October 24th, 2014
Dr. Craig Spencer, the latest person infected with Ebola in the U.S., is in stable condition while being treated in isolation in New York. Meanwhile, nurse Nina Pham has been released after surviving the virus
The 2014-2015 United Way campaign is well underway.
"Our goal is $650,000. Through our work place rallies, we have bought in pledges of just over $76,000 to date," commented Julie Winters, Executive Director of the Hutchinson County United Way.
The National Park Service recently held a Star Gazing party at Alibates. Many area residents came to observe the stars in the night sky. Alibates is a great place to hike, star gaze, and learn about the flint that is found only in the Alibates area.
Don Rice captured the partial solar eclipse on Thursday. The next solar eclipse will occur in about three years, and it will be a more dramatic and rare occurance.
The Borger Bulldog tennis team will be playing in Lubbock Friday for a chance to move on to regionals. The Bulldogs recently won the UIL district Fall championship.
The 4th grade Crockett Book Munchers meet every Wednesday to discuss a book that they are all reading. The book for this six weeks, Benjamin Franklinstein Lives, is a hit with all the kids!
Mrs. Garcia invites everyone to come to the Scholastic Book Fair. The books will be on display from Oct. 27-31. The community may come on Oct. 27 and Oct. 28 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
The Coffee Memorialo Blood Bank is in Borger today from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. at the Union Hall, 111 E. Coolidge. There is a great need for O-negative and A-negative blood. Please go by and donate.
Cameron Grubbs, 22 was arrested today after a lengthy standoff on Clayton Street in Borger Texas. Grubbs baracaded himself in a home on Clayton Street after he was issued a felony warrant by the Hutchinson County Sheriff Department.
The West Texas Comanches travel to Panhandle Friday night to take on the Panthers. Game starts at 7 pm.