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October 29th, 2011

Four arrested on narcotics charges

October 29, 2011

Jose “Junior” Fernandez, Francisco “Frank” Fernandez, Aaron Fernandez and Thomas Joseph Salazar, all of Borger, were arrested on Thursday, October 27, 2011 following investigations by Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) personnel. Arrest warrants were issued under the authority of the United States based on Special Agent Daryl Walker’s personal knowledge, experience and investigations of the four men who allegedly conspired to have with intent to distribute narcotics (including cocaine and methamphetamine.

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Borger News Herald

October 28th

Charges against Amy Fernandez

October 28, 2011

Amy Fernandez of Borger has been charged with structuring, or attempting to structure, a financial transaction.
In the criminal complaint, filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas (Amarillo Division), Fernandez allegedly structured, attempted to structure, and attempted to assist in structuring currency transactions with one or more domestic financial institutions, by purchasing 39 cashier's checks with United States currency in amounts of $3,000 or less.

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Borger News Herald

Borger family, others arrested for federal offenses

October 28, 2011

Throughout the past few weeks, special agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) have arrested nine individuals in the Amarillo area on various felony drug charges in recently unsealed federal criminal complaints, according to U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldaña of the Northern District of Texas.
On Thursday afternoon, defendants Jose “Junior” Fernandez, 36; Aaron Fernandez, 26; and Thomas Joseph Salazar, 23, appeared before Magistrate Judge Clinton E. Averitte and were ordered to be detained pending further court proceedings.

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Borger News Herald

October 26th

Local business raising funds for United Way

October 26, 2011

Happy State Bank is currently raising funds for United Way. Each employee has decorated a pumpkin. Customers coming in the bank can give a donation as a vote for the best pumpkin. Donations will be given to Hutchinson County United Way. Showing off the pumpkins that customers can vote on are Jamie Deaton, Hanna Davis, Jennifer McKinney, and Terri Reneau.

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Borger News Herald

Work on new Subway progressing

October 26, 2011

Work on Borger’s new Subway restaurant is continuing to progress.
Frank Wingate, one of the operating partners of Subway, said work on the new location is going well, although things have gone a little slower than anticipated.
“We had a delay of some of the materials that has slowed us up some,” he said. “We definitely won’t be serving turkey for Thanksgiving at the store.”
However, Wingate did say the store equipment is due to arrive now at the end of November and they will get everything up and running and training folks in the early days of December.

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Borger News Herald

Borger Police Report, Oct. 21-24, 2011

October 26, 2011

Oct. 21, 2011
100 block of Kiekbusch – report of prowler
1000 block of Coble – meet complainant/public service
200 block of North Cedar – investigation
Cambridge – alarm
1300 block of Haggard – report of disorderly conduct
600 block of Weatherly – meet complainant/public service
1000 block of Elmore – report of suspicious person
1000 block of Elmore – meet complainant/public service
600 block of Weatherly – meet complainant/public service
1000 block of Elmore – report of abandoned vehicle
1400 block of South Florida – report of criminal mischief
200 block of Union – welfare check

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Borger News Herald

Thursday forecast from StormSearch7

October 26, 2011

A mixture of rain and snow will continue Thursday morning before tapering off and skies gradually clearing by late afternoon. A hard freeze is likely
tonight, so protect anything you don't want frozen solid by morning! Sunny
skies with highs around 60 degrees appear likely for TGI Friday!

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Borger News Herald

Seliger stops in Borger

October 26, 2011

State Senator Kel Seliger spoke to Borger citizens on many questioned topics Tuesday morning.
At Borger City Hall, Seliger focused on some hot topics related to the 82nd legislative session and some topics citizens were concerned and curious about.
Seliger started his discussion by saying, “I always enjoy being here and having a town hall meeting.” When the discussion over the 82nd legislative session started about a year ago the state was looking at a structural deficit of 27 billion dollars.

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Borger News Herald

October 25th

From ordinary pallets to wonderful creations

October 25, 2011

Longtime Borger resident Vance Brown has used some of his time over the past ten years to tear down pallets to make wonderful creations.
Within the past two months, one of his newest hobbies he has just picked up involves making wishing wells from pallets.
“It all started with my wife wanting a wishing well. So, I torn down a pallet and made her one and have made them since.” he states.
Brown sells his creations at the customer’s price.
“If people want to buy them I let them make the offer.” he said.

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Borger News Herald

Local citizens take part in Honor Flight

October 25, 2011

A local citizen and his wife recently got to take part in the Honor Flight earlier this month in Washington, D.C.
Jimmie L. (Shorty), a World War II veteran and wife Leola flew north for the Honor Flight, which toko place on Oct. 5, 2011.
At approximately 7:30 a.m., they took off from Amarillo’s Rick Husband airport for their first step on the way to Washington, D.C.

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Borger News Herald
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