Media Outlet: Borger News-Herald
Type: Daily Newspaper (Broadsheet)
Location: Borger, Texas, United States
News Network Affiliation: None
Former Affiliation(s): None
Owner: Horizon Publications, Inc.
It seems unfathomable that a town can pretty much begin within a day, but that was the case in Borger, Texas. However, in 1926, speculators invested between $60,000-$100,000 worth of land all in the hopes of benefitting from an oil boon. Since the advent of the booming oil industry, the town has grown into one supported by oil, shipping, and other industries.
Around the same time the post office was opened, the Borger News-Herald established itself as the voice of the fledging community. As the population has grown, the paper has as well, and today, the News-Herald publishes six days a week, except on Sunday. Readers can catch up on local, national and some international news, business, sports, and entertainment by getting a print copy or accessing the paper online at borgernewsherald.com.
Amid the flurry of activity around the possibility of making millions in the oil industry, the Hutchinson County Herald would be launched and chronicle much of the town’s growth and development. Records also show that the paper was listed as the Borger Daily Herald into the mid-1900s. The paper would also change hands a few times, and by the end of the century in 1998, it would be purchased by Community Newspaper Holdings.
Records do not clearly indicate whether the paper becomes the Borger News-Herald through consolidation or a merger. However, sometime in the latter part of the century the paper adopted its current name. Today, the paper is owned by Horizon Publications and has a circulation of just over 3200.
There from the very beginning, the Borger New-Herald has been an integral part in covering area news and events. Get your business in the Borger News-Herald by sending a press release. PR Distribution is partnered with the Borger News-Herald and/or with their content syndication partner(s).
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