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October 17th, 2011

Animal ordinance hearing to be set

October 17, 2011

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.

WT High band receives Division 1 rating, advances to area contest

October 17, 2011

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 to hold Red Ribbon Week Oct. 24-28

October 17, 2011

Borger ISD is encouraging the schools to be drug free.
The week of Oct. 24 – 28, 2011 Borger Schools will have their annual Red Ribbon Week of activities. The theme of the week is “It’s up to me to be drug-free.”
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 “I’m a ‘Jean-ius’-I am Drug- Free Day.” Everyone is asked to wear jeans. Tuesday is the day to join the war against drugs, and students are asked to wear camouflage.

Lady Plainsmen hosting “Dig for a Cure” Oct. 19

October 17, 2011

On Wednesday, October 19th, Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen fans are encouraged to wear pink to support “Dig for a Cure” during the volleyball team’s WJCAC conference match against NMMI at 7:00 p.m. at the BCAC.
All donations and proceeds from the match will go to the “Susan G. Komen Fight against Breast Cancer.”
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.

October 13th

High School Bands compete in UIL Marching Contest on Saturday

October 13, 2011

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 “Thriller,” “I'll Be There,” and “Billie Jean.”

City of Borger named the winner of a special award

October 13, 2011

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 “Public Safety Training Partnerships.”

Are you tough enough to wear pink?

October 13, 2011

Are you tough enough to wear pink for breast cancer awareness? The Borger High School cheerleaders are asking the community this very question.

October 12th

Women’s Self-Defense Seminar being offered on Saturday

October 12, 2011

On Saturday, October 15th, Freestyle School of Karate & MMA will be holding a Women’s 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, “I 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.”

BISD has busy homecoming schedule

October 12, 2011

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.

October 11th

Ordinance addresses pet numbers

October 11, 2011

As plans are being made to amend the animal control ordinance for the City of Borger, one of the issues addressed in the ordinance is the number of pets that can be owned by an individual at any one time.
Except as authorized, a person commits an offense if he or she owns or harbors on the premises of a single residence more than four pets or companion animals in any combination.

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