May 13th, 2014
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.
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.
At around 3:35 pm on Saturday, May 3rd, Fritch Fire Department was called out to an incident on Yantis Road in Fritch.
Thomas M. Hooper, 81 of Borger, died Sunday, April 27th in Borger. Celebration of Life services will be 1:00 pm Wednesday April 30th at First Baptist Church in Borger with Rev. Andy Dietz, pastor of First Baptist Church of Groom officiating. Burial will be at 10:00 am Wednesday in Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
Evelyn Janette Stephen, 80, passed away Thursday, May 1, 2014.
Funeral service will be held 10 am Monday, May 5, 2014 in the Minton Memorial Chapel. Entombment will follow at Memory Gardens Mausoleum in Pampa. The family will receive friends from 2-4 pm Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers her memory may be honored with a gift to the Borger Nursing Center or a charity of choice.
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.