Area Schools and Sports

The last Eagle Scouts…

By Teresa Bigham-The Hesperian-Beacon— LOCKNEY- Becoming an Eagle Scout is no easy task. It takes years of hard work, dedication, and lots of determination. The last of the Eagle Scouts in Lockney graduated Lockney High School Friday night, May 22. You must start out as a Cub Scout, then a Boy Scout and last an…

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Brooks chosen as State 4-H Equine Ambassador

Congratulations to Jack Brooks on being chosen as a State 4-H Equine Ambassador for the 2020-2021 year!! We are so proud of him and know he will do great things for our community!  He is the son of Cristen and Jeremiah Brooks.  (Photo courtesy of Floyd County AgriLife Extension Service)

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Garza and Cisneros Top FHS Grads

          Special to The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYDADA – Floydada High School’s top two graduates for 2020 are Azalea Garza and Emily Cisneros. Valedictorian Azalea Garza graduated with a 5.37307 GPA and Salutatorian Emily Cisneros posted a 5.23076 GPA Garza is the daughter of Juan and Nancy Garza. Her honors and accomplishments earned…

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Azua and Ascencio Top Graduates at LHS

Special to The Hesperian-Beacon— LOCKNEY – Lockney High School’s top two graduates for 2020 are Diego Azua and Anahi Ascencio. Valedictorian Diego Azua graduated with a 96.64 GPA and Salutatorian Anahi Ascencio graduated with 96.41 GPA. Azua is the son of Felipe and Kathy Azua. His honors and accomplishment while at Lockney High School included…

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School News and Sports (Spring 2020)

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Floydada Chamber awards “Volunteer of the Year” scholarships to seniors Serrato and Lira

By Kortney DeBock/Chamber Manager— The Floydada Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture had two winners this year for the “Volunteer of the Year” scholarship. The Chamber understands the importance of continued public involvement and wants to develop that habit of community. Our ideal candidate is somebody involved in different activities, one that prioritizes exemplary character and a…

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Floyd County 4–H photo contest results revealed

By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYD COUNTY – Floyd County 4-H received the results of the District 2 Photo Contest.  The results are very impressive. The objectives for this contest were: • To develop life skill in composition, light, story line, posing and awareness. • To encourage 4-M members to use photography as a meaningful communication…

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Floyd County “4-H Spotlight”

By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— Jared Phares is the son of Clinton and Haley Bradley. He attends school in Lockney and is a second-year Floyd County 4-H’er where he takes part in the rifle program. “I like shooting. 4-H rifle has taught me a lot about gun safety and has improved my accuracy,” he said. “4-H…

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