The 9-4 Hereford Whitefaces, going 4 rounds into the playoffs before losing to the Decatur Eagles 38-28 in the 4A DI state quarterfinals.
(photo courtesy HISD Bryan Hedrick)
Christmas Stocking Fund for December
Itís an unfortunate reality of
todayís times, but too often, the elderly must choose between money in
the budget for medicine or for basics such as food or keeping the lights
Thatís the kind of quandary faced by
Mr. M. a 60 year old man with disabilities from Christmas Stocking Fund
Case Number 12 this holiday season. Saddled with health problems that
require a costly brace for his hand, Mr. M. has an impossibly tall stack
of medical bills confronting him, and is behind on utility payments as
Amidst the dilemma of too many medical
bills and too little money, Mr. M. has elected to ask to keep warm this
winter in the face of seemingly untouchable medical bills. Accordingly, he
says help with utility bills is most needed from the 2018 edition of the
Christmas Stocking Fund.
CSF volunteers traditionally give the
young and the elderly top priority for assistance including food,
utilities, medical and pharmacy bills, and clothing. Assistance other than
food is via vouchers payable to merchants, utilities, or medical
facilities cooperating with CSF. Food is boxed and delivered.
Donations to CSF may be made in-person
at First Bank Southwest at 300 North Main or mailed to CSF at the same
address. Contributions will be accepted through December 31. Contributors
may remain anonymous if desired.
KPAN Radio is marking its fifth season
this year as official sponsor of the Christmas Stocking Fund and is
highlighting cases daily at 8:40 a.m. and 4:40 p.m. during the December
CSF drive by listing donors. Updates also appear on Facebook and the KPAN
homepage at www.kpanradio.com and will be featured as space allows in the
KPAN Radiogram. Donor names and campaign totals also appear on local cable
channels 1 and 21, and are posted regularly on a display board in the
lobby of First Bank Southwest.
Margaret Formby Memorial Collection -- A project of Deaf Smith Friends of the Library, readers are able to view over 300 very early editions of the Hereford Brand newspaper. Click here to learn about and view the collection online.
To see photos of the KPAN wind build, click here.
To read the July 2008 Radio article, click here.
To read the February 2009 Radio magazine article, click here.
As of January 1, 2012, the KPAN Skystream has prevented the release of 10,243 pounds of CO2, compared to energy from coal.
Welcome to an on-line visit to the Texas Panhandle, where the people are genuine, the ground meets the sky in an unbroken line and they call the wind Mariah.....Carey. Or on some days there are other names for the wind. Where cows outnumber people 10 to 1. Where malcontents and ne'er-do-wells are still allowed daily access to loaded sidearms and live microphones. Where you can still be home on the range. Where the land is flat and the deck is stacked and the ladies.....are angels. Where money talks and men are real men and the livestock are.....real nervous.
Cruise around this old-timey website to learn more about Hereford and the complex inner workings of a powerhouse broadcasting giant like KPAN. Learn about the The Old Philosopher, Clint Formby. Visit the websites of KPAN Sponsors. Check out the Hereford Whitefaces at Sports. Catch up on the latest stuff on the KPAN TableGram, shop the Trading Post, or check precip at Weather.
When the little radio station went on the air in 1948, the army barracks you see at the left was home to a simple studio and a handful of folks who were excited about bringing the latest technology to Hereford. Now, with the fourth generation of the Formby family clicking keyboards to put KPAN on the Internet, we are still excited about the latest technology to bring radio's one-to-one communication to you, our on-line listener. KPAN still has much of the original vision of 1948, a full-service radio station for a community, daily providing music, sports, advertising, journalism, weather, ag info, opinion, markets and fun for Hereford -- and now for you, wherever you choose to log on.
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