WEATHER: (January 28, 2015) WEDNESDAY – High yesterday afternoon was 71 at 4:00; this morning’s low was 46 at 7:00. KPANcast: Continued warm, a little breezy at times.


LOCAL: Leading by as many as 20 points during the game, the Lady Whitefaces defeated Randall 52-45 Tuesday to take sole possession of 2nd place in 3-5A basketball. Lizet Sosa hit 18 points and the Herd girls improve to 5-1 in district, 17-7 for the season………Also Tuesday at Whiteface Gym, the Randall Raiders opened the game going 9-of-11 from the floor and defeated the Whiteface boys 50-45. Hereford took the lead 41-40 briefly in the 4th quarter before Randall came back. Parker Lowrey hit 19 points and Payton Gonzales scored 11 as the Herd boys drop to third place in 3-5A, with an 11-11 season record………St. Anthony’s Catholic School has named Gerald Marnell its 2015 distinguished graduate. Marnell graduated from the school in 1969, is a lifelong Deaf Smith County farmer and a Star Young Farmer of Texas, is a Eucharistic minister for the church and has been recognized as a Deaf Smith 4-H distinguished leader……..Funeral services for Martha Finch, age 72, will be at 3:00 Thursday at Central Church of Christ. She died Tuesday; she was a 1959 graduate of Hereford High and had operated Custom Bookkeeping Service for many years……..Funeral services for Otis Lee, age 101, will be at 11:00 Thursday at King’s Manor Lamar Room. He was a retired employee of the Texas Highway Department……..Graveside services for Alma Louise Jobe, age 73, are at 2:00 today at Restlawn Memorial Park……..Training for pesticide applicators will be 9:00-1:00 Thursday at Texas AgriLife Extension, with a $10 fee. Those who complete the course will be eligible to take the TDA licensing test. For info call 364-3573………Texas Tech faces #24-ranked OU in Big 12 basketball at 6:30 tonight in Norman with live coverage on KPAN AM-FM starting at 6:00……..KPAN salutes Elena Cardenas as the Good Neighbor of the Day.……Dignified, professional and affordable care at Hereford Heritage Funeral Home.


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