2021 Floyd County Stock Show held

By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— MUNCY – Floyd County youth showed off their finest animals in the annual Floyd County Stock Show held in the Floyd County Friends Unity Center in Muncy Jan. 7-10. The steer, heifer and rabbit shows were held on Thursday, Jan. 7, and the remainder of the show along with the buyers’…

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Floydada CISD school board recognized for their leadership, dedication

By Yelena Serrato /The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYDADA—The month of January is dedicated to recognizing school board officials who work tirelessly to advocate for public education. Floydada CISD joins other districts across the state as they honor the many contributions that our school board members make for the students and future of our district. School board leaders…

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FBC Lockney to hold Winter Bible Study

Special for The Hesperian-Beacon— On Sunday, Feb. 7 the First Baptist Church of Lockney will have their annual Winter Bible Study. Dr. Randy Rogers, Associate Professor of Biblical Studies at Wayland Baptist University, will be teaching on the topic of “Heaven” from the book of Revelation. There are wonderful images of heaven recorded in the…

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Floyd County Sheriff’s Report

Dec. 1 Deputy conducted a traffic stop on US Highway 70 for a traffic violation that resulted in the arrest of Rosalinda Gonzalez, 34, of Lubbock. She was arrested for Evading Arrest or Detention with a Vehicle and Driving While Intoxicated. Dec. 1 Deputy conducted a traffic stop on US Highway 70 that resulted in…

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Rural phone companies file suit against PUC

Texas Press Association— AUSTIN—Almost 50 rural Texas telephone companies have filed a lawsuit against the Public Utility Commission of Texas, accusing the state regulatory agency of illegally withholding universal service fund (“USF”) revenues crucial to maintaining the statewide telecommunications network in rural areas. The lawsuit contends the PUC’s action was taken in violation of the…

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Opinion: By Hunter Throckmorton

Created Equal Contrary to some of our founding documents, not everyone is created equal. Yes, we are born with the same rights, but we vary in size, strength, speed, and stamina. For a long time in human history those who were blessed with size and strength and the mental capacity to use it were often…

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