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  1. Things To Do in Texas This Weekend: July 20-22Read the original story

    Monday Jul 16 | Texas Highways

    Event ideas to fill up your weekend include a new exhibit at San Antonio's Witte Museum, Friona's annual celebration of the cheeseburger, and stargazing at Big Spring State Park. San Antonio: July 21-Sept.

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  2. Cheeseburgers on tap during Friona festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Friona offers a chance to eat cheeseburgers in the "Cheeseburger Capital of the World" and enjoy children's theater Friday and Saturday. The cheeseburgers go to the judges at 11 a.m. and servings to customers begins at 11:30 a.m. With all the ingredients needed for a cheeseburger produced within an hour of Friona, the town began its annual cheeseburger festival in 2006.

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  3. Phillips 66 Launches Brand Image CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2013 | CSP

    ... website is great," said customer Neal McCarty, business development and branded liaison for Kendrick Oil Co. Inc., Friona, Texas. "Because we have so many relationships with different suppliers, it's difficult to remember where to monitor a project ...

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  4. Friona looking for cheeseburger cooking contestantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 8 | Amarillo.com

    The deadline to sign up to cook and compete for the top prize is Friday, July 13. Prospective competitors can contact the Friona Chamber Office at 806-250-3491.

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  5. Friona man killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | Amarillo.com

    A 19-year-old man from Friona was killed in a two-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon in Parmer County, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. At about 4:20 p.m., Noe Panjoj De La Cruz was driving his 2015 Mercury SUV south on Texas 214 approaching the Texas 86 intersection.

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  6. 19-Year-Old Dead in Parmer County CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | MyHighPlains.com

    Officials say 19-year-old Noe Panjoj De La Cruz, from Friona, was driving his 2015 Mercury SUV south on State Highway 214 approaching the State Highway 86 intersection. A Truck Tractor Semi-trailer east on State Highway 86 approached the SH 214 intersection when De La Cruz failed to yield at the intersection and drove into the path of the 18-wheeler.

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  7. One man dead after two vehicle accident near FrionaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Thursday around 4:20 p.m. Noe Panjoj De La Cruz, 19, was driving a Mercury SUV south on State Highway 214 approaching the State Highway 86 intersection. De La Cruz was pronounced dead on scene at 5:30 p.m. by Justice of the Peace Deena Leuea.

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  8. Kenneth Robert HouletteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | Moore County News-Press

    ... Directors. Robert was born in Clovis, New Mexico, on May 15, 1945, to Kenneth and Ann Houlette. He was raised in Friona before moving to Dumas in 1960 where he was a member of the 1961 and 1962 Dumas Demon State Champion Football teams. Robert also ...

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  9. 2 die in crash of small plane in Texas High PlainsRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2018 | KLTV Tyler

    A small experimental aircraft has crashed in the West Texas High Plains near the New Mexico border, killing both men aboard. Authorities say the single-engine Challenger II aircraft went down in a cornfield about 9 p.m. Sunday about 8 miles west of Friona, Texas.

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  10. 2 die in crash of small plane in Texas High PlainsRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2018 | The Brownsville Herald

    A small experimental aircraft has crashed in the West Texas High Plains near the New Mexico border, killing both men aboard. Authorities say the single-engine Challenger II aircraft went down in a cornfield about 9 p.m. Sunday about 8 miles west of Friona, Texas.

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  11. Federal officials investigating deadly Parmer County plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | Amarillo.com

    Clayton Sides, 25 of Dimmitt, and Thomas Jacob Hefner, 25 of Bovina, were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash that investigators believe occurred about 9 p.m. Sunday 8 miles west of Friona, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety and Federal Aviation Administration. The two men - described as a student and flight instructor - were the only occupants of a small, Experimental Challenger II propeller plane that failed to return after taking off from a private airstrip around 8 p.m. The plane was reported missing by relatives and located in a cornfield around 1 a.m., according to Lynn Lunsford, a Dallas-area spokesman for the FAA.

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  12. Panhandle PlainsFriona Cheeseburger FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Texas Highways

    If you're wondering why Friona -a place with only three fast-food burger joints-is dubbed the Cheeseburger Capital of Texas, we wouldn't blame you. The answer lies in its location.

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  13. Republic Forge Custom 1911 | Gone to New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | AmmoLand

    ... is time to reward yourself. My first contact with Bob Maw was actually through Bobby Tyler of Tyler Guns Works out of Friona, Texas. Bobby Tyler is quickly becoming world famous (no exaggeration) for his color case finishing work he provides the ...

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  14. Woman charged with manslaughter in Randall County fatalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Amarillo.com

    ... Callis, 65, of Canyon, was driving a 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle south on F.M. 2590. Gregoria Garcia-Ruiz, 38, of Friona, was driving a 2005 Cadillac Escalade behind Callis. As Callis approached the stop sign at the intersection of F.M. 2590 and ...

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  15. Amarillo police: Car involved in fatal hit-and-run is a black sedanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | Amarillo.com

    ... news release. A vehicle struck two pedestrians before fleeing the scene, police said. Lucila Andrade Trevino, 58, of Friona was pronounced dead at the scene.

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  16. Hit and Run Leaves one Dead and one With Life Threatening InjuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2018 | MyHighPlains.com

    On Feb 18, 2018 at 1:52 AM, officers were dispatched to the 2600 block of East Amarillo Boulevard on a motor vehicle striking two pedestrians and fleeing the scene. Jose Grado, a 43 year old male of Friona, Texas, was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries.

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  17. 1 person dead after two-vehicle crash in FrionaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... The driver of the semi, 47-year-old Jimmie Leroy Looney Jr. of Clovis, New Mexico, was treated and released from the Friona Medical Center, said Gonzalez.

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  18. Clovis man killed in collision with semi on Monday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    ... of Clovis, NM died on Monday after his Hyundai Elantra was hit by a semi as he was leaving Cargill Meat Solutions in Friona. DPS tells us a tractor trailer semi trailer was eastbound on US 60 in the inside lane. The Hyundai Elantra was leaving ...

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  19. Parmer County Sheriff Investigating Thefts from Barns; Fumitoxin TakenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | MyHighPlains.com

    On Monday, the Parmer County Sheriff's Office received a report of a burglary of some barns northwest of Friona in a rural area. Force was used to break into these barns and numerous items were taken including building materials, rolls of copper wire, metal roofing, 2 inch aluminum pipe and an antique compressor.

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  20. Parmer County warns about dangerous pesticide stolen from barnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    On 01-08-2018, The Parmer County Sheriff's Office received a report of a burglary of some barns northwest of Friona in a rural area. Force was used to break into these barns and numerous items were taken including building materials, rolls of copper wire, metal roofing, 2 inch aluminum pipe and an antique compressor.

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