March 8th, 2013
January 6, 1940 - January 22, 2013 Major David E Thrams USAF retired (1/6/1940 - 1/22/2013) With his children close at hand, Major David E. Thrams USAF retired, peacefully passed away on Tuesday January 22, 2013. With pure grit Dad turned what should have been a short losing battle with Colon Cancer into a 2 year fight for life. David was born January 6, 1940 in Dallas, Texas. He graduated from Borger High School in 1958, and was commissioned to the USAF. In Vietnam he was a combat pilot that was awarded the Bronze Star and The Distinguished Flying Cross among his many decorations.
AUSTIN â€” Spring â€“ March 1st through May 31st â€“ marks the most dangerous season on Texas roadways for alcohol-related traffic crashes. Thatâ€™s why the Texas Department of Transportation is reminding motorists to line up a P.A.S.S. â€“ a Person Appointed to Stay Sober â€“ because even â€śbuzzedâ€ť driving is drunk driving.
The next town hall meeting on the synthetic drug issue is set for 6:30 p.m. April 16, 2013, at Borger High School. Billy Lain of the Fort Bend Probation Office will be the featured speaker. The meeting will be bilingual.
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