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March 7th, 2013
We will have a chance for a few showers and thunderstorms later today through tonight, but until then, it will be a mostly cloudy and windy day with highs close to 70Â°. The wind will blow from the south at 20 to 30 mph. Get ready for one of those REALLY WINDY days Saturday!
AUSTIN â€“ The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols from March 8 â€“ March 17, one of the most active Spring Break periods in Texas. DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent. The enhanced patrols that target intoxicated drivers are funded through a grant from the Texas Department of Transportation.
Are your children buckled up correctly? Research shows that more than eight out of ten children's car seats are installed incorrectly!
The Hutchinson County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension is sponsoring a Car Seat Checkup to be held on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fritch Fire Department, 105 S. Hoyne.
Parents are encouraged to bring their child to the event and to know their child's weight and height.
For more information, contact Megan Parr, CEA-FCS, Hutchinson County, at 806-878-4026.
We only get a brief break in the clouds through the first half of the day today before more clouds roll into the area this afternoon. It will be a breezy and mild day with highs in the lower to middle 70s. The wind will blow from the south at 15 to 25 mph.
The Hutchinson County Child Welfare is preparing for its third annual â€śNo Excuse For Abuseâ€ť 5k fun run/walk.
In honor of Child Abuse Awareness Month, the board will host the run on Saturday, April 20, 2013.
Early registration is $25 with packet pick-up and a guaranteed t-shirt Friday, April 19 from 4-7 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce at 613 North Main in Borger. Day of event registration is $25 with packets and available t-shirt sizes from 7:30-8 a.m.
The Borger ISD board is set to meet this Thursday, March 8, 2013, in the board room of the Borger ISD Administration Building. The meeting is set for 7 p.m.
Campus/district reports will be presented, which includes Borger High School Activities and Initiatives, Borger Intermediate School Activities, Gateway Elementary School Activities, and Borger Athletic Activities. This last report will pertain to banners and the middle school gym floors.
3-1-13 Jeremy Wayne Newman was arrested on warrant #39029-1 Probation Violation â€“ Possession of Marijuana <2oz and warrant #39029-2 Commitment â€“ Possession of Marijuana <2oz
3-3-13 Deputies took a theft report
3-4-13 Donnie Glen Murrell was arrested on warrant #10480 Probation Violation â€“ Driving While Intoxicated 2nd
3-4-13 Chad Jay Hubbard was arrested on warrant #10287-2 bond surrender/probation violation â€“ injury child/elderly/disable w/intent bodily injury
3-4-13 Deputies responded to an Assault on Sage Mesa in Fritch
On Friday March 1st, 2013, the Borger Police Department, in cooperation with the Borger Fire Marshalls Office and the Hutchinson County Sheriffâ€™s Office, conducted a business inspection at D&D Amusement located at 1320 S. Florida Street. The Borger Police Department had information that the establishment was selling some of the â€śpotpourriâ€ť type substances that had been a recent topic of discussion during a Town Hall Meeting.
Upper-level and surface high pressure will move into the region quickly in the wake of Monday night's storm system. What this means to you and me is plenty of sunshine all day long with light winds! In fact, northerly winds blowing at speeds averaging 5-15 mph should prevail all day long as high temperatures warm into the upper 40s to the lower 50s by late day.
2-28-13 Deputies took a report of telephone harassment.
3-1-13 James Alex Dachille was arrested on warrant #39500 for the offense of Assault causes bodily injury family violence.
3-1-13 Deputies assisted Borger PD on a search and seizure.
3-2-13 Deputies responded to assist Fritch PD at the Allsups in Fritch.
3-2-13 Deputies responded to a Theft call on Boyd Dr. in Fritch.
3-3-13 Deputies responded to a Theft call on Fritch Fortress.
3-3-13 Deputies responded to a minor accident on HWY 687.