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Introducing the new staff at the Friona Public Library. (l-r) Valeria Martinez is the Circulation Clerk, Anahi Gomez is the Library Director, and Becky Upton is the Assistant Director. Be sure to go by and meet them. Friona has a great library and deserves our support.

FHS mascot Magdalena Licerio led the Fighting Cheiftains onto the field to start the 2019 football season last Friday night. The Chieftains struck early and often with a withering offense in route to a decisive 61-6 victory over their Highway 60 rivals, the Farwell Steers. Friona had 562 total yards of offense with only three penalties. The Chiefs travel to Bovina this week to play another Highway 60 team. The game starts at 7:30 and Cargill is cooking hamburgers for all the fans.

Town Talk

Don’t forget Youth Fishing Day on Sunday, September 8th from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Reeve Lake. (more...)

2019 Maize Days Celebration begins with Miss Friona/Little Miss Friona Pageant

The 63rd Annual Maize Days Celebration starts this week. Festivities will be held from September 7th through September 14th. “Fiesta Friona” is the theme this year and the Friona Chamber of Commerce encourages everyone to develop their own “fiesta attitude” during the week. (more...)

Xcel Energy customers will receive refunds this month

Xcel Energy’s Texas customers will see a credit on their electric bills this month that reflect a one-time $16 million fuel cost refund announced in June. (more...)