Area Schools and Sports

Floyd County Stock Show set for Jan. 7-10

By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— MUNCY – Floyd County Stock Show events begin on Jan. 7 and end with mandatory cleanup at the Floyd County Friends Unity Center. Floydada Buyers Club is accepting donations for the purchase of animals. Lockney Buyers Club is selling raffle tickets for the purchase of animals. Lockney Buyers Club raffle drawing…

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Floydada CISD students successfully complete first semester under collegiate status

By Yelena Serrato /The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYDADA—Although the learning circumstances of this school year were quite different, FCISD students still managed to take advantage of the opportunity to earn college credits at no cost. According to Floydada school officials, 144 students ninth-twelfth grade enrolled in dual credit courses through South Plains College. A total of 128…

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Wayland Celebrating ‘Graduation in a Box’

By Jonathan Petty, MAM/Director of Communications— PLAINVIEW – Wayland Baptist University once again conducted graduation from a distance to comply with COVID-19 protocols calling for social distancing and discouraging large group gatherings. December graduation for the Plainview campus was scheduled for Dec. 12. In May, the university canceled its traditional graduation ceremony and sent graduates…

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Letters to Santa

DUNCAN ELEMENTARY WRITES TO SANTA Kindergarten Dear Santa, My name is Aubrielle and I am 5 years old. This year I have been very nice. For Christmas, please bring me a Iphone, 2 Dogs, toy watcj, trampoline, shoes. Love, Aubrielle Avila   Dear Santa, My name is Jacob and I am 5 years old. This…

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