Society

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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Women’s Conference Opportunity

By Martha Kirk Special to The Hesperian-Beacon IDALOU – An IF Conference is coming to a place near you, gathering women together across the South Plains! The IF Conference is scheduled for Friday, February 7 and Saturday, February 8th and will be located at Idalou First Baptist Church, 102 E. 7th, Idalou, TX 79329. All…

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First Lone Star Cowboy Poetry Gathering nears

Special to The Hesperian-Beacon ALPINE, TEXAS — The first Lone Star Cowboy Poetry Gathering will be February 21 and 22 at Sul Ross State University and Spicewood Restaurant here. Lone Star was formed last year to create a replacement for the widely-acclaimed Texas Gathering, which announced as last year’s performance began that it would be…

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SPC Lubbock Center to offer Memoir Writing course

Special to The Hesperian-Beacon LUBBOCK – The South Plains College Lubbock Center will offer a four-week community course on Memoir Writing from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. beginning Feb. 6 (Thursday) in Room 113. The cost of the class will be $40 per person. The class also will meet on Feb. 13, Feb. 20 and…

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Lockney Senior Citizens Center in need of donations

LOCKNEY – Have you ever thought about all that Lockney Senior Citizens has to offer? Laverne Carthel had a dream to start a Senior Citizen Center in Lockney right after he attended a meeting in Hale Center at their Senior Citizen Building. On Thursday, January 29, 1987 his dream came true with the firsts meeting…

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