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Friona EMS was involved in an accident Monday while transferring a patient to Northwest Hospital in Amarillo. The ambulance was traveling on VFW Road when a car suddenly made a left turn in front of them. EMS director Jeannie Martin who was driving said she thought the car pulled off the road to the right to let them pass but suddenly turned left across the road in front of the. The ambulance ended up in a ditch. They eventually got the patient to the hospital. Mrs. Martin and Paramedic Nik Baucom who was riding in the back, were banged up and sore this week but not seriously injured. dana jameson photo

Town Talk II

I am once again trying my hand at Town Talk. Ron has been a bit under the weather lately and I’m filling in until he feels better. Here I go again…please be patient with me. (more...)

Burn Ban reinstated

Parmer County Judge Trey Ellis announced Wednesday that an Emergency Burn Ban for Parmer County has been reinstated effective immediately. Two commissioners and county fire departments recommended this move due to predicted extremely windy weather for the next few days. The ban will be on the agenda for the County Commissioners regular meeting on Monday. (more...)

Mendez named to AgriLife Extension Parmer County post

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has named Sergio Mendez the new agriculture and natural resources agent in Parmer County.