September 14th proclaimed Quanah Parker Day

Special to the Hesperian-Beacon— AUSTIN, TX – By proclamation of Texas Governor Greg Abbott, Saturday, September 14, 2019 has been declared Quanah Parker Day to commemorate the legacy of the famed Comanche chief Quanah Parker. For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright…

MUNCY ELEVATOR-100 YEARS IN FLOYD COUNTY…and counting

Same ownership for 60 of those years Muncy Elevator  By Herman Graham (Reprinted from May 24, 1990) Muncy Elevator is located in the Muncy Community on what used to be Muncy Switch on the Santa Fe Railroad between Lockney and Floydada. … Editor’s Note: In celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Muncy Elevator, the Ross Family…

FLOYDADA’S CHAMBER DIGITAL SIGN

Deon Fincher/Hesperian-Beacon– FLOYDADA’S CHAMBER DIGITAL SIGN has been installed and is waiting on wiring to be complete. City crews contributed the manpower to cut the costs of the project,… For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2019 The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon.

Air Force Col. David Perez assumes command

  Courtesy Photos_ Special to The Hesperian-Beacon— Air Force Col. David D. Perez has assumed command of the 53rd Wing, 53rd Electronic Warfare Group at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. … For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2019 The Floyd County…

September’s Business of the Month

Courtesy Photo —Congratulations to Prosperity Bank for being! They are a new member of the Chamber and raked in the votes in their first Business of the Month nomination.  For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2019 The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon.

BIG 5 HORSE ASSOCIATION AWARDS BANQUET

    These kids did an awesome job at the Big 5 Horse Association Year-End Awards Banquet. The Association is hosted by numerous Texas Panhandle County 4-H Clubs and they sponsor 5 horse shows a year in the Amarillo area giving opportunities to further   Courtesy Photo

FLOYDADA’S AG FARM CLEAN-UP

FLOYDADA’S AG FARM CLEAN-UP was a success! The group of stock-showers spent the day Saturday working on cleaning and maintaining the livestock pens. … For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2019 The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon.

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About Town by Deon Fincher

Sometimes is it the little things… Floydada’s Recycling Center, located at the intersection of 2nd Street and Missouri, has just gotten an upgrade! Thanks to the cooperation of the Chamber of Commerce, the EDC and the City of Floydada, a digital sign has been installed and is on its way to being ‘lit up’! These…

The 501 by Hannaba Munn Welch

Free advice to beggars Beggars can’t be choosers. Maybe not, but they can be demanding. Seemingly that’s what it takes if you’re going to make your living as a panhandler. I speak from experience. No, I’ve never tried begging, unless you count the time I needed about 12 francs to get from the heart of…

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