WEATHER: (October 1, 2014) WEDNESDAY – High yesterday afternoon was 82 at 4:00 with southwest wind to 27 mph; this morning’s low was 49 at 7:30. KPANcast: Sunny and warm. Autumn cold front tonight.


LOCAL: Deaf Smith Hospital District board members meet in special session at noon Thursday to discuss the resignation of Hereford Regional Medical Center administrator Nathan Flood, who has signaled his intent to accept a healthcare industry position in Amarillo in 2015. Flood has been CEO at Hereford Regional for 9 years. HRMC chief financial officer Greg Reinart is a candidate to take the job March 1……..Canyon swept Hereford in a hard-fought 3-5A volleyball match Tuesday, 25-22, 25-21, 25-20. Caroline Mills led Canyon with 16 kills, including 7 in the final game that helped Canyon overcome a 7-0 deficit. Meagan Ellis led the Lady Herd with 14 kills, 3 blocks, 7 digs and 2 aces. Canyon is 19-12 for the season, while HHS drops to 12-17…….Funeral services for Gene Brownlow, age 92, are at 10:00 today at Wesley United Methodist Church with burial at West Park Cemetery………Funeral mass for Amalia Contreras, age 80, is at 10:00 today at San Jose Catholic Church with burial at St. Anthony’s Cemetery……. Funeral services for Dave Scott, age 63, will be at 10:00 Thursday at Trinity Fellowship Church. He was a Hereford resident since 1973 who was a self-employed truck driver……..Hereford Farmers Market opens at 4:00 today on the east edge of Dameron Park with fresh produce from local growers, including sweet corn, tomatoes, squash, peppers, cucumbers, potatoes, pumpkins and gourds……..KPAN salutes Caleb Carrillo as the Good Neighbor of the Day……….Dignified, professional and affordable care at Hereford Heritage Funeral Home.


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