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July 20th, 2015
Those interested in local government will want to keep an eye on a couple of upcoming meetings, but golf enthusiasts and cowboys should get their calendars ready as well...
Participants in Hutchinson County's summer reading program were likely looking forward to the magic show which was scheduled to be hosted at Borger's library tomorrow. However due to recent structure damage, the library was forced to make several changes to the program. Thankfully, Borger's First United Methodist Church (200 N McGee) has volunteered their spacious garden room to host the magic show. Parents and families are invited to arrive at 2:00 tomorrow (July 15) and enjoy the magical performance of Harlin Rhoades.
The Lake Meredith Aquatic and Wildlife Museum in Fritch (101 N Robey Ave) will be concluding it's exhibition of landscape art today, meaning this is the last opportunity for locals to stop by and see some of the breathtaking paintings and artistic works of local artist, Betty Rusk. For those interested, Rusk herself will be at the showcase untill noon today to meet visitors, chat, and answer questions.
Borger's City Hall (600 N Main Street) will play host to a special presentation this evening on wildfire preparation from 7-9 p.m. While it might seem silly to worry about wildfire after recieving roughly 2 inches of rain in one night, officials urge citizens to remember that while plants are big and green today, that only means they'll be big and dry later this year.
Borger's City Council is scheduled to meet in regular session tonight at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. As usual a range of items are listed on the agenda, but those familiar with the town's Youth Advisory Council can take note of planned action regarding the organization's leadership and expenses. Full details on the meeting's outcome and action taken will be featured in the Wednesday edition of the paper, but locals are still encouraged to attend, especially if they'd like to bring local matters to the attention of the council.
Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix breaks down where big name NBA free agents like LaMarcus Aldridge, Paul Millsap, Greg Monroe, Danny Green, Tyson Chandler and Rajon Rondo might end up.
The Hutchinson County Library was evacuated on Tuesday morning around 9:30 a.m.after a section of the clubroom wall collapsed. No one was hurt.
The Borger Animal Shelter has plenty of dogs and cats just waiting for a great home!
The Commissioners of Hutchinson County have seen some pressure recently to move forward with the drawn out process of designing and organizing renovations for the county jail. Both the Sheriff's Department and Commissioners themselves have expressed impatience at the delays thus far, but tomorrow morning at 9:30 a.m. a decision will finally come to vote.