WEATHER: (June 7, 2022) TUESDAY- High yesterday was 94° at 4:00; this morning’s low was 64° at 6:00. KPANcast: Partly cloudy with a 30% chance of rain this evening.
LOCAL: White Energy in Hereford and Plainview will be receiving a $21 million payment for production. The funds are being made available through the Biofuel Producer Program, which was created as part of the CARES act. USDA is making payments to 195 biofuel production facilities……Gas prices continue to climb and set records across the state and nation. Prices jumped an average of .35 cents from Saturday to a state average of $4.81 per gallon for regular unleaded. The state average was $1.86 on this date last year. Expect prices to keep climbing due to tight supplies and the busy summer travel season……The annual DadFest Parade and Car Show will be June 17th and 18th. Organizers are offering food and game booth rentals at Dameron Park. Contact Raymond Guzman at 346-1118 or George Luna at 341-8244 for more information……Today at noon the Hereford Beautification Advisory Board will meet at the Hereford Civic Center to discuss a 10-item agenda that includes “Fiesta Downtown” and advertising for brick sales……Three firefighters were injured last weekend in the Hermits Peak fire burning in the Pecos Wilderness near Las Vegas NM. The injuries occurred after a helicopter dropped part of a load of water on them. One member of the hotshot crew underwent surgery to repair skull fractures……KPAN salutes Shane Kapka as the Good Neighbor of the Day…….The area’s largest selection of utility beds and toolboxes – Whiteface Customs.
KPAN PUN: Bad jobs include working at a coffee mill, it’s a real grind.