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November 15th, 2011

Faith Christian Fellowship hosts a Thanksgiving dinner.

November 15, 2011

Faith Christian Fellowship at 415 Gardner Street will “meet people at their point of need.” FCF will host a Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011 from 12 p.m to 4 p.m. They are serving a traditional thanksgiving meal to anyone who wishes to join. If you are alone this holiday, if you cannot cook a meal, or just don't want to, please join us and enjoy a great meal and wonderful fellowship. If you cannot come, or know someone who is “shut-in” that would enjoy a meal contact FCF so that they can make arrangement to deliver a meal. For more information call Emily at 898-1342.

November 11th

Crime Stoppers seeking help in solving burglary

November 11, 2011

Crime Stoppers is seeking information from the public pertaining to a recent burglary in Borger.
On Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011, Borger Police Officers responded to #15 Adobe Trail in reference to a burglary of a habitation.
Sometime during the night of Saturday, Oct. 29, or the early morning hours of Sunday, Oct. 30, the suspect or suspects entered the residence and took a firearm, according to Lt. Anthony Griffin of the Borger Police Department.
The stolen firearm is described as a Blue Rossi Six Shot Revolver and is valued at $300.

November 10th

Living Water to give out “Bags of Blessings”

November 10, 2011

Living Water Ministries is doing its part again this year to put a little blessing into this year’s holidays for the less fortunate. The organization will be helping people in Hutchinson County with Bags of Blessings (holiday food) during the upcoming holiday season.
Those who would like to be a part of providing the “Bags of Blessings” can purchase the following complete list and return it in a paper grocery bag to Living Water at 103 West Fourth Street. The Bags of Blessings are needed by Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, and the ministry’s hours are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday

Veteran’s Appreciation Dinner set for Saturday

November 10, 2011

Saturday is the day for all local veterans to come out and be honored at the Sixth Annual Veteran’s Appreciation Dinner at the Elks Lodge.
For all those war heroes put their lives on the line to protect the way citizens live, a special appreciation dinner will be held in their honor. Everything will be hosted by the Borger Elks, American Legion, Veteran’s of Foreign Wars, Vietnam Veterans Association, and their Auxiliaries.
This dinner is set for Saturday, November 12, 2011 in the Borger Elks on 200 Opal.

November 9th

Forecast for Thursday

November 9, 2011

"It will be a glorious day Thursday with abundant sunshine, fairly light winds
and highs in the lower 60s. Tomorrow (Veterans' Day) will be even warmer
with highs near 70 and continued light winds! The strong winds will return
on Saturday and Sunday with highs in the 70s as well."
From the KVII Storm Search 7 Weather Team

BPD arrests Borger man on indecency charges

November 9, 2011

A Borger man was arrested by the Borger Police Department on indecency charges.
On Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, Donald Ray Grisham, a white man 50 years of age, of Borger, was arrested by the Criminal Investigations Division of the Borger Police Department, according to Lt. Anthony Griffin of the BPD.
Grisham was charged with one count on indecency with a child with sexual contact, which is considered a felony of the second degree. He was released on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011, after posting a $50,000 bond.

2011 Constitutional Amendment Election results for Hutchinson County

November 9, 2011

2011 Constitutional Amendment Election results for Hutchinson County

Prop 1: Tax exemption for surviving spouse of veteran
In Favor 644 Against 85

Prop 2: Texas Water Development Board issue additional bonds not exceed six billion
In Favor 422 Against 305

Prop 3: Issue bonds to finance education loans to students
In Favor 371 Against 355

Prop 4: Permit county to issue bonds for development
In Favor 297 Against 428

Prop 5: Allow city and county to enter interlocal contracts
In Favor 483 Against 241

Prop 6: General Land Office distribute revenue for public educational

Animal ordinance concerns addressed

November 9, 2011

Borger’s city manager Eddie Edwards continued to address the concerns brought before the city regarding its new animal ordinance at the regular meeting of the Borger City Council last Tuesday.
One of the concerns brought up by citizens was that taxpaying pet owners were going to have less due process than people who receive welfare fraudulently or those who are convicted felons. He said due process has different meanings under different circumstances.

Local churches participating in Operation Christmas Child

November 9, 2011

Local churches are taking part in the Samaritans Purse Operation Christmas Child project.
This Christian based organization offers this nationwide project for children everywhere. It all starts with a shoe box. Citizens can donate toys to the churches or build their own shoe box. All you have to do is empty a standard size shoe box or a small plastic container and if you choose you can decorate it as desired, but Christmas wrapping is encouraged.

November 8th

Feature photo of the week

November 8, 2011

Hutchinson County Cares, Inc. made a $500 donation on behalf of “Aiden's Closet” at Golden Plains Community Hospital in Borger. This closet helps meet the needs of expectant and new moms with various items on hand that will be of use to them. Present for the giving of the donation were Lisa Riggle, LVN; Tammy Phares, RNC; and HCC members Jim Bridwell, Anita Crabtree, Toby Nutter, Jerri Aylor, and Roberta Sewell.
PHOTO BY DON RICE

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