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Floydada’s Serrato siblings plan downtown market, event venue

Floydada’s Serrato siblings plan downtown market, event venue BARBARA BRANNON  |  HESPERIAN-BEACON As first-generation Americans, Floydada sisters Yelitza, Yuleida and Yelena Serrato have learned a few things about startups. Whether it’s starting a new life in the U.S.—as their grandfather did when making his way from Mexico to Floyd County on foot to obtain steady…

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Carr’s Chapel to hold Virtual Christmas Eve Service

By Jamie Williams/Special to The Hesperian-Beacon— We would like to invite the community to join us for a Virtual Christmas Eve service at Carr’s Chapel at 6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 24. While we typically gather in person every year at our family’s quaint, one-room country church, the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 has forced us to…

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Santa visits kids in downtown Floydada

By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYDADA – Santa Claus picked the perfect night to make a quick stop at Nuthouse Designs arriving in style on the back of Floydada’s firetruck on Thursday, Dec.10. Mrs. Claus accompanied Santa carrying a basket full of candy canes for the children. Families lined up outside patiently waiting their turn to…

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BBQ fundraiser for Hunter Wells to be held

By Barbara Anderson/The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYDADA – A barbeque fundraiser for Hunter Wells, age 4, will be held during Santa on the Square on Thursday, Dec. 10. The fundraiser starts at 5:30 p.m. and will be set up in front of Assiter’s Insurance, 120 W. California, Floydada. For a $7 donation you will receive a BBQ…

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Floydada Chamber will hold annual Santa on the Square

By Kortney DeBock Chamber Manager— FLOYDADA – The Floydada Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that this year’s Santa on the Square will be Thursday, Dec. 10 at Nutthouse Designs. Santa will arrive at 5:30 p.m. to start welcoming all the children and will stay until 7:30 p.m. A fun craft for the kids…

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6th Annual Country Christmas Ball rescheduled

By Barbara Anderson/The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYD COUNTY – The Sixth Annual Country Christmas Ball scheduled for Dec. 5, 2020 at the Floyd County Friends Unity Center has been rescheduled because of the high rate of Covid-19 infections in Floyd County. The decision to postpone the event to a later date was made by the firefighters and…

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Discovery Center Holiday Happenings

By Sarah Silva/Marketing Specialist— AMARILLO – The Don Harrington Discovery Center is revamping their holiday offerings this year in order to give families opportunities to make memories and to do it safely. New Holiday Hours The Don Harrington Discovery Center will expand its hours back to normal hours for the holiday season. DHDC has been…

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Lockney Chamber looking to share some holiday cheer

By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— LOCKNEY – Due to COVID-19 Lockney Chamber of Commerce will not be having Santa visit Main Street this year. “We just can’t take the chance of spreading the virus,” said Priscilla Varela, President of the Lockney Chamber of Commerce. “The Chamber will be making Main Street as cheery as possible, but…

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