Area Breaking News

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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The 501 by Hannaba Munn Welch

Scarecrow for all seasons Got a new idea? Google it. There’s nothing new under the sun – or the Halloween moon. Search for “cow skull scarecrow.” They materialize in various guises. Most are on the great give-away-your-ideas website Pinterest. Mine’s on my Facebook page. I thought I invented him. He’s got distant cousins everywhere. Halloween…

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Cattle raisers applaud flurry of ag legislation

For the Hesperian-Beacon FORT WORTH — Last week three important agriculture bills were introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. 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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