Wilma Faye Fry, 1935–2021

July 27, 2021

  Wilma Faye Fry of Lubbock, Texas, passed away on Sunday, July 25, 2021 at the age of 85. She was born December 1, 1935 in Missouri to the late Horace and Glenna (Pharr) Williams. She married Dan Truitt Fry in April of 1954 in Petersburg, Texas. Wilma worked as a bookkeeper at her husband’s…

OBITUARY Erlinda Isaias Ascencio, 1968–2021

July 27, 2021

Erlinda Isaias Ascencio, age 53, of Floydada passed away on Saturday, July 24, 2021 in Dallas. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at Templo Getsemani Assembly of God Church in Floydada. Interment will follow at the Floydada Cemetery. Visitation was held from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, July…

OBITUARY Lois Glenna Colvin, 1926–2021

July 27, 2021

Lois Glenna Colvin, 1926–2021 Lois Glenna Colvin, 95, passed away on July 16, 2021. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at Lockney Cemetery with Auggie Aguilera, pastor of the First United Methodist Church, officiating. Interment is under the care of Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Plainview. A visitation will be…

OBITUARY Karen Sue Ring Bain, 1942–2021

July 24, 2021

OBITUARY Karen Sue Ring Bain, 1942–2021 Karen Sue Ring was born on Christmas Day in 1942, the youngest child of Claude and Lee Ring of Dougherty, Texas. She was a beautiful little girl, blue-eyed and tow-headed. By the time she was a teenager, she was six feet tall, like her brothers, Kenneth and Hubert. Valedictorian…

GALLERY Floydada CISD hosts new secondary campus tour

April 18, 2021

Floydada CISD New Secondary Campus Tour, April 2021 Photo gallery by Barbara Brannon  |  HESPERIAN-BEACON April 10, 2021

Lockney High’s Rendon named to the Second Team of TSWA All-State

March 6, 2021

ALL-STATE Anson Rendon has been named to the Second Team, Running Back, of the 2020–21 Texas Sports Writers Association Class 2A All-State High School football team. Rendon is a senior at Lockney High School.

County seniors awarded scholarships

January 20, 2021

Glass named Sweepstakes winner By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— MUNCY – The Floyd County Junior Livestock Show Scholarship winners were announced before the Stock Show Sale last Saturday night. This year’s scholarship recipients are Hunter Lefevre, LHS senior, Audrey Rexrode, LHS senior, Kalebh Cook, LHS senior and Ryder Glass, FHS senior. Each of these high school…

Chamber Business of the Month

January 13, 2021

Governor Greg Abbott swears in Drew Springer to Texas Senate in special ceremony

January 13, 2021

Special to The Hesperian-Beacon— AUSTIN – Drew Springer was sworn in today to represent the people of Senate District 30. Joined by his family, including his wife, Lydia, his children and grandson. Springer took the oath of office from Governor Greg Abbott during a ceremony at the Governor’s Mansion on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2021. Springer…

Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) general signup deadline Feb. 12

January 13, 2021

Special to The Hesperian-Beacon— COLLEGE STATION – Agricultural producers and private landowners interested in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) can sign up for the popular program which began Jan. 4, 2021 and goes through Feb. 12, 2021. The competitive program, administered by USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA), provides annual rental payments for land devoted to…

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