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October 5th, 2011

BHS Homecoming Parade to be held next Thursday

October 5, 2011

As Borger High School prepares to celebrate its Homecoming festivities for 2011, one of the highlights of this year’s activities will be a homecoming parade next Thursday.
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. It is set to begin at around 6 or 6:30 p.m. that evening.
The parade will end in the Borger High School parking lot, and the pep rally will be held at Tex Hanna Gym shortly after the conclusion of the parade.

Curves promoting breast cancer awareness

October 5, 2011

Curves of Borger is doing its part to promote breast cancer awareness in fun and unique ways.
For the month of October, Curves is waiving the joining fee for new members and is encouraging the public to participate in a fun and unique contest.
The club’s window currently has a truly unique display. It is pink, with a giant bra made by Curves member Linda Nicholas. In a spirit of fun and also to raise funds for Breast Cancer Awareness month, Curves is having a bra decorating contest for its members.

October 3rd

HCHD board to approve certificate of completion

October 3, 2011

With the new Golden Plains Community Hospital set to open, a certificate commemorating the occasion is set to be accepted this evening by the Hutchinson County Hospital District Board of Directors.
The board will meet at 7:30 p.m. this evening in the GPCH executive board room.
A certificate of substantial completion will be accepted and signed during the meeting.

Making a difference for life through 4-H

October 3, 2011

(Editor’s Note: In honor of Oct. 2-8 being National 4-H Week, the Hutchinson County 4-H will be running a series of articles throughout this week’s editions of the Borger News-Herald.)

For more than 104 years, the 4-H Program of Texas has been engaging youth in activities that help develop skills for a lifetime. These skills range from communication to community service and from goal setting to leadership. Regardless of the skill learned, the benefits gathered from a young person participating in the 4-H Program is priceless.

County Commissioner’s Court signs proclamation for National 4-H Week

October 3, 2011

(Editor’s Note: In honor of Oct. 2-8 being National 4-H Week, the Hutchinson County 4-H will be running a series of articles throughout this week’s editions of the Borger News-Herald.)

On Monday, September 26th, the Hutchinson County Commissioner’s court signed a proclamation officially recognizing October 2-8, 2011 as National 4-H Week in Hutchinson County.

September 29th

Local citizens give of their time to bash the trash

September 29, 2011

Local citizens have been getting out and bashing the trash during the City of Borger’s Trash Bash week, taking place through Oct. 1. Among those working to keep the City of Borger clean are Cathy West, Tobie Slaybaugh, Jessica Ford, Carissa Wells, Tammie Bridwell, and Melinda Hudson. The City of Borger is sponsoring the week for county residents to bring their trash for free to the transfer station. Tire disposal will not have a limit during this week. The transfer station will be open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

FlintFest taking place this weekend

September 29, 2011

The Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument is preparing for its second annual “Alibates Rocks!” FlintFest this weekend.
The event, set to take place Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1-2, 2011, will kick off a month-long celebration of Texas Archeology Month at Alibates Flint Quarries, the only national monument in the State of Texas.

September 28th

H&M Pharmacy: Serving Hutchinson County since 1962

September 28, 2011

H & M Pharmacy has been serving Hutchinson County since 1962.
Co-owner John Moss has been with H&M for 44 out of the 45 years of operation. Moss states that H&M offers things like prescriptions, compounding, vaccines, diabetic supplies, delivery, and emergency calls.
“We cater to prescriptions and offer more professional services,” he said.
Moss continued to say, “Clients can always expect a friendly smile, warm greetings, and immediate services. At H&M, we practice under the assumption that service to humanity is the best work of life.”

FPC hosting Oscar winning guest Thursday

September 28, 2011

Frank Phillips College will have an Oscar-winning guest on campus tomorrow.
Michael Blake, who is an Oscar-winning screenwriter and author of the bestseller “Dances With Wolves,” will speak to the student body and the public in the FPC Community Activity Center this Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011. The event is free and the community is invited.
Blake’s visit to FPC is part of the college’s Common Experience program. His speech will include events from his life, going from a struggling writer to an Oscar winner.

September 26th

Borger resident killed in weekend accident

September 26, 2011

A Borger resident was killed and another critically injured in an accident occurring late Saturday evening.
On September 24, 2011, an eastbound Ford Mustang traveling on Highway 152 slid into a ravine, causing the vehicle to overturn.
According to Department of Public Safety reports, the driver, identified as Jimmy Dale Ream, 35, was ejected from the vehicle. He was not wearing a seat belt and suffered severe head injures.
The passenger, Kimberly Ann Warren, 30, was pronounced dead at the scene around 10:25 p.m. by a Justice of the Peace, who ordered an autopsy be performed.

  The Future Lady Bulldog Basketball Camp will be held on July 14th through the 17th. 
The dates: June 16 -19, cost is Baseball camp: $80, and Softball hitting clinic $40. Call 806-681-...
Multiple camps opened up on Monday, June 2. See sports section for pictures and write-ups...

 

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