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Covenant Health to acquire West Texas Family Medicine, including Floydada clinic

STAFF REPORTS Covenant Health Plainview has announced the acquisition of the Plainview-based West Texas Family Medicine, which operates clinics in Floydada and Hale Center, effective Monday, April 19, 2021. “Acquiring West Texas Family Medicine clinics will have a great impact on our community and the surrounding communities that we serve,” said Covenant Health Plainview CEO…

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LaDora Ayres Aufill, 1937–2021

LOCKNEY—LaDora Ayres Aufill died peacefully on Thursday, April 8, 2021 in Lubbock, Texas, surrounded by prayers, family, music, and gentle caregivers.  The funeral service for LaDora was held at the Main Street Church of Christ in Lockney, Texas, at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 13, 2021. Pastor Jay Don Poindexter presided.  Viewing was held from 1…

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Hunter Kyle Ford, 2001–2021

SPOKANE, WA,—Hunter Kyle Ford of Spokane, Washington, went to be with Jesus April 6 2021. Hunter was diagnosed with leukemia on March 2, 2021 and fought courageously for 36 days against the disease that ultimately took his life at the age of 19.  Services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at…

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Joventina “Ama” Hernandez, 1944–2021

LOCKNEY—Joventina “Ama” Hernandez, 76 of Lockney passed away on Tuesday, April 6, 2021.   A funeral service was held at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 10, 2021 at Lemons Memorial Chapel. Father Bill Anton, Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, officiated.   Interment followed in Lockney Cemetery. A rosary was recited at 6 p.m., Friday, April…

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Peyton Lynn Reeves, 2020–2021

LUBBOCK—The family of Peyton Lynn Reeves held a service at 2 p.m., Monday, April 5, 2021 at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers, as they remembered the life of their precious baby girl. Peyton’s service was live-streamed at www.memorialdesigners.net. We also ask that you consider viewing her tribute video. On February 13, 2020, Peyton Lynn…

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Floydada Power & Light to parcel out surcharge costs

BARBARA BRANNON  |  HESPERIAN-BEACON  Floydada Power & Light clients—like electricity customers everywhere in the region after February’s devastating Winter Storm Uri—have probably been holding their breaths to learn the impacts on their power bills and pocketbooks. But the City of Floydada already got their own right before last month’s council meeting, and it was a…

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Carolyn Hardy, 1941–2021

Carolyn Hardy, age 80, passed away on Monday, March 22, 2021. Carolyn J. Jackson-Hardy was born January 5, 1941 to A.S (Red) Jones and Opal Clark Jones in the Middlewell Community in Moore County, Texas. She started first grade at Grady, New Mexico, and went to school there through fourth grade. She attended school at…

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Floydada CISD selects 2021-22 cheer squads

The 2021-2022 Floydada Junior High and High School cheerleaders were announced on March 3. Varsity cheerleaders (top photo) are from left, Alyssa Hinson, Faith Lopez, Devon Reyes, Savannah Benavides, Elena Foster, Clarissa Ramos and Mascot Mia Fipps. Junior Varsity cheerleaders (middle photo) are from left, Kirsten Pyle, Allyson Romero, Katelynn Ramirez, Desiree De La Fuente,…

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Billy Womack, 1928–2021

FLOYDADA—Billy Womack, age 92, passed away Thursday, March 4, 2021.   A graveside service was held at 11 a.m., Monday, March 8, 2021 at the Floyd County Memorial Park.   Visitation was held from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, March 7, 2021, at the Moore-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Floydada.  Arrangements were under the…

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