WEATHER: (November 23, 2017) THANKSGIVING DAY – High yesterday afternoon was 61 at 4:00; this morning’s low was 36 at 7:00. KPANcast: Partly sunny and warm.

 

LOCAL: Authorities are continuing to investigate the circumstances of the death of a Hereford woman Tuesday night. Cheryl Mullenix, age 41, was struck by a BNSF freight train near the Lee Street crossing along US 60 at 11:30pm Tuesday, and died from massive injuries. The train crew told investigators they did not see her until seconds before impact. A toxicology test has been ordered. Although authorities do not suspect foul play, it is not known how she came to be lying between the railroad tracks ahead of the oncoming train………Hereford volunteer firefighters extinguished a fire in cotton harvesting equipment Wednesday afternoon. A basket of harvested cotton caught fire about 4:30pm 4 miles north of Hereford along Progressive Road……..Funeral mass for Therese Albracht, age 78, will be at 2:00 Friday at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. She was a Hereford resident since 1960 who died Tuesday at her home……..Funeral services for Jerry Heggestad, age 48, will be at 3:00 Monday at Victory Family Worship Center. He was a lifelong Hereford resident who was killed in a truck mishap early Monday in Plainview. He was a 1987 HHS graduate and was employed by Petroleum Transport of Lubbock……...The cost of a traditional Texas-style Thanksgiving meal being served today is on average 4.3% lower than in 2016, according to Texas Farm Bureau. The price of most of the 10 typical items declined, with the cost of assembling a meal for 10 persons at $46.75…….. Numerous retailers are beginning Black Friday sales today, including CVS, Beall’s and Wal-Mart. The Amarillo Globe-News has 626 pages of retail supplements today, and yesterday’s Hereford Brand included 139 pages……..The 5-5 Dallas Cowboys host the 4-6 Los Angeles Chargers in the traditional NFL Turkey Day game today at 3:30 in Arlington, with live coverage on KPAN AM-FM starting at 2:30pm……… KPAN salutes Jill Savoini as the Good Neighbor of the Day……..Your friends and neighbors at First National Bank of Hereford wish you a Happy Thanksgiving, and will be on the job Friday in Hereford and Friona to serve you.

 

KPAN PUN: Why did the cranberries turn red?  Because they saw the turkey dressing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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