WEATHER: (February 25, 2017) SATURDAY – High yesterday afternoon was 47 at 3:00 with north wind to 23 mph; this morning’s low was 17 at 7:00 with light frost. KPANcast: Sunshine.

 

LOCAL: Fire crews completely controlled a large wildfire in Oldham County Friday morning, after over 13 square miles (8800 acres) of grass and brush burned in the Canadian River breaks east of US 385. The fire began along the US 385 right-of-way in the 50mph winds Thursday afternoon and spread through the hilly terrain; no injury or structure damage was reported…….Two Herd wrestlers advanced to the semifinals of the UIL state championships today at Berry Center at Cypress-Fairbanks ISD in northwest Houston. Seth Dixon at 152 pounds and Israel Herrera at 160 pounds each won both their matches Friday……..Texas Tech Board of Regents voted Friday against seeking funding from the Texas Legislature this session for a veterinary medicine/science school in Amarillo. The board voted to postpone the project until the state budget outlook for lawmakers improved………The Friends of the Library Book Sale is open until noon today in the basement of the county library, with bargain prices on books, paperbacks, CDs and DVDs, audiobooks and encyclopedias……..Funeral services for Juan Berumen, age 48, are at 2:00 today at Church of the Nazarene. He died February 18 in Amarillo……..Funeral mass for Maria Garza, age 76, is at 2:00 today at San Jose Catholic Church with burial at St. Anthony’s Cemetery. She was a former Hereford resident who died February 17 in Colorado………Funeral services for Juanita Estrada, age 86, will be at 2:00 Monday at Genesis Church. She was a Hereford resident since the early 1950s…….Funeral services for Barbara Parker, age 93, will be at 10:00 Tuesday at Hereford Heritage Funeral Chapel. She was a longtime Hereford resident who died Thursday……… St. Anthony’s Catholic School holds its annual auction Sunday noon-6:00 at the school gym with over 500 items to be sold. Burgers and sausage will be available for lunch....... ……..Big Ticket Friday winners yesterday on KPAN included Giovanni Rodriguez, Shannon Wells, Trey Widner, Juanita Chavez, Robert Bribiesca, Mary Castillo, Chris Lozoya, Adam Rios and Olivia Hernandez……..Texas Tech faces Oklahoma State in Big 12 basketball today in Stillwater with live coverage on KPAN AM-FM starting with the pregame at 12:30.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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