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Raffle to benefit Barraza family

A raffle for a Ruger Limited Edition 10/22 rifle will be held at the Friona Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet on March 26. The raffle is to benefit the medical expenses of Myrna Barraza and her family.

Tickets are $10 each. Need not be present to win.

For more information and tickets contact Bobby Tyler at (806) 729-7292 or Mitchell Wiseman at (806) 265-7953. If you would like to donate, contact the Friona First Baptist Church.

Class of '95 reunion

The Friona High School Class of 1995 will have its 20th reunion July 19-21, 2015, on Lake Travis in Austin. For more information about the reunion contact Jodi (Looper) Allen at 512-791-1392 or jodilwmarina@austin.rr.com, or join the Facebook group, Friona Class of '95. All classmates, parents, and teachers are invited.

Town Talk II

When Patriots defensive back Malcolm Butler made the game saving interception in the Super Bowl, he also saved each of his teammates $48,000. The winners got $97,000 and the losers $49,000. Lots of money swirls around the Super Bowl. Some folks spend the weekend in Las Vegas where you can bet on every detail of the game, including how long it takes to sing the national anthem. Tickets were expensive. Saw some people that thought they bought a weekend package that included tickets but found out when they got there they had no tickets. Seems that happens every year. It is a big money event and I did my part. I took the Patriots and won one dollar from a friend in Hereford.

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Lazbuddie blood drive. Wednesday February 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. the Coffee Memorial Blood Center Bloodmobile will be at Lazbuddie High School. You can call 877-574-8800 for an appointment or just show up. Every eligible donor gets a free t-shirt. Give the gift of life. (more...)