The Daily Press Borger News Herald | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2014-07-11T09:47:54-04:00 to speak at HCHM show2014-07-11T09:47:54-04:002014-07-11T09:47:54-04:00Borger News Herald Archie Cummings will make his appearance at HCHM Quilt Show this Sunday. He will give a presentation on his thoughts about quilting beginning at 2 p.m.<br />  </p>No dateline availableNo author availableCummings to speak at HCHM showBorger News High alumni kick off annual reunion this weekend2014-07-11T09:35:11-04:002014-07-11T09:35:11-04:00Borger News Herald The Blackhawks, that is.<br /> More than 300 Phillips High School alumni, teachers and school officials will converge on Borger and Stinnett to participate in the Phillips Alumni Association’s school reunion. The event is scheduled to run through Saturday, and will include the 50th reunion of the PHS Class of 1964.<br /> For Sharon (Flinn) Blythe, the reunion is twice as special. A member of the PHS 1964 senior class, she says the reunion is always a way to remember her roots.<br /> “I enjoy coming to it,” said Blythe, now a CPA in Austin. “I’m always very, very excited to get back and see old friends, some whom I haven’t seen in over 50 years.”<br /> “It gives us all a chance to remember the people we knew, and remember our roots and the people and town that helped mold us,” she said.<br /> The reunion actually swung into action bright and early this morning (Friday) in Borger. Several alumni got in a few swings by participating  in the Phillips Blackhawks Reunion Golf Tournament. Indiviadils began teeing off at 9 a.m. at the Borger Country Club.<br /> This evening, starting at 6 p.m., the PHS Class of 1964 will hold its reunion at Huber Park. In all, more than 50 members of the class are expected to turn out for the get-together.</p>No dateline availableNo author availablePhillips High alumni kick off annual reunion this weekendBorger News to help locals with healthcare needs2014-07-10T11:10:55-04:002014-07-10T11:10:55-04:00Borger News Herald The Borger News-Herald<br /> <br /> Panhandle Community Services was recently awarded a grant to help people in the Texas panhandle to apply for health care through the Affordable Care Act and the Market Place.<br /> Family Development Specialist Lititia Rollo has indicated that she was available to meet with local residents by staging presentations on applying for health care. “We would like to inform the community on how they can qualify for health care either through a private insurer or through Medicaid, or how they could possibly qualify for an exception in the new health care laws when they file taxes next year,” said Rollo.<br /> Americans, by law, are required to obtain health insurance as a way to combat rising health care costs. Individuals that cannot afford their own health insurance can obtain help through the insurance market place.<br /> Businesses, or individuals, can contact  Rollo about presentations at (806) 935-5551.</p>No dateline availableNo author availablePCS to help locals with healthcare needsBorger News is new Sanford secretary2014-07-10T11:07:18-04:002014-07-10T11:07:18-04:00Borger News Herald Nikkinen has lived in the Sanford area for about a year and previously lived in Tampa, Florida for 36 years prior to moving to Sanford.<br /> Nikkinen said her new career was a result of a chance meeting with a local resident.<br /> “I met someone through  the Elks Lodge.” she stated.<br /> For more information on the new addition to the city staff, call Sanford City Hall at (806) 865-3612 or meet her in person at the Sanford city office at located at 208 N Dee Ave,  call.<br /> Nikkinen will also be able to meet residents at the upcoming city meeting on Monday, July 14, at 7 p.m. The Sanford council meets in the Sanford Community Hall.</p>No dateline availableNo author availableNikkinen is new Sanford secretaryBorger News blood drive scheduled for July 142014-07-09T09:53:07-04:002014-07-09T09:53:07-04:00Borger News Herald Coffee Memorial Blood Center will be in Stinnett next week to as part of its blood drive efforts. CMBC officials are encouraging all Hutchinson County residents give the gift of life, and donate blood. All blood types are needed, CMBC officials said.<br /> The City of Stinnett drive is scheduled for July 14, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 801 Main Street in the Community Center.<br />  </p>No dateline availableNo author availableStinnett blood drive scheduled for July 14Borger News Casey Aylor Memorial fund-raiser to be held on July 192014-07-09T09:51:26-04:002014-07-09T09:51:26-04:00Borger News HeraldNo dateline availableNo author availableAnnual Casey Aylor Memorial fund-raiser to be held on July 19Borger News drive set for July 262014-07-08T13:02:50-04:002014-07-08T08:51:34-04:00Borger News Herald The telethon is held once a year to raise needed funds for the HC3 program and to help child and adult victims of sexual assault and family violence.<br /> According to HC3 director Norma Luginbyhl, “Hutchinson County is above state average on child abuse.”  <br /> This year’s telethon is Saturday, July 26, at the Johnson Park Youth Center. The event will be held from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.. Admission for this event will be free and there will be door prizes along with a silent auction. Individuals bringing extra necessity items such as socks, underwear, cleaning supplies, old cell phones, etc. will receive extra tickets for door prizes.<br />  </p>No dateline availableNo author availableHC3 drive set for July 26Borger News to get 2 new physicians in August2014-07-08T08:49:51-04:002014-07-08T08:49:51-04:00Borger News Herald According to Storey,  GPCH will be offering a hospitalist program beginning in August as a way to make its medical care even better.<br />  </p>No dateline availableNo author availableGPCH to get 2 new physicians in AugustBorger News Hutchinson County2014-07-07T10:05:18-04:002014-07-07T10:05:18-04:00Borger News Herald The museum unveiled its month-long exhibit of some of the top quilt makers last week when the 2014 Quilt Show opened to the general public.<br /> Through the whole month of July, the Hutchinson County Historical Museum will open the county’s eyes to the quilting world. This year, there are over 30 quilts of all sizes on display in the museum’s north gallery.<br /> And, they’re even judged for the public’s enjoyment.<br />  </p>No dateline availableNo author availableCovering Hutchinson CountyBorger News, Sanford gear up for July 4th celebrations2014-07-03T08:50:54-04:002014-07-03T08:50:54-04:00Borger News Herald This year, the City of Borger wants to make it one of the biggest celebrations of the summer.  <br /> All residents of Hutchinson County are invited to attend several events to honor the local veterans, to promote the unity promote of the community as a whole, and to celebrate the country’s independence from England. Thanks to the Borger Youth Advisory Council celebration, Borger will be among the hot spots of July 4th patriotism as the city will stage a parade, a service to honor veterans at the War Memorial, live entertainment, food and a laser show in the park.<br />  </p>No dateline availableNo author availableBorger, Sanford gear up for July 4th celebrationsBorger News