WEATHER: (September 1, 2014) MONDAY, Labor Day – High yesterday afternoon was 100 at 5:00 with southwest wind to 33 mph; this morning’s low was 68 at 7:00. KPANcast: Sunny & hot – less wind.

 

LOCAL: The Lady Whitefaces took 4th place in the 32-team Frenship Volleyball Tournament, going 4-2 in 2 days of play. In championship bracket play Saturday, Hereford beat Frenship 25-21, 17-25, 25-21 with 14 kills by Meagan Ellis; lost to Bushland 25-14, 26-28, 10-25; and lost to Lubbock Coronado 23-25, 18-25. Lady Herd players Meagan Ellis and Josalynn Lara were named to the all-tournament team; the Herd girls are 9-13 for the season……..With beef and pork supplies short, retail meat prices are continuing an upward trend at an average of 7.5% so far this year. Pork supplies have been impacted by the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus, which has killed millions of piglets; as drought pressures have eased, beef producers are keeping female cattle for breeding and beef cow slaughter is down 17.3% year-to-date…….. Funeral services are pending at Hereford Heritage for Angel Moya, age 85, who died Saturday in Amarillo……… Funeral services for Mary Louise Axe, age 101, will be at 3:30 Tuesday at Central Church of Christ. She was a former longtime Deaf Smith resident who died Thursday in Amarillo; she was a retired schoolteacher, farm wife and homemaker……..Funeral services for Doyal Collier, age 68, will be at 3:00 Tuesday at Hereford Heritage Funeral Chapel. He was a lifelong Hereford resident who died Saturday; he had worked as a truck mechanic……… Funeral services for Burnia Riley, age 70, will be at 11:00 Tuesday at Parkside Chapel. He was a longtime resident who died Thursday; he had worked as a carpenter, center-pivot sprinkler installer and in construction………KPAN salutes Amy and Maury Adams as the Good Neighbors of the Day………Terry’s Automotive hopes you have a fun and safe Labor Day holiday, and will be open to serve you Tuesday at 600 North 25-Mile Avenue.

 

 

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