WEATHER: (March 25, 2017) SATURDAY – High yesterday afternoon was 57 at 5:00 with north wind gusts to 50 mph; this morning’s low was 34 at 7:00. KPANcast: Sunny and tranquil.


LOCAL: Friday’s gnarly weather caused the postponement of area baseball and softball games. The 0-3 Hereford Whitefaces host the 3-0 Plainview Bulldogs in 3-5A baseball today at 1:00 at Whiteface Field. The 3-2 Lady Herd plays the 2-3 Dumas Demonettes at 11:00 in Dumas……..The intense Pacific storm system passed directly across the Panhandle Friday. Passing rain showers produced 0.02 inch of rain at KPAN Friday morning, and strong north wind routinely touched 50 mph for several hours during the afternoon. Year-to-date precipitation at KPAN is 2.70 inches.……..Herd track teams are among 23 varsity teams in the second day of competition today at the 67th Amarillo Relays at Dick Bivins Stadium. Caleb Martinez took 6th place in the boys’ triple jump Friday. Running finals start at 1:30..……The 63rd annual meeting of West Texas Rural Telephone Cooperative is set for 6:00 Tuesday at the Deaf Smith Bull Barn. The event includes a catered meal, election of two directors and a business and operations report………Funeral services are pending at Hereford Heritage for Victoria Torres, age 85, who died Friday in Andrews………The Deaf Smith County Historical Museum holds its 50th anniversary celebration Sunday with special exhibits, photos from the original opening in 1967, refreshments, door prizes and demonstrations of pioneer activities…….Big Ticket Friday winners yesterday on KPAN included Josie Enriquez, Diana Campos, Richard Sanchez and Juan Barrientez.




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