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October 18th, 2011
October is full of fun fall events and exciting Halloween festivities throughout the county.
A few family events that will be out in the community for citizens to enjoy include the following:
The Spring Creek School Halloween Carnival is to be held on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011. The cafeteria will serve food from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. and the games and booths will be open from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Come in costume if you like!
Before passing an amended animal control ordinance, the City of Borger wants the input of the public.
The Borger City Council will be acting to schedule a public hearing on Nov. 1, 2011, at 7 p.m. to allow public comment on the proposed ordinance.
Those wanting to read the ordinance in its entirety can find it on the City of Borger web site at www.ci.borger.tx.us.
The West Texas High Marching Band is moving on to area competition! The band received a Division One rating at the UIL Region One Marching Band Contest that took place Saturday at Dick Bivens Stadium in Amarillo. The band will be advancing to the UIL Area Marching Band Contest, scheduled for Oct. 29 at Dick Bivens Stadium.
PHOTO BY DON RICE
Borger ISD is encouraging the schools to be drug free.
The week of Oct. 24 ‚Äď 28, 2011 Borger Schools will have their annual Red Ribbon Week of activities. The theme of the week is ‚ÄúIt‚Äôs up to me to be drug-free.‚ÄĚ
Borger ISD uses Red Ribbon Week to educate the schools and the community about how important it is to be drug-free.
All through the week students are asked to take part in activities. Monday is ‚ÄúI‚Äôm a ‚ÄėJean-ius‚Äô-I am Drug- Free Day.‚ÄĚ Everyone is asked to wear jeans. Tuesday is the day to join the war against drugs, and students are asked to wear camouflage.
On Wednesday, October 19th, Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen fans are encouraged to wear pink to support ‚ÄúDig for a Cure‚ÄĚ during the volleyball team‚Äôs WJCAC conference match against NMMI at 7:00 p.m. at the BCAC.
All donations and proceeds from the match will go to the ‚ÄúSusan G. Komen Fight against Breast Cancer.‚ÄĚ
During the game a drawing will be held for an iPAD 2 being donated Verizon Wireless. Raffle tickets are $3 each or four for $10 and you must be present in order to win.
This Saturday, the Borger High School and West Texas High School marching bands will take part in the UIL Region One Marching Contest at Dick Bivins Stadium in Amarillo.
The West Texas High Marching Band will compete in the marching contest first, taking the field at 2:00 p.m.
The 55-member Comanche Band will perform a show which features the music of Michael Jackson, including ‚ÄúThriller,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúI'll Be There,‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúBillie Jean.‚ÄĚ
The City of Borger was recently named the winner of a special award at the Texas Municipal League Annual Conference in Houston.
During the opening general session of the 2011 conference, which was held in Houston, the city was announced as the winner of the Public Safety category for cities under 25,000 for its ‚ÄúPublic Safety Training Partnerships.‚ÄĚ
Are you tough enough to wear pink for breast cancer awareness? The Borger High School cheerleaders are asking the community this very question.
On Saturday, October 15th, Freestyle School of Karate & MMA will be holding a Women‚Äôs Self-Defense Seminar from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
On why the school is holding the self-defense seminar, Master Donald Stang of Freestyle School of Karate & MMA said, ‚ÄúI believe this is much needed for our ladies in this community, due to what has happen recently and for their future protection. We offer 28 years of experience in the Martial Arts and great understanding in what it takes to teach someone to defend themselves.‚ÄĚ
Borger ISD will be having a busy homecoming schedule over the next couple of days.
The homecoming parade will be held starting at around 6-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13. The parade route will line up at 5 p.m. in the parking lot of Cornerstone Christian Church, 10th and Main, and proceed south on Main Street, west on Third Street, and south on McGee towards BHS.