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SnackPak4Kids received a $14,800 donation from Nutra Blend and Hi-Pro at the 'Hi-Pro Feeds the Future' benefit held Satuday, April 18 at The Country Rose. Heath Williamson, Nutra Blend Regional Sales Representative, left, presented the check to Friona SnackPak4Kids representatives JoBeth Gipson, second from left, and Becky Jones, right. Also attending the event was SnackPack4Kids founder Dyron Howell, center. The benefit raised $42,000.


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Chieftain Mason Mireles (22) at bat and Dallin Woods on deck. Chiefs lost to Muleshoe 3-1, travel to Littlefield Friday, and end the regular season here Tuesday vs. Dimmitt. That game will be senior parent day.

Town Talk II

If you keep a calendar of such things, the Dimmitt city-wide garage sale is June 6. I think this is one of the more popular garage sales in the area. I've been a couple of times years ago when I took my mother and her friend Martha over there. We worked it by the block. I was the designated driver. Would drop them off then drive to the end of the block and wait for them to make their way crisscrossing the street. I would walk back, carry a load of stuff to the vehicle, and repeat again. It was a long fun day watching the ladies work.

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A love fund is established at Friona Interbank for former EMS director Brandi Magee. She passed away Monday morning at M.D. Anderson hospice in Houston after a long battle with cancer. Brandi leaves behind four young children. The family could use the assistance with medical and funeral expenses. Thank you. (more...)