Area Schools and Sports

Floydada receives approval for Collegiate School District status

By Dr. Gilbert Trevino/FISD Superintendent Special to The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYDADA—The Floydada Independent School District received notification from the Texas Education Agency on Thursday, July 23 that the proposed partnership with Collegiate Edu-Nation has been approved, thus making FISD an In-District Charter.  The district will now be called, Floydada Collegiate Independent School District and each campus…

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KCBD news team focuses on Floydada

By Yelena Serrato/The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYDADA—Floydada made the TV news – and it’s all good news. KCBD News Channel 11 of Lubbock kicked off the second week of its Community Wide Coverage Tour with a spotlight of Floydada on Tuesday July 28. KCBD has been featuring surrounding Lubbock communities for 18 years, highlighting the stories of…

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Parent Back-to-School letter from LISD Superintendent Baum

Dear Lockney ISD Parents and Students,   Thank you for your patience and understanding as you have anxiously awaited our plan for returning to school.  Our School Board approved the plan last Thursday at our July 30 board meeting, and we can now officially share it with you. Please note that this is a starting…

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South Plains Livestock Judging Lubbock

SCHEDULE: Saturday, September 26 Pigeon and poultry shows at 9 a.m. in the poultry building. Jr. market goat shows at 10 a.m. in the swine barn. Team roping starts at 9:30 a.m. in the Livestock Pavilion 2W.   Sunday, September 27 Open youth swine show starts at 9 a.m. in the swine barn.   Monday,…

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Floydada Ex-Students Association cancels homecoming gatherings

Special to The Hesperian-Beacon— After much consideration, the Floydada Ex-Students Association Committee has determined that the 2020 Homecoming observance and gathering needs to be cancelled due to continued Covid 19 concerns. At this time, the school will continue to call Friday, Sept. 4, homecoming for the students.  They will proceed with the Friday night half-time…

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Floydada students earn Texas FFA Lone Star Degrees

Dedication, hard work pays off By Yelena Serrato/The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYDADA—Four Floydada High School students are being recognized for years of hard work and dedication beyond the classroom. Jose Lira, Andrez Suarez, Ruth Ramirez and Ryder Glass are receiving the highest degree of membership the State FFA Association can award – the FFA Lone Star Degree.…

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Lockney under stage 3 water restrictions

By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— LOCKNEY- The City of Lockney has placed residents on stage 3 water restrictions. The water restrictions apply to all City of Lockney customers. The days that each resident is permitted to water is determined by the last numerical digit in their street address. If the last digit of the home address…

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