WEATHER: (August 28, 2014) THURSDAY – High yesterday afternoon was 90 at 5:00; this morning’s low was 63 at 7:00. KPANcast: A 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms.


LOCAL: The Hereford Whitefaces open the 2014 football season Friday with a 7:30 game against Lubbock Estacado at Lowrey Field. The Herd is competing in District 3-5A this season. Harris Ratings picks the Matadors by 8 points in Friday’s game. Season tickets to the Whiteface home games are available through 4:00 Friday at the HISD Admin Building……..KPAN begins its 66th season of radio coverage of the Whitefaces tomorrow, going back to the season of 1948, a month after KPAN-AM went on the air. Tom Simons begins his 43rd season Friday as the Voice of the Whitefaces………State District Judge John Dietz is expected to file a 400-page order today in Austin in the ongoing lawsuit over how Texas finances public education. More than 600 Texas school districts, including HISD, sued the state in 2011 after $5.4 billion in cuts to classroom funding….…..Funeral mass for Socorro Rodriguez, age 54, is at 11:00 today at San Jose Catholic Church with burial at St. Anthony’s Cemetery. He was a Hereford resident since 1979 who died Sunday at his home………The 0-3 Dallas Cowboys host the 2-1 Denver Broncos in the final NFL preseason game for both teams today at 7:00 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. Former WTAMU QB Dustin Vaughan is expected to see playing time tonight for the Cowboys. KPAN AM-FM will have live coverage with pre-game at 6:00pm………KPAN salutes Diane Maes as the Good Neighbor of the Day……..We have roots where others have branches – First National Bank of Hereford


KPAN PUN: The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.




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