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May 13th, 2014
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.
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.