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Harlam Ambassadors: Doing it right

Harlam Ambassadors: Doing it right

January 22, 2015

The Harlem Ambassadors dazzled Hereford elementary and junior high students at two assemblies on Wednesday with little dancing, basketball demonstrations, and personal stories as a prelude to the performance on Thursday.

Lade Majik, co-founder of the Ambassadors, and King Arthur, the announcer, kept the program upbeat and fun, as each player offered students advice on how to keep positive and moving forward to achieve their dreams.…

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Murder-suicide deaths of former residents

January 22, 2015

The Amarillo Police Department has determined that two Friday night shooting deaths were the result of an apparent murder-suicide.

According to police, information and evidence obtained during the investigation found that 38-year-old Joe Angel Martinez Jr., shot and killed 29-year-old Monica Barrientos before shooting and killing himself. Both were former residents of Hereford.

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Hereford academics teams score high

Hereford academics teams score high

January 22, 2015

The Hereford High School Social Studies team took first at the Texas Tech University “Red Raider Classic” 2015 UIL academic competition held on Jan. 17.

The HHS team competed against 38 teams, 12 of them 5A and 6A schools, and place first with 223 points out of a perfect 240. The second and third place teams were San Angelo Central, with 155 points, and Lubbock High, with 133 points.…

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Sports Updates

Randall hangs on to defeat Whitefaces

Randall hangs on to defeat Whitefaces

January 29, 2015

The Hereford Whitefaces and Randall Raiders squared off Tuesday night for sole possession of second place behind Palo Duro in District 3-5A at Whiteface Gymnasium.

After falling behind 22-12 to end the first quarter, the Herd battled back into the BASKETBALL game to make it close at the end, but Randall was able to sink 7 of 9 FREE throws down the stretch to aid them in their 50-45 victory.…

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Sosa scores 18 points in Lady Herd’s victory

Sosa scores 18 points in Lady Herd’s victory

January 29, 2015

It took four regulation quarters and two overtimes for the Hereford Lady Whitefaces and Randall Lady Raiders to decide a WINNER in their first District 3-5A contest on Jan. 9, but that was not the case in Tuesday night’s rematch.

The Lady Herd (17-7, 5-1 District 3-5A) jumped out to an impressive 21-7 first-quarter lead en route to a seven-point, 52-45 win at Whiteface Gymnasium.…

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Lady Herd finish third in Silver Bracket

Lady Herd finish third in Silver Bracket

January 27, 2015

The Hereford Lady Whitefaces headed to Amarillo on Saturday to participate in the Lady Dons Duals at Palo Duro with an undermanned squad due to a few illnesses and injuries.

But the Lady Herd did not allow that to be used as an excuse, as they won two out of their first three duals in Pool B before losing their final two duals to finish third in the Silver Bracket.…

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Herd lose heartbreaker to Palo Duro

January 23, 2015

In a battle between the only two unbeaten District 3-5A teams on Friday night, the Hereford Whitefaces and Palo Duro Dons did not disappoint.  Unfortunately for the Herd, the Dons ended up on top in a thrilling finish, 59-56.  The Herd are now 2-1 in district while Palo Duro improved to 3-0.…

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News

County, city boards strict on open meetings laws

January 28, 2015

By Lynda Work, BRAND Correspondent
With allegations being raised about possible violations of the Texas Open Meetings Act by members of the Hereford Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees, attention is being drawn on how local city and county boards provide education to their trustees and officials on these laws.

According to information at the Texas Attorney General’s website, there are a large number of bodies of government at the state and local level in that guarantees the public’s  right to attend the meetings.…

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HISD considers $38 million school renovation project

HISD considers $38 million school renovation project

January 24, 2015


By Steve Ramos, BRAND Publisher
What do you do with a problem like Stanton? The future of the 90-year-old school dominated the Hereford Independent School District’s Board of Trustees’ discussion Monday about the direction it should take to address its aging schools and facilities in general and Stanton Learning Center in particular.…

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Harlem Ambassadors: Doing it right

Harlem Ambassadors: Doing it right

January 24, 2015


About 16 Hereford elementary and junior high students earned the privilege of receiving free tickets to the Harlem Ambassador performance, as well as early arrival to warm up with  and sit on the bench with members of the show basketball team on Thursday night. The event was sponsored by Crime Stoppers.

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