Area News

Nativities Around the World Collection

Special to The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYODA—Jump start your holiday season with a visit to the Floyd County Historical Museum Annex– the Barrow Building- to see almost five-hundred nativities collected from around the world. For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2019 The Floyd…

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FHS says goodbye to Wester Field

Kendall McCullough/The Hesperian-Beacon Special to The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYDADA — Young and old gathered Friday night to say goodbye to Wester Field as Floydada High School took to the field for the last time. For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2019 The…

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Armstrong receives gold in Special Olympics

Courtesy photo— Josh Armstrong, of Lockney, received the gold medal in the singles competition during the Area 16 Special Olympics Bowling Tournament held in Lubbock. For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2019 The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon.  

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FHS to bid farewell to Wester Field

By Chris Blackburn The Hesperian-Beacon FLOYDADA — Generations of Floydada Whirlwinds will say goodbye to Wester Field Friday night as Floydada High School will take to the field for the last time. An early Floydada High School team coached by JC Wester. FCHB file photos. James Clinton Wester in 1925 Courtesy photo for the Hesperian-Beacon…

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John Lee & Joe Ann Carthel

Special to the Hesperian Beacon John Lee Carthel was born in 1928. He had three sisters and seven brothers (one who later died at 21). He was born in Lockney to a farmer, but his parents raised him and his siblings to love music. For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this…

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Floydada “Pumpkin Capital, USA” presents the 32nd Annual Punkin’ Days

By Kortney DeBock and Yelena Serrato/Special for The Hesperian-Beacon— Officially coined “Punkin’ Days,” this annual celebration in Floydada honors one of the area’s most unique crops: the pumpkin. For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2019 The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon.

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Teacher on the Rise

        Courtesy Photo—Congratulations to Floydada High School Principal, Mr. Morren, on being recognized as a “Teacher on the Rise” sponsored by Mrs. Baird’s. For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2019 The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon.

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Urge Congress to support Broadband Data Improvement Act

Special to the Hesperian-Beacon TEXAS – Farmers and ranchers have an opportunity to show lawmakers the importance of accurate rural broadband maps. The bipartisan Broadband Data Improvement Act would improve the accuracy of broadband coverage maps and better direct federal funds for broadband buildout. For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this…

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Floyd County Burn Ban effective immediately

Special to The Hesperian-Beacon FLOYDADA – On March 11 the Floyd County Commissioners Court approved a burn ban effective immediately. For more on this story, read The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online. ©Copyright 2019 The Floyd County Hesperian-Beacon.

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