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August 2, 2015 edition of the Hereford BRAND

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City has off-road ordinance on books

August 1, 2015

By John Carson, BRAND Managing Editor
When city officials went to work crafting a law prohibiting off-road vehicles in city parks, they discovered they did not have much to do – there was already an ordinance in place.

Hereford City Manager Rick Hanna raised the issue and city commissioners discussed it at length during the work session preceding a June 15 meeting.…

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Burglars targeting vehicles

August 1, 2015

By Jessica Gallardo, BRAND Staff Writer
Hereford saw its fair share of motor vehicle-related crimes during the summer of 2014 when a number of thefts occurred as cars were being driven out of driveways without owners knowing.

This summer, another type of motor vehicle crime has taken the spotlight.

Over the past couple of weeks, a number of residents have reported the burglary of their vehicles, and these happenings are believed to be a series of connected crimes.…

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Sports Updates

Camp a step for resurgence of Herd golf

Camp a step for resurgence of Herd golf

July 25, 2015


BRAND/John Carson
From left, 8-year-old London Baker and Camryn Blair, 10, are all ears as Herd golf coach Chris Sims adjusts Baker’s stance and swing during the HHS golf camp last week.

By John Carson, BRAND Managing Editor
For Hereford High golf coach Chris Sims, this week’s Hereford High golf camp was another step in the right direction to restoring some of the luster to the Herd program.…

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Greg Black Memorial Run 2015 Top Finishers

July 25, 2015

name, age, time
Men’s 2-Mile Run
Zack Harmon, 15, 16:01.14
David Love, 12, 16:50.87
Brody Black, 11, 17:50.13

Women’s 2-Mile Run
Hailey Ysaguirre, 11, 16:14/53
Blair Black, 24, 20:23.62
Aubrey Smith, 19, 22:34.83

Men’s 2-Mile Walk
Carey Black, 59, 33:56.08

Women’s 2-Mile Walk
Chris Martinez, 44, 27:30.74
Valeria Valdez, 41, 27:31.09
Suzanne DeLeon, 40, 28:02.62

Women’s 10K
14-19 Division
Kirsten Defrance, 19, 48:25.64

30-39 Division
Ruby Casarez, 39, 45:39.08
Jennifer Campos, 37, 46:10.28
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Happy campers

Happy campers

July 22, 2015


Contributed photos
When the dribbling and the sweating stopped after four days of double sessions, the Hereford High boys basketball camp saw its total participation top 50 as campers from each of the sessions posed for pictures to close camp last week. Above, the morning session for grades 3-6 included, front from left, Cameron Koenig, Brandon Ysaguirre, Malaki Mungia, Kalub Ramirez, Aiven Rodriguez, Tony Salazar, Tyi Castro, Azariah Martinez, Braden LaComb; middle from left, Brylyn Lopez, J’Den Shields, Nathan LaComb, Liam Hougland, Bryson Lopez, Zevan Gonzales, Tommy Suarez, Javen Lopez, Peyton Kelso, Noah Zamora; back from left, Tell Bryant, Noah Brown, Dorian Garcia, Braedyn Mendoza, Dayton Delozier, Hayden Gonzales, Marco Lucas, Brady Bice, Isaiah Aguero and Braylon Nielsen.

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Cheer camp opens July 27

July 22, 2015

By Alyssa Bonner, BRAND Staff Writer
With summer in full swing, some children are busy attending camps, from church camp to football camp to volleyball camp. In the mix again this year is the Summer Cheer Camp sponsored by the Hereford High School cheerleaders.

For $10, children in K-3 through sixth grade can attend camp, which will be Monday and Tuesday, July 27 and 28 from 6-7:30 p.m.…

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News

No HISD tax hike proposed

July 29, 2015

By John Carson, BRAND Managing Editor
The highest tax rate in Deaf Smith County is expected to remain the same as the Hereford Independent School District (HISD) Board of Trustees set public hearings for the 2015-16 proposed tax rate and budget during its regular monthly meeting Monday.

In setting the public hearing dates, the board adopted tax rates for both HISD and Amarillo College-Hereford.…

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Raises in initial county budget picture

July 29, 2015

By John Carson, BRAND Managing Editor
Deaf Smith County will begin its 2015-16 budget process with the idea of giving county employees a raise after action by the DSC Commissioners’ Court during its regular meeting Monday.

Commissioners directed County Judge D.J. Wagner to draw up an initial 2015-16 county budget that includes a 3 percent across-the-board raise as DSC starts preparation for the new fiscal year, which begins Oct.…

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Only 2 perfect for July inspections

July 29, 2015

From Staff Reports
Some 70 overall violations were found during the City of Hereford’s most recent health inspections of food establishments.

Scores for the 21 establishments inspected covered a wide range with 11 receiving scores of 8 or less and two coming in at 28 or more for inspections made between June 1-30.

After six perfect scores were given for May inspections, only two were doled out for locations inspected last month – Walmart and Watermill Express on East Park Avenue.…

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