Updates

Roy L. Campbell

Roy L. Campbell

July 31, 2014

Roy L. Campbell
Jan. 5, 1919 – July 28, 2014
Roy L. Campbell, 95, longtime Hereford resident died Monday, July 28, 2014 at Hereford Nursing & Rehab Center.

The family will receive visitors at the funeral home, Thursday, July 31, 2014, 6 – 7 pm.

A Celebration of Life Service is scheduled for 2:00 pm, Friday, August 1, 2014, at Temple Baptist Church.…

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Juveniles involved in stabbing incident

July 26, 2014

By Matt Watkins, BRAND Staff Writer
Hereford Police Department officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Avenue J on Tuesday after a call came in concerning a report that a 9 year old juvenile had been stabbed with a knife.

According to Police Chief Brent Harrison, one of the juveniles was allegedly stabbed by another 12 year old during an argument over Lego’s.…

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Lowery-Hart named finalist for AC presidency

Lowery-Hart named finalist for AC presidency

July 25, 2014

The Amarillo College Board of Regents Wednesday night named in-house candidate Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart the sole finalist to become the next president of the college, and they appointed Robert Austin to serve as interim president until a final vote by Regents is taken in August.

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Sports Updates

B.J.M. Invitational tees off today

July 18, 2014

The one-day B.J.M. Invitational Tournament will commence this afternoon with a shotgun start of 1 p.m. at John Pitman Municipal Golf Course.…

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Avengers get first win

July 16, 2014

The Avengers got their first win of the 2014 YMCA Adult Men’s Soccer League season, a 6-5 victory over Manchester City, this past Tuesday night.…

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Wrestling camp canceled

July 3, 2014

The HISD wrestling camp scheduled to be held on July 7-10 has been canceled due to staffing issues.…

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Herd dominates in game one

July 3, 2014

Herd Baseball crushed the El Paso Yankees in their first game of the World Series this morning in Las Cruces, N.M., 14-1.…

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News

HISD Trustees plan special meetings

July 30, 2014

By Matt Watkins, BRAND Staff Writer
The Hereford Independent School District Board of Trustees discussed two special meetings set for the month of August involving new employees and setting the budget and tax rate prior to the regular meeting next month.

According to Superintendent Dr. Kelli Moulton, a special meeting will need to be held on Aug. 11 to consider personnel contracts in order to get the employees to work before the school year begins.…

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Area producers face weather, armyworm challenges

Area producers face weather, armyworm challenges

July 30, 2014

Due to the atypical weather in Texas this year, fall armyworms are more like “summer” armyworms this year due to unseasonable rains.

“It’s related to the rains we’ve had in July,” said Dr. Allen Knutson, AgriLife Extension entomologist. “The rains were favorable for crops, but they also set up conditions for armyworms to survive and increase in numbers.”…

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HPD makes felony arrest

HPD makes felony arrest

July 30, 2014


Joe Bob Wilcox

By Matt Watkins, BRAND Staff Writer
Officers from the Hereford Police Department arrested Joe Bob Wilcox following a routine traffic stop for an expired vehicle registration.

While on patrol, an officer pulled into the Allsups parking lot at Lake Street and Highway 385 where he noticed a pickup at a gas pump on the north side, according to the police report.…

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