Brown turns 99 years old…Part 4

By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— Brown share one of his favorite memories, he said, “One time I traded for a little Shetland pony for my grandson. I had this van, that we called the peanut wagon, we would load his pony in and drive down the highway with his head sticking out the window. That’s when…

Dollar General opens early for senior citizens

By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— LOCKNEY – Grocery stores across the country are looking more like a scene from doomsday movies, with empty shelves, ransacked shelves and wiped-out canned good aisles. Dollar General in Lockney will open their doors early just to special senior citizens and those with compromised immune systems. The hours for senior shopping…

COVID-19 important things you need to know

By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYD COUNTY – There are few confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus in Lubbock and Amarillo area, so one should educate themselves on the proper way to prevent the spread of this virus. By now, you may have memorized some if not all the symptoms of the coronavirus: fever and a…

School News and Sports (Spring 2020)

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Between the Lines by Bruce Green

On toilet paper and pandemics “A hot dog just doesn’t taste right without a ball game in front of it!” (Charlie Brown) I guess you have heard by now that spring training has been suspended and Major League Baseball has delayed Opening Day by at least two weeks due to COVID-19 (coronavirus). Along with the…

Business listing hours of operation until further notice

By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian- Beacon— FLOYD COUNTY – Given the rapid evolving situation with COVIS-19, business hours for some businesses have changed. Below is a list of business and hours of operation. Azteca Café: Will have normal business hours. They offer window pickup (window is located on the Eastside of the building) or pickup orders.…

Floyd County Commissioners hold emergency meeting due to COVID-19

By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian –Beacon— FLOYDADA – Judge Marty Lucke called the meeting to order at 4 p.m.  Mr. Snowden from the First Baptist Church in Floydada was asked to lead the prayer. The next item on the agenda was open discussion with all elected officials, community leaders, business owners and citizens concerning the threat…

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The 501 by Hannaba Munn Welch

The three-square rule Three squares. Typically that means three square meals a day. I grew up in a regular farm family that enjoyed three good meals a day. Steaks were common; seedless green grapes were the luxury item. We knew the name of the animal we were eating. I remember Curly. As a child I…

Brown turns 99…Part 3

By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— “I had lots of time to dream about what I wanted to do with my life when I got out of the service, and I knew I wanted to open a dry cleaner in Lockney”, said Brown.  Once he made it home to his family his dream was about to come…

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