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February 6, 2016, edition of the Hereford BRAND

February 6, 2016

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Public call has Gonzalez on ballot

Public call has Gonzalez on ballot

February 6, 2016


GONZALEZ

By John Carson, BRAND Managing Editor
An outpouring of support has former Deaf Smith County (DSC) Commissioner Armando Gonzalez dipping his toe back into political waters.
The 60-year-old Gonzalez is seeking to regain the DSC Commissioners Court Precinct 1 seat he once held and will face political newcomer Chris Kahlich for the seat’s Republican nomination in the March 1 primary.…

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Reinart steps down as CEO for hospital

Reinart steps down as CEO for hospital

February 6, 2016


Greg Reinart

By Jessica Gallardo, BRAND Staff Writer
Deaf Smith County Hospital District (DSCHD) has been left with a major hole to fill after accepting the resignation of Hereford Regional Medical Center CEO Greg Reinart.
The DSCHD Board of Directors officially accepted Reinart’s resignation, which he announced on Feb. 1, during a called meeting Wednesday.
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Sports Updates

District ‘first step’ for HHS grapplers

February 6, 2016

By John Carson, BRAND Managing Editor
Hopes are high as Hereford boy and girl wrestlers awake Saturday for the District 4-5A tournament.
Teams from Bushland, Estacado, Lubbock High, Randall, Vernon and Hirschi of Wichita Falls descend on Hereford Junior High School for the day-long event that began at 9:30 a.m.
As many as 14 Whitefaces and Lady Whitefaces are expected to emerge from the tourney as qualifiers for the Region 1 tournament Feb.…

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Whitefaces ‘feel good’ at 3-5A midway point

Whitefaces ‘feel good’ at 3-5A midway point

February 3, 2016


Contributed photo by Bryan Hedrick
Rhett Savoini (1) puts up a runner as the Herd moved into a second place tie with Canyon Friday’s win.

By John Carson, BRAND Managing Editor
What a difference one game can make.
For the Hereford Whitefaces, Friday’s game at Canyon presented the distinct possibility of completing the first turn through District 3-5A play looking up from a three-game hole at front-running Palo Duro and from two games out of second.…

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Cold shooting freezes Herd out at Randall

Cold shooting freezes Herd out at Randall

January 30, 2016


Contributed photo by Bryan Hedrick
Herd’s Chase Lewis (32) goes up for two during Tuesday’s loss at Randall.

From Staff Reports
AMARILLO – Picking a bad time to have a frigid shooting night, the Hereford Whitefaces could not crawl out of a first-half deficit Tuesday in a 74-60 loss at Randall.
Dropping their second in a row, the Herd fell to 10-12 overall and 2-2 in District 3-5A.…

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Rally wrangles Randall

Rally wrangles Randall

January 30, 2016


Contributed photo by Bryan Hedrick
Hereford’s Brooke Dixon (10) blocks a shot Tuesday as the Lady Herd rallied past Randall, 73-66.

From Staff Reports
AMARILLO – Righting the ship in the nick of time, the No. 11 Hereford Lady Whitefaces needed a fourth-quarter rally Tuesday to knock off Randall, 73-66, in District 3-5A play.
Winning their fourth in a row, eighth of the last nine and 20th of the last 22, the Lady Herd (21-4, 5-1) kept pace with front-running Canyon.…

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News

Kahlich looking for ‘more bang’

Kahlich looking for ‘more bang’

February 6, 2016


KAHLICK

By John Carson, BRAND Managing Editor
It is not a desire to be in public office, but a compulsion for better government that led Chris Kahlich to toss his hat into the ring for the Precinct 1 seat on the Deaf Smith County Commissioners Court.
Kahlich, 52, will face former commissioner and fellow Republican Armando Gonzalez in the March 1 primary for the seat being vacated by Pat Smith.…

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Schools establish age policy

February 3, 2016

By Jessica Gallardo, BRAND Staff Writer
A policy change concerning maximum age for enrollment that was not approved in November made another appearance on Hereford Independent School District’s (HISD) Board of Trustees agenda during its Jan. 19 meeting.
Texas law allows for the enrollment and admittance into a school system of a person between 21-26 years old for the purpose of completing requirements for a high school diploma.…

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How plunging oil prices threaten the U.S. economy

How plunging oil prices threaten the U.S. economy

February 3, 2016


From Contributed source
Filling up your tank at the gas station has never felt so good, and it’s been a while since reading your utility bill made your blood boil. But while you might be reveling in the benefits of cheap oil, others across the nation aren’t feeling so jolly.
The economies of oil-producing states like Texas, North Dakota, Alaska, Oklahoma, Wyoming and New Mexico are being hit by the plummeting prices of crude.…

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