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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

Lady Herd upend Canyon in four sets

Lady Herd upend Canyon in four sets

October 21, 2014

The Hereford Lady Whitefaces volleyball team has been getting better and better with each match they have played this year, and Saturday at Whiteface Gymnasium certainly was indicative of that.

The Lady Herd dropped the Canyon Lady Eagles in four sets, 25-15, 22-25, 25-19, 25-21.…

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Canyon edges Herd in 37-34 thriller

Canyon edges Herd in 37-34 thriller

October 18, 2014

Looking at the final score, it would be very hard to imagine both the Hereford Whitefaces and Canyon Eagles finishing the first half with just six total points in their second District 3-5A game at Whiteface Stadium on Friday night.

But that is exactly what happened.  Hereford outscored Canyon 34-31 in a thrilling second half – 28-21 in the fourth quarter – but fell just short in the end 37-34.…

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Lady Raiders edge Lady Herd in five sets

Lady Raiders edge Lady Herd in five sets

October 16, 2014

The Hereford Lady Whitefaces brought their “A” game into their District 3-5A volleyball match against the Randall Lady Raiders on Tuesday at Whiteface Gymnasium, but the black and silver were able to muster up just enough to avoid the upset.

Randall outlasted the Lady Herd in five very tough sets 19-25, 25-14, 25-17, 15-25, 15-9.…

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Lady Herd crush Palo Duro

Lady Herd crush Palo Duro

October 14, 2014

The first half of the District 3-5A volleyball season has come and gone, and the Hereford Lady Whitefaces have positioned themselves for a possible playoff berth.

The Lady Herd crushed the Lady Dons of Palo Duro in three straight sets on Saturday (25-6, 25-14, 25-11) to improve their district record to 2-3 (14-19 overall), sitting them currently in fourth place in the standings.…

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News

‘The House’ is Home

‘The House’ is Home

October 20, 2014


BRAND/Mike Stearns
Ronald McDonald shows open arm acceptance in reuniting with Aida Nino, left, holding Jace and Isaac Cantu, holding Isaiah. The two young boys were in the Neonatla Intensive Care unit at Northwestern Hospital in Amarillo 18 months ago. Their families were cared for by the staff at the Ronald McDonald House in Amarillo close to the hospital. Both families discribed the House as a blessing.

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County producers continue harvest

October 18, 2014

Temperatures in the Texas Panhandle were near average over the past week, with a trace to 2 inches of rain received throughout most of the region.

Most counties rated soil moisture as adequate due to recent rainfall.

In Deaf Smith County, producers are harvesting corn silage, and though the choppers are able to get in the field, many trucks had to be towed out because of wet field conditions.…

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Voter ID required for upcoming election

Voter ID required for upcoming election

October 18, 2014


By Lynda Work, BRAND Editor
With elections just around the corner in Deaf Smith County and across the state, the question of the State’s voter ID law has been a bone of contention as it moves through the courts.

But a unanimous ruling came down from the  U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit State’s voter ID law will remain in effect for the November 2014 election.…

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