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The Parmer County Historical Museum Board that includes Wendy Carthel, Bruce Fleming, Don & Gladys Spring, and Sharon White (taking picture) voted to begin the elevator project as soon as possible. They wish to thank the community for their financial support that is making this project possible! More details to follow.

Town Talk

Bragging time will be here in the Valentine paper in February. 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 Tuesday, February 12 at 5 p.m.

Pictures will be published in the Friona Star February 14 edition. (more...)

City Council discusses Cleveland Avenue

The Friona City Council met in regular session on Monday, January 14th at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at 619 Main in Friona, Texas. The meeting began with a roll call, an invocation, and the Pledge of Allegiance. (more...)

A lot of spilled milk

According to a report by the Parmer County Sheriff’s Office, on Monday, January 14th at approximately 9:30 p.m. a Ruan milk transport truck was traveling west on State Highway 86 after loading product from some of the nearby dairies. The driver apparently encountered a number of cattle on the roadway approximately 2.5 miles east of Hub on SH 86. The truck hit some cattle causing it to swerve to the right and crash onto its side flipping over and rupturing the tank. Just under 8,000 gallons of milk was dumped onto the roadway and into the ditch. A total of ten head of cattle were hit and killed. A short time later, a white SUV with four occupants came upon the scene. It was believed that the SUV hit one of the dead animals causing the vehicle to flip and crash near the transport truck.