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November 28th, 2011

Christmas pageant to be held Dec. 10

November 28, 2011

It’s that time of year, time for a Christmas beauty pageant.
This year’s pageant, “The Holly Jolly Ruby Glitz Christmas Pagean,t” will be held at Borger Middle School on Saturday, December 10 from 1p.m.to 4 p.m. Registration will be at 12 p.m.
The pageant is open for ages 0 to 18. The children will be split up into age groups and compete against each other.
The pageant will start off with all formal wear, then Christmas attire, and end with a photo shoot.

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Borger News Herald

Blackmon announces candidacy for county sheriff

November 28, 2011

Mickey Blackmon is planning to run for Hutchinson County Sheriff in next year’s elections.
Blackmon said he wants to see the office of sheriff taken to a professional level that is proactive.
“I would provide all citizens with 24-7 law enforcement coverage that I feel they deserve,” he said.
Blackmon has worked in the field of law enforcement for 38 years. He spent 20 years in the 84th District Attorney’s Office, working as an investigator and also as a polygraph examiner.

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Borger News Herald

White Winter Weddings

November 28, 2011

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Borger News Herald

November 25th

Community Thanksgiving Services set for Nov. 27

November 25, 2011

The Community Thanksgiving service will be held the Sunday after Thanksgiving, November 27, 6 pm, at Trinity Church of the Nazarene. Johnny Robertson, pastor of First United Methodist Church, will be the speaker. There will be special music by the Community Pastor Choir. A special offering for High Plains Helping Hands and Living Water will be taken. Please join us.

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Borger News Herald

Opportunities Center holding driver safety course

November 25, 2011

AARP will be holding a driver safety classroom course designed for drivers age 50 and older at the Opportunities Center, 930 Illinois, on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011.
The course will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with a one-hour lunch.
Reservations can be made by calling 274-2802.
No exams will be given. AARP members with their card will be admitted for $12, and non-members will be admitted for $14.
Veterans and spouses are free with proof of service (DD214, ID card, VFW, DAV, AL, etc.)

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Borger News Herald

November 23rd

Rotary Club holds bike giveaway for Borger students

November 23, 2011

The Rotary Club held a bicycle giveaway for Gateway and Crockett Elementaries Tuesday morning for students who have had perfect attendance over the past six weeks. Winners were (front): Kaitlyn Swender, first grade; Wesley Carlock, second grade; Sherie Fitzgerald, third grade; and Brandon Saucedo-Longoria, fourth grade.

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Borger News Herald

Wal-Mart Supercenter coming to Borger

November 23, 2011

It is official. A Wal-Mart Supercenter is coming to the Borger area!
As of last Tuesday, Wal-Mart manager Gary Fletcher said he has received official word that Wal-Mart has purchased land west of the hospital for the construction of the Supercenter.
He said the new facility will be approximately 160,000 square feet. Fletcher said he cannot give any specific dates as to when it will be open.
The planning process will take some time, and he said he will most likely be going through blueprints several times during the process.

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Borger News Herald

November 22nd

Fernandez family members, others plead “not guilty”

November 22, 2011

On Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, members of the Fernandez family and others tied with a local drug bust and illegal gambling, went before a judge in the Federal Court House in Amarillo to enter a plea of not guilty.
Jose “Junior” Fernandez, Francisco “Frank” Fernandez, Aaron Fernandez and Thomas Joseph Salazar, all of Borger, were arrested on Thursday, October 27, 2011 following investigations by Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) personnel. A

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Borger News Herald

Borger InterBank filling “Stockings for Soldiers”

November 22, 2011

Borger InterBank is working to stuff stockings this year to give our soldiers a bit of holiday cheer.
This is the fourth year Borger InterBank has done the “Stockings for Soldiers” project for the troops. All wanting to give will need to take their donations to Borger InterBank by Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 so all items can be shipped to the soldiers by December 2, 2011. Items can also be dropped off at Jim’s Diamonds shop, Bennigan’s, and the Stinnett InterBank.

Here is a list of the soldiers’ needs and wants:
•Food/snacks
•Protein bars
•Granola bars

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Borger News Herald

Tuesday's forecast

November 22, 2011

Despite northerly and northeasterly winds today, we will see abundant
sunshine and highs near 60. We will warm into the upper 60s to near 70
degrees tomorrow and expect a windy and even warmer Thanksgiving Day with
highs in the lower 70s!

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Borger News Herald
Two-a-days for football, tennis, soccer, cross country, and volleyball got underways Monday, August...
See sports page for  two-a-days info...
FPC Girls Basketball team named All-Academic Team....see sports for more.

 

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