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November 18th, 2013

Missing Borger girl returns home safely

November 18, 2013

Melissa Graves, the fifteen year old Borger girl who went missing last Monday night has returned home to her family.

Graves, who left her home in the middle of the night a week ago, was spotted at a home owned by relatives of her alleged boyfriend, according to Debbie Goforth, the girl’s mother. After police were contacted, says the mom, Graves panicked and left through a back exit, making her way back home around 1:30 p.m. on Sunday afternoon.

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Borger News Herald

Connecticut family pleads for father's return

November 18, 2013

A mother of two from Connecticut has contacted the Borger News-Herald with a plea for her husband, Michael, who left home two weeks ago and has not returned.

“Two weeks ago today my husband and my children’s daddy got up to go to work, kissed and hugged me goodbye told me he loved me. He walked out the door and never came back...” said Susan Cox of Kensington, CT, in a letter to the News-Herald.

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Borger News Herald

November 15th

Woman indicted in mail theft case

November 15, 2013

A Borger mail carrier has been indicted on charges of tampering with U.S. mail.
Postal carrier Lesa Marie Stark is facing three separate charges related to her alleged abuse of the U.S. postal service. The first charge, Theft of Mail, alleges that Stark embezzled a Veteran’s Administration prescription medication mailer from a resident on Pecan St..

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Borger News Herald

Teenage girl vanishes in Borger

November 15, 2013

Fifteen year old Melissa Graves has been missing since late Monday night.
The Borger High School sophomore is thought to have left her house sometime between 2:30 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.
Melissa is around 5'2" tall and weighs 97 lbs. She has long light-brown hair with blonde tips.
Her bottom lip is pierced in a "snakebite" fashion, where there are two piercings: one of each side about halfway between the center of the bottom lip and the corners of the mouth. She has double piercings in her ears and her navel is also pierced.

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Borger News Herald

November 11th

Officer Heredia speeks at Borger High School

November 11, 2013

Officer Heredia spoke to seniors at Borger High School about his experience being in the military.

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Borger News Herald

Crockett Elementary Salutes Veterans

November 11, 2013

The third and fourth graders of Crockett Elementary treat the Veterans of Hutchinson County with flags and music.

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Borger News Herald

Three dead in plane crash near Amarillo

November 11, 2013

A plane crash east of Amarillo resulted in three deaths early Monday morning.
According to Sr. Trooper Chris Ray of the Department of Public Safety, at around 2:00am the DPS received a report of a missing aircraft, a single-engine 1999 Raytheon B36TC.

The aircraft had been en route to Tradewind Airport in Amarillo when it was rerouted to Rick Husband, which it overflew. Air traffic controllers lost contact with the plane as it came around for a second landing attempt and a search for the aircraft began.

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Borger News Herald

November 9th

Former city worker indicted after brutal assault on Borger official

November 9, 2013

A Hutchinson County Grand Jury handed down an indictment last week on Brian Lee Garton of Fritch for an assault that occurred over the summer in Borger.
As stated in recently unsealed documents, Garton faces a 2nd degree felony charge of aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury for an incident in July that sent City of Borger Director of Public Works Ted B. Dodd to Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo in a coma.

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Borger News Herald

November 8th

Oil Rig Explosion North of Stinnett

November 8, 2013

Hutchinson County Fire Marshal Danny Richards has informed the Borger News-Herald that fire crews are en route to an explosion and fire on an oil rig north of Stinnett on the Turkey Track Ranch.

A grass fire has broken out and one vehicle is in flames. As of 4:15 fire crews were a quarter mile from the blaze.

More details as the story develops.

Edit: 5:52pm
The well has been capped and the remaining flames are consuming two oil field vehicles and grass in the area. First report is that there have been no injuries. Crews remain on site to deal with remaining fires.

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Borger News Herald

Borger Elks' Veterans Appreciation Dinner Saturday Night

November 8, 2013

The Borger Elks' Veterans Appreciation Dinner will be Saturday night with doors opening at 5pm and ceremonies will begin at 6pm.

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Borger News Herald
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