(November 27, 2014) THANKSGIVING DAY – High yesterday was 50 at 4:00;
this morning’s low was 25 at 7:30 with frost. KPANcast: Slightly warmer, a little breezy.
The United Way of Deaf Smith County is continuing its fall fund-raising
drive, with pledges and donations of about $160,000 reported this week, which
is 80% of the goal of $200,000. The United Way provides support and funding to
14 agencies that have programs and services for thousands of Deaf Smith County
children and adults…….. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled
Wednesday that it is unconstitutional for law enforcement to draw the blood of
an uncooperative DWI suspect without a search warrant. Legal experts say the
ruling likely invalidates Texas state law that provided several circumstances
for a mandatory blood sample without a warrant……..Funeral services are
pending at Parkside Chapel for Susan Baker, age 65, a longtime resident who
died Wednesday……..Some national retail chains are opening this evening for
early Black Friday shopping specials, including a few outlets in Hereford.
Local grocery stores are closed today, but locations like Wal-Mart, Dollar
General, Family Dollar and CVS are open……..Downsloping southwest winds
will push temperatures well into the 70s Friday, Saturday and Sunday and
increase wildfire danger across the area. An outdoor burn ban is in effect for
Deaf Smith, Castro and Oldham Counties….….The Dallas Cowboys and
Philadelphia Eagles meet for the 111th time today in the
Thanksgiving Day game in Arlington. Both teams are 8-3 for the season, and a
Cowboys win would give the team a 9-3 record for the first time since 1981.
KPAN AM-FM will have live coverage with pregame at 2:30pm……..KPAN salutes
Hilda Gutierrez as the Good Neighbor of the Day………We have roots where
others have branches – First National Bank of Hereford www.fnbhereford.com.
are a lot of turkeys out there, and they aren’t all on a table.
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