WEATHER: (January 22, 2019) TUESDAY – High yesterday afternoon was 68̊ at 4:00 with southwest wind to 30 mph; this morning’s low was 31̊ at 8:00. KPANcast: Windy and much colder with snow flurries possible.


LOCAL: Deaf Smith County Commissioners are meeting this morning at the courthouse to discuss a 7-item agenda, including unfunded state mandates, a multijurisdictional hazard mitigation plan and precinct responsibility realignment……..A Hereford man died Saturday afternoon in an Amarillo hospital from injuries sustained in a highway mishap late Thursday night in rural Castro County. Texas DPS says Jose Miguel Ortega, age 29, lost control of his SUV on a curve on FM 2392 about 3 miles west of Dimmitt just before midnight Thursday. The vehicle overturned twice and Ortega, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected from the vehicle. Ortega was a truck driver who lived south of Hereford on FM 1055………The 12-14 Lady Whitefaces host Roswell Goddard in non-district basketball today with a 6:00 varsity game at Whiteface Gym at Hereford Junior High…….The Hereford Lions Club will name Hereford’s 73rd Citizen of the Year at the annual Chamber Banquet February 7. Nominating letters for the award are being accepted until 5:00 today at the chamber office on Main Street. Advance tickets to the banquet are $30 and available at the chamber office and at local financial institutions………The #14-ranked Texas Tech Red Raiders face the Kansas State Wildcats in Big 12 basketball at 6:00 today in Manhattan, with live coverage on KPAN AM-FM starting at 5:30………KPAN salutes Kevin Bunch as the Good Neighbor of the Day……..Deep discounts on existing Ford inventory this week at Your Dealer for the People, Whiteface Ford.


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