The last Eagle Scouts…

By Teresa Bigham-The Hesperian-Beacon— LOCKNEY- Becoming an Eagle Scout is no easy task. It takes years of hard work, dedication, and lots of determination. The last of the Eagle Scouts in Lockney graduated Lockney High School Friday night, May 22. You must start out as a Cub Scout, then a Boy Scout and last an…

Neill named the Floydada Postmaster

By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYDADA – John Neill’s life changed on April 25, when he walked in the Floydada Post Office as the new postmaster. He was born in Chicago and lived there for three years. His family then packed up and moved to Texas. He was working as a computer graphic consultant when he…

City-Wide Garage Sale upcoming

By Yelena Serrato/The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYDADA—It’s time to clean out your closets of unwanted items and join the City-Wide Garage Sale organized by the Floydada Chamber of Commerce. This year’s event will take place Saturday, June 20 and will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Listing your sale is free, but you must submit the…

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Between the Lines by Bruce Green

If I lived in Minneapolis, I might be dead by now It is a fact that however perfect the world was created, it is now broken. As I write this column, the country is on fire – or, at least, some of it is, and the fire seems to be spreading. It is doubtless a…

Lockney Fire Department

The 501 by Hannaba Munn Welch

Montana or Samoa? Planning a summer vacation? How about American Samoa? I just checked, and they’ve got zero cases of COVID-19. That could change. If I were in charge of American Samoa, I wouldn’t let any visitors come ashore this summer. The Samoan economy is based mostly on tuna. Why rock the boat? Better to…

Graduation sections are in May 27 edition

Garza and Cisneros Top FHS Grads

          Special to The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYDADA – Floydada High School’s top two graduates for 2020 are Azalea Garza and Emily Cisneros. Valedictorian Azalea Garza graduated with a 5.37307 GPA and Salutatorian Emily Cisneros posted a 5.23076 GPA Garza is the daughter of Juan and Nancy Garza. Her honors and accomplishments earned…

Azua and Ascencio Top Graduates at LHS

Special to The Hesperian-Beacon— LOCKNEY – Lockney High School’s top two graduates for 2020 are Diego Azua and Anahi Ascencio. Valedictorian Diego Azua graduated with a 96.64 GPA and Salutatorian Anahi Ascencio graduated with 96.41 GPA. Azua is the son of Felipe and Kathy Azua. His honors and accomplishment while at Lockney High School included…

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