WEATHER: (September 7, 2021) TUESDAY- High yesterday was 93° at 3:00; this morning’s low was 64° at 6:00. KPANcast: Mostly sunny and hot.
LOCAL: The Hereford ISD Board of Trustees meet in special session on Thursday for a 6-item agenda at the Administration Building. The meeting will start with a public hearing on the proposed tax rate for Amarillo College’s Hereford Branch for the upcoming fiscal year. The board will also designate funds for the purchase of two new buses for the district……Funeral services for Gregg Melugin, age 61, are today at 2:00 at Messiah’s House Church in Amarillo. Gregg was a long-time Hereford resident and volunteer firefighter who died Thursday in Amarillo……Ogallala Commons and the High Plains Underground Water Conservation District are holding a Stewarding Our Aquifer Field Day at the FiberMax Center for Discovery tomorrow in Lubbock. The program kicks off at 9:00 with registration and runs until 1:00. Registration is $20 and can be paid at the door. Contact Darryl Birkenfeld with questions at 806-945-2255……A Texas Junior Anglers community fishing day will be Saturday from 9:00-12:00 at the Aquatic Park Pond. Children age 16 and under can fish free, and TJA will provide fishing equipment if needed……The Texas Tech Red Raiders defeated Houston 38-21 on Saturday in Houston. Tech hosts Stephen F Austin in Lubbock on Saturday night……KPAN salutes Sharon Johnson as the Good Neighbor of the Day……The area’s largest selection of utility beds and toolboxes – Whiteface Customs.
KPAN PUN: It’s so hot, I started putting ice-cubes in my waterbed.