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July 5, 2015 edition of the Hereford BRAND

July 4, 2015

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Clerk will issue licenses to same-sex couples

July 4, 2015

By John Carson, BRAND Managing Editor
County clerks around the state were in a bit of limbo this week in the wake of a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision concerning same-sex marriage.

A 5-4 vote by justices on June 26 effectively gave constitutionality to same-sex marriage – and in the process negated laws in numerous state, including Texas, that defined marriage and essentially banned same-sex marriage.…

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July 1, 2015 edition of the Hereford BRAND

July 1, 2015

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Sports Updates

Comebacks highlight Tierra Blanca

Comebacks highlight Tierra Blanca

July 1, 2015


BRAND/John Carson
Braden West sticks an approach inside 3 feet Sunday during the 2015 Tierra Blanca Golf Classic. A Hereford native, West travels from Fort Worth to take part in the event.

By John Carson, BRAND Managing Editor
It was an afternoon of rallies Sunday during the final session of the 2015 Tierra Blanca Golf Classic at John Pitman Golf Course in Hereford.…

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Teeing up a Panhandle jewel

Teeing up a Panhandle jewel

June 24, 2015


By John Carson, BRAND Managing Editor
It did not take long for a marketing idea to promote Hereford to become one of the top summer events in the Panhandle.

That event gets its 12th renewal this week when the Deaf Smith County Chamber of Commerce Tierra Blanca Golf Classic tees offs at John Pitman Golf Course.…

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Richards headed to nationals

Richards headed to nationals

June 20, 2015


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Madalyn Richards of Hereford will be a member of the Texas team at this week’s National Junior High Finals Rodeo in Des Moines, Iowa. Richards qualified for nationals in breakaway roping.

By John Carson, BRAND Managing Editor
For most families, summer is the time for vacation.

Get some time off, pack up the car and head to the beach or a resort or the Grand Canyon or Six Flags.…

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Rain crimps 2nd round of VFW tourney

June 17, 2015

From Staff Reports
While rains have brought drought relief to the area, they have wreaked havoc on spring activities as weather had a hand in the weekend’s VFW golf tournament at John Pitman Golf Course in Hereford.

A pop-up thunderstorm forced tournament officials to call a halt to play midway through Sunday’s second-round afternoon session and led to creative scoring decisions when the round could not be completed.…

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News

Annual audit critical for HISD

July 1, 2015

By Alyssa Bonner, BRAND Staff Writer
To fulfill its fiduciary responsibility overseeing taxpayer dollars, Hereford Independent School District’s (HISD) Board of Trustees recently selected a firm to conduct the district’s annual internal audit.

After a proposal process, the board selected Davis Kinard & Co. as the internal auditor.

HISD Business Manager Rusty Ingram said the district issues a Request for Proposal (RFP) before sending out proposal packets to interested firms.…

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Local water verified as safe

July 1, 2015

By John Carson, BRAND Managing Editor
While the report received in the mail might be confusing, the bottom line is the federal government has given its OK to the quality of drinking water in Hereford.

Last week, every Hereford water customer was mailed a copy of the 2014 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report on the quality of the city’s drinking.…

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Hereford water verified as safe

June 27, 2015

By John Carson, BRAND Managing Editor
While the report received in the mail might be confusing, the bottom line is the federal government has given its OK to the quality of drinking water in Hereford.

Last week, every Hereford water customer was mailed a copy of the 2014 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report on the quality of the city’s drinking.…

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