WEATHER: (May 29, 2021) SATURDAY – High yesterday was 80° at 4:00; this morning’s low was 56° at 6:00. KPANcast: Mostly cloudy and pleasant before storms return this evening.
LOCAL: The Hereford High Class of 2021 made it official last night with weather cooperating to hold their graduation ceremony. Dylan Council was named the Honor Graduate for the class……Funeral services for Cliff Jones, age 84, will be this morning at 10:00 at Fellowship of Believers Church. Cliff was a long-time Hereford resident and 1955 HHS graduate. He died Tuesday……According to the AAA, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded in Texas is $2.73. That’s $1.10 more than this time last year when global markets and economies were devastated only a few months into the pandemic. In 2018, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded in Texas on Memorial Day weekend was .04 cents higher at $2.77 a gallon……The Texas Tech Red Raiders’ regular season came to an end yesterday when they were eliminated from Big 12 Tournament baseball play. They will now look for a bid to the NCAA post-season……A flag lowering ceremony will be held Monday at 6 PM at the VFW to honor fallen U.S. Armed Forces members on Memorial Day. The public is invited to attend and food and beverages will be provided……KPAN recorded .24 inch of rain from showers and thunderstorms overnight Thursday and Friday morning. Showers and thunderstorms are very likely to impact the area Sunday and Memorial Day.