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December 18th

UPDATE: Major crash injures several; at least one dead

December 19, 2013

Several people were injured Wednesday night in two separate automobile accidents on State Highway 136 between Fritch and Borger.

According to the DPS, at around 6:00 p.m. a Ford Ranger pickup with two occupants heading East on 136 attempted to make a left hand turn into a private driveway, crossing the oncoming lane. The truck was then struck by a second Chevrolet pickup moving westbound with five occupants.

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Borger News Herald

December 15th

Local resident takes own life in Hutchinson County Jail

December 15, 2013

An inmate residing in the Hutchinson County Jail in Stinnett took his own life late Thursday night.

27-year old Dustin West hung himself in his cell sometime between 11:30 pm Thursday evening and 12:21 am Friday morning, according to a press release from the Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Office.

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Borger News Herald

December 12th

Officials: Fritch school gun incident only a rumor

December 12, 2013

Rumors abounded yesterday about an alleged incident involving a gun at a public school campus in Fritch, but officials from the Sanford-Fritch ISD and the Fritch Police Department have denied such reports.

“There was no weapon of any kind,” stated Fritch Chief of Police Monte Leggett. “That is only a rumor.”

Source 
Borger News Herald

Lake Meredith controlled burn happening today

December 12, 2013

Officials from the National Park Service and several area fire departments will conduct a controlled burn today near the Bugbee Estates community at the Lake Meredith National Recreation Area that may leave some areas off-limits to visitors, according to a press release from the National Park Service.

Source 
Borger News Herald

December 11th

Boy Scouts announce Fire Service Exploring program

December 11, 2013

Registration for the Fire Service Exploring program will be Thursday, December 12th, 7pm at the Borger Fire Department located at 200 N. Cedar. This program is open to young men and women ages 14 (and completed the 8th grade) and not yet 21 years old.

Source 
Borger News Herald

December 6th

Hutchinson County included in Gov. Perry's weather emergency declaration

December 6, 2013

AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today issued an emergency proclamation directing additional state resources to prepare for a severe winter storm system that is moving across Texas. The governor yesterday activated the Texas Military Forces to preposition assets in preparation for the storm.

“As this winter storm makes its way across the state, I urge all those in the affected communities to closely monitor the storm and prepare for dangerous weather conditions,” Gov. Perry said. “We will continue to take the necessary actions to make state resources available to assist affected areas.”

Source 
Borger News Herald

Volunteers wrapping gifts for the Rainbow Room

December 6, 2013

The Rainbow Room so far has sponsored 150 kids in the panhandle and still have kids that are in need. Call Diane Hicks at 220-5111 to get information on sponsoring a child for Christmas.

Source 
Borger News Herald

December 4th

Borger News Herald donates to the Waggoner Foundation

December 4, 2013

The Borger News Herald presents a check for $1200 to the Waggoner Foundation.

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Borger News Herald

December 2nd

Christmas Parade is TODAY

December 2, 2013

The Christmas Parade is today at 6:00pm.

Source 
Borger News Herald

November 19th

City Council confirms new Borger Police Chief

November 19, 2013

The Borger Police Department has a new Chief of Police.

In the regular meeting of the Borger City Council on Tuesday, November 19, the council voted to confirm Bruce Roberts as BPD Chief in a 3-2 split.

The motion to confirm was made by Council Member Charles Gillingham; and Councilman Marvin “Bubba” Dickson seconded. Mayor Jeff Brain joined Gillingham and Dickson while Councilwoman Brandy Callahan and Councilman Robert Vinyard voted against the motion.

Roberts has served as Captain in the BPD and has been in law enforcement for 30 years.

Source 
Borger News Herald
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