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December 7th

Council grants permit for recovery center

December 7, 2011

The Borger City Council has approved a permit towards the opening of a recovery center in Borger.
The permit request was made by Fellowship Baptist Church to use property located at 920 South Main Street for the placement of a center for those wishing to recover from alcohol or drug abuse.

December 6th

Finishing touches being put on Subway

December 6, 2011

Michelle Berry
Managing Editor
editor@borgernewsherald.com
The finishing touches are being put on Borger’s new Subway restaurant.
Frank Wingate, one of the operating partners of Subway, said they are in the final days of finishing the new location of the Subway of Borger.
However, there a few things that still need to be completed prior to its opening.
“It’s looking good, but we still have a list of things to get done to be ready for everyone to once again eat at the store,” he said.

December 5th

Christmas parade is tonight

December 5, 2011

The Christmas parade sponsored by the Borger Chamber of Commerce is this evening at 6:30 p.m.
The parade route will remain the same, originating on Grand and Main and moving north to Sixth and Main.
Anyone with any questions on the Christmas parade can call the chamber offices at 274-2211.

Suspicious death under investigation

December 5, 2011

The Carson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death reported in Fritch.
The Fritch Police Department and Fritch EMS were first to arrive at 418 Boyd, the home of 57 year-old Larry Ewing King at 4:04 p.m. Friday following a 9-1-1 call from a relative to King.
Officers found King dead in a bedroom at the residence. Justice of the Peace Jean Hardman pronounced King dead at the scene around 5:32 p.m.

Don Johnson announces candidacy for county sheriff

December 5, 2011

Don Johnson has announced his candidacy for Hutchinson County Sheriff in next year’s election.
Johnson said he wants the position of sheriff as well as the sheriff’s department to be held accountable to the citizens of Hutchinson County.
“I want the department to be proactive as well as professional,” he said. “I will provide law enforcement 24-7 to all areas of the county.”
Johnson just retired from the Department of Public Safety after 34 years of service to the people of Texas. He spent 32 of the 34 years working in Hutchinson County.

Wish A Soldier Happy Holidays

December 5, 2011

Wish a soldier happy holidays through a video. Les Sullivan will be going to different places in Spearman and Borger with a video camera to video loved ones of soldiers with the intention to send them to the troops for the holidays. From now through Dec. 2, 2011 and Dec. 3 and 4, 2011, he will be at Genie’s Cafe. He will also be at All Occasion Flowers at 202 North Bernice Street in Spearman from Nov. 28-Dec. 2. Lastly he will be at Borger Library on December 5-9, 2011 during library hours.

December 2nd

Weekend weather

December 2, 2011

Saturday’s weather will be very complex as an upper-level storm system moves right on top of, or very near the region. We will begin the day with a mixture of freezing rain, sleet and snow as temperatures below freezing occur.
As temperatures warm during the morning hours, we will see this mix changeover to scattered rain showers and even a possible thunderstorm. Another surge of Arctic air will blast into the region during the afternoon hours and quickly changeover the rain to snowfall.

When it comes to Christmas trees and lights, exercise caution

December 2, 2011

December is one of the most colorful months of the year because of all the Christmas trees and lights in and around people’s homes.
But as pretty as they are, they all can cause an uncontrolled light most people don’t want to see: fire.
Hutchinson County Fire Marshal Danny Richards said the live and dry pine trees can be a fire hazard if not handled properly.
Special fire safety precautions need to be taken when keeping a live tree in the house. A burning tree can rapidly fill a room with fire and deadly gases.

December 1st

Borger Creative Arts Club holding Christmas Bazaar

December 1, 2011

The Borger Creative Arts Club will be holding its Annual Christmas Bazaar on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2 and 3, at 931 Illinois in Borger. Baked goods will be available for purchase, including cakes, pies, and cookies, as well as craft items, painted items, Christmas gifts, and clothing. A hand-embroidered quilt will be raffled off. Tickets are $1 or six for $5. For more information on the bazaar, call 886-0299 or 898-8515.

Faith Fellowship Drama Team to present "A Time For Miracles"

December 1, 2011

The Faith Fellowship Church Drama Team proudly presents a musical drama for Christmas, “A Time For Miracles.”
The Christmas season is different than any other time of the year. There is a peace in the air. A time of great expectancy. People truly seem to be kinder to each other during Christmas.

The Frank Phillips Lady Plainsmen defeated Ranger College, 73-58 Friday night here in Borger. Look...
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