WEATHER: (September 14, 2021) TUESDAY- High yesterday was 90° at 4:00; this morning’s low was 59° at 7:00. KPANcast: Sunny and hot with a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight.
LOCAL: Deaf Smith County Commissioners meet today to discuss a 13-item agenda. Items include appointing election judges and new polling locations, discussing the county’s involvement in Rest Lawn Cemetery and opening fuel bids for the county……The Lady Whitefaces will host Tascosa tonight at Whiteface Gym for a non-district volleyball matchup. The varsity game begins at 7:00……The Amarillo Public Health Department reported 202 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 299 recoveries yesterday. The Trauma Service Area A COVID-19 hospitalization rate is at 14.98% as of yesterday evening……Graveside services for Victoria Schmucker, age 77, are today at 1:00 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Cemetery. Mrs. Schmucker was a lifelong Hereford resident……Funeral services for Richard Price, age 86, are tomorrow at 10:30 at Parkside Chapel Funeral Directors. Richard was a lifelong farmer in Easter until his retirement. He died yesterday……Funeral services for Doyle Bainum, age 71, are Saturday at 4:00 at Mendez and Mullins Family Funeral Home……A cold front will push across the area this evening bringing precipitation chances to the Panhandle. Cooler temps will follow the front tomorrow before heating back up this weekend……The Deaf Smith County Library will be closed tomorrow until 12:00……KPAN salutes Esmeralda Hernandez as the Good Neighbor of the Day……Protect your truck with a Rhino Liner from Whiteface Customs – 360-4432.
KPAN PUN: Notice outside the grocery store: Chicken Soup is out of stock.