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Hale County, Texas — Just one day after Rick Dillon Criswell was terminated by his employer, he came clean. The 25-year-old called his former boss to confess he’d stolen and sold 15 head of the man’s cattle during his time on the job. The Angus yearlings weighed 300 to 500 pounds and were ta…

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The Borger Downtown Merchant's 32nd Annual Beach Bash will be held Saturday, June 5 on Main Street in Borger from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Volleyball, basketball, delicious food, and shopping at local businesses is on the agenda. Head out to the fun-filled day and support the community.

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     AUSTIN, Texas -- San Antonio College (SAC) is the 2021 recipient of what's been called the "Oscars" for outstanding achievement by a community college, and the reason is its commitment to students who often have a tough time staying in school. The Aspen Prize for Community College Excel…

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Several residents of Stinnett and portions of Borger were without power this evening, following severe weather in the area that produced high winds, extreme lighting, and hail. Nearly 1200 residents in this area were out of power for over an hour but the swift work of XCEL crews restored pow…

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Bulldog Brag sent in by a staff member- "Barbie Schroeder’s title for the district is Instructional Services Coordinator. You might ask yourself what all that entails. Mrs. Schroeder helps with the districts’ foster, homeless and migrant students- often helping with clothing and furnishings.…

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Kayli Spickes has done it again!  She won the State VASE art contest with two of her pieces. The pieces are a sculpture called "Chirpy Critters and Bitter Brutes" and a graphic design piece called "Forsaken Felines".  Congratulations Kayli, on a fabulous year!! Borger ISD is so happy about y…

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AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added two fugitives to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and cash rewards of up to $3,000 each are now being offered for information leading to their captures. Marcus Lee Torres, 39, is wanted for failure to comply with sex …

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Tokai Carbon CB and Hutchinson County United Way are hosting "Tea and Me Brunch: What is the TEA HUTCH on Grief" Saturday, May 1, 2021 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.  at First United Methodist Church in Borger. Guest Speaker for the event will be Jamie Gillispie.

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The Hutchinson County Sheriff Office and the Texas Panhandle Peace Officer Association will hold a 1st Annual Crappie Tournament on Saturday at Lake Meredith National Recreation Area. Registration for the event will take place on Saturday at 6 a.m. at Sharken's Honey Hole, 9605 Fritch Fortre…

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High winds are expected across Hutchinson County on Tuesday bringing with it an elevated risk of wildfires. According to the US National Weather Service in Amarillo, "strong winds on Tuesday combined will combine with dry conditions. Any fire that starts will spread rapidly." Wind gust acros…

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On Wednesday, April 21st, the Borger Middle School 7th & 8th-grade band went to Panhandle to perform for their UIL Concert & Sight-Reading Evaluation.  The pieces they performed were Captain Dane March, Colliding Visions, and Armory.  The band was evaluated by 6 judges and received a…

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The City of Borger and the Borger Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Borger Trash Bash April 26-May 1. During this week, there is no charge to Hutchinson County Residents for trash disposal at the Transfer Station at 920 N. Florida in Borger (proof of residential address is required). …

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An early morning two vehicle wreck claimed one life on Wednesday on SH 136 near Fritch. Read more about this in the Thursday's edition of the Borger News-Herald.

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Fritch, Texas – “Junior Ranger Day” will be held at Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument on Saturday, May 1, 2021. Activities will begin at the Alibates Visitor Center at 9:30 am and run until 2:30 pm. There will be many activities occurring throughout the day and the programs are free …

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Doug Moneymaker is seeking a seat on the Sanford-Fritch ISD Board of Trustees in the May 1 Election.  Read more about Moneymaker and his bid for office in tomorrow's edition of the Borger News-Herald.

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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…

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