Bigham overcomes tragedy to receive award, Europe trip

Photos Courtesy of Teresa Bigham Wyatt Bigham shows all his ribbons, trophies and awards he has received from being active in the Floyd County 4-H. By Kendall McCullough/The Hesperian-Beacon Three years ago Wyatt Bigham’s biological father committed suicide. Therapy was not working. Wyatt Bigham participating in rifle competition. Wyatt, also known as “Peanut”, recently bought…

Pritchett turns 102

Courtesy Photo On November 5, 2019 Early Price Pritchett, Jr. turned 102 years old! 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.  

Harris, Ascencio and Fulton winners in annual football contest

FLOYDADA – The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon’s annual football contest ended at the end of the regular high school football season. 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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From My Desk by Kendall McCullough

Rape There’s no easy way to introduce this topic. The simple fact is that America has a huge rape problem. According to rain (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) 1 in 6 girls has bee the victim of rape or an attempted rape. I personally know 5 girls off of the top of my head…

The 501 by Hannaba Munn Welch

When your phone is semi-kaput My smartphone has given me a new way of looking at life:  Sideways. Read on. If you drop you phone in the mud, grab it quickly. I did. Then put the phone in rice for a few days. Who does that? If you do, you’ve ruined all that rice, and…

Nativities Around the World Collection

Special to The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYODA—Jump start your holiday season with a visit to the Floyd County Historical Museum Annex– the Barrow Building- to see almost five-hundred nativities collected from around the world. For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2019 The Floyd…

FHS says goodbye to Wester Field

Kendall McCullough/The Hesperian-Beacon Special to The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYDADA — Young and old gathered Friday night to say goodbye to Wester Field as Floydada High School took to the field for the last time. For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2019 The…

State XC Qualifier

Shown (far right) is senior Brett Moore who placed 7th at the Regional Cross-Country Meet and qualified to advance to State. Not pictured is sophomore Nathan Ceniceros, who also qualified for State. … For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2019 The…

Armstrong receives gold in Special Olympics

Courtesy photo— Josh Armstrong, of Lockney, received the gold medal in the singles competition during the Area 16 Special Olympics Bowling Tournament held in Lubbock. 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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