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December 30th

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.

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.

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.

December 29th

Borger Police Report

December 29, 2011

Dec. 22, 2011

1700 block of Fairlanes – report of suspicious vehicle
1300 block of West Wilson – alarm
600 block of Weatherly – meet complainant/public service
600 block of Weatherly – meet complainant/public service
1200 block of Thompson – report of disturbance
1400 block of Wilson – warrant service
1800 block of Boyd – alarm
1700 block of Hemlock – meet complainant/public service
100 block of East Ocla – welfare check
1100 block of Elmore – report of criminal mischief
1300 block of West Wilson – alarm
Lucky Eddies – bar check
Main & 7th – report of suspicious person

Stay safe this New Year’s Eve

December 29, 2011

New Year’s Eve is one of the days people like to party and have a good time celebrating the end of a year and the beginning of a new one.
Because New Year’s Eve is such a big night, there will be those who pop fireworks and drink. Whether you’re staying in and celebrating with friends and family, or you’re traveling to a party, following a few safety tips will ensure that you’re safe and sound when the clock strikes midnight, ringing in the new year.

Upcoming community events

December 29, 2011

December 31,2011
Come and celebrate the New Year with a Gospel Extravaganza- join Bethel Baptist Church, New Zion Baptist Church and Liberty Worship Church as they bring in the new year at 10 p.m. For more information call 274-4268.

January 18, 2012
First United Methodist Church 200 N. McGee Borger, Tx will have classes presenting Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. The first night of class will be January 18, 2012 at 7:00 p.m..

June 16-17, 2012

December 28th

Borger Police Report

December 28, 2011

Borger Police Report
Dec. 18-21, 2011

Dec. 18, 2011

Oasis – bar check
1600 block of North Main – bar check
800 block of East Coolidge – report of theft
300 block of Whittenburg – report of disturbance
1200 block of Thompson – report of disorderly conduct
400 block of Tristram – alarm
2300 block of Huber – meet complainant/public service
300 block of South Cedar – report of theft
Cloverleaf intersection – report of traffic accident
300 block of North Hedgecoke – report of disturbance
300 block of Deahl – report of traffic accident

Borger PD: Beware the danger of Fentanyl abuse

December 28, 2011

The Borger Police Department is wanting to make local citizens aware of the adverse side effects of a prescription pain patch that has resulted in the death of a local citizen.
Lt. Anthony Griffin said that earlier this month, the department responded to the death of a 29-year-old male, who appeared to have been abusing the pain patch Fentanyl.
“It appeared as though the man had been smoking portions of the medicated pain patch at the time of his death,” he said. “The man was found deceased in his home by a family member.”

Pop fireworks this New Year’s with caution

December 28, 2011

It is okay to pop fireworks for New Year’s as long as it is done outside city limits.
According to Hutchinson County Fire Marshal Danny Richards stated that the Hutchinson County area has been out of a burn ban since the middle of November.
“There are actually firework stands in the area open for the season,” he stated. He also continued to say there are still some safety tips people should follow. Use fireworks outdoors only. Obey local laws. It is illegal to pop fireworks in the city areas.

December 27th

BFD responds to Christmas Eve fire call

December 27, 2011

Borger fire crews were busy on Christmas Eve fighting a fire on Coble Street.
A fire broke out inside a home on the 900 block of Coble. The fire gutted the inside of the home, according to Fire Chief Bob Watson. The fire occurred at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 24, and was contained within 30 minutes. The fire crews did not leave the scene till 8:30 p.m.

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