Between the Lines No. 1

A new beginning in the last best place If you’re reading this, you may already know there is a new owner of the Floyd County-Hesperian-Beacon and its sister papers. The LK Media Group, LLC purchased Blackburn Media Group the first week of December. And I, as the president of LK Media, am pleased to be…

Between the Lines No.2

Coming home always takes too long I remember a song by Dean Martin with a line that goes “If I ever get back to Georgia, I’m gonna nail my feet to the ground.” I don’t have anything against Georgia (except for Atlanta), but I felt the same way Martin did about Georgia when I returned…

Lockney Senior Citizens to host first Christmas Bazaar

By Kendall McCullough/The Hesperian-Beacon— On Saturday, December 14, from 9 AM to 3PM, the Lockney Senior Citizens will host a Christmas Bazaar at 118 W College Street in Lockney. There will be handmade crafts, baked good, retail vendors, and… For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe to the…

St. Mary’s fundraiser

Photos by Kendall McCullough/ Hesperian-Beacon— St. Mary’s Magdelan Catholic Church’s ladies met last Friday at 10 a.m. to prepare for their annual tamale fundraiser. The event was a success….all of the tamales were sold. … For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright…

UIL rules against live streaming events

Special to The Hesperian-Beacon— UIL has released information that it is against all UIL rules for any event or contest, athletic or academic to be live streamed. … 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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Unusual Gifts Presented to Baby Jesus in the Nativity Displays

Special to The Hesperian-Beacon— In most typical nativity scenes gold, frankincense, and myrrh are the gifts given to the Christ Child by the Kings. However, in the International Nativity Collection of Carolyn Cunningham, now featured at the Floyd County Historical Museum, … For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or…

USDA Opened Signup for Conservation Reserve Program

Special to the Hesperian-Beacon— WASHINGTON, D.C., December 5, 2019 – Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture is opening signup for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) on December 9, 2019. 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 Extension to host Lunch-N-Learn program

Special to the Hesperian-Beacon— The Floyd County Extension office will be hosting a Lunch-N-Learn tree pruning program on Thursday, December 19th at the Floyd County Library. 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.

From My Desk by Kendall McCullough

The Power of Prayer Before I learned the discipline of prayer, my life was very difficult. Though prayer did not immediately change my circumstances, it changed my heart. The last semester of college was filled with anxiety, stress and sleeplessness. The period after graduation was a time of recovery and renewal. Unsure of where I…

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