(September 28, 2016) WEDNESDAY – High yesterday afternoon was 80 at
4:00; this morning’s low was 47 at 7:30. KPANcast:
Sunny and pleasant.
LOCAL: The Lady Whitefaces swept Dumas in volleyball Tuesday to chalk up the
20th win of the season and move into sole possession of third place
in District 3-5A. The HHS girls won the match in a rowdy Dumas Gym 25-23,
25-22, 25-22. Meagan Ellis had 15 kills, 10 digs and 2 service aces; Macy
Gudgell had 11 kills and a block and Jenna Lowrey had 9 kills and 2 blocks.
Hereford is 4-2 in district and 20-13 for the season, while Dumas drops to
3-3, 18-14.…….China has announced it will lift a 13-year-old ban on U.S.
beef imports, which was imposed in 2003 following the discovery of BSE in a
single cow in Washington state. Beef producers are welcoming the news,
although a number of technical details must still be negotiated. The U.S. beef
industry has sustained huge losses in the past year due to low prices, and the
Chinese market has 1.3 billion consumers and is expected to import 825,000
tons of beef this year……..A community blood drive is noon-7:00 today at
Hereford Community Center, sponsored by Coffee Memorial Blood Center. Blood
donors receive a free “I Bleed Maroon” T-shirt while supplies last, and
are entered into drawings for gift card door prizes. Donors may make
appointments at 331-8800, and walk-ins are welcome……..Hereford YMCA needs
adult volunteer coaches for youth flag football and volleyball teams, which
have league play starting this Saturday through November 19; teams practice
once a week……..KPAN salutes Nelda Gonzales as the Good Neighbor of the
Day…….Dignified, professional and affordable care at Hereford Heritage
PUN: The only winner Monday night was the Voyager spacecraft, speeding away
from Earth at 17 kilometers per second.
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