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Town Talk

We send our condolences to John Gurley and family for the loss of his father, Lee B. Alexander, who passed last week. Lee and his wife Thelma had lived in Heritage Estates and Prairie Acres here in Friona over the past several years. John and his family would like to thank the Friona community for its support and prayers.

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Don’t forget to check out the Book Fair at the Friona Primary School happening next week, January 22-26! This is a great opportunity for kids of all ages to fellowship and explore new literature while also helping raise funds for the schools. More info on Page 1. Hope to see you there!

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The ladies of the Freshman basketball team will be playing at Caprock High School in Amarillo on Monday, January 22. Go Squaws!

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The Friona Star office is now a ‘Box Tops for Education’ drop-off location. Each Box Top is worth 10 cents, so every submission helps raise money for our schools. Come by Monday-Wednesday before 5:00 p.m. to drop off your Box Tops!

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Whether it’s a birthday, wedding, engagement, anniversary, newborn baby, or just someone you’d like to recognize, we’d like to publish it! Please feel free to send announcements and inquiries to frionastar@wtrt.net or call (806)250-2211

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Did you know that in the year 2025 the Friona Star will be 100 years old? We are so happy to be a part of Friona’s history and this wonderful community. The Friona Star is collecting stories and remembrances of Friona for the 100-year edition and we would love to know, what does Friona mean to you? Stories should be 500 words or less and will be published in the Star. If you have any questions, please call (806)250-2211 or email frionastar@wtrt.net.

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The Friona Vocational Agriculture Association is raffling off four quarters of beef on February 15 at noon. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased from Greg O’Brian, Tracy Bunker, Kody Kimbrough, Clint Hurst, Bill White or at Friona Wheat Growers. They will also be taking donations to support the Friona FFA and Friona 4-H program.

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With January being School Board Recognition Month, we’d like to extend gratitude to those who make up our FISD Board of Trustees for their continuous dedication. Be sure to thank your Board members when you see them around town!

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Want to surprise your friend or loved one with a special Valentine this year? The Friona Star is selling Valentines! Forms are available at the Star office. Valentines are only $10 for pictures with 1-2 people, and $20 for pictures with three or more people. Deadline to turn in your Valentines pictures is Monday, February 5 at 5:00 p.m. Please call us at (806)250-2211 for any questions.

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Yes, the Friona Star has undergone some recent changes, but our passion for local news and community remains the same! Join us as we continue to grow and serve Friona. By subscribing, you can have the news delivered right to you every week! Contact the Friona Star to subscribe. Yearly subscriptions are $30 for in-county, $40 for out-of-county and $24 for E-Star online editions.

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Just a reminder…if you have something to add to the Community Calendar contact the Star to have your event added.