Business

Neill named the Floydada Postmaster

By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYDADA – John Neill’s life changed on April 25, when he walked in the Floydada Post Office as the new postmaster. He was born in Chicago and lived there for three years. His family then packed up and moved to Texas. He was working as a computer graphic consultant when he…

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City-Wide Garage Sale upcoming

By Yelena Serrato/The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYDADA—It’s time to clean out your closets of unwanted items and join the City-Wide Garage Sale organized by the Floydada Chamber of Commerce. This year’s event will take place Saturday, June 20 and will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Listing your sale is free, but you must submit the…

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Floydada Chamber awards “Volunteer of the Year” scholarships to seniors Serrato and Lira

By Kortney DeBock/Chamber Manager— The Floydada Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture had two winners this year for the “Volunteer of the Year” scholarship. The Chamber understands the importance of continued public involvement and wants to develop that habit of community. Our ideal candidate is somebody involved in different activities, one that prioritizes exemplary character and a…

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Lambert named Mangold Memorial Hospital “Employee of the Month”

By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— Amber Lambert is the Surgical Tech/Central Supply Tech and has been employed at Mangold Memorial Hospital for eight years. Her job responsibilities include helping with surgical procedures and processing instrumentation.  She is also busy with ordering supplies for the hospital and clinic, as well as stocking the supplies in each department…

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Lockney native returns home to run Wilson Family Pharmacy

By Yelena Serrato/The Hesperian-Beacon— LOCKNEY—After hearing his cousin speak about her experience as a pharmacist in his biology class sophomore year, Brance Wilson became inspired to follow the same career path. Wilson graduated from Lockney High School and attended Texas Tech University during his undergraduate studies for two years and furthered his education at Texas…

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Whirlwind Nutrition offers a boost

By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYDADA – Giovanna Batres opened her first store front in April. She is the owner of Whirlwind Nutrition located in Floydada. “I wanted to have a name that resonated with the town,” said Batres. “We want everyone to know that we are here to contribute to our city and community.” She…

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“The Scoop” opening day

“The Scoop” officially opened for business on Saturday May 16. Residents were able to dine in for a treat or take their delicious treat to go. “The Scoop” is a great place for family and friends to enjoy homemade ice cream, edible cookie dough and a refreshing cup of lemonade and other items. If you…

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Ricketts prepares for opening day of “The Scoop”

By Yelena Serrato/The Hesperian-Beacon FLOYDADA—With summer officially around the corner, residents will now be able to enjoy the warm weather with a delicious icy treat provided by “The Scoop.” Customers can choose from a variety of five different ice cream flavors including chocolate and vanilla. However, ice cream isn’t the only thing on their menu.…

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A dream comes true

By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon LOCKNEY – Melissa Martinez had a dream of opening her own restaurant. In June of 2019 with the help of her husband Jose that dream came true. Melissa grew up in Springlake Earth and graduated from high school there in 1991. Her husband Jose Martinez has always called Lockney home. His…

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Hippie Dippie Donuts

The citizens of Lockney got a real treat when Hippie Dippie Donuts opened for Tuesday morning. Aaron and Karen Wilson are the owners of the Hippe Dippie Donut traveling stand, but it’s Karen Wilson and Kirk Wilson who make these mini treats. Kirk Wilson is the couple’s son.   These mini donuts come in many flavors…

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