WEATHER: (July 8, 2022) FRIDAY – High yesterday afternoon was 99° at
5:00; this morning’s low was 71° at 7:00. KPANcast: Partly cloudy and
hot with a chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and
LOCAL: The 8th Annual Elks Madness is taking place at John Pitman Golf
Club this weekend. The two-day two man scramble format will begin at
8:00 tomorrow morning. There are still available spots for teams. Call
the pro-shop to signup at 806-363-7139. The course will be closed for
the weekend……The Texas Department of State Health Services has reported
an additional fatality from COVID-19 for Deaf Smith County yesterday.
The death toll now sits at 113 since March of 2020. The Amarillo COVID
report card showed cases doubling last week over the previous, from 286
to 611 new confirmed cases. The TxDSHS reported 20 fatalities statewide
yesterday……Funeral services for Juan Rodriguez, age 69, are this morning
at 10:00 at San Jose Catholic Church. Juan was a longtime Hereford
resident, and worked at Arrowhead Mills and Azteca Mills for a number of
years. He died last Thursday in Dimmitt……The Hereford Food Pantry is
open for their regular schedule today from 12:00-3:00 at 900 North
Lee……Thunderstorms developed in the area again yesterday afternoon. The
windfarm south of town received .73 inches, and .80 inches was recorded
halfway between Nazareth and Hart……KPAN salutes Bailey Ruckman as the
Good Neighbor of the day……Ag Electric can custom-design a Valley
center-pivot system for your field.
KPAN PUN: How do chickens dance? Chick to Chick.