July 18th, 2014
Just how precious is water in West Texas? Evidently, it is so precious some are ready to petition that what is here should stay here.
An online petition has been circulating the Internet since yesterday in an effort to convince the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority to halt pumping water from Lake Meredith. As of Wednesday evening, the petition had gained 412 e-signatures in a 24-hour time span.
According to the petition, local residents want CRMWA to cease pumping water from the lake in order to preserve the lake’s recent gains.
Most youngsters who decided to attend a vacation Bible school event expect to spend a few hours learning about Jesus, God and have a little fun. The students signing up for the Fairlanes Baptist Church are certainly aiming to do all of the above - and help out a local family or two out.
Fairlanes Baptist Church officials announced they would be putting a special twist to their upcoming VBS experience, utilizing a new outreach program to help provide aid to a family impacted by the May 11 wildfire that destroyed more than 230 homes at Lake Meredith.
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The Borger News-Herald
Better get ready to dust off those boots and hats, ya’ll. It’s rodeo time in Hutchinson County.
Well, at least for the youngsters, it is.
The Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo Association will be hosting its 57th Annual rodeo this Saturday at the HCSP Arena. The arean is located at the of Bulldog Blvd.
No one can ever say the Borger Rotary Club doesn’t put its money where its mouth is.
The Northwest Well Field moved another step closer to becoming a reality on Tuesday afternoon when the Borger City Council voted to approve a pair of bid recommendatuons for water project. And the good news is it won’t cost taxpayers as much as expected.
Brian R. Wallace, 50, of Paris, Virginia, died Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the Winchester Medical Center.
Mr. Wallace was born June 8, 1964 in San Diego, California, son of Jimmie Richard Wallace and Ruth Ellen Sijan.
He attended George Mason University where he received a Master’s degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
He was a nurse practitioner and director of bariatric surgery at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, DC and was the co-owner of The Cleaning Authority.
He had served in the U. S. Navy from 1986 – 1991.
Donald Wayne Williams, 83, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014 in Borger. Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at 1st Baptist Church with Rev. Walter Goodnight, former Pastor of 1st Baptist Church in Phillips officiating. Interment will follow at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday evening at the funeral home.
David Carr, Dean of Career and Technology at Frank Phillips College, learned last month that Susan Combs, Texas Comptroller of Accounts, has awarded the college a Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) grant in the amount of $242,646.
Area employers who actively supported FPC’s grant request to the Texas Comptroller of Accounts include North Plains Electric Cooperative; Chevron Phillips Chemical, LP; and Hilmar Cheese.