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  1. Friona's Woods earns 2nd-team honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 |

    Friona's Dallin Woods earned dual honors Wednesday when the Collin Street Bakery/Texas Sports Writer's association Class 3A All-State baseball Team was named. Woods, a senior, was a second-team selection as a pitcher and an honorable mention pick at shortstop.


  2. Amarillo company buys Cargill's Texas Panhandle feedyardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 |

    Cattle feed in a Randall County feedyard. Friona Industries has purchased the Texas Panhandle feedyard assets of Cargill, one of the top U.S. meat processors.


  3. 'Cheesy' event draws hundreds to FrionaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 |

    A celebration once derided by critics as a "cheesy" event has become a top fundraiser for the Friona Chamber of Commerce, a city of about 3,800 located 71 miles southwest of Amarillo on U.S. Highway 60. Now in its 11th year, the Friona Cheeseburger Festival, scheduled for July 16, has grown from three or four cooking teams and one or two vendor booths to 20 teams and an average annual attendance of 2,500 to 3,000 people. "It's a celebration of our area," said Chris Alexander with the Friona Chamber of Commerce.


  4. AgTexas Farm Credit Services announces $14.3 million in patronageRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2016 |

    AgTexas Farm Credit Services recently announced a $14.3 million qualified patronage distribution with $11.9 million paid in cash to its member patrons. This year's average patronage check is just over $3,600 and that amount varies in direct proportion to the amount borrowed by each member.


  5. 2 men arrested in stolen car caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 |

    A Hereford man and a Friona man were arrested Saturday after they were pulled over in a stolen vehicle and attempted to flee, police said. Officers attempted to stop a black 2012 Volkswagen that was leaving a parking lot.


  6. Friona, Lubbock hit hardest by snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 |

    City crews on Monday were dealing with the aftermath of a weekend blizzard, but Amarillo wasn't nearly the hardest hit. "We had to call in extra officers," said Desiree Rangel, a dispatcher at Friona Police Department.


  7. Blizzard strikes Texas PanhandleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2015 |

    Michael Schumacher / Amarillo Globe-News Stranded motorist block traffic near the Interstate 40 underpass at Soncy Sunday, December 27, 2015 as a severe blizzard hammered the Texas panhandle. Gusting winds and heavy snow fall created large snow drifts standing motorists across the city Sunday.


  8. 1 killed, 3 injured in Parmer County wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 |

    A man was killed and three women were injured Thursday in a two-vehicle wreck in Parmer County, Texas Department of Public Safety troopers said. At 7:05 a.m., Sam Moorhead, 67, of Roswell, N.M., was headed eastbound on U.S. Highway 60 in the outside lane.


  9. Week 8: Big Ticket GamesRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2015 |

    Both teams will challenge each other, but Stratford has to avoid looking ahead to next week hosting Canadian. a- Tascosa at Frenship , 7:30 p.m.: Tascosa had the open week to start District 2-6A last week, giving the Rebels time to get over a loss to Randall.


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