WEATHER: (February 20, 2017) MONDAY, Washington’s Birthday – High yesterday afternoon was 64 at 3:00 with southwest wind to 39 mph; this morning’s low was 34 at 7:00. KPANcast: Sunny and windy.

 

LOCAL: Hereford city commissioners meet today to discuss an 11-item agenda, including the acquisition of water rights to provide fresh water to the municipal water system. The meeting is at 6:30 at Hereford City Hall……..The Herd wrestling teams had five students qualify for UIL state competition Saturday at the Region I-5A tournament in El Paso. Israel Herrera won the regional title and gold medal at 160 pounds. Seth Dixon was runner-up at 152 pounds, Angelica Carrillo was runner-up at 102 pounds and Ashton Hernandez took silver at 215 pounds; Priciliano Ruelas took third at 126 pounds. The Herd girls placed sixth, with El Paso Hanks taking the team title; Dumas won the boys’ team title and the Herd boys were sixth……..WTAMU announced plans Friday to proceed with construction of a $30.6 million, 12,000 seat football stadium on campus at Buffalo Sports Park, and transfer ownership of Kimbrough Memorial Stadium to Canyon ISD. Students had voted in favor of a new stadium last year, but the plans were put on hold for further study and evaluation by the new WT president, Dr. Walter Wendler........ …Funeral mass for Julian Cervantes, age 91, will be at 2:00 Tuesday at San Jose Catholic Church. He died Friday; he was a retired farm laborer who had lived in Hereford since 1985…….Funeral services are pending at Hereford Heritage for Ronnie Meyers, age 59, who died Sunday in Amarillo………Texas Tech faces Iowa State in Big 12 basketball at 8:00 tonight in Lubbock with live coverage on KPAN AM-FM starting at 7:30. The 5-9 Red Raiders are coming off an 83-74 double-overtime loss to #9-ranked West Virginia Saturday……...KPAN salutes Isabel Grado as the Good Neighbor of the Day…….. …..Locally owned and nationally known, NAPA APL Auto Parts at 311 South 25-Mile Avenue.

 

KPAN PUN: They told me I had type A blood, but it was a type O.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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