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October 5th, 2011

Hospital completion certificate accepted

October 5, 2011

A certificate of substantial completion for the new Golden Plains Community Hospital has officially been accepted by the Hutchinson County Hospital District Board of Directors.
The certificate was officially signed by Dr. Jock Lee, DVM, Chairman of the HCHD board, during the board’s regular meeting Monday evening.
Dennis Jack, CEO of GPCH, said the certificate is a document that came with the USDA funding. It is one of the very last documents that needs to be finalized, stating that the elements of the construction contract have been substantially met.

HOPE golf tournament taking place this Saturday

October 5, 2011

Come be a part of the 13th Annual HOPE Golf Scramble taking place this Saturday, October 8th at the Borger Country Club Golf Course.
Sign-ups for the tournament have been extended to Thursday, October 6th until 5:00 p.m.
There will be prizes for the closest to pin, longest drive, and more. One of the prizes includes a silver 2012 Chevrolet Cruze, donated by Country Chevrolet, for a person who hits a hole-in-one.
Teams of four people can enter for an entry fee of $240.00.
All proceeds are used to support cancer research.

Small-Fry Fishing Tourney set for this weekend

October 5, 2011

On Saturday, the annual Small-Fry Fishing Tournament will be held at the Stilling Basing at Spring Canyon in the Lake Meredith National Recreation Area.
The Small-Fry Fishing Tournament is an annual event which promotes the sport of fishing while encouraging good clean family fun.
This event is a wonderful fun-filled opportunity for families to share in one of the best recreational activities available in the Texas Panhandle.
There is no entrance fee, and youth of all income levels are invited to participate.
Last year over eighty children participated in the tournament.

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.

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