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November 5th, 2011

Chamber planning Christmas events

November 5, 2011

Plans are currently in the works for the Borger Chamber of Commerce Annual Christmas Parade, and those wishing to participate can pick up their forms now!
The parade is scheduled for Monday, Dec. 5. Entry forms are available at the Chamber of Commerce office, located at 613 North Main in Borger.
All entries will need to be decorated in a holiday motif and are asked to depict the Christmas season.
Floats, bands, drill teams, and horses are eligible, and other type of entries are also permissible at the chamber’s discretion.

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Borger News Herald

November 4th

Borger FD receives grant from Agrium

November 4, 2011

The Borger Fire Department received a grant from Agrium that went toward the purchase of a Polaris UTV.
The grant, in the amount of $25,000, covers the costs of the UTV, which is a six-wheel vehicle equipped for rescue and wildland fire suppression.
The vehicle has the ability to access many places that the department’s larger apparatus can not, so it can transport patients and equipment through the city’s industrial plants and provide quick access to these areas.

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Borger News Herald

Drop boxes available for box-tops and pull tabs for local school fundraising efforts

November 4, 2011

Box-top and pull-tab drop boxes are available at designated areas in Borger as part of fundraising efforts taking place by local schools.
The PTO (Parent Teacher Organization) have begun to organize drop boxes for box-tops and aluminum pull tabs at Pizza Duo and United.
For every box-top given the school receives $.10.
Children from Paul Belton, Gateway, and Crockett schools will collect aluminum pull tabs to give to the Ronald McDonald House.
Lydia Edwards, a parent from the PTO stated, “It’s a good way to teach the children to contribute charity and raising money.”

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Borger News Herald

November 3rd

AREA CHAMPS!!

November 3, 2011

Thursday evening in Seminole, the Borger Lady Bulldogs defeated the Clint Lady Lions in the 3A Area playoff round by scores of 25-15, 25-23, 25-21.
The Lady Bulldogs have advanced to the 3A Regional Quarterfinals where they will play the winner of Pampa vs. Monahans early next week.

Source 
Borger News Herald

Salazar given unsecured bond

November 3, 2011

Thomas Joseph Salazar, 23, was given an unsecured bond of $25,000 during his arraignment hearing in Amarillo this afternoon. He will also be placed in the custody of his mother, who lives in Amarillo, and is required to participate in a home confinement program and home detention. He cannot possess drugs, alcohol, weapons, etc., and is restricted to the Amarillo area unless deemed otherwise by a probation officer.

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Borger News Herald

Gateway Elementary to hold Veterans Day assembly.

November 3, 2011

Crockett and Gateway Elementary schools will be honoring our country’s Veterans on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. It will be held in the Gateway/Crockett cafeteria. A special program will be performed by the students and local Boy Scouts.
All Veterans and their families are invited. If you are a Veteran and plan to attend, please arrive at the cafeteria by 9 a.m. for your special seat

Source 
Border News Herald

QUESTION OF THE WEEK

November 3, 2011

What former Borger businesses do you miss not being around the most?
K-Mart? TG&Y? Revco? Burger King? Taco Villa?
Lets us know what you wish was still around.

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Borger News Herald

Borger High Band Brisket Dinner taking place tomorrow

November 3, 2011

The Borger Band Boosters Annual Brisket Dinner,is scheduled from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at the American Legion Hall, 1000 Bulldog Lane.
Tickets can be purchased from BHS Band Students or at the door for $5 each. To go orders are available.

Source 
Borger News Herald

November 2nd

Forecast for Thursday

November 2, 2011

After a very cold start to the day today, we will see plenty of sunshine
and highs in the middle to upper 50s! Another strong upper-level storm
system will cause very windy conditions on Saturday with gusts over 55 mph
possible!
(Courtesy of KVII Storm Search 7)

Source 
Borger News Herald

Bond set in Fernandez case

November 2, 2011

Wednesday afternoon, bond was set for Francisco "Frank" Fernandez, and Jose Fernandez, Jr., at $50,000 each during arraignment hearing in Amarillo.
Aaron Fernandez had his bond set at $25,000.
All three have been indicted on drug trafficking charges and must take part in the home confinement program and wear an electronic ankle monitoring device.
In addition, travel for the men is restricted, they cannot be around firearms, alcohol or narcotics and they are subject to medical testing.

Source 
Borger News Herald
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