WEATHER: (April 26, 2017) WEDNESDAY – High yesterday afternoon was 77 at 4:00 with west winds to 44 mph; this morning’s low was 38 at 8:00 with north wind to 51 mph. KPANcast: Windy and cooler.


LOCAL: A cold front and upper level disturbance crossed the area early today, producing showers and thunderstorms and enough rain for standing water in Dameron Park. Rain amounts early today included 1.25 inches at HISD, 0.88 at Dimmitt, 0.29 inch at Umbarger, 0.50 at Nazareth, 0.53 at Vega, 0.21 at WTAMU, 0.29 inch at Walcott and 1.01 at KPAN……..Amarillo Caprock defeated Hereford 9-7 in a windy baseball game at Whiteface Field Tuesday. The Longhorns led 7-0 in the 4th inning, but the Herd came back to tie and force the game into extra innings. Caprock scored 2 runs in the 8th inning to take the win, with 11 hits. The Herd had 12 hits and 3 errors. Both teams are now 1-12 in 3-5A baseball……..The Lady Herd faces Lubbock Cooper in the bi-district softball playoff series starting Thursday at 6:30 in Levelland. Hereford is 19-11 and the #3 team from 3-5A; Cooper is 18-5 and the #2 team from 4-5A. KPAN AM-FM will have live coverage, with the final games of the series Saturday... ……..Early voting continues weekdays through May 2 for the HISD bond issues, a $45 million proposal to build 7 new facilities and make other improvements. Voters may cast ballots early for the May 6 election at the county clerk’s office at Deaf Smith County Courthouse………KPAN salutes Juan Montes as the Good Neighbor of the Day……..Dignified, professional and affordable care at Hereford Heritage Funeral Home.


KPAN PUN: That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.




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