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June 21st, 2011

Lake Meredith Museum exhibit featuring mix of artifacts

June 21, 2011

The Lake Meredith Museum is introducing its new mix of artifacts in its latest summer exhibit.
The exhibit has a wide array of artifacts, ranging from painted cow skulls by local residents to wildlife photographs taken by local citizen David Wilkinson. Renee Laney, museum director, states that some of the artifacts come from a variety of human experiences.

June 20th

Crime Stoppers seeking info on meth labs

June 20, 2011

The Hutchinson County and Hansford County Crime Stoppers are aiming to crack down on meth labs, and are seeking the help of the public in making that happen.
Effective immediately, Crime Stoppers is offering a $500 reward to any person that calls its hotline at 274-6371 with relevant information in regards to a methamphetamine lab and the information leads to the discovery and seizure of such a lab.

Council to hear city water quality report

June 20, 2011

Information on the City of Borger’s water quality will be presented at the upcoming meeting of the Borger City Council.
The meeting is set to be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2011, in the city council chambers of Borger City Hall.
The council will hear a report on the city’s water quality from Winston Sauls, who manages operations at the city water plant. Sauls holds a TCEQ Class A Water License, and is a Certified NELAC/EPA/TCEQ Water Lab Director.
Sauls will also present recommendations on how the citizens of Borger can help with water conservation.

June 18th

Officials seeking assistance with recent burglaries

June 18, 2011

The Hutchinson County and Hansford County Crime Stoppers and the Borger Police Department are seeking assistance in solving three burglaries that have occurred in the city limits of Borger.
Lt. Anthony Griffin of the BPD said all three of these burglaries were committed at the same location, which was the apartment complex located at 605 West Wilson Street.
During the burglaries, the suspect or suspects involved took three air conditioner window units out of three different apartments.

Happy Father's Day!

June 18, 2011

Joshua McIntyre knows what he is thankful for this Father’s Day as he gazes with pride on his one-year-old son Easton. Happy Father’s Day to all fathers across Hutchinson County!

Blood drives to be held in Borger next week

June 18, 2011

Coffee Memorial Blood Center is set to host three blood drives in the Borger area next week.
The first drive is set to take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, at the Chevron Phillips (Philtex Ryton) Borger plant. A bloodmobile will be located near the South Office Complex.
The second drive will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, June 23, at Interim Home Health Care, located at 1313 West Wilson in Borger.

June 17th

BPD, Juvenile Probation tackling graffiti problem

June 17, 2011

Two local departments are coming together to help stop the continual spread of graffiti within the City of Borger.
The Borger Police Department and Hutchinson County Juvenile Probation Department have recently teamed up to combat this problem.
Gang-related graffiti has become an increasing problem in the city, and the two departments have come with a creative way to stop it, according to Lt. Anthony Griffin of the BPD.
“Juveniles who are currently on probation and ordered to perform community service for crimes of graffiti, are now assisting in cleaning up the graffiti,” he said.

Air Race Classic pilots to stop in Borger next week

June 17, 2011

The Hutchinson County Airport is preparing to have some special visitors.
Pilots in The 35th annual Air Race Classic will make a pit stop in Borger next week. Dennis O’Bryant, Airport Manager, said they are expected to come in on Wednesday, June 22, 2011. The race is from June 21-24.

Commissioners back disaster declaration for county

June 17, 2011

Hutchinson County Commissioners have thrown their backing behind the recent disaster declaration banning the sale and use of fireworks across the area.
On Thursday morning in the Hutchinson County Courthouse, the commissioners approved the declaration for the ban of fireworks lasting through July 5, 2011.
Hutchinson County Fire Marshal Danny Richards stated that it makes no difference whether it is inside or outside the county, people will still be prosecuted. Police will be ordered to write tickets to those who do not obey the restrictions.

June 16th

City votes to participate in CRMWA bonds

June 16, 2011

The City of Borger has officially taken action to participate in the issuing of revenue bonds by the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority.
Action was taken by the Borger City Council earlier this month to authorize participation in the CRMWA’s Subordinate Lien Revenue Bonds, Series 2011, and approve an amendment to the City of Borger’s conjunctive use groundwater supply agreement with CRMWA.

FPC Girls Basketball team named All-Academic Team....see sports for more.
  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-...

 

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