Area Schools and Sports

Floyd County 4-H Spotlight

By Teresa Bigham The Hesperian-Beacon— Adaliyah Jones is a first year Floyd County 4-H’er. She is the daughter of Bryson and Andrea Jones of Lockney. Jones is a freshman at Lockney High School and stays busy cheering on the Longhorns, playing basketball and running track. This year is her first year showing steers, but Jones…

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Students donate to FISH as part of the SHINE Project

By Jonathan Petty, MAM Director of Communications Wayland Baptist University— PLAINVIEW – Wayland Baptist University students continue to lend a helping hand to the community through various service projects as part of the SHINE emphasis on campus this year. Led by Donnie Brown, director of spiritual life, Wayland is focusing on Matthew 5:16 to “let…

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Lockney tries new method of teaching

Hybrid learning started By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— LOCKNEY – Lockney ISD is experiencing its most significant COVID-19 outbreak to date.  The contact tracing circle is significant with this outbreak has gone very well according to Lockney ISD officials. “Approximately 75 students and several adults have been quarantined,” said Lockney ISD Superintendent Jim Baum. Students that…

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School leaders celebrated during October

Principally speaking October’s National Principal Appreciation Month recognizes the essential role of principals in making a school great. Principals set the academic tone for their schools, and it is their vision, dedication and determination that provide the mobilizing force for achieving student success. Principal bios on page 10. (Robin’s Nest Photography & Courtesy photos) Michelle…

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Lockney ISD activity cancellation and changes

By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— The Longhorns have withdrawn from the UIL Marching Contest that was to be held on Saturday, October 24.  The Longhorn football schedule will be abbreviated but accelerated.  The varsity football schedule is listed below. Lockney at Roscoe on Wednesday, Oct. 28. Hamlin at Lockney on Monday, Nov. 2. Ralls at Lockney…

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