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Wilma Colston (Floydada)

Wilma Colston, age 89, passed away on Wednesday, November 24, 2021. Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 30, 2021, at the First Baptist Church in Floydada. Interment will follow at the Floydada Cemetery. Arrangements are

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Whirlwinds’ opponents still alive in Region Semis

FLOYDADA — Two state-rated opponents of the Floydada Whirlwinds keep moving on to the Region Quarterfinals in their respective UIL playoff brackets: the No. 6 New Deal Lions (11-1) in 2A-I and the No. 6 Roosevelt Eagles

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Spiller calls on governor for another special session

JACKSBORO — Texas State Rep. David Spiller (R-Jacksboro) released a statement on Monday announcing he has asked Gov. Greg Abbott to call lawmakers back to Austin for a fourth special legislative session. Spiller, who represents Texas House

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Joel Garcia (Floydada)

Floydada – Joel Garcia, age 54, of Weslaco and Floydada, passed away on November 11, 2021, in Floydada. Cremation services are under the direction of the Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Floydada. Joel was born in Mexico on

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Rodger Stapp (Lockney)

Rodger Lynn Stapp, 69, of Lockney, passed away peacefully after battling Alzheimer’s disease for many years, on November 18, 2021. Visitation will be held at 12:45 p.m., Monday, November 22, 2021, at Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Lockney. 

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Demand for Farm Loans Down as Profitability Increases

CINCINNATI, Ohio — According to the 2021 Agricultural Lenders Survey results recently released by the American Bankers Association (ABA) and Farmer Mac, farm profitability is improving. Nearly 70 percent of ag lenders report that government support programs

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EPA Returning to 1986 Definition for Clean Water

WASHINGTON, DC – Almost lost in the news cycle with House passage of the Build Back Better initiative has been news out of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) whereby the Biden Administration has decided to replace the

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Stovall receives LCU National Championship ring

LUBBOCK — The Lubbock Christian University Lady Chaps received their 2021 NCAA Division II National Championship rings on Friday night at halftime of the LCU vs. West Texas A&M men’s basketball game. Among the recipients of the

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Lady Horns go 1-1 in first day of Spur tourney

SPUR — The Lockney Lady Horns (5-1) suffered their first defeat of the basketball season, falling to the Valley Patriots 55-40 in their first game of the Spur Tournament on Thursday. Senior Gabriella Cervantes scored a season-high

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Game Warden Field Notes — Nov. 2021

The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) law enforcement reports. Sting Operation In August, a concerned citizen contacted Montgomery County game wardens regarding a neighbor keeping an alligator in his backyard.

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Toys for Tots collection ongoing at FCSO

FLOYDADA — Floyd County residents can help make the Christmas season brighter for a child in need, thanks to the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office and Toys for Tots. The sheriff’s office is currently collecting new, unwrapped toys

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Joel Garcia (Floydada)

Joel Garcia, age 54, of Weslaco and Floydada, passed away on November 11, 2021 in Floydada. Cremation services are under the direction of the Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Floydada. Joel was born in Mexico on July 13,

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