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Maddie Murphree (11) attempts a block in Tuesday night’s regional quarterfinal match in Hereford against the Highland Park Lady Hornets. The Squaws lost the close contest in three games, 27-25, 25-22, and 26-24. From left are teammates Brianna Miller, Bianca Romero (0), Kendall Kimbrough, and Kalley Preston. A video of the match will be shown at 10 a.m. Saturday November 10 on WT Services channel 76. More photos are available in our photo section.

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Paco Martinez (13) looks for running room against the Littlefield Wildcats. The Chiefs lost to the Wildcats 34-0 and host Dimmitt Friday November 9 in the final game of the season. It will be senior night. More photos from Littlefield in our photo section.

Town Talk II
by Ron Carr

Band Boosters brisket dinner Sunday November 18 at the junior high cafeteria. Serving is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Advance tickets are $7 adults and $5 children 10 and under. They are a dollar more at the door. Tickets are available from band members or band boosters. Support the band and enjoy a nice Sunday brisket dinner.

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Deena Leuea and Deanna Curtis are once again organizing a project for providing sweat suits for residents of the nursing homes in Farwell and Friona. This is the 11th year for the project. With help of businesses, 4-H clubs, churches, and individuals they have been able to give each resident a sweat suit and a Christmas picture each year. They plan to deliver the presents in early December. To donate a sweat suit or money call Deena at 806-481-3619 or Deanna at 575-693-3984 or 806-251-1405.

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A trailer behind Friona city hall is available to collect your old computers, televisions, or cell phones. Only electronics though. No charge, just bring them and place on the trailer. It is the city’s E-recycling event. A good opportunity to get rid of electronic stuff you didn’t know what to do with. (more...)

Band Booster brisket dinner

The Friona Band Boosters are planning a brisket dinner Sunday November 18 at the junior high cafeteria. Serving will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Advance tickets are $7 adults and $5 kids 10 and under. They cost a dollar more at the door ($8 & $6). The Boosters are having a meeting Monday November 12 at 5:30 p.m. at the high school band hall to plan for the dinner. All band parents are encouraged to attend. (more...)

Empty Stocking Fund

Donations to the Empty Stocking Fund to help needy children in Friona at Christmas can be made at Friona State Bank or contact Peggy Monroe. Gifts of warm clothing, coats, hats, socks, and a toy are purchased by local volunteers and given to needy children through the school. Your donation will help some child have a Christmas. (more...)

Bushland beats the Chiefs 28-0

The Chieftains visited Littlefield Friday night. The Wildcats piled up 374 yards of offense to 100 for the Chiefs. Final score was Littlefield 34, Friona 0. Littlefield travels to Muleshoe Friday night in a game that will decide the district championship. Both are 4-0 in district.

Mason Loflin, back at quarterback after recovering from a concussion, completed 8 of 16 passes for 59 yards. (more...)