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May 29th, 2014

Commissioners vote to lift burn ban, for now

May 29, 2014

The Hutchinson County Commissioners Court voted on Wednesday afternoon to temporarily lift the county-wide burn ban in an effort to help rural residents rid themselves of excess trash.
Thanks to the more than 3 inches of rain the area received over the weekend, commissioners felt wildfire conditions in the county were lessened to a point where burning outdoor items was safe.
 

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Border News Herald

Bike ride to aid Fritch wildfire relief effort

May 29, 2014

Staging a music concert for the county’s wildfire victims was enough for Josh Reneau, Christi Arnall, Tyler Whatley and Jared Thomas. They wanted to give more.
 

Source 
Border News Herald

Library set to launch SRC on June 2

May 29, 2014

Summer will officially be here within the next few days. That, as parents know, means children will be out of school with nothing to do.
Parents can make summer fun for kids and keep them occupied through the county libraries’ Summer Reading Club. Local children can participate in the program at all three branches of the Hutchinson County Library, which has outlets in Borger, Fritch and Stinnett, all summer long.
 

Source 
Border News Herald

May 13th

Fatal Two-Vehicle Accident Saturday Claims One Life

May 13, 2014

 

Herald Staff Report

A local Borger man died after injuries he received in a two-vehicle accident Saturday on South Highway 136.

Source 
Border News Herald

Human Remains Found

May 13, 2014

 

Human remains were found Monday inside a home destroyed by fire on Sunday, Carson County Sheriff Office officials said.

Source 
Border News Herald

Wildfire destroys numerous homes

May 13, 2014

 

BY SCOTT KNESS

Staff Writer 

Law enforcement officials were keeping people out of the area of Lake Meredith until emergency personnel could contain the danger caused by a major wildfire that began Sunday.

Source 
Border News Herald

May 5th

Stay healthy through the summer heat

May 5, 2014

 

Being humans, we are susceptible to many different things. As the weather warms, the toll the heat takes on our bodies is far from negligible.

According to the CDC, excessive heat exposure was the cause of over 8,000 deaths between the years of 1979 and 2003.

Source 
Borger News Herald

May 4th

No damage reported in Fritch fire over weekend

May 4, 2014

 

At around 3:35 pm on Saturday, May 3rd, Fritch Fire Department was called out to an incident on Yantis Road in Fritch.

Source 
Borger News Herald

May 2nd

Possible sanctions threaten FPC financial assistance

May 3, 2014

Frank Phillips College in Borger has come under threat of sanctions from the federal government that would affect federal financial aid like student loans and Pell Grants, costing the college a number of students, and costing students educational opportunities.

 

Source 
Borger News Herald

April 30th

Borger Animal Shelter adopt a pet special

April 30, 2014

Today through Friday you can adopt a pet at the Borger Animal Shelter for $18.

Source 
Borger News Herald
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