WEATHER: (July 28, 2022) THURSDAY – High yesterday afternoon was 99° at 3:00; this morning’s low was 69° at 6:00. KPANcast: Mostly cloudy and cold with a 50% chance of rain.
LOCAL: KPAN recorded .19 inch of rain from a concentrated storm yesterday afternoon. Showers were scattered with some parts of the city remaining completely dry while a few measurements north of town showed more than .5 of an inch falling. Rain chances increase today and tomorrow but the listening area will remain on the southern edge of the system……The 2022 Spicer Gripp Memorial Roping kicks the dust up next week beginning with the Scholarship Dinner on Wednesday night. Roping events begin Thursday and culminate on Short-Go Sunday. The Bob Beville Memorial BBQ Cookoff is set for Saturday, August 6th. Team registration deadline in Tuesday, call 806-678-5478 or visit spicergripp.com for more information. The public can taste the all-beef lineup from 4:00-6:00 at the entrance to the arena……Funeral services are pending for Gary Shelton, age 75, at Mendez and Mullins Family Funeral Home. Gary was a former Hereford resident and U.S. Navy Veteran. He served a naval tour in Vietnam. He died last Friday in Odessa……KPAN salutes Imelda Enriquez as the Good Neighbor of the day……Online, drive-up or in person – bank with your friends at First National Bank. 301 West Third, 403 North 25-Mile Avenue and 710 West 11th in Friona.
KPAN PUN: A magician was driving down the road…then he turned into a drive way.