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February 2nd, 2014
On Super Bowl Sunday, Punxsy Phil makes his call: Six more weeks of winter
By Zak Lantz
The Punxsutawney Spirit
(Editor's Note: The following piece is a first-hand account written by the editor of The Punxsutawney Spirit, Zak Lantz. Zak was born and raised in Punxsutawney, and this account reflects more of a personal attachment to the holiday.)
The results from the Hutchinson County Livestock Show will be in the paper Wednesday, January 29th. We will have the winners and the buyers.
Traffic is backed up on Cedar due to a wreck that happened in front of McDonalds.
The Borger Rotary Club gave all the third graders in Hutchinson County Dictionaries last month. This is a picture of a third grader's dictionary marked with words that have been looked up.
A traffic stop in Borger Saturday night resulted in the arrests of two local men, one of whom a wanted criminal.
At approximately 9:50 pm on the evening of January 18th, a Traffic Unit Officer with the Borger Police Department conducted a routine traffic stop in the 100 block of W. 8th Street. Upon further investigation, the officer discovered the driver, 28-year old Clayton Miller Gray of Borger, to be in possession of 1 gram of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), as well as drug paraphernalia.
The 2014 Hutchinson County Livestock Show will start Friday January 24 at the Aluminum Dome.
Senator Kel Seliger came to support the Borger bulldogs Friday night. He watched the basketball team defeat River road. Here he is with the the varsity cheerleaders.
Two local residents are in police custody after a robbery at a local convenience store.
Just before 6:00 a.m. Saturday morning, at least one armed person entered CEFCOâ€™s 205 N. Cedar location where employee Brandie Ynojosa and Assistant Manager Jeremy Lynch were working, said employees at the CEFCO store.
The assailants demanded money and the employees complied. The robber(s) left with no injuries occurring.
The Borger Police Department said in a press release that officers were able to gather evidence that led them to suspects at 1000 block of Thrams.
Brenden Kai Moffitt, 23, has been charged with 1st degree murder for the New Year's Day slaying of his father, Herschel Bryan Moffitt, who died from multiple fatal gunshot wounds, according to a Lt. Jeremy Hundley from the Borger Police Department.