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Holy Herd, it’s Homecoming

Holy Herd, it’s Homecoming

October 11, 2014


BRAND/Lynda Work
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 first district win

Herd grab first district win

October 25, 2014

The Hereford Whitefaces did not hold a lead in Friday night’s District 3-5A contest against the Caprock Longhorns until under one minute remained on the game clock.

Brandon Cloud scored on a 5-yard run with just 37 seconds left, and the Herd came out victorious, 42-36, at Dick Bivins Stadium in Amarillo.…

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Whitefaces top Borger, River Road in triangular

Whitefaces top Borger, River Road in triangular

October 24, 2014

The Hereford Whitefaces have performed very well in pre-district triangulars so far this fall, and the Herd played strong once again at a triangular held in Borger last Saturday.

The maroon and white fired a total score of 335 to finish first ahead of both Borger and River Road.…

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Herd, Lady Herd reach regionals

Herd, Lady Herd reach regionals

October 24, 2014

The Hereford Whitefaces and No. 7-ranked Lady Whitefaces have been consistently putting up very good results throughout the 2014 cross country season, and they were rewarded for their hard work on Tuesday at the District 3-5A 5K held in Amarillo.

The Herd finished third with a total time of 1:31:33.21 and an average time of 18:18.65, and the Lady Herd finished second with a total time of 1:43:16.57 and an average time of 20:39.32.…

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Maroon and white lose to Abilene Cooper

Maroon and white lose to Abilene Cooper

October 24, 2014

The Hereford Whitefaces and Lady Whitefaces have had a very good fall season, going 9-10 overall and 6-4 in District 3-5A to reach the area round of the playoffs.

But that was as far as they would go.  The maroon and white fell to No. 11-ranked Abilene Cooper on Wednesday afternoon at the Amarillo Tennis Center, 10-1.…

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News

Voting countdown begins

Voting countdown begins

October 22, 2014

By Lynda Work, BRAND Editor
Early voting got underway on Monday for the 2014 general election with reports from the county clerk’s office that turnout was heavier than normal for the first day.

The race for county judge between Republican candidate D. J. Wagner and Democrat Margarita Hernandez is one of two challenged races in Deaf Smith County.…

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Joint Entities get update on city, county

October 22, 2014

By Lynda Work, BRAND Editor
City, county, and educational officials presented progress reports at a meeting of the Joint Entities at city hall on Monday.

According to Michael Kitten, executive director of the Hereford Economic Development Corporation, sales tax was up for the city but not as much as hoped for.

Kitten reported on the United Amigos, Tejas and Tireworks, and said that the Amigos supermarket is doing well.…

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Water proposal submitted

October 22, 2014

By Lynda Work, BRAND Editor
A group of 10 Deaf Smith County farmers and landowners submitted a second water rights proposal to the City of Hereford on Monday offering rights to 6,340 acres of land for $15.8 million.

The site adjoins 640 acres of land already owned by the city for municipal water supply northeast of Hereford.…

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