of South Florida – followup
1000 block of North Hedgecoke – report of building burglary
600 block of North Main – alarm
10th & Harvey – warrant service
500 block of West First – alarm
McGee/Jefferson – report of recovered property
100 block of West First – report of traffic accident

Crews fight fires in Bunavista, Skellytown areas

January 18, 2012

Wildfires broke out in Bunavista and near Skellytown on Monday.
The first fire happened at 11:58 a.m. on Highway 136 between Wal-Mart and Bunavista.
A total of 10 firefighters responded to the scene and extinguished the fire within 45 minutes.
Borger Fire Marshal Jerry Langwell stated the fire caused damage to eight acres of land.
The cause of the fire is still undetermined at this time.
Later that afternoon, another fire happened near Skellytown, causing damage to about 68 acres.
Langwell said Borger Fire Department responded at 1:36 p.m. for mutual aid.

County native dies in fatal shooting

January 18, 2012

On Saturday, January 14, 2012, Hutchinson County native Amie Kuykendall, 32, was fatally shot by husband Alan Kuykendall, 47, in their home.
The two lived in Moore County at the time of the shooting. Kuykendall was placed in Moore County Jail after the incident Saturday night.
At the time of the shooting Mrs. Kuykendall was arguing with her husband around 10:35 p.m., investigators said.

Local businesses to present expansion plans to BEDC Board

January 18, 2012

On Thursday afternoon, the Borger Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors will hear presentations by two local businesses involving expansion projects.
Mike Brandvik of Brandvik Pipe and Equipment and representatives from Global Frontline Solutions will come before the EDC Board with expansion projects.
The EDC Board is expected to discuss and take action on both projects, according to the EDC’s January meeting agenda.

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