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Whirlwinds Tested in Close Games at Childress Tournaments

CHILDRESS, TX – The #17 Floydada Whirlwinds are preparing for district action as they participate in the Childress tournament. Their first matchup was against the #12-ranked 3A Wichita Falls City View. The two teams battled closely throughout

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Montez Finds Comfort in Slower Pace of Life

LOCKNEY, TX – With nearly 30 million people residing in Texas today, the growth rate for the state has been staggering. Almost four million people have been added to the population (2010 – 2020), and Texas became

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23 Lockney Students Place at UIL District Meet

SUDAN, TX – Lockney’s Elementary and Junior High students were impressive at this year’s UIL District meet on Wednesday. 2nd Grade: Yepe Enilyah, Storytelling (5th) Daize Luna, Oral Reading (4th) Beni Walker, Oral Reading (3rd) 3rd Grade:

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Rep. Burrows returns for Floyd County town hall

FLOYDADA – Texas State Representative Dustin Burrows, whose district now includes Floyd County, will be back at the Floyd County Courthouse Monday morning for a town hall meeting. Burrows will speak at 8:30 a.m. during a recess

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Despite Fewer Patients in October, ER Treats 196

LOCKNEY, TX – The importance of having an emergency room available in Floyd County is underscored by an average of 6.4 visits per day in October (a total of 196). Vince DeFranco, CEO of Mangold Memorial Hospital

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Donald Wittler (Matador)

Donald Joseph Wittler, 78, of Matador, TX, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family, after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer on December 3rd, 2022.   A memorial service will be held at 5:30 pm on Monday,

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Lockney Longhorns Fall to Roosevelt Eagles in Close Game

ROOSEVELT, TX- The Lockney Longhorns faced off against the Roosevelt Eagles on Tuesday night in non-district action. The Longhorns and Eagles battled closely, but the difference in this game would come in the second quarter, where the

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Lockney Lady Horns Win Big Against Lady Eagles

ROOSEVELT, TX- The Lockney Lady Horns (9-4) traveled to face the Roosevelt Lady Eagles on Tuesday night. The Lady Horns had complete control of this game and dominated the Lady Eagles on both sides of the ball.

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#17 Whirlwinds Rematch Littlefield in Non-District Game

FLOYDADA, TX – The #17 ranked Floydada Whirlwinds (10-1) looked to keep their momentum from the New Home tournament on Tuesday night as they battled the Littlefield Wildcats in a non-district game.  The Whirlwinds had good pressure

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Intentional Investing: Blackrock Inc. (BLK)

If you invest in Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), mutual funds, or have a pension, it is very possible that you have invested in a Blackrock Inc (BLK) product. Blackrock is an investment manager based in the U.S.

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Floydada Junior High Ballers Face New Deal on Monday

FLOYDADA, TX – The Floydada junior high teams were in district action on Tuesday against New Deal.  7th grade girls: Lady Winds win 24–15. 8th grade girls: Lady Winds get the victory, 31–30. B Team: Lady Winds

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‘Elves Workshop’ at Lockney Elementary Friday night

LOCKNEY – The Lockney clothing closet ‘The Outcome’ is holding their second Christmas workshop this week, and are still accepting toy donations for the event. The ‘Elves Workshop’ will take place Friday night at Lockney Elementary: Unwrapped

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Lockney Parishioners Return to Roots With Weekend Vote

LOCKNEY, TX – “The spirit of this is that our identity, purpose, and mission stay the same,” explains Auggie Aguilera, pastor of First United Methodist Church (FUMC), on a weekend vote by the Northwest Texas Conference to

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First United Methodist Church in Floydada Changes Name

FLOYDADA, TX – Worshipping passionately, loving extravagantly, and witnessing boldly is the new mantra for Floydada Methodist Church (FMC). For a congregation that has been worshipping together since 1902, it’s a return to its roots after nearly

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Floydada Whirlwinds Make Noise at New Home Classic

NEW HOME, TX- The Floydada Whirlwinds battled in the New Home Classic Tournament over the weekend, coming away with an impressive 4-1 record. Floydada matched up against Littlefield for the first round, defeating the Wildcats 80-67. The

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Carl’s Cogitations: The Inspired Word (Part 3)

Continuing the exploration into the truthfulness of the Bible begun two weeks ago, let us continue to examine the probability of it truly being a collection of divinely inspired writings. As stated previously, the writers of the

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Floydada Whirlwinds Battle in the New Home Tournament

NEW HOME, TX – The #20 ranked Floydada Whirlwinds are in action at the New Home Tournament this week. Their first round matchup was against the 4A Pampa Harvesters. Floydada’s Coach Eddie Walker described the win as

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Lady Horns Make a Run in the Tahoka Tournament

TAHOKA, TX – The Lockney Lady Horns are in action at the Tahoka Tournament this week.  The Lady Horns matched up against Brownfield in their first round and were able to secure the victory, 46-36. Lockney was

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Lady Winds Victorious Against Lady Eagles on Tuesday

FLOYDADA, TX – The Lady Winds were matched up against the Roosevelt Lady Eagles on Tuesday.  Floydada started the game slow, only posting 6 points total in the first quarter, however, they found their groove and finished

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Intentional Investing: Qualcomm Inc (QCOM)

Qualcomm Inc (QCOM) is a picks and shovels type of company. Instead of providing cell phones to customers, they provide integrated circuits and system software for 3G/4G/5G and other technologies to provide voice and data transmission. Their

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