Industrial hemp production allowed for in Farm Bill

Proponents work to ease state’s prohibitive language By Deon Fincher The Hesperian-Beacon The Farm Bill legalized hemp production on the federal level, by removing hemp (with less than .3% THC) from the Controlled Substances Act and allowing states to regulate hemp production. For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or…

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DUNCAN ELEMENTARY ACE NIGHT UNDER THE STARS

The ACE-Night Under the Stars at A.B. Duncan Elementary on Wednesday, March 25th from 6-8 p.m. Preparation games for students’ STAAR test success. Parents and students welcome. For more information contact Chelsea Walker (806)983-2296 or Patrick Hart (806)553-3533.

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VETERAN’S RESOURCE MEETING

There will be a Veteran Resource Meeting on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at the Plainview Salvation Army Center located at 201 Ash Street. (Corner of Ash, and 2nd Street). A meal will be served at 5:30 p.m., meeting will start at approximately 6 p.m.

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Rutledge and Hayter will marry

Arleen and Robert Nixon of Floydada and Rick and Marietta Hayter of Ruidoso, New Mexico announce the upcoming marriage of their son, Corey Hayter of Forney, Texas to Kali Rutledge, daughter of Tammy Rutledge of McKinney, Texas. For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version…

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PhytoGen, Cotton Inc. Partner for ‘Blue Jeans Go Green Program’

Special to The Hesperian-Beacon PhytoGen, the U.S. cottonseed brand of Corteva Agriscience, is partnering with Cotton Incorporated’s Blue Jeans Go Green denim recycling program to help bring cotton’s sustainability message… 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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The 501 by Hanaba Munn Welch

NAMING NAMES Naming a business is serious business. You wanna get it right. When I was a child, names of eating establishments in particular were typically inventive. No fast-food restaurants with standard names had yet materialized. One drive-in was called the Cream Spot. Another was the Humdinger. If Snow and Sally’s hamburger joint had a…

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Ferne Stovall Anderson

Ferne Stovall Anderson, age 87, of Levelland, and formerly of Floydada, passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Friday, March 8, 2019 at the First Baptist Church in Floydada. Mike Holster, pastor of Second Baptist Church in Levelland, officiated. Interment followed at the Floyd County Memorial Park in…

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Two Floydada High School Teachers awarded United’s and Mrs. Baird’s “Teacher on the Rise”

By Deon Fincher/The Hesperian-Beacon FLOYDADA – Eason Campbell and Sonya Glass were presented the Mrs. Baird’s Bread “Teacher on the Rise” award by The United Family last Friday, March 8th 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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Mena Segovia

Mena Segovia, age 20, of Lockney, passed away on March 5, 2019. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10 a.m., Monday, March 11, 2019 at the San Jose Catholic Church. Interment followed at Lockney Cemetery. Rosary was recited at 6 p.m., Sunday evening at Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Lockney. Arrangements were under the…

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