Business

Joyfulea Creations’ Craft & Vendor Show a success

Despite the weather, 26 vendors and shoppers enjoy Saturday’s Joyfulea Creations and More event in Lockney. Although the weather was not perfect, residents showed up to get a jump on Christmas shopping. Some unique items were available for purchase including homemade jewelry, horseshoe art, clothes boutiques and food trucks. Henderson’s BBQ was just one food…

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Hendricks speaks at Floydada Rotary

­Aaron Hendricks, from the Floydada Cooperative Gin, presents the program at the Floydada Rotary Club Wednesday, Oct. 21.  Hendricks and Tanner Battey discussed the gin and this year’s cotton crop. (Photo by Mike Green)

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Students donate to FISH as part of the SHINE Project

By Jonathan Petty, MAM Director of Communications Wayland Baptist University— PLAINVIEW – Wayland Baptist University students continue to lend a helping hand to the community through various service projects as part of the SHINE emphasis on campus this year. Led by Donnie Brown, director of spiritual life, Wayland is focusing on Matthew 5:16 to “let…

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Lucy Dean Record plays at Lockney Rotary

Lucy Dean Record, left, shares her considerable musical talents on the piano with the Lockney Rotary Club. Mitch Williams, Rotary Club president, thanked her for sharing her musical renditions of some favorite songs. The Lockney Rotary Club meets every Friday at noon at the Lockney Seniors Center Community Room. (Photo by Joseph Tillery)

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Phillips competes in 4-H Grilling competition

By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— Austin Phillips, son of Tyler and Lacy Phillips of Lockney, competed in the first ever 4-H District 2 Grilling Games in Lubbock on Oct.10. Phillips competed in the grilling steak division where he placed first in the pork chop division, Phillips placed third, and he won second overall in the intermediate…

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Pumpkin Sling Shot winner receives trophy

By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— Seth Stephens, Producer’s Coop Elevator, and Aaron Hendricks, Floydada Coop Gin, built the sling shot for everyone to use at the Pumpkin Sling Shot contest held during Punkin’ Days on Oct. 10. The sling shot is located on the east side of the elevator. Several people participated in this contest. Stephens…

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Lockney Salvation Army needs donations

By Denise Doucette/Special to The Hesperian-Beacon— LOCKNEY— Due to COVID-19, there will not be a Community Thanksgiving Service in November. The Lockney Salvation Army is currently holding a canned foods, blanket and coat drive that will continue through November to help prepare for the upcoming holidays and the coming new year. The Salvation Army needs…

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Gooch speaks to Floydada Rotary

Floydada City Manager Darrell Gooch speaks at the Floydada Rotary Club on Wednesday, Oct. 14.  Gooch updated the rotary club members on the improvements and projects in the City of Floydada.   (Photo by Mike Green)

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2020 Punkin’ Days was a huge success

By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYDADA – The 33rd annual Punkin’ Days is in the books. Attendees had a fun-filled day seeing what all the buzz is about surrounding Floydada’s famous pumpkins. Dozens of vendors arrived early, some before sunup, to find their spaces and set up. Events kicked off at 10 a.m. and carried on…

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Joyfulea Creations & More adds floral shop

With EDC assistance By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— LOCKNEY – Thanks in part to the Lockney EDC, Curtis and Joy Dalrymple, owners of Joyfulea Creations & More, will be adding a fully functional flower shop inside their thrift and consignment store, located at 118 E. Shurbet in Lockney. Beginning Nov. 1, residents will no longer need…

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