WEATHER: (July 22, 2017) SATURDAY – High yesterday afternoon was 97 at 5:00; this morning’s low was 69 at 7:00. KPANcast: Still hot with a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms.


LOCAL: The Texas unemployment rate fell to 4.6% in June for the second straight month of declines; the figure is just above the nationwide rate of 4.4%. Hiring rose last month in 14 states, including Texas; North Dakota and Colorado had the fewest people without work at 2.3%.........A speeding SUV went out of control and crashed into the front steps of the Deaf Smith County Museum and burst into flames Thursday night. Hereford volunteer firefighters extinguished the fire before it spread to the museum structure, but the brick and concrete entryway was badly damaged. The driver was not injured; Hereford police are investigating the episode as a possible DWI……. Deaf Smith Fresh Water Supply District plans to conduct work on its water supply well Monday and has issued a boil water notice for residents of the San Jose Community. Starting Monday, residents at San Jose should avoid cooking or drinking tap water until further notice. For info call 364-7220………Funeral services for Teresa Saucedo, age 32, will be at 10:00 Tuesday at Hereford Heritage Funeral Chapel. She was a longtime resident who died Thursday after a lengthy battle with cancer……...Graveside services for Patricia Robinson, age 89, are at 2:00 today at West Park Cemetery. She had lived in Hereford from 1954-2009, and was a member of First Baptist Church and longtime officer with the Los Ciboleros Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution……..The HISD summer tennis camp begins Monday for boys and girls grades 3-12. Signup is Monday morning at 8:30 at the HHS tennis courts………Big Ticket Friday winners yesterday on KPAN included Cindy Caro, Grace Escareno, Randall Maldonado, Beverly Kropp, Jeff Walker and David Aragon.





















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