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August 2nd, 2012

Borger Police Report - July 31, 2012

August 2, 2012

Borger Police Report
July 31, 2012

Taco Bell – report of abandoned vehicle
400 block of North Main – alarm
1000 block of North Cedar – report of suspicious activity
1200 block of Coble – followup
1200 block of Cedar – report of suspicious vehicle
Yows and Tejas – report of vehicle burglary
1300 block of Tejas – report of criminal mischief
1000 block of Carpenter – followup
FPC – followup
600 block of North Main – followup
600 block of East Sixth – report of recovered property
3100 block of South Cedar – report of theft
Lucky Eddies – followup

August 1st

WTAMU Researchers Seeking Volunteers for Research on Autism Spectrum Disorder

August 1, 2012

CANYON, Texas—Poor social communication and repetitive behaviors have been the best source for pinpointing autism spectrum disorder, but researchers at West Texas A&M University are looking at another investigative tool that could provide a more objective measure in diagnostic reliability.

Xcel Energy power supply improves, conservation still encouraged

August 1, 2012

Xcel Energy had a large generating unit offline, and some concerns about another unit. The company declared an energy alert for its Texas-New Mexico system yesterday, but got through the peak of the day in good shape. The generator in question came back online last evening and is approaching full load. Barring any unforeseen maintenance issues, it expects to be in better condition today. Should that situation change, Xcel Energy would re-issue the energy alert.

Borger Police Report - July 30, 2012

August 1, 2012

Borger Police Report
July 30, 2012

800 block of Bartush – report of suspicious vehicle
1100 block of Bulldog – report of suspicious person
6th & Alabama – field interview
900 block of North Main – field interview
400 block of West Jefferson – report of suspicious person
400 block of West Sixth – report of criminal mischief
600 block of North McGee – field interview
100 block of Maple – report of criminal mischief
100 block of West Tenth – report of theft
600 block of Weatherly – followup
1000 block of Carpenter – report of disturbance

Hypnotist brings skills to Borger Rotary Club

August 1, 2012

An Amarillo hypnotist brought his skills to the Borger Rotary Club Tuesday afternoon.
Gerry Kelly, who owns Hypnosis Works in Amarillo, said hypnosis has applications in a lot of other areas beyond the field of entertainment.
He said over the last 10 years, he has devoted his time to hypnosis and using it to help people better themselves. He said he sees people for all kinds of problems daily, and said he believes hypnosis is a quicker alternative to some of the more extensive forms of treatment out there.

BCT set to present “Cookin’ With Gus”

August 1, 2012

Boomtown Community Theater on Main Street is gearing up for another play: “Cookin’ with Gus.”
BCT is planning to run the show on August 9, 10, and 11 (days may vary) at 7 p.m.
Cost is $18 for dinner and the show. Dinner is served at 6:30 p.m. and doors will open at 6 p.m.
Gussie Richardson is a famous food columnist and cookbook author. Her agent comes to tell her she’s been offered her own daily television show.

Johnson wins county sheriff's race

August 1, 2012

The Hutchinson County voters have spoken.
Don Johnson has been voted the new sheriff of the county. According to vote totals posted by, Johnson won with 1,720 votes (62 percent of the vote) compared to Mickey Blackmon’s 1,061 votes for a total of 38 percent of the vote.
Vote totals from the Hutchinson County Clerk’s office were not available as of press time today.

July 31st

Xcel Energy warns of new customer scam

July 31, 2012

AMARILLO, Texas – Xcel Energy has received numerous reports about a new scam targeting customers in the Texas-New Mexico area.
Some customers have been contacted by callers claiming to represent Xcel Energy, indicating the customers’ electric service is soon to be disconnected. The caller then tells customers to make their utility payments by purchasing a Green Dot pre-pay VISA card at a local drug or convenience store.

Borger Police Report - July 26-29, 2012

July 31, 2012

Borger Police Report
July 26-29, 2012

July 26
200 block of East Jefferson – house/business check
2300 block of Huber Avenue – report of suspicious vehicle
Huber Park – report of suspicious activity
1000 block of Minnesota – report of suspicious activity
Texas and Bunton – field interview
500 block of Industrial – alarm
3rd & Cedar – welfare check
900 block of Elmore – welfare check
Parking lot – abandoned vehicle
Fritch city limits – traffic escort
Powerhouse – followup
1300 block of Turner – report of lost/found property
400 block of Michigan – report of theft

“Kissless” to debut on Borger stage this weekend

July 31, 2012

“Kissless” is set for performance for the Borger community this weekend at the Borger High School Auditorium.
The shows will be held at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 3 and 4.
Round up your family for a musical about a story of two very different people forced to live together for the summer and the unlikely relationship that the dismay of their friends and families.
With a raucous cast of Abercrombie Jocks, misfit Goths, and brainy nerds, Kissless tugs on heart-strings between belly laughs.


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