Lions Club Valentine Banquet

Bertrand and Whitfield to marry

Jeff and Cindy Bertrand of Floydada announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Marie Bertrand, of Floydada, to Quinton Todd Whitfield, of Stephenville. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Carolyn Marble and Helen Bertrand, both of Floydada. The prospective groom is the son of Michelle & Don Haggart of Bridgeport and Michael Whitfield of Stephenville.…

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School and News—Winter

February 20, 2020 edition                                                                      January 9, 2020 edition                          …

Candidates Profiled—Raissez, Speed run in Primary for Floyd County

PAUL RAISSEZ FAMILY AND EDUCATION: I was born in Floydada, Texas, in 1974 and raised in the Sandhill community until 1983, when my family moved to Lockney. I married Heather Graham in 2012, and together we have five children. My parents are Alfonso and Arlene Raissez. I have two brothers and one sister. I attended…

Floydada BPA Students Head to State Competition

By Yelena Serrato/FHS Correspondent— On Saturday January 25th, Floydada High School students competed at the Area 4 Region 1 Business Professionals of America Regional Leadership Conference held in Plainview, Texas and brought home 14 first place winners and a total of 24 state qualifiers. The Floydada BPA chapter competed against Plainview High School, Sanford-Fritch of…

Joe Hubbard to speak at Mt. Blanco Fossil Museum

By Joe Taylor/Special to The Hesperian-Beacon— After being shut down for a year due to extreme hail and another tornado hit, the Mt. Blanco Fossil Museum is open again. And to celebrate it, we are hosting a young English paleontologist who has come to study the large collection of fossils at the Museum.  Joe Hubbard,…

The 501 by Hannaba Munn Welch

My man Mahomes My favorite new football player is Patrick Mahomes. It all started when my husband and I thought we knew someone who would win $60,000 if Mahomes could lead the Chiefs to a Super Bowl win over San Francisco. We would have watched the game anyway, I suppose, but we watched with greater…

Marmolejo honored with Reinke Platinum Plus Technician Service Award

Special to The Hesperian-Beacon                  (DESHLER, Neb.) – Reinke announces that Paul Marmolejo with Agriculture Precision Supply in Floydada has earned the Platinum PLUS (Proven Leaders in Unmatched Service) Certified Technician Award. The award is the most elite technical service designation awarded by Reinke. “Being recognized as a Platinum PLUS Certified Technician is a remarkable accomplishment,”…

Alumni speaker to share story, film about little known all-black female WWII battalion

Special to The Hesperian-Beacon PLAINVIEW – Wayland Baptist University will premiere a documentary film celebrating the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion and the important work it did during WWII at a special Black History Month event on Feb. 20 at the Museum of the Llano Estacado. “An Evening with the 6888th Battalion” will begin at…

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