WEATHER: (October 30, 2014) THURSDAY – High yesterday afternoon was 70 at 4:00; this morning’s low was 43 at 7:00. KPANcast: Wall-to-wall sunshine with a northeast breeze.


LOCAL: Health officials are urging all Americans over the age of 6 months to receive a flu shot this fall; last year about 46% of the population received the vaccines. Choices include vaccines that give protection against 3 or 4 strains of influenza, the option of FluMist nasal spray for children, and a second type of pneumonia vaccine for those over age 65. Flu shots are available at Texas Department of State Health Services, Hereford Health Clinic, Regence Health Network and at local pharmacies……..Harris Ratings favors the Hereford Whitefaces by 6 points in Friday’s Halloween football game against the Dumas Demons. Both teams are 2-6 for the season; kickoff is 7:30 Friday at Whiteface Stadium……..A Halloween pep rally is set for 6:30 tonight at Whiteface Gym at Hereford Junior High, with a costume contest for students……..Funeral services for Roy Murillo Jr., age 63, will be at 2:00 Friday at San Jose Catholic Church. He died Wednesday at his home in Hereford…….Samaritan Hospice is holding a session for potential volunteers today 4:30-6:00 at the office in The Atrium at 426 Main Street. The informal meeting will provide info about volunteer opportunities and time commitments………Hereford’s Big Brothers-Big Sisters will celebrate the agency’s 40th anniversary in Hereford Sunday with an informal reception 2:00-4:00 at the office at 244 Main Street……..KPAN salutes George T. Valdez Jr. as the Good Neighbor of the Day……..We have roots where others have branches – First National Bank of Hereford


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