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January 21st, 2012
A semi-truck was involved in a wreck Thursday afternoon. The truck was traveling southbound on Highway 207. According to Donny Davis of Carson County DPS, driver Lawrence Graves, 52, of Stinnett was traveling at an unsafe speed and attempted to turn west, when he lost control of the truck and flipped it on its side at the intersection of 207 and FM 281. The driver refused any medical treatment at the scene and was not wearing a seatbelt.
The City of Borger has approved amendments to water pricing agreements with two local companies.
During its regular meeting Tuesday, the Borger City Council approved amendments to water pricing agreements with Sid Richardson Carbon Company and Degussa Engineered Carbons.
Under the terms of the Sid Richardson agreement, both the company and city agree that the price of water delivered under their contract will be $1.62 per 1,000 gallons and will remain so until the end of this year.
A recent drug bust in Fritch was one of the main subjects of the cityâ€™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.)
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 â€śGreats Facts About Borger ISD.â€ť 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.
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.
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, â€śThe 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.â€ť
Alan Kuykendall is still in custody of Moore County Sheriffâ€™s Office at this tim on a $1 million bond and has been charged with first degree murder.
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.
The Borger Police Department is continuing its aggressive campaign against illegal narcotics and criminal activity associated with them.
Borger Police Report
Jan. 12, 2012
100 block of Weatherly â€“ assist agency
McGee and Jefferson â€“ report of traffic accident
700 block of South Main â€“ report of theft
1400 block of Main â€“ report of theft
100 block of Turner â€“ report of habitation burglary
900 block of South Florida â€“ followup
1000 block of North Hedgecoke â€“ report of building burglary
600 block of North Main â€“ alarm
10th & Harvey â€“ warrant service
500 block of West First â€“ alarm
McGee/Jefferson â€“ report of recovered property
100 block of West First â€“ report of traffic accident
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.