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These lovely ladies have been chosen as 2014 FHS Homecoming Queen candidates. The candidates are, l-r, Christina Green, Aubrey Williams, Alexis Alvarado, Andrea Juarez and Arianna Moreno. The Homecoming festivities will kick off at 7 p.m. at Chieftain Field this Friday with the crowning of the new queen followed by the Friona Chieftains taking on the Lubbock Roosevelt Eagles.
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Kendall Barnett, right, was crowned Miss Friona and Ariana Vasquez was named Little Miss Friona Friday evening at the 2014 Miss Friona and Little Miss Friona pageant held at the Friona High School auditorium.

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Mr. Kenneth Carson celebrated his 96th birthday Saturday with family and friends at Friona Heritage Estates. He is Sherry Atwell's dad. Shown with Mr. Carson are Jim and Sherry Atwell and, standing, granddaughters Kenda Dunnam and Shannon Bullard with great granddaughter Keeley Dunnam, center.

Town Talk II

I'm a little late with this info. Bi-Wize Pharmacy has started closing during the lunch hour 12-1pm. Just the pharmacy, not the whole store. Also if you or someone in your family takes the pain killer Hydrocodone, the rules for getting a prescription are changing as of Monday October 6, making it more difficult get the drug. Ask Andy at the pharmacy for details.


Band boosters meeting Monday October 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the high school band hall. The boosters will be finalizing plans for the week of the band's marching contest. All parents and boosters are urged to attend. (more...)

PMC & Friona Health Clinic offering flu shots

The influenza shot clinic that Parmer Medical Center offered last year at Friona Senior Citizens was such a success, they are going to offer it again this year. The influenza (flu) vaccinations will be given at the Friona Senior Citizens building located at 1410 Washington on Thursday, October 9 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The charge for the vaccination will be totally covered if the recipient is a subscriber to traditional Medicare. For all other vaccination recipients the cost for the injection is $29.00. (more...)

McFarland posts almost perfect picks

Rusty McFarland, of Friendswood, TX, almost perfectly picked all the winners of Week 4 of the Friona Star Football Contest. McFarland picked fourteen games and missed out on a perfect entry by missing the Minnesota/Michigan game.

Picking thirteen for a close second were Eric Geske of Friona and Mack McFarland of Crane. Both missed the Minnesota/Michigan game as well as Green Bay/Chicago.

Eight prognosticators tied with twelve picks. Those were Jess Dearing, Lester C. Fennell, William Gromowsky, Logan Loflin, Greg O’Brian, Roberto Rios, Christen Stowers and Jimmy Walker. (more...)