WEATHER: (April 21, 2018) SATURDAY – High yesterday afternoon was 66 at 4:00 with southeast winds to 48 mph; this morning’s low was 44 at 8:00. KPANcast: Cool with a 20% chance of rain showers.


LOCAL: The potent Pacific storm system kicked thunderstorms into the Panhandle Friday afternoon. Rainfall totals included 0.23 inch at WTAMU in Canyon, 0.31 inch at Vega, 0.35 at Friona, 0.45 at Umbarger, 0.58 at Adrian, 0.29 inch at HISD, and 0.49 inch at KPAN. The rain more than doubled Hereford’s year-to-date precipitation total to 0.90 inch……..Amarillo Caprock defeated Hereford 11-8 in a very windy 3-5A softball game Friday afternoon at Lady Whiteface Field, the final game of the regular season. Abrie Castillo had 3 homers, pushing her home run total to 16 this season, and K. Vallejo also hit a homer as part of the Herd’s 13 hits. Caprock moved into a tie for 4th place with Randall, with a 1-game playoff Monday. The Lady Herd won second place in 3-5A softball with an 11-3 record, 19-12-2 for the season. The Lady Herd enters the bi-district playoffs next week……..Local residents set a new record at this week’s Community Challenge Blood Drive, which was held Tuesday and Wednesday by Coffee Memorial Blood Center. Local residents donated 198 units of blood this week, breaking the record of 188 set in October, 2017………The Dumas Demons defeated the Whitefaces 11-1 in 3-5A baseball Friday in Dumas. The Herd had 6 hits and 4 errors; Gunner Head was the losing pitcher. The Whitefaces are 0-12 in district and 6-20 for the baseball season…….. Hereford High Career and Technical Education welding classes are holding an open house 10:00-2:00 today at the CTE Building, with display of welding projects, including three projects that took best-of-show awards at state Skills USA competition. Burgers will be available for a $5 donation at lunch……… TxDOT will hold a public meeting Monday 6:00-7:30 at Hereford Community Center to exhibit and discuss plans for improvements to US 60 within the city limits.















































































































































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