WEATHER: (February 1, 2024) THURSDAY – High yesterday was 65° at 4:00; this morning’s low was 38° at 7:00. KPANcast: Partly cloudy with a high near 73°.
LOCAL: A water main break at Dairy Road and Highway 60 has kept the intersection closed since yesterday afternoon. City of Hereford officials expect the repairs to be completed this morning and the railroad crossing will be back open to the public……Xcel Energy was named as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune magazine for the 11thtime. Xcel ranked first in use of corporate assets which is one of the many categories the survey focuses on. The survey was conducted in partnership with Korn Ferry and focuses on large companies with revenue greater than $10 billion……Funeral services for Abel Garza, age 85, are tomorrow afternoon at 2:00 at the Mendez and Mullins Family Funeral Home Chapel. A visitation is this evening beginning with a prayer service at 6:00 at the funeral home. Abel was a longtime Hereford resident and lifelong musician. He was in a traveling Mariachi band with his siblings called “Los Garza’s,” and later in life joined the praise and worship team at Tempo la Hermosa de Hereford. He died on Saturday in Amarillo……Funeral services for Roy Dale Messer, age 69, are Monday morning at 10:00 at Living Water Christian Fellowship in Canyon. Roy Dale was a 1973 HHS graduate and longtime Hereford resident. He died on Saturday……KPAN salutes Haylee Collier Demel as the Good Neighbor of the Day……We have roots where others have branches – First National Bank.
KPAN Pun: This isn’t the “Hot February” I was telling my wife about.