WEATHER: (June 28, 2017) WEDNESDAY – High yesterday afternoon was 90 at 5:00 with southwest wind to 30 mph; this morning’s low was 67 at 7:00. KPANcast: Breezy, very hot and dry.

 

LOCAL: EPA administrator Scott Pruitt Tuesday detailed plans to revoke the Waters of the United States rule, which was implemented in 2015 to widespread protests from agriculture, real estate development and industrial interests across the American West. Pruitt told Congress the WOTUS rule will be withdrawn, and the Environmental Protection Agency would revert to standards adopted in 2008 under the Clean Water Act……..Hereford’s annual Community Fireworks Display will be Monday evening at Josserand Aquatic Park. Game and food booths open at 4:00, and booth space is available by calling 344-2253 or 364-8344. Several local church choirs will perform a patriotic concert at 8:15 at the park pavilion. Fireworks begin at 9:40pm, choreographed to music on KPAN AM 860 and FM 106.3……..Hereford Senior Citizens and Whiteface Ford are holding the 4th annual Summer Burger Burn today 11:30-1:00 at the Senior Center. Burgers, chips, baked beans, cookies and drinks are available by donation, and the community is invited……..Funeral services for Don Shipley, age 85, will be at 10:00 Friday at Boxwell Brothers Chapel in Amarillo. He was a longtime Deaf Smith County farmer who died Friday……..Former Herd athlete Parker Bridwell is featured in today’s Amarillo Globe News in an article detailing his time with the Los Angeles Angels this season….….KPAN salutes Gari Kelley as the Good Neighbor of the Day…….Dignified, professional and affordable care at Hereford Heritage Funeral Home.

 

KPAN PUN: When they bought a water bed, the couple started to drift apart.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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