February 27th, 2014
William “ Bill “ Robert Jensen, 70 of Borger died Feb. 24th in Borger. Cremation is under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger. Bill was born July 27, 1943 in Bloomington, Illinois to Robert E. and Luella Kenning Jensen. He was an installer for AT&T and the University of South Florida before retiring. He was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church and a resident of Borger two years. He is survived by his companion Bertha Hernandez of Borger.
As of Wednesday, February 26, Brendan Kai Moffitt, 23, of Borger has been formally indicted by a Hutchinson County Grand Jury for the New Year's Day murder of his father, Herschel Bryan Moffitt, according to a press release from the office of 84th Judicial District Attorney Mark W. Snider.
Kai Moffitt was arrested on January 1, 2014 after police, responding to a call for possible gun shots fired, found his father, Herschel Bryan Moffitt, 47, dead from multiple gunshot wounds.
Calgary, Alberta -- Agrium Inc has announced expansino plans for their plant in Borger.
The expansion project will add a new urea production unit of approximately 610,000 tonnes, of
Clint Manning 36, of Amarillo, passed away, Sunday,
February 23, 2014.
Clint was born August 15, 1977 Borger to Walter McDonald
.and Peggy Sue (Wellesley) Manning. He was a member
Shannon Marc Sherwood, 41, passed away
in Borger, on Monday, February 24, 2014. Services will be at
2:00 p.m., Thursday at Minton Memorial Chapel. The family
will receive guests from 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, February 26, at
Greg Abbott, Texas Attorney General and candidate for Governor, stopped in Amarillo Tuesday afternoon to address reporters and supporters at Cafe Marizon.
David Talbot visits Borger to talk about Crutches for Africa. David says' "We toil together to enable those we may never see. Hobbled in life by some illness, accident or act of violance. Many are hopeless. The generous donations given to Crutches 4 Africa are the tools we use to help raise the hindered, to lift them from the dust, and help them on their way." You may donate your mobility devices to the Borger News Herald, H & H Printing or Ameriprise between now and April 30th. These devices will then be shipped to Africa for distribution.
Alta Mae Novotny, 100, died February 23, 2014 in Borger. Services will be at 10:00 AM Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel, with Rev. C. W. Parker, Odyssey Hospice chaplain, officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors. Mrs. Novotny was born April 2, 1913 in Freemount, Missouri to John and Mary Smith. She met and married the love of her life, Adolph Novotny, in 1947. He preceded her in death in 2003.
One of Borger's Boy Scout Troops toured the Borger News Herald on Saturday to see how the paper is printed.
The Texas Department of Public Safety has released identity of a man killed in a bizarre auto accident over the weekend of February 15 and 16.
Ezequiel Perez, 22, was on his way to Stinnett from Borger in a 1999 Honda 4-door car when he drifted onto the guard rail at the Canadian River bridge outside of town, according to a report by Senior Trooper Chris Ray of the DPS.
The guard rail impact caused the car "to vault into the river bottom," coming to rest between the southbound and northbound sections of teh bridge, said the release.