🚧 Update: Traffic Resumes with Pilot Car on US 62 in Motley County
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Childress, Texas. Local residents and commuters in Motley County should be aware of an update regarding the traffic situation on US 62 at mile marker 408. Following an earlier disruption due to a fire and subsequent low visibility conditions, traffic was significantly impeded. However, as of the latest update at 12:24 p.m., the roadway has seen an improvement in conditions, and traffic is once again flowing. To ensure the safety and guidance of motorists, a pilot car has been put into operation. Drivers are advised to remain cautious and follow the pilot car's lead while transiting through this area. Officials will continue to monitor the situation and provide further updates as necessary.
Farwell, February 27 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Floydada High School basketball team will have a game with Farwell High School on February 27, 2024, 00:01:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Lockney General Hospital District Reports Loss for December
LOCKNEY, TX – Despite an increase in hospital services for December, Lockney General Hospital Board reported a net loss of $210,544 for the month. Vince DiFranco, CEO of Mangold Memorial Hospital, presented the information to board members during a monthly meeting. There were 865 clinic visits and 13 acute...
Whirlwinds Advance to Regional Quarterfinal After Defeating Wheeler
CHILDRESS, TX – The Floydada Whirlwinds were matched up against the Wheeler Mustangs on Friday in the Area round of the playoffs. The Whirlwinds started the game with a 17-7 lead at the end of the first quarter. Both teams went back and forth in the second quarter; however,...
Students, Staff, and Educator Recognized By School Board
FLOYDADA, TX – School Board members met last week in regular session and gave recognition to students and educators across the Floydada Collegiate ISD. Recognized from AB Duncan Elementary were students Alexander Machado and Hadlee Cornelius and educator Kayla Wells. Jonah Cambron (7th) and Mia Casares (8th) were recognized...
Whirlwinds Battle Wheeler in Area Round of Playoffs
CHILDRESS, TX – The Floydada Whirlwinds will look to continue their playoff run as they are matched up against the Wheeler Mustangs on Friday in Childress. The Whirlwinds defeated Bovina 79-39 in the bi-district round. Wheeler was victorious in their first round game against West Texas 47-45. Tip-off for...
Fernandez New Lady Wind Home Run Record Holder
TAHOKA, TX – It took five years, but on Thursday afternoon, a coach for O’Donnell passed the torch to a Senior in Floydada. In reality, it wasn’t a torch but rather a spot in the history books for Floydada Lady Winds softball. Carisa Fernandez officially claimed the...
Could potential changes to mail service affect us here on the South Plains
Could potential changes to mail service affect us here on the South Plains.
Lady Winds’ Historic Season Ends on Tuesday with Loss Against Farwell
LUBBOCK, TX – The Floydada Lady Winds were matched up against the #3 Farwell Lady Steers in the regional quarter-finals of the playoffs on Tuesday. Farwell started the game with a 13-6 lead at the end of the first quarter. The Lady Winds fought back in the second quarter,...
Floydada’s Robotics Teams Lay Ground Work For Upcoming Teams
LUBBOCK, TX – The Floydada Robotics Teams have concluded its second year participating in the First Tech Challenge and are taking the success from this year and looking to apply it to next years’ teams. Floydada had two teams compete this year with both of them reaching the...
Wish Wednesday: Help make wishes come true with a chance to win $10,000
LUBBOCK, Texas — The Make-A-Wish Foundation is teaming up with Hey Buddy Hey Pal, the makers of the Eggmazing Egg Decorator, to give you a chance to win $10,000, which is the average cost of a single wish. It’s easy to enter the “My True Wish Sweepstakes.” All it...
Whirlwinds Earn Gold Ball in First Round Win Against Bovina
DIMMITT, TX – The Floydada Whirlwinds matched up against the Bovina Mustangs in the bi-district round of the playoffs on Tuesday in Dimmitt. Floydada was able to take control of the game early, as they went up 23-14 at the end of the first quarter. The Whirlwinds continued to...
Floydada Whirlwinds Matched Against Bovina in First Round of Playoffs
DIMMITT, TX – The Floydada Whirlwinds will begin their playoff run on Tuesday as they are matched up against the Bovina Mustangs in the bi-district round. The Whirlwinds (25-8, 13-2) are entering Tuesday’s game as co-district champions as well as the #1 seed from district 4-2A after defeating Olton in a playoff seeding game.
Dimmitt, February 20 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Bovina High School basketball team will have a game with Floydada High School on February 20, 2024, 19:00:00 CST.
KAMC Monday Morning Weather Update, February 19th, 2023
Morning: Clear and seasonal start today. Low of 32°. Afternoon: Sunny and warmer than average. High of 73°. Tonight: Conditions stay calm overnight. Low of 39°. Clear skies across the South Plains this morning as the sun comes up in the east. Although temperatures this morning are close to seasonally average and chilly the heatwave is expected to bring the afternoon highs back into the 70s.
West Texas National Bank Opens Doors for Lockney Community
LOCKNEY, TX – West Texas National Bank has expanded into Lockney with the Lockney Loan and Deposit Production Office. The office will be operated by Monty Teeter and is located at 305 North Main Street Monday – Friday 9:00 am- 4 p.m. Established in 1904, West Texas National...
South Plains Sweethearts are heading to the 75th annual San Antonio Stock Show to support our local kids
South Plains Sweethearts are heading to the 75th annual San Antonio Stock Show to support our local kids.
Zay Santos and the Floydada girls basketball team 'want all the smoke'
PLAINVIEW — As Zay Santos stepped to the free throw line in the Hutcherson Center, she was transported back to an empty gym with her father practicing this very situation. Back when the foul rules allowed one-and-ones, Santos' dad would look to his daughter standing at the stripe and say, "Win or go home."
Fake debt collector scam in Crosby County
The City of Crosbyton warned the community on Thursday of a fake debt collector scam.
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Matador as of 2024-02-19. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.279, a week ago the price is $3.196 , according to AAA.