WEATHER: (May 26, 2016) THURSDAY- High yesterday was 91 at 4:00; this morning’s low was 59 at 7:00. KPANcast: Sunny and windy.

 

LOCAL: Universities, clubs and civic organizations handed $1,371,638 in grants and scholarships Tuesday night during Senior Awards for the class of 2016. Bailey McMillan received $112,000 in grants and scholarships to Simpson College, Zach Link was awarded $92,000 from the Emerson College Scholarship and Zach Cabezuela received $92,000 from the Norwich University Dean Scholarship……Funeral services for Elmer “Rabbit” Mathies Jr. will be Saturday at 2:00 at First United Methodist Church. Mathies was killed 72 years ago in the battle of Tarawa during World War II. His remains were found in 2015 and have been returned to Hereford for burial. KPAN AM-FM will broadcast the services for PFC Mathies at 2:00 Saturday.……Funeral services for M.A. Ferguson, age 96, will be at 10:00 Friday at Hereford Heritage Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Rest Lawn Cemetery. He was a retired farmer……Funeral services for Richard Ellis, age 85, will be at 2:00 Friday at Hereford Heritage Funeral Chapel with burial at West Park Cemetery. He worked for Friona Industries for 31years……HHS will be offering summer testing for EOC exams, TAKS exams, and dual credit courses June 6-29, contact HHS, 363-7620 for specific course dates and times…..KPAN salutes Jennifer Vallejo as the Good Neighbor of the Day......First National Bank at 301 West Third, 403 North 25-Mile Avenue and in Friona.

 

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