WEATHER: (February 10, 2016) WEDNESDAY – High yesterday afternoon was 64 at 4:00; this morning’s low was 26 at 7:00. KPANcast: Warm and breezy with high wildfire danger. Red flag warning until sunset.  

 

LOCAL: President Obama Tuesday declared 25 Texas counties federal disaster areas following the blizzard and tornadoes the weekend after Christmas, including Castro, Bailey, Parmer and Deaf Smith. The action makes FEMA funding available on a cost-share basis for state and local governments for emergency work and repair of facilities…. ……The #16-ranked Lady Herd defeated Palo Duro 55-47 before a big crowd at Whiteface Gym Tuesday, with 14 points by Lizet Sosa, 13 from Lauren Baker and 10 by Chauntel Acosta. The Herd girls finish the regular season at 23-6, and are tied with Dumas for second place in 3-5A with 7-3 district records. Hereford and Dumas will have a playoff seeding game Friday afternoon at a time and place to be determined………The Herd boys jumped out to a 17-16 lead in the first quarter but #13-ranked Palo Duro came back to win 71-51 Tuesday. Jonathan Alaniz led all scorers with 19 points. The Whitefaces remain in second place with a 5-3 district record and 13-13 for the season. Palo Duro goes 21-3 and clinched their second straight 3-5A title……..Hereford police are continuing to investigate a shooting Monday night that left two men injured. Police expect to again interview the victims today. The assailant remains at large after the shooting at Cowboy Car Wash on US 385………A red flag warning is in effect from noon until sunset for very high wildfire danger, along with the outdoor burn ban………KPAN salutes Shana Ortega as the Good Neighbor of the Day……..Dignified, professional and affordable care at Hereford Heritage Funeral Home.

 

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