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Doug Van Noy, an insurance adjuster from Amarillo, assesses damage to the Parmer County Sheriff department’s 2011 Ford Expedition that was damaged in a collision east of town Monday evening. The vehicle was struck by a Ford pickup while deputies were assisting with another traffic accident. At lower right, underneath the vehicle, is the front bumper and license plate from the pickup.

Town Talk II

For the first time since before Christmas, the calendar week is back to normal. We have only one Monday and one Friday this week. Had a hard time keeping the days straight during the holidays. (more...)

Accident damages Sheriff department vehicle

Monday afternoon about 5:00 p.m. a car ran into the back of a semi- east of town on Hwy 60 at FM 3140 in the westbound lanes. The accident was not major. First responders were not dispatched.

While DPS Troopers investigated the accident, Sheriff deputies were on scene directing traffic. A westbound Ford pickup driven by an elderly Farwell man slammed into the rear of a Sheriff’s Department Ford Expedition, knocking the vehicle 20 feet across the highway into the center median. (more...)

Council to approve bond payments

The Friona city council’s first meeting of 2014 will be Monday January 13 at 6:30 p.m. in council chambers, 619 Main St. All council meetings are open to the public.