WEATHER: (September 15, 2014) MONDAY – High yesterday afternoon was 71 at 4:00; this morning’s low was 62 at 4:00. KPANcast: A 25% chance of showers and thunderstorms. KPAN received 0.51 inch of rain Friday. The year-to-date precip total is 19.43 inches.

 

LOCAL: Hereford city commissioners meet today at 6:30 at City Hall to discuss a 15-item agenda, including a public hearing on the proposed city budget and property tax rate, changes in garbage collection rates, a location for a new Xcel substation, and texting and driving within the city limits……..State senator Kel Seliger is holding town hall meetings across senate district 31 and will be in Hereford today at 11:15am at Hereford Community Center and in Friona at 2:00 at the Old Depot at Friona City Park…….The Herd girls placed 2nd and the Whiteface boys placed 4th in the large-school division of the Amarillo Invitational cross country run Saturday at Thompson Park. Heather Maldonado had the top Herd finish with 5th place in the girls’ run, with 6th place for Michelle Rieves; Jaime Gonzalez was 8th in the boys’ race. Tascosa won the boys’ title in the 5K race and Randall took the girls’ trophy……..Funeral mass for Elvira Morales, age 75, is at noon today at San Jose Catholic Church with burial at St. Anthony’s Cemetery. She was a longtime resident who died Thursday…….Graveside services for Aristeo Alaniz, age 74, are at 4:00 today at West Park Cemetery. He was a retired truck driver who died Friday……..The remnants of Hurricane Odile, which crossed Cabo San Lucas early this morning, are forecast to be over New Mexico by Friday and will contribute to increased rain chances this weekend……..KPAN salutes Antonio Rocha as the Good Neighbor of the Day…….. Terry’s Automotive at 600 North 25-Mile Avenue guarantees quality work by certified technicians.

 

KPAN PUN: Two cannibals are eating a clown. One says to the other, “Does this taste funny to you?”

 

 

 

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