WEATHER: (July 23, 2014) WEDNESDAY – High yesterday afternoon was 93 at 4:00; this morning’s low was 67 at 6:00. KPANcast: Hot and humid with less of a thunderstorm chance.


LOCAL: Thunderstorms again bubbled up in the humid subtropical airmass over the Panhandle Tuesday afternoon. Rainfall reports include 4½ inches 2 miles east of Milo Center and 2½ inches at Milo Center, with a playa lake now over the FM 1062 roadway just east of Milo Center. Other reports include over an inch in an area just south of Dawn, 0.28 inch at Bootleg, 0.39 at Walcott, 0.69 near the flour mill north of Dawn and 0.05 inch at KPAN…….. Over 110 runners took part in the various events at the 30th annual Greg Black Memorial Run Saturday at Hereford YMCA. The overall 10-K winner was Gabriel Ramirez, who ran a 41:25; Jennifer Campos was the women’s winner at 43:48.  Jose Huerta ran a 19:22 to win the 5K, with Kasi Lee taking the 5K women’s title with a 22:14. Noah Del Toro and Brianna Scott won the 2-mile run……..Former WTAMU men’s basketball coach Rick Cooper has been named athletic director at Wayland Baptist University in Plainview. He is a former Wayland student, player and coach who also coached for 20 years at WT before resigning in December……..Two-hour Farm Bill educational meetings are being held by Texas AgriLife Extension at 10:00 today at the Randall County Extension office in Canyon, and again at 6:00 this afternoon at the Oldham County Barn in Vega……..Hereford Farmers Market opens at 4:00 today at the east edge of Dameron Park with fresh squash, zucchini, onions, potatoes, pinto beans and okra…….Funeral services are pending at Hereford Heritage for Eloy Cano, age 69, who  died Tuesday. ……..Funeral services for Angela Perez, age 61, will be at 10:00 Thursday at Parkside Chapel……..Funeral services are pending at Hereford Heritage for  Emma Louise Morton, age 106, a former resident who died Tuesday in Florida……..KPAN salutes Ed Hartley as the Good Neighbor of the Day…….Dignified, professional and affordable care at Hereford Heritage Funeral Home.


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