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American Legion Post 141 in Lockney to place flags at cemetery

American Legion Post 141 in Lockney to place flags at cemetery STAFF REPORTS  On Memorial Day, May 31, the American Legion Post 141 in Lockney will be placing flags at the Lockney Cemetery and is asking for help.  Placing of flags at the cemetery will begin at 8 a.m.  Also, flags will be placed at…

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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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South Plains Genealogical Society to hold virtual meeting

South Plains Genealogical Society to hold virtual meeting    Diane Bunting |South Plains Genealogical Society   The open meeting of the South Plains Genealogical Society will again be virtual.  Contact us at [email protected] we will help you get connected using Zoom and your personal computer. On Saturday, March 13, Kelvin Meyers will be speaking on…

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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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