A camp man’s winter work

February 25, 2021

    BARBARA ANDERSON   |  HESPERIAN-BEACON     PHOTOS BY SARAH REESE   “ANOTHER DEAD ONE…” WERE THE WORDS JACE PFENNINGER SAID as he hopped out of the pickup to load up the calf’s cold, still body. Pfenninger is a camp man for 3B Cattle Company, located north of Floydada in Floyd County, and…

“Power Failure” Back Stage column

February 25, 2021

Power Failure Feb. 25, 2021 “Backstage” headlines are based on song titles appropriate to the topics of the week’s current events. Music is one of the ways we record and collect our thoughts on history and the column often comes from a sense of touring for observation.  Though some of the song titles are easily…

Lockney Chamber of Commerce calls for nominations for Citizen, Business of the Year

February 25, 2021

Lockney Chamber of Commerce calls for nominations for Citizen, Business of the Year The Lockney Chamber of Commerce has announced that it will not hold its annual banquet this year. However, there are still plans to recognize a Citizen of the Year and a Business of the Year for 2020. The chamber is requesting nominations…

Lockney to hold city council, school board elections

February 25, 2021

MAY 1 BALLOTS SET IN FLOYD COUNTY RACES LIZ ADAMS  |  HESPERIAN-BEACON FLOYD COUNTY—Although Friday, Feb. 12, was the last day to file for area city councils, due to the recent winter weather emergency not all reports were available to the Hesperian-Beacon by deadline time last week. An election will be held to determine which…

Lockney native Jackson Taylor featured in “Ultimate Cowboy Showdown”

February 11, 2021

Lockney man featured in “Ultimate Cowboy Showdown” LIZ ADAMS  |  HESPERIAN-BEACON When the second season of “Ultimate Cowboy Showdown,” hosted by country musician Trace Adkins and filmed in Edgewood, Texas, premieres on Wednesday, Feb. 24 on the INSP television channel, local viewers may spot a familiar face. Lockney native Jackson Taylor will be featured along…

David Spiller wins Texas House District 68 runoff

February 9, 2021

David Spiller wins Texas House District 68 runoff Feb. 23 STAFF REPORTS  |  HESPERIAN-BEACON Republican David Spiller has won the special election runoff to represent a swath of West Texas and the Panhandle in the Texas House. He will replace Drew Springer, R- Muenster, who was elected to the state Senate in December. With all…

Burn Ban

January 27, 2021

Burn Ban for Floyd County in effect until April 12

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…

Floydada CISD welcomes Compton as new head football coach

January 20, 2021

Special to the Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYDADA – Floydada Superintendent Dr. Gilbert Trevino is proud to announce that J.R. Compton has agreed to become the Head Football Coach at Floydada Collegiate High School. Trevino said, “Compton brings with him a wealth of experience having been a teacher and coach for 30-years at the 2A, 4A, 5A, and…

Sports and School 01/20/2021

January 20, 2021

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