May 13th, 2014
Herald Staff Report
A local Borger man died after injuries he received in a two-vehicle accident Saturday on South Highway 136.
Human remains were found Monday inside a home destroyed by fire on Sunday, Carson County Sheriff Office officials said.
BY SCOTT KNESS
Law enforcement officials were keeping people out of the area of Lake Meredith until emergency personnel could contain the danger caused by a major wildfire that began Sunday.
Around 4 a.m. fire was reported two miles north of Fritch. An unoccupied house was engulfed in flames.
A wreck two miles south of Fritch sends several individuals to the hospital on Saturday night. For further information, see Tuesday’s edition of the BNH.
The Borger News-Herald was notified as of 9:31 p.m. Currently 136 into Fritch both eastbound and westbound are closed. Traffic will be diverted at FM 293 into Panhandle where people can then travel on SH 207 into Borger because of a wildfire in Fritch and Sanford, Lake Meredith Harbor area. The areas of Harbor Bay, Vinson Development and Sanford Estates are under mandatory evacuation.
Being humans, we are susceptible to many different things. As the weather warms, the toll the heat takes on our bodies is far from negligible.
According to the CDC, excessive heat exposure was the cause of over 8,000 deaths between the years of 1979 and 2003.
William (Bill) Sprague, 87, of Austin, Texas passed away on Monday, April 28, 2014, at the Legend Oaks Health Care Facility in Kyle, Texas.
Effie Earls, 93, passed away Saturday, April2 6, 2014, in Dumas.
Effie was born on March 17, 1921 in Chelsea, Oklahoma to William Hurley and Odessa (Bee) Raymon. Effie was married to Pete Earls on July 12, 1958 in Borger, Texas.