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January 3rd, 2012

BNH looking for Hutchinson County Heroes

January 3, 2012

Are you a part of the military that has recently returned home from the conflict in Iraq? We want to hear your story.
The Borger News-Herald will be working on a special section featuring those who served in this conflict from the Hutchinson County area. We would love to either sit down and interview you, or receive entries via email if preferred.

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Borger News Herald

Deadline for election filing moved to Feb. 1 to to

January 3, 2012

Those wanting to run for county positions still have a chance.
According to Republican Chairman Mary Kay Phelan, the previous deadline for entries on December 12, 2011 has been moved to February 1, 2012.
Running for Hutchinson County Sheriff is Mickey Blackmon, Don Johnson, and James Qualls. Carrie Kimmel has filed to run for Tax Assessor/ Collector, Mike Milner for County Attorney, Larry Coffman for Commissioner- Precinct One. And S.T. “Red” Isbell, Jr. and Nathan Sargent for Commissioner- Precinct Three.

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Borger News Herald

Borger Police Report

January 3, 2012

Borger Police Report
Dec. 28, 2011

400 block of West Wilson – report of theft
1400 block of Clayton – report of runaway
100 block of Medical Drive – report of disturbance
1000 block of West Coronado – alarm
100 block of Medical Drive – meet complainant/public service
600 block of Weatherly – meet complainant/public service
1400 block of Boyd – meet complainant/public service
1300 block of Finger – report of identity theft
600 block of Weatherly – meet complainant/public service
600 block of Weatherly – meet complainant/public service

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Borger News Herald

Tommie Lou Parkhurst

January 3, 2012

Tommie Lou Parkhurst, 62, of Borger was born April 9, 1949 in Mena, Arkansas. She went to heaven to join the loved ones who passed before her on December 31, 2011 in Amarillo, Texas.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 4, 2012, at Bible Baptist Church with Rev. Leonard Forsythe officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Park Cemetary. Services are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

Carroll Buxton-Clifton

January 3, 2012

Carroll Buxton-Clifton, 73, of Borger, died Friday, December 30, 2011 at her home in Borger.
Services will be 2:00 p.m.Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at Fairlanes Baptist Church with Rev. Paul Burwash, Pastor officiating. Interment will follow in the “Garden Of Devotion” at Westlawn Memorial Park. Services are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.

Emilio Cruz

January 3, 2012

Emilio Cruz, 80, of Borger, passed away, Thursday, December 29, 2011.
Emilio C. Cruz was born Friday, August 5, 1932 in Mexico to Emilia Cruz. He was self-employed and did a little bit of everything.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Elvira Cruz and his son, Emilio Cruz Jr.
Survivors include his wife, Trinidad Cruz; three sons, Esbardo Cruz of Pampa, TX, Jesse Cruz of Skellytown, TX and Manuel Cruz of Dalhart, TX; two daughters, Juanita Pena of Pampa, TX and Sylvia Munoz of Pampa, TX; two brothers; one sister; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Borger tangled with Hereford on wrestling mat

January 3, 2012

Monday afternoon the Borger Bulldog wrestling team opened 2012 hosting Hereford at Tex Hanna Gym.
Several of the Bulldog wrestlers were in position to get wins on the mat, but the breaks fell in favor for Hereford who came away with a 51-6 win in the duel.

Hereford 51 Borger 6
106-Christian Quiroz (HHS) forfeit
113-Alex Glavan (HHS) forfeit
120-Josh Silva (HHS) forfeit
126-forfeit
132-Pablo Martinez(HHS) decicion Anthony Bates 15-2
138-Jose Flores(HHS) pinned Zach Robinson 1.51
145-Andrew Porras (HHS) pinned Jacob Cosper 1.29
152-Eli Alvares (HHS) pinned AJ Torres 5.22

December 30th, 2011

City council to meet Tuesday

December 30, 2011

The Borger City Council is set to meet this Tuesday.
The meeting will take place at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012, in the city council chambers of Borger City Hall, 600 North Main.
The council will act on a request from CVS Pharmacy for a variance to the distance requirements of an off-premise alcoholic beverage sales permit for beer and wine.
In other business, the council will act on expenditures for the last half of December 2011, and the minutes of the regular meeting of Dec. 20, 2011.

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Borger News Herald

Salazar enters guilty plea

December 30, 2011

Another person involved in the recent drug bust surrounding the Fernandez family has entered a guilty plea.
According to court records, Thomas Salazar pleaded guilty to one count of cocaine possession with intent to distribute. He faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison. He is charged with knowingly and intentionally possessing with the intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine and/or five kilograms or more of cocaine in the Randall, Potter, and Hutchinson County areas.

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Borger News Herald

Borger hoop teams see mixed results in tournament play

December 30, 2011

Over the past couple of days, the Borger Bulldog and Lady Bulldog varsity basketball teams were busy taking part in tournament play in Lubbock and Breckenridge.
Neither teams came home with tournament titles, but both were able to get into the win column and show improvement in various areas which will help both teams with district play starting in the next couple of weeks.
After beating Sands on Wednesday, the Bulldogs finished the FiberMax Caprock Tournament in Lubbock with a 2-2 record with a win over Levelland and loses to Dimmitt and Tulia.

  The Future Lady Bulldog Basketball Camp will be held on July 14th through the 17th. 
The dates: June 16 -19, cost is Baseball camp: $80, and Softball hitting clinic $40. Call 806-681-...
Multiple camps opened up on Monday, June 2. See sports section for pictures and write-ups...

 

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