The Daily Press http://borgernewsherald.com http://borgernewsherald.com/apfeed.xml--1 Borger News Herald | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2014-04-21T16:57:49-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:6346Weekend motorcycle wreck claims life of driver2014-04-21T16:57:49-04:002014-04-21T16:57:49-04:00Borger News Herald<p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 14px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 16px; ">A motorcycle accident that occurred over the weekend claimed the life of Billy Duane Vinyard, 39, of Borger.</p><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 14px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 16px; ">According to a press release from Texas Department of Public Safety Senior Trooper Chris Ray, on April 19th, Vinyard was traveling northbound down FM 280 on his 2013 Harley Davidson Ultra Classic. Vinyard, who was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, lost control of the motorcycle "due to unsafe speed for the curve in the roadway", overturning the bike as a result.</p><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 14px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 16px; ">Vinyard's passing was declared by Justice of the Peace Shila Hart at 4:16 p.m.</p>No dateline availableNathan BlankenshipWeekend motorcycle wreck claims life of driverBorger News Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:6346Change0Usable2014-04-21T16:57:49-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:6334Investigation Discovery - "House of Lies"2014-04-17T17:20:34-04:002014-04-17T17:20:34-04:00Borger News HeraldNo dateline availableStephanie HooperInvestigation Discovery - "House of Lies"Borger News Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:6334Change0Usable2014-04-17T17:20:34-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:6330Vehicle accident stops traffic2014-04-14T17:09:10-04:002014-04-14T16:52:29-04:00Borger News HeraldNo dateline availableJC CortezVehicle accident stops trafficBorger News Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:6330Change0Usable2014-04-14T16:52:29-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:6326Dreams do come true, at least for Karley2014-04-10T14:24:10-04:002014-04-10T14:24:10-04:00Borger News Herald<div style="font-weight: inherit; font-style: inherit; font-size: 75%; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; line-height: 1.5; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); "> <p style="font-weight: inherit; font-style: inherit; font-size: 12px; font-family: inherit; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 1.5em; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; line-height: 1.25em; ">Come to Agnes Howe next Saturday April 19th at 4:30 to see Karley Williams play in her very first softball game ever! This is a lifelong dream of hers. Read her full story in today's paper about how she has proved doctors wrong by living longer than six months old.</p></div>No dateline availableDeanna Bejarano - Sports EditorDreams do come true, at least for KarleyBorger News Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:6326Change0Usable2014-04-10T14:24:10-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:6323Health Fair at the BCAC2014-04-10T11:05:46-04:002014-04-10T11:05:46-04:00Borger News HeraldNo dateline availableStephanie HooperHealth Fair at the BCACBorger News Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:6323Change0Usable2014-04-10T11:05:46-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:6318Cornyn introduces bill to protect taxpayers from 'abusive' IRS audits2014-04-08T11:58:43-04:002014-04-08T11:57:02-04:00Borger News Herald<p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 11.0px Times"> </p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 11.0px Times"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif;">“As we approach the deadline for this tax season, Americans are more skeptical than ever of the IRS after the gross violations of public trust that have come to light over the past year,” said Cornyn.</span></span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 11.0px Times"> </p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 11.0px Times"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif;">A release from Cornyn’s office said that the bill would provide “social welfare organizations” with the right to seek a declaratory judgement in federal court if the IRS fails to process applications filed by the organizations within nine months; or when the IRS makes an “adverse determination” against the organization.</span></span></p><p style="text-align: -webkit-auto; text-indent: 0px;margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; font: normal normal normal 11px/normal Times; "> </p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 11.0px Times"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif;">“Social welfare” organizations, in this case, refers to 501(c)4 tax code designations like civic leagues, according to one Cornyn aide interviewed by the Borger News-Herald. “Under the bill,” said the aide, “an organization that is applying for a 501(c)(4) designation would be able to go to court for a declaratory judgment if the IRS has not made a determination on their application within nine months or rejects it all-together.  This will provide for judicial determination on their application.  These are the same procedural protections that charities currently enjoy.”</span></span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 11.0px Times"> </p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 11.0px Times"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif;">The bill would also require that the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) “review and consult with the IRS” on the protocol for selecting tax documents for auditing, assessment, “or any heightened scrutiny or review.” This provision of the bill, said the release, should prevent the criteria from discriminating on the basis of race, religion, or political ideology.</span></span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 11.0px Times"> </p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 11.0px Times"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif;">“Americans should never face persecution from their government for exercising their Constitutional rights,” explained Cornyn, “My bill will help ensure that no one is targeted by the IRS for their political or religious beliefs and will work to repair the serious breach of faith caused by the IRS’ actions.”</span></span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 11.0px Times"> </p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 11.0px Times"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif;">Provisions in the bill would force the IRS to terminate any employee who violates the rights of any taxpayer. It also contains language that would increase the penalty on “rogue” IRS agents who have violated privacy laws, committed extortion, fraud or bribery, according to the release.</span></span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 11.0px Times"> </p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 11.0px Times"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif;">When the Borger-News Herald asked about the possibility that “eliminating ... ‘abusive’ IRS audits” could jeopardize legitimate investigations; or if the bill would provide criminals with a ‘hiding spot’ within the tax code, the Cornyn aide replied, “There is nothing in this bill that would protect people who have improperly filed their taxes.  Instead, this bill will help Texans by making it easier to appeal for tax-exempt status.  It will also give Texans additional time to collect the proceeds from the sale of property that has been wrongfully levied and to bring civil action against the IRS for a wrongful levy.  Additionally, it would increase the penalties and punishments for IRS officials who abuse the system and violate taxpayers’ rights.”</span></span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 11.0px Times"> </p><p><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" src="//www.facebook.com/plugins/follow?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fjc.cortez.9275&layout=standard&show_faces=true&colorscheme=light&width=450&height=80" style="border:none; overflow:hidden; width:450px; height:80px;"></iframe></p>No dateline availableJC CortezCornyn introduces bill to protect taxpayers from 'abusive' IRS auditsBorger News Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:6318Change0Usable2014-04-08T11:57:02-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:6316Wendy Davis stops to campaign in the panhandle2014-04-07T13:25:34-04:002014-04-07T13:25:34-04:00Borger News Herald<p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Times"> </p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Times"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.2px">Senator Davis gained fame (or infamy, depending on ideology) in the 2013 Texas Legislative session when she donned pink sneakers and led an 11-hour filibuster to block the passage of SB-5, a law that would have placed crippling regulations on abortion providers across the state.</span></span></span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Times"> </p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Times"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.2px">Ms. Davis spoke for almost the full eleven hours without eating, sitting, or taking any breaks. With only minutes left in the 11th hour of her efforts, it was ruled that Ms. Davis had gone off-topic and a vote was called for. Her assembled supporters were so incensed by the ruling that  the resulting cacophony made counting the vote impossible and SB-5 was defeated.</span></span></span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Times"> </p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Times"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.2px">Though Governor Rick Perry called the legislators back into a special session to pass SB-5, Davis’s popularity and notoriety skyrocketed.</span></span></span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Times"> </p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Times"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif;">SB-5 is currently being challenged in court.</span></span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Times"> </p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Times"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.2px">Davis addressed assembled press in Amarillo on Friday evening and told of her grandparents who were longtime residents of Muleshoe, Texas. </span></span></span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Times"> </p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Times"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.2px">“It’s great to be back in the Panhandle again,” said Davis, adding that she enjoyed the warmth of the greetings from the communities she visited.</span></span></span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Times"> </p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Times"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.2px">When asked about Austin’s perceived tendency to “forget about the panhandle”, Davis said “I have family roots in the Panhandle of Texas and I have a special place in my heart for it. ... I think that we have to treasure every part of our state as a part of what contributes to what makes us who we are.”</span></span></span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Times"> </p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Times"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.2px">“We have to make sure that we are refocusing our efforts on the needs of our entire state,” she added, “particularly in water and transportation infrastructure.”</span></span></span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Times"> </p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Times"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.2px">Davis, a Harvard educated lawyer, has supported both gun restrictions and gun rights. On the Ft. Worth City Council she voted for restrictions, including disallowing gun shows using city facilities. As a State Senator she voted against allowing Concealed Carry License holders to carry firearms onto college campuses - but she also voted for allowing some college students to keep a gun in their locked cars on c</span>ampus. She voted for tax exemptions for gun manufacturers and earlier this year expressed support for Open Carry laws.</span></span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Times"> </p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Times"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.2px">Even before her famous filibuster, Davis was a quiet champion for women’s rights, voting against pre-abortion ultrasound procedures in 2009 and 2011. However; Davis noted that she would have supported HB-5 if not for some of the more difficult regulations. The provision of HB-5 would put a stop to abortion procedures performed after 20 weeks of pregnancy is something she agrees with.</span></span></span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Times"> </p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Times"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.2px">Davis has called on Attorney General Greg Abbott to stop defending Texas’ ban on same-sex marriages. She has supported gay rights for years; on the Ft. Worth City Council, Davis voted for a nondiscrimination ordinance for sexual orientation and as a State Senator she wrote gay-friendly anti-bullying bills and campaigned against a bill that restricted trans marriage. She has worked on statewide non-discrimination legislation, she sponsored legislation to prevent suicide among young people, and has been endorsed by the Human Rights Campaign.</span></span></span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Times"> </p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.0px Times"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.2px">Like Governor Rick Perry, Davis has said she would support decriminalizing marijuana and believes voters should make the final decision on issues like medical marijuana.</span></span></span></p><p><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" src="//www.facebook.com/plugins/follow?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fjc.cortez.9275&layout=standard&show_faces=true&colorscheme=light&width=450&height=80" style="border:none; overflow:hidden; width:450px; height:80px;"></iframe></p>No dateline availableJC CortezWendy Davis stops to campaign in the panhandleBorger News Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:6316Change0Usable2014-04-07T13:25:34-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:6312Local bars win right to stay open until 2 a.m.2014-04-04T20:45:51-04:002014-04-04T20:45:51-04:00Borger News Herald<p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.5px Times"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.2px">On March 18th, the Borger City Council voted unanimously in favor of allowing local bars to stay open until 2 a.m.. Now, the first of those establishments are beginning to put this new ruling into action. </span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.5px Times"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.2px">Elwood Lee, proprietor of the Main St. Bar (631 N. Main), has already applied for an extended hours permit through the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, and he expects the new hours to take effect in his bar by April 14th. Lee also made mention of the disturbing notion that many of the patrons at his bar leave around 11 p.m. in order to drive to Amarillo, continue drinking, and then drive home.</span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.5px Times"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.2px">Bars in Amarillo  have long stayed open until 2 a.m., the absolute latest time alcohol can be served in Texas. Allowing bars here in town to stay open until 2 a.m. means a considerable cutdown on drunk driving between the two cities.</span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.5px Times"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.2px">In addition to the Main St. Bar, many other establishments are gearing up for the later hours. Edwin Ortiz of Lucky Eddie’s bar said he’s already begun the paperwork process, and hopes to implement the new, later hours sometime within the next 3 weeks.</span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 10.5px Times"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.2px">Captain Anthony Griffin of the Borger Police Department said that he doesn’t believe extending the hours of consumption will affect on the security of the city, and that the BPD will continue to monitor the bar scene regularly as they always have.</span></p>No dateline availableNathan BlankenshipLocal bars win right to stay open until 2 a.m.Borger News Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:6312Change0Usable2014-04-04T20:45:51-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:6311Borger to receive temporary water “safety net” from Amarillo2014-04-04T20:23:42-04:002014-04-04T20:23:42-04:00Borger News Herald<p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 11.0px Times"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.3px">The Amarillo City Council approved a proposal at their meeting Tuesday evening to allow the City of Borger to purchase a portion of the water it is allotted daily by the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority.</span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 11.0px Times"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.3px">This agreement by the two cities does not reflect a water shortage here in Borger, but is rather a sort of safety net (or as it was put by City Manager Eddie Edwards, a “safety valve”) stemming from the forthcoming expansion of the Agrium plant located on FM 1551.</span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 11.0px Times"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.3px">Construction of the plant’s new $720 million dollar urea production unit, which began last month, will require an estimated 2 million gallons of water per day to operate once completed. A new well field is being built to provide the water needed, and this agreement merely serves as a protective measure should the wells not be completed by the time Agrium’s new unit is ready to begin production.</span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 11.0px Times"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.3px">The interlocal arrangement will provide the opportunity for the City of Borger to purchase some of the City of Amarillo’s daily water allotment from the CRMWA. The agreement, which would not take effect until March 1, 2015 when the Agrium expansion is expected to be completed, would allow Borger to purchase up to 3 million gallons per day of Amarillo’s allotment, for the price of $1.23 per every 1,000 gallons. At maximum, this would incur a daily cost to the city of $3,690 dollars. </span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 11.0px Times"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.3px">However, according to Edwards, the daily need for this much water is very unlikely. In fact, both cities still have high hopes that the Northwest Well Field Project will be completed in time for Agrium’s new unit to open, rendering the interlocal agreement unnecessary.</span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 11.0px Times"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.3px">One stipulation of  the arrangement would allow Amarillo to terminate the deal at any time, but, this appears to be a mere formality, as there seems to be little room for any problems to arise in this situation.</span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 11.0px Times"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.3px">The 3 million gallon limit accounts for around 3% of Amarillo’s daily water allotment, and should provide Amarillo residents with no disturbances.</span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 12.0px; font: 11.0px Times"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.3px">The deal is a 18-month arrangment which would run through September of 2016.</span></p>No dateline availableNathan BlankenshipBorger to receive temporary water “safety net” from AmarilloBorger News Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:6311Change0Usable2014-04-04T20:23:42-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:6300Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale Starts April 102014-04-01T12:42:21-04:002014-04-01T12:42:21-04:00Borger News Herald<p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 13.5px; font: 11.0px Times New Roman"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.2px">The Hutchinson County Friends of the Library will be holding the Spring Book Sale April 10-12 at the Borger Library. </span></span></span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 13.5px; font: 11.0px Times New Roman"> </p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 13.5px; font: 11.0px Times New Roman"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.2px">A previous feature - members only night - will be re-instituted with a new twist: on Thursday, April 10, from 4:00-7:00, members only will shop, but individuals who are not current members may join by paying a half-year dues of $5.00. All members who register on that night will be entered in a drawing for a fifty-dollar gift card to Barnes and Noble. </span></span></span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 13.5px; font: 11.0px Times New Roman"> </p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 13.5px; font: 11.0px Times New Roman"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.2px">Sale hours for Friday are 10:00-5:00 and for Saturday 10:00-2:00. </span></span></span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 13.5px; font: 11.0px Times New Roman"> </p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 13.5px; font: 11.0px Times New Roman"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: tahoma, geneva, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; ">Hardback books offered in the sale include fiction, biography, health and fitness, reference, large print, classics, religion, children’s selections, and other types of non-fiction. Paperbacks of all types are also available. </span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 13.5px; font: 11.0px Times New Roman"> </p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 13.5px; font: 11.0px Times New Roman"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.2px">Prices are: 50¢ for adult hardbacks, 25¢ for chidlren’s hardbacks, and all paperbacks are two for 25¢. All proceeds from the sale are used by the three county libraries for non-budgeted items.</span></span></span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 13.5px; font: 11.0px Times New Roman"> </p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 13.5px; font: 11.0px Times New Roman"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.2px">As an additional special feature, on Thursday from 5:30-7:00 in the Borger library will be a book signing by Joy Lene, author of Choose You this Day--Holiday or Holy Day. </span></span></span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 13.5px; font: 11.0px Times New Roman"> </p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 13.5px; font: 11.0px Times New Roman"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.2px">Mrs. Lene is a local author living in </span></span></span><span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: tahoma, geneva, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; ">Fritch and is a graduate of Sanford-Fritch High School. </span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 13.5px; font: 11.0px Times New Roman"> </p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 13.5px; font: 11.0px Times New Roman"><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:tahoma,geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.2px">She was inspired to write the book, her first, by a deep study of the Scriptures detailing the feasts and festivals of the Old Testament and their fulfillment in Jesus Christ.</span></span></span></p>No dateline availableLydia FowlkesFriends of the Library Spring Book Sale Starts April 10Borger News Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:6300Change0Usable2014-04-01T12:42:21-04:00