Society

The COVID-19 virus… Ways to protect yourself

By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYD COUNTY – Older adults and people who have severe chronic medical conditions, like heart or lung disease seem to be at a higher rick for developing more serious complications from the COVID-19 virus. Educated yourself about this virus is the best thing that you can do. Learn how this virus…

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Recipe of the Week

By Teresa Bigham/ The Hesperian-Beacon— The recipe of the week comes from Tessa Stapp Rogers. She was born and raised in Lockney. Her parents are Randell and Virginia Stapp. Tessa met he husband on a blind date. A friend set the two up on a blind date. Tessa and Jason got married in May 2008.…

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Belt and Brunson to marry

Kenny and Lori Hooten of Lockney and Preston and Monika Belt of Weatherford, Oklahoma are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter Sarah Marie Belt to Bryan Wesley Brunson. Brunson is the son of Brandon and DeEtte Brunson of Midland. Sarah is a 2015 graduate of Lockney High School and a 2018 graduate of…

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Bertrand and Whitfield to marry

Jeff and Cindy Bertrand of Floydada announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Marie Bertrand, of Floydada, to Quinton Todd Whitfield, of Stephenville. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Carolyn Marble and Helen Bertrand, both of Floydada. The prospective groom is the son of Michelle & Don Haggart of Bridgeport and Michael Whitfield of Stephenville.…

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Joe Hubbard to speak at Mt. Blanco Fossil Museum

By Joe Taylor/Special to The Hesperian-Beacon— After being shut down for a year due to extreme hail and another tornado hit, the Mt. Blanco Fossil Museum is open again. And to celebrate it, we are hosting a young English paleontologist who has come to study the large collection of fossils at the Museum.  Joe Hubbard,…

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Valentines Dinner Dance Benefits Hospital, Clinics

By Jennifer Harbin/The Hesperian-Beacon MUNCY – Valentine’s Day is often notoriously difficult to plan and shop for, and long waits to be seated at restaurants are hardly the foundation for a fun, let alone romantic, night. Planning the perfect romantic evening for that special someone in your life just got a bit easier. So, if…

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Floydada Senior Center Fundraiser

FLOYDADA—The Floydada Senior Citizen Center is whipping up some down-home delicacies for their upcoming February 9 fundraiser. Sunday’s meal includes fried chicken, cream gravy, mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad, dessert and a drink for a minimum donation of $8. Plates will be served from 11:15 am to 1:30 pm at the Floydada Senior Citizens Center, 925…

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DAR Meeting Features Johnny Appleseed’s Hero

By Sherry Heitzenrater/Special to The Hesperian-Beacon— LOCKNEY – The Buffalo Grass Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met January 28 at the Senior Center in Lockney. June Moosberg Sherman, Regent, called the meeting to order. The pledges to the American and Texas flags, the American’s Creed, and the Preamble to the Constitution of…

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