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Floydada Chamber will hold annual Santa on the Square

By Editor | December 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Kortney DeBock Chamber Manager— FLOYDADA – The Floydada Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that this year’s Santa on the Square will be Thursday, Dec. 10 at Nutthouse Designs. Santa will arrive at 5:30 p.m. to start welcoming all the children and will stay until 7:30 p.m. A fun craft for the kids…

6th Annual Country Christmas Ball rescheduled

By Editor | December 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Barbara Anderson/The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYD COUNTY – The Sixth Annual Country Christmas Ball scheduled for Dec. 5, 2020 at the Floyd County Friends Unity Center has been rescheduled because of the high rate of Covid-19 infections in Floyd County. The decision to postpone the event to a later date was made by the firefighters and…

Discovery Center Holiday Happenings

By Editor | December 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Sarah Silva/Marketing Specialist— AMARILLO – The Don Harrington Discovery Center is revamping their holiday offerings this year in order to give families opportunities to make memories and to do it safely. New Holiday Hours The Don Harrington Discovery Center will expand its hours back to normal hours for the holiday season. DHDC has been…

Lockney Chamber looking to share some holiday cheer

By Editor | November 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— LOCKNEY – Due to COVID-19 Lockney Chamber of Commerce will not be having Santa visit Main Street this year. “We just can’t take the chance of spreading the virus,” said Priscilla Varela, President of the Lockney Chamber of Commerce. “The Chamber will be making Main Street as cheery as possible, but…

Quilt raffle to be held

By Editor | November 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

The 6th Annual Country Christmas Ball will be raffling off a quilt donated by Cindy’s Country Quilts of Plainview. Every patch is machine embroidered. The quilting is done in designs of firefighter equipment of an engine, a helmet, an axe and a ladder.  The Christmas Country Ball is being held at the Floyd County Unity…

33rd Annual Punkin’ Days scheduled

By Editor | September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Saturday, Oct. 10 By Kortney DeBock/Manager, Floydada Chamber of Commerce— Officially coined “Punkin Days,” this annual festival in Floydada honors one of the area’s most unique crops — the pumpkin. The celebration of the harvest-time takes place every year on the second Saturday of October. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, Oct. 10.…

‘American Pickers’ returning to Texas

By Editor | September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Special to The Hesperian-Beacon— NEW YORK, NY – Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Texas. They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout the area in November. “We understand that with the proliferation of COVID-19, we are all facing very uncertain times. We at American…

2020 Holiday Happening canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

By Editor | August 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

Special to The Hesperian-Beacon— LUBBOCK- The Junior League of Lubbock has made the difficult decision to cancel the 41st annual Holiday Happening event. This decision was made out of an abundance of caution after researching and discussing the proper protocols regarding public health and wellness regarding the COVID-19 pandemic with City of Lubbock officials, Junior…

Movie on Main Street in Lockney

By Editor | August 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

    By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— LOCKNEY – The Lockney Chamber of Commerce sponsored the “Movie on Main” in Lockney Saturday night, Aug. 16. The community of Lockney came out to watch the first-ever movie on the huge screen located downtown.  The weather was perfect to enjoy the night. Released by Disney in 2017, the…

Early voting ends Friday: Health protocols in place to keep voters safe

By Editor | July 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Teresa Bigham/The Hesperian-Beacon— FLOYD COUNTY – Elections officials continue to adhere to health safety protocols during the last days of early voting, which ends Friday, and will have specific plans in place for voters who cast ballots on Election Day, Tuesday, July 14. According to Floyd County Clerk Ginger Morgan, voters will need to…

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