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February 11th, 2014

"Plant-Effect" snowfall affects Borger

February 11, 2014

It was hard not to notice the drastic differences in Sunday’s snowfall throughout various parts of town. With some areas receiving only a light frosting, and others a downfall of several inches, one might wonder what the cause is for this seemingly picky blizzard. The Borger News-Herald contacted KVII News Channel 7 Meteorologist Brian James to find the answer.

According to James, the reason for the snow’s behavior lies in two factors: local plants such as the Agrium nitrogen production plant and wind direction.

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Borger News Herald

February 7th

Borger Police, State Troopers, DEA raid Borger residence; investigation ongoing

February 7, 2014

Local Police, State Troopers, and Federal Agents have siezed suspected drug money and vehicles from a Borger residence in an ongoing operation.

On Wednesday, February 5, 2014 Federal DEA agents, state DPS agents, and Borger Police Department officers conducted a raid in Borger where Captain Anthony Griffin of the BPD says the three agencies, including the Borger Police Department K-9 Unit, moved on a residence believed to be used by a Mexican drug trafficking organization.

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Borger News Herald

February 5th

Singing Bulldog performs at Super Bowl Borger Choral Arts department represented on world-wide stage

February 5, 2014

Sunday, in front of a world-wide television audience and packed football stadium, the Borger Choral Arts Department was represented during the national anthem prior to the Super Bowl 48 football game by a former Singing Bulldog, Casey Elliott.
Elliott is currently serving in the Navy and sings and conducts for the Navy Sea Chanters.
Elliott, of the Borger High School class of 1998, was a three-year All-State Competitor and UIL State Competition Soloist. She went on to sing at Texas tech and was also a vocal student of the late Rosemarie Scott.

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Borger News Herald

GOLDEN PLAINS HOME CARE Named as a Top Agency of the 2013 HomeCare Elite

February 5, 2014

BORGER, TX, FEBRUARY 3, 2014 GOLDEN PLAINS HOME CARE today announced that it has been named a Top Agency of the 2013 HomeCare Eliteâ„¢, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. Now in its eighth year, the HomeCare Elite identifies the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified agencies and highlights the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall.

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Borger News Herald

February 3rd

Ground broken at new Walmart location in Borger

February 3, 2014

Members of the Borger Chamber of Commerce and representatives from Walmart were on scene Monday for a ribbon cutting and ground-breaking ceremony at the future site of Walmart’s new location in Borger.

As construction begins on the project, the plan is for the long awaited SuperCenter facility to open on October 15 of this year.

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Borger News Herald

February 2nd

Seahawks win the Superbowl

February 2, 2014

Final score 43-8 way to go Seahawks

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Borger News Herald

Seahawks in the lead

February 2, 2014

Half time score 22-0

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Borger News Herald

Seahawks in the lead

February 2, 2014

Half time score 22-0

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Borger News Herald

Six More Weeks of Winter

February 2, 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.)

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Borger News Herald

January 28th

Hutchinson County Livestock Show results

January 28, 2014

The results from the Hutchinson County Livestock Show will be in the paper Wednesday, January 29th. We will have the winners and the buyers.

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Borger News Herald
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