Texas Tech’s Small Business Development Center Honors Perez


LUBBOCK, TX – Alfredo Perez, owner of Floydada’s Liquor Shack, will tell you, plain and simple, the biggest benefit of working with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Texas Tech. “They’re free!” he laughed. Last Thursday,

Hymns and Ice Cream on tap for Sunday night in Floydada


If that “Old Time Religion” is “good enough for you” then you are invited to join in on an old-fashioned hymn sing Sunday night at First Baptist Church Floydada. Musicians Penny Giesecke, Atha Sue and Ryan Crowe

Law enforcement agencies release racial profiling reports


FLOYD COUNTY – Police departments and sheriff’s offices across Texas are required to give the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement, the licensing agency for the state, a report on their traffic stops, arrests and racial profiling complaints

Fundraiser Car Wash moved due to weekend weather


UPDATE – Due to the weather this past weekend, the fundraising car wash for Hunter Wells and Toby Zepeda has moved to Saturday, February 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. FLOYDADA – The Floydada community continues

County earns ‘boring’ audit report for 2022


FLOYDADA – “You guys have been a boring client for me, I appreciate it.” With that statement, CPA Rick Knapp finished his presentation to the Floyd County Commissioners Monday morning, saying the county is in good financial

Fitzwater steps down as Lockney Police Chief


LOCKNEY – Casey Fitzwater, the first chief of Lockney’s recently re-incorporated police department, has stepped down from his role leading the organization. Fitzwater, named chief when the department was brought back in the fall of 2021, remains

Filing now open for Floydada city elections


FLOYDADA – Two city council seats and the Mayor’s chair are up for election later this year, and the filing window for those seats is now open. Districts 2 and 3, currently held by Steve Lloyd and

Jackson announces retirement as District Attorney


FLOYDADA – Wade Jackson, the 110th Judicial District Attorney representing Floyd, Briscoe, Dickens and Motley counties, has announced his retirement. Jackson, who has served as DA since January 2017, sent Governor Greg Abbott a letter this week