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County Seniors Awarded Scholarship

Lira named sweepstakes winner               FLOYD COUNTY— The Floyd County Junior Stock Show Scholarship Winners were announced before the Stock Show Sale last Saturday night. This year’s scholarship recipients are Ruth Ramirez, Senior FHS, Andrez Suarez, Senior FHS, Sweepstake Winner Jose Lira, Senior FHS and Kaylee McInvale, Senior LHS.…

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Mangold Memorial Employee of the Month

Special to The Hesperian-Beacon— Shedia Benton is the WJ Mangold Memorial Hospital Employee of the Month for January 2020.  She began working at the hospital in February 2006 and has held many roles in her time at WJMMH. Benton is currently the Accounting and Human Resources Specialist, working with Accounts Payable and Human Resources. What…

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Co-Citizens, Business of the Year Named at Chamber Banquet

By Jennifer Harbin/The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYDADA – Despite inclement weather last Thursday, local business members gathered for the Floydada Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet, taking part in business, food and fun. The annual banquet and business meeting convened at the Massie Activity Center on January 16, with a catered meal provided by the Floydada Masonic Lodge.…

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Girl Scout cookies are here

By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYDADA— On March 12,1912, Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Low held the very first Girl Scout meeting in her hometown of Savannah, Georgia. Hoping to give the girls an opportunity to grow physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. The first meeting was held with eight-teen members. From the very beginning Girl Scouts welcomed all…

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Commissioner Bigham guest of Lockney Rotary Club

By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— LOCKNEY – Lockney Rotary Club meet on Friday, January 10 at the Senior Citizens. Clint Bigham, Floyd County Commissioner, Precinct 2, was the program guest of Rotarian Paul Schacht. Bigham was elect to office in 2019. He explained the duties of the Commissioners’ Court and the individual duties that each commissioner…

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Lockney Chamber Banquet to feature Mark Umstot

Special to The Hesperian-Beacon LOCKNEY – The Lockney Chamber Banquet will be held on Saturday, January 25 at 6 p.m. and will be held in the Lockney Elementary cafeteria. The banquet theme this year is Fiesta and we will be serving a Mexican stack meal complete with desserts, tea, water and coffee! Tickets are $15…

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Roaring Springs Hosts West Texas Flint Knappers

By Marisue Potts Special for The Hesperian-Beacon ROARING SPRINGS – Like the buzzards that return to Roaring Springs on the first day of spring, flint knappers will converge at the Community Center in Roaring Springs the last weekend in January to create masterpieces out of rock, volcanic glass, and flint, technically known as chert. Really,…

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