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May 11th, 2014
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.
At around 3:35 pm on Saturday, May 3rd, Fritch Fire Department was called out to an incident on Yantis Road in Fritch.
Frank Phillips College in Borger has come under threat of sanctions from the federal government that would affect federal financial aid like student loans and Pell Grants, costing the college a number of students, and costing students educational opportunities.
Today through Friday you can adopt a pet at the Borger Animal Shelter for $18.
Weaken power pole from high winds have Ecel Energy setting a new pole.
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.