WEATHER: (JULY 26, 2021) MONDAY – High yesterday was 95° at 3:00; this morning’s low was 70° at 7:00. KPANcast: Mostly cloudy today with a 20% chance of afternoon showers.
LOCAL: HISD Board of Trustees will meet today at 6:00 at the Administration Building to work through a 9-item agenda. The Board has a lengthy Action Agenda to discuss and take action on. That includes the proposed compensation plan for HISD staff for the 2021/2022 school year. They’ll also discuss calling public hearings for the 2021/2022 budget and proposed tax rate for HISD and proposed tax rate for Amarillo College’s Hereford branch……Deaf Smith County Commissioners meet tomorrow at 9:00 at the courthouse to discuss an 11-item agenda including a request for the Deaf Smith County Fresh Water District’s Board Minutes for the past 10 years……A funeral service for Ben Plummer, age 93, will be Saturday at 10:30 at First Baptist Church. Ben was a lifelong Hereford resident and worked at Oglesby Equipment. He was a veteran and served in the Korean War. A viewing will be held Friday from 5:00-7:00 at Parkside Chapel Funeral Directors. Mr. Plummer died July 19th……The Texas Department of State Health Services has reported approximately 22,500 new COVID-19 cases across the state since July 21st. There have been 2.6 million confirmed cases in Texas, with 51,802 fatalities as of yesterday……KPAN salutes Doug Stewart as the Good Neighbor of the Day……Take charge of your cable TV – check all the options at WT Services.
KPAN PUN: Some river valleys are absolutely gorges.