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WEATHER: (March 6, 2024) WEDNESDAY – High yesterday was 66° at 5:00; this morning’s low was ° at 7:00. KPANcast: Mostly cloudy and breezy. 

LOCAL: Deaf Smith County voters kept the status quo heading to November for most local races in unofficial results released late yesterday evening. Approximately 1/5 of registered voters turned out to the polls, with the majority of the 1,628 ballots cast coming in early voting. In the Republican Primary, Sheriff J Dale Butler defeated Esrael Silva with 52.19% of votes. County Commissioner Chris Matthews garnered 65.8% of the votes for the Precinct 1 seat, and Kevin Brown brought in 49% of the 700 votes cast for Precinct 3 Commissioner in a race between Brown, Shane Kapka and Daniel Jesko. John Smithee retained his seat in the Texas House of Representatives and DSC voters helped him do so with 921 votes to Jamie Haynes 478……Lady Whiteface Softball opened district play with a dominate win over Perryton yesterday, 18-2. Izzy Enriquez got the win from the mound and Alexis Riojas led the offense with an RBI triple. Hereford will host Borger on Friday for the home-opener at 4:30……Precip chances return to the area tomorrow and Friday with snowfall to large hail all possible in the Panhandle. The Hereford area will likely see any moisture as rainfall and a wintry mix, since we’re predicted to be just south of the freezing-line associated with the system. Hail chances are favored in the southeastern Panhandle……KPAN salutes Elisa Ramirez as the Good Neighbor of the Day……SOLD!! Is yours next? Call Charlie Kerr Realtor at 806-364-2045. 

KPAN Pun: What do you call Wednesday’s younger sibling? Humpty Dumpty.

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