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April 24th, 2014
Fire fighters from around the county have been battling a tank fire since early Wednesday night. Danny Richards, Hutchinson County Fire Marshal and Emergency Management Coordinator, told the News-Herald that a 911 report was received around 9:30p.m. on Wednesday evening in reference to a tank battery fire on Highway 280 east of Borger near Watkins Camp.
A motorcycle accident that occurred over the weekend claimed the life of Billy Duane Vinyard, 39, of Borger.
Investigation Discovery was in Borger back in August to investigate the murder of Phyllis Jackson. The story of events will be aired tonight on the Investigation Discovery Channel at 9pm.
As of 3:20 pm, traffic on Hwy 136 between Fritch and Amariilo has been stopped. A car was hit by a McLane semi head on, cops are on the scene. Borger News Herald is on the scene, and will report more information as it comes in.
U.S. SenatorJohn Cornyn (R-TX) has introduced a bill he is calling The Eliminating Improper & Abusive IRS Audits Act of 2014.
Wendy Davis, State Senator and Greg Abbot’s opponent for the office of Texas Governor in the 2014 election, stopped by Fernando’s Mexican Restaurant in Amarillo Friday evening to meet and speak to supporters about her plans for the state and her Texas Panhandle roots.
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.
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.