Floydada Police Chief Reuben Ramon Resigns Tuesday Night


FLOYDADA, TX – Police Chief Reuben Ramon tendered his resignation on Tuesday night during a regular meeting of the Floydada City Council. Ramon has served as the city’s Chief of Police since Daryl Gooch moved from that

Johnston Returns to Booth in Land of Enchantment


RUIDOSO, NM – To think it began by listening to a high school football game one Friday night in his garage and thinking, “I can do that.” Corey Johnston’s broadcasting career would begin shortly thereafter, as he

Eight Students and Educators Recognized By School Board


FLOYDADA, TX – The Floydada Collegiate ISD Board of Trustees on Monday recognized their students and educators of the month. From A.B. Duncan Elementary: Christopher Hatcher (5th), Lexi De Los Santos (5th). From Floydada Hunior High: Paula

Floydada School Board Considering Armed Officers on Campus


FLOYDADA, TX – School Board Trustees will consider a resolution requiring at least one armed security officer on every Floydada Collegiate ISD school campus. The resolution relates to Texas Education Code Section 37.0814, which the Texas Association

Public Hearing Monday Morning on County Tax Rate


FLOYDADA, TX – Two public hearings are scheduled for Monday morning in Floyd County, and both are being held during the regular monthly meeting of the Commissioners Court. Beginning at 8:30 a.m., there will be a presentation

Floydada Fire Department Remembering Those Lost on 9/11


FLOYDADA, TX – Twenty-two years ago, the United States suffered the deadliest act of terrorism in world history, simply known as 9/11. The New York City Fire Department (FDNY) lost 343 firefighters, including a chaplain and two

George Sanchez, Sr. (Floydada)


George “Choche” Sanchez, Sr., age 87, of Floydada, passed away Thursday, September 7, 2023.  Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m., Monday, September 11, 2023, at Templo Getsemani Assembly of God Church.  Interment will follow at the

Juanita Moncibais (Lockney)


Juanita Moncibais, age 80, passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2023.  Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 9, 2023, at San Jose Catholic Church in Lockney.  Interment will follow at Lockney Cemetery. Juanita

Grass Fires Majority of Firefighter Calls in August


FLOYDADA, TX – Dry conditions are to blame for five of the eight calls local firefighters responded to in August. The Floydada Fire Department is made up completely of an all-volunteer staff and stayed busy battling grass