WEATHER: (May 5, 2016) THURSDAY – High yesterday afternoon was 78 at 5:00; this morning’s low was 43 at 7:00. KPANcast: Sunny and warm.


LOCAL: Deaf Smith grand jurors met Wednesday and indicted 21 persons to stand trial on felony criminal charges. The list of offenses includes forgery, DWI, evading arrest, illegal drugs, weapons charges and assault of a peace officer……..The 22nd annual Spicer Gripp Memorial Roping will be held August 3-7 at the roping arena at Veterans Park. Events include pro-am team roping, senior steer roping, breakaway roping, pro calf roping, pro team roping, steer roping, a golf tournament, two rodeo dances and the Beef Capital of the World BBQ Cookoff. Proceeds from the event benefit college scholarships for WTAMU ag and rodeo students……..L’Allegra Study Club is holding its annual plant sale today with a selection of bedding plants for spring planting, hanging baskets and pots. The sale is underway until 4:00 at Lone Star Home and Garden on West Park Avenue, with a cheeseburger lunch available 11:00-2:00; proceeds benefit Deaf Smith United Way………Funeral services for Bryan Haile, age 58, are at 11:00 today at Church of the Nazarene. He was a former Hereford resident who had worked as a truck driver……… Hereford ISD will hold eligibility screening for its Head Start program Tuesday 11:00-7:00 at the school administration building. Head Start is a federally-funded pre-school program for 3- and 4-year-olds; about 230 youngsters currently participate………KPAN salutes Jerry Walls as the Good Neighbor of the Day……..We have roots where others have branches – First National Bank of Hereford.


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