James Robert “Jimmie” Scott

James Robert “Jimmie” Scott, 84, passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 in Amarillo. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Saturday, November 2, 2019 in the Central Church of Christ. Mr. Bob Colson officiated. Burial followed in the Lockney Cemetery. Arrangements were under the care of Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Tulia. A visitation was…

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Jo Ann Duvall Flowers

Jo Ann Duvall Flowers, 87, of Plainview, made her journey to Heaven on November 2, 2019.  Jo Ann was born on May 31, 1932 in Plainview to Bradford and Georgia Cox.   She attended Plainview High School and graduated at the age of sixteen. She married Tom Wallace Duvall on July 2, 1948. Together they had…

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Nativities Around the World Collection

Special to The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYODA—Jump start your holiday season with a visit to the Floyd County Historical Museum Annex– the Barrow Building- to see almost five-hundred nativities collected from around the world. For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2019 The Floyd…

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FHS says goodbye to Wester Field

Kendall McCullough/The Hesperian-Beacon Special to The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYDADA — Young and old gathered Friday night to say goodbye to Wester Field as Floydada High School took to the field for the last time. For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2019 The…

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State XC Qualifier

Shown (far right) is senior Brett Moore who placed 7th at the Regional Cross-Country Meet and qualified to advance to State. Not pictured is sophomore Nathan Ceniceros, who also qualified for State. … For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2019 The…

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Armstrong receives gold in Special Olympics

Courtesy photo— Josh Armstrong, of Lockney, received the gold medal in the singles competition during the Area 16 Special Olympics Bowling Tournament held in Lubbock. 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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School & Sports News

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From My Desk by Kendall McCullough

Comedy and Politics In today’s times it seems that the only group that can actually talk about politics intelligently is comedians. Politicians want/have to lie to their voters so they will stay in office. They have to cozy up with many people they do not actually agree with. They basically have to watch very carefully…

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