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AMARILLO, April 9 — Hundreds of local boy scouts will canvass several Amarillo neighborhoods Saturday, April 10 collecting food donations door-to-door during the 2021 Scouting for Food “Good Turn” program. The annual event, benefitting the High Plains Food Bank, is traditionally one of the l…

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Borger PD is on the scene of a shooting in Borger near Borger High School. The shooting occurred at Bryan & 2nd Streets in Borger. The suspect in the shootings is still at large. The suspect is driving a brown/tan Chevy S-10 pickup. According to the Borger Police Department, "BPD has pro…


Elevated wildfire conditions are expected on Thursday across the Texas Panhandle. According to the National Weather Service in Amarillo, "warm, dry, and breezy conditions will lead to elevated fire weather. Please, practice fire safety."

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The Hutchinson County United Way Day of Caring will be on April 24, 2021. Projects for the work day are needed. "Volunteers will be available on this day to assist you with outside projects only," said the HCUW. Contact the Hutchinson County United Way for help on cleaning your yard, help wi…

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Hutchinson County Sheriff Blaik Kemp held a round-table discussion on Saturday morning at the Hutchinson County Annex. Topics discussed ranged from drug issues to a new ordinance that the sheriff plans to present to the Hutchinson County Commissioners in April on a new dog ordinance. Read mo…

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More than a year after planning, “Restoring the Roots,” the Hemphill County Texas A&M AgriLife Beef Cattle Conference, is set for April 27-28. The conference will be in the Jones Pavilion, 1101 N. Sixth St., Canadian.

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Southern Rage BBQ is now open in Borger and serving up delicious BBQ 5 days a week. Pick up a copy of the weekend edition of the Borger News-Herald for more info on this new local lunch hot spot!

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The Ex-Stinnett Police Chief, Jason Collier, that was outed in January for being married and involved with six other women at one time will appear on the National Talk Show Dr. Phil on Tuesday (3 p.m. for the Borger area). From a sneak peek released from the Dr. Phil show on Friday, Collier …

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Hutchinson County Sheriff Blaik Kemp will be hosting a Veteran's Lunch on Saturday March 20 p.m from 11-1 p.m. at New Life Church in Borger. Costs for the lunch is free to veteran's. Hamburgers and hotdogs will be served.

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Severe weather is expected today across the Texas Panhandle today. According to the National Weather Service in Amarillo, "All hazards are in play, including tornadoes. The event peak is expected to be from 3 p.m.-9 p.m. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and tornadoes are all possible wi…

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A severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect until 8:45 pm CST for Northern Carson...Hutchinson...Northeastern Potter and Southeastern Moore Counties. A 8:10 p.m CST, a severe thunderstorm was located near Borger, moving east at 40 mph. HAZARD....60 mph wind gust and quarter size hail.


Garrett Spradling will be the next Borger City Manager. He will replace Eddie Edwards, who is retiring, starting April 1, 2021. Spradling holds a masters in public administration and is from Borger.

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The Borger EDC (Borger, Inc.) is set to meet for their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 9. The meeting will be held at 11:30 a.m. at 1111 Penn St. in Borger. Key agenda items to be discussed include a presentation of the Small Business Growth Program application by Courtney Smith an…


Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced on Tuesday at a press conference in Lubbock, Texas that he will lift COVID-19 statewide mandates starting next Wednesday. This includes allowing all Texas businesses to open at 100% occupancy and also lifting Statewide face mask mandates. Abbott said, bus…

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WICHITA FALLS - At the request of the Graham Police Department, the Texas Rangers have been requested to assist with capital murder investigation. Investigators have identified Brett “Bubba” Lippert, age 37 from Fredericksburg, as a suspect in the murder of a 49-year-old male.


 Schools and organizations serving K-12 students in Sparklight communities have the opportunity to win $3,000 to fund their science, technology, engineering or math project or club as part of the internet service provider’s annual “Dream Bigger” social media campaign.


(AUSTIN) — In response to the recent winter storm and power outages in the state, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today that his agency is automatically extending the due date for 2021 franchise tax reports from May 15 to June 15. The extension aligns the agency with the Internal Rev…

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The Southeast Panhandle Ag Conference will be held March 3 in the Donley County Activity Center, 4430 U.S. Highway 70 N, Clarendon. The event is hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Donley, Hall and Briscoe counties.


Kel-Tex is turning 40-years-old. The business first opened in 1981 in Borger and has since grown to two locations. Read this full story in Wednesday's Borger News-Herald.

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The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents will meet Thursday and Friday (Feb. 25-26) in Lubbock. The meeting will take place in the Regents Conference Room, First Floor (104A) in the Texas Tech University System Building (1508 Knoxville Avenue).

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