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Holy Herd, it’s Homecoming

Holy Herd, it’s Homecoming

October 11, 2014


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Homecoming activities got underway on Thursday with a big 45-entry parade that included floats from classes, school organizations, churches, businesses, and open categories. The theme this year was “Super Heroes.” Following the parade, Herd fans and students went to Whiteface Stadium for a pep rally.

By Lynda Work, BRAND Editor
Hundreds of enthusiastic Hereford residents lined the streets to enjoy the “Super Heroes Parade” and help kick-off homecoming events on Thursday.…

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Mayor dispels water proposal rumors

Mayor dispels water proposal rumors

October 3, 2014

Concerns over rate hikes and refused offers connected to the proposed water rights purchase are being addressed by Mayor Robert D. Josserand as the time nears for citizens to make a decision on the water future of Hereford.

In an interview on Thursday, Josserand said that a lot of incorrect information is being reported and disseminated to the public concerning the issue.…

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Caviness to be honored as outstanding corporation

October 3, 2014

The Texas Plains Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals has announced the winners for the 2014 celebration of National Philanthropy Day.

AFP will be honoring Caviness Beef Packers with an award for Outstanding Corporation, according to Jacy Jenks, NPD Chair. The company was nominated by the Amarillo Area Foundation for the award.…

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Sports Updates

Herd grab overtime victory over Dumas

Herd grab overtime victory over Dumas

October 31, 2014

The Hereford Whitefaces have been playing better football each week since their blowout loss to the Randall Raiders on Homecoming, and they were rewarded for their continued improvement on Senior Night this past Friday at Whiteface Stadium.

The Herd won a thriller in overtime, 35-28, over the Dumas Demons to clinch a spot in the 5A playoffs.  Hereford improved to 3-6 on the year (2-2 District 3-5A) while Dumas fell to 2-8 overall (0-4 District 3-5A).…

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Lady Whitefaces qualify for state

October 31, 2014

The Hereford Lady Whitefaces cross country team finished third at the regional 5K held in Lubbock on Friday.  The Lady Herd officially qualified as a team for the state 5K to be held in Round Rock on Nov. 8.…

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Lady Herd sweep away Palo Duro

Lady Herd sweep away Palo Duro

October 30, 2014

The Hereford Lady Whitefaces clinched a spot in the playoffs with their victory over the Caprock Lady Longhorns last week, and they finished the 2014 volleyball regular season on a very high note this past Tuesday in Amarillo.

The Lady Herd handily swept the Lady Dons of Palo Duro in three sets, 25-9, 25-16, 25-8.…

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Lady Herd fall to Dumas in five sets

Lady Herd fall to Dumas in five sets

October 28, 2014

The Hereford Lady Whitefaces had already given the No. 11-ranked Randall Lady Raiders a run at home this season, losing in five sets on Oct. 14, and the Lady Herd did the same against the Dumas Demonettes on Saturday.

But after taking a 2-1 match lead, the maroon and white ended up falling in five sets, 25-17, 16-25, 25-15, 20-25, 15-13.…

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News

Daylight savings ends

October 30, 2014

By Lynda Work, BRAND Editor
There’s no need to hit the snooze button on Nov. 2, because the end of daylight saving time will give risers that extra hour of sleep they have been craving.

Clocks will fall back to standard time Sunday at 2 a.m. Smartphones and computers with automatic date and time settings will make the change for users; but people with analog clocks and watches will have to manually set their timepieces back an hour.…

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Nielsen wins raffle

Nielsen wins raffle

October 29, 2014


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Gayle Nielsen was named the winner of the Jason Witten jersey in a raffle held at Hereford Health Mart which raised $710 for the Deaf Smith County United Way. Hereford Health Mart matched the funds raised and presented a check for $1,420 to the United Way. According to McConnell, the 2015 campaign  began on  Sept. 1 and will run through Oct.

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Grader bid approved for Precinct 1

October 29, 2014

By Lynda Work, BRAND Editor
After receiving three bids for new graders for Precinct 1, Deaf Smith County Commissioners approved a bid for $227,500 from John Deere with a seven year warranty/7000 hours.

The trade-in on the older grader will be $145,00, leaving the remaining balance at $82,500.

Judge Tom Simons reported that the annual elevator inspection has been done at the DSC courthouse and the library elevator is due to be inspected.…

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