WEATHER: (October 8, 2015) THURSDAY – High yesterday afternoon was 72 at 5:00; this morning’s low was 55 at 6:00. KPANcast: A 40% chance of rain.


LOCAL: This week’s Pacific storm system produced significant rain amounts overnight, along with a thunderstorm that dropped small hail from just northwest of Hereford to Farmer’s Corner. Rain totals include 3.8 inches along US 385 20 miles north of Hereford, 2.04 inches at Vega, 1.7 at Adrian, 2.3 inches at Friona and Walcott, 2.5 at Bootleg, 0.65 at Dimmitt, 0.76 at HISD and 0.58 inch at KPAN……..Deaf Smith grand jurors met Wednesday and indicted 11 persons to stand trial for felony charges, including two for assault by strangulation and two for felony DWI……… The 2-3 Hereford Whitefaces play the 4-1 Randall Raiders in the District 3-5A football opener at 7:00 Friday at Kimbrough Memorial Stadium in Canyon. Harris Ratings picks Randall by 31 points………Residents of the San Jose community on the south edge of Hereford were without water overnight after a water main broke and the supply system was shut down. Repairs are expected today………The 2015 Texas Association of Basketball Coaches pre-season girls basketball poll lists Hereford as the #4 team in the state in class 5A, with Canyon ranked #1……..Funeral services for Brenda Phipps, age 70, are at 10:00 today at Church of the Nazarene with burial at Restlawn Memorial Park……..Funeral mass for Lorenzo Granado, age 74, is at 2:00 today at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church with burial at St. Anthony’s Cemetery….…..Funeral mass for Juan Antonio Fuentes, age 78, will be at 10:00 Saturday at San Jose Catholic Church. He died Wednesday in Hereford………Deaf Smith Humane Society will hold a low-cost shot clinic for dogs and cats Sunday 1:00-4:00 at Hereford Community Center... ………KPAN salutes Bill Craig as the Good Neighbor of the Day………First National Bank at 301 West Third, 403 North 25-Mile Avenue and 710 West 11th Street in Friona.


KPAN PUN: Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today.



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