WEATHER: (September 28, 2016) WEDNESDAY – High yesterday afternoon was 80 at 4:00; this morning’s low was 47 at 7:30. KPANcast: Sunny and pleasant.


LOCAL: The Lady Whitefaces swept Dumas in volleyball Tuesday to chalk up the 20th win of the season and move into sole possession of third place in District 3-5A. The HHS girls won the match in a rowdy Dumas Gym 25-23, 25-22, 25-22. Meagan Ellis had 15 kills, 10 digs and 2 service aces; Macy Gudgell had 11 kills and a block and Jenna Lowrey had 9 kills and 2 blocks. Hereford is 4-2 in district and 20-13 for the season, while Dumas drops to 3-3, 18-14.…….China has announced it will lift a 13-year-old ban on U.S. beef imports, which was imposed in 2003 following the discovery of BSE in a single cow in Washington state. Beef producers are welcoming the news, although a number of technical details must still be negotiated. The U.S. beef industry has sustained huge losses in the past year due to low prices, and the Chinese market has 1.3 billion consumers and is expected to import 825,000 tons of beef this year……..A community blood drive is noon-7:00 today at Hereford Community Center, sponsored by Coffee Memorial Blood Center. Blood donors receive a free “I Bleed Maroon” T-shirt while supplies last, and are entered into drawings for gift card door prizes. Donors may make appointments at 331-8800, and walk-ins are welcome……..Hereford YMCA needs adult volunteer coaches for youth flag football and volleyball teams, which have league play starting this Saturday through November 19; teams practice once a week……..KPAN salutes Nelda Gonzales as the Good Neighbor of the Day…….Dignified, professional and affordable care at Hereford Heritage Funeral Home.


KPAN PUN: The only winner Monday night was the Voyager spacecraft, speeding away from Earth at 17 kilometers per second.
































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