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Friona Flashbacks

News from the week of Thursday, August 18, 1960

*Things keep popping all over the place. In the very near future construction will begin on the swimming pool just east of town and on the addition to the hospital. Included in the addition to the hospital are facilities for another doctor.

*The following building permits were issued at the City Hall in Friona during the week of August 16:

Inez Sherley-permit to move a trailer house at an estimated cost of $6,000.

L.D. Taylor-permit to build a new residence at an estimated cost of $4,500.

Arnold Hromas-permit to build a new residence at an estimated cost of $12,450.

*Dan True, Channel 10’s weathercaster in Amarillo, will serve as the master of ceremonies during the Annual Maize Days Queen contest.

*A total of 61 boys turned out this week for uniforms and the first drills in preparation for the 1960 football season at Friona High School.

Of the 61 boys, a total of 21 reported for the 8th grade “Fish” team.

“They are all hitting hard and if they keep the attitude on the field they have now, I have no doubt that we can upset a few apple carts along the way this year,” said Coach Earl Smith.

*One of the largest house moving projects around Friona lately took place Saturday when movers picked up what is to be the new home of the Calvary Baptist Church over in Bovina and began their way to Friona. The two-piece church building crossed the intersection of Highway 60 and Rhea road while REA personnel dropped lines so they can move to their destination north of town.