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Links for Thursday, June 23, 2016:

NewsTown TalkCheeseburger Festival DeadlinesBarnett DPS Award

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Cargill Cattle Feeders Bovina, TX collected 2,470 Pop Tarts to deliver to Snack Pak 4 Kids in Friona. The Feed Team collected the largest amount of Pop Tarts. Left to right: Kelsey Beel, Gregorio Romero-Saenz, Jesus Borunda, Cayetano Lopez, Gonzalo Cardenas, and Raul Merino.

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Ricky Barnett, left, receives a Director’s Award from the Department of Public Safety (DPS) during recent ceremonies in Austin. Barnett helped Trooper Gary Reed control, handcuff, and arrest an intoxicated driver who was resisting arrest near Barnett’s home on FM 2397.

Town Talk II

Summer got here in hot fashion. Our days have been in the 90s and bumping 100 temps. I decided to leave my Tahoe windows rolled down during the day. I know flies and dust can get in but I figured if the flies get in they can get back out too. Bought some ArmorAll wipes so I can take care of the dust around the dashboard stuff. Just got tired of climbing into a 150-degree vehicle. (more...)

Cheeseburger Festival deadlines approaching

Do you love to grill? Do you have a unique cheeseburger recipe? If so, the Texas Cheeseburger Cook-off should be your stage to debut your culinary expertise. The Friona Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture will be hosting the 11th Annual Cheeseburger Festival on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at the Friona City Park. (more...)

Barnett receives DPS award

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)in Austin recently presented four Medals of Valor, three Purple Hearts, and four Director’s Awards for their exemplary service and courageous actions. (more...)