Floyd County Jamboree set for 55th go-round

By Tony Parra: PNT staff writer Musicians of all ages from eastern New Mexico will be getting out fiddles, guitars and other instruments for the 55th Annual Floyd Lions Club Country Jamboree this week. The Floyd Country Jamboree will take place over a four-day span beginning with the first show at 7 p.m. on Thursday. [...]

March 2 Floyd News

By Jennifer Essary Transitions Birthdays: Dena Davis; Dave Nash. Upcoming events • Lions Club will meet tonight at 7. • There will be a fire meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday. • Seniors meet Thursday night for games and friendship. • Booster Club will meet Monday at 6 p.m. • City Council will meet Tuesday at [...]

Feb. 23 Floyd News

By Jennifer Essary Transitions Birthdays: Jeff Essary. Upcoming events • Seniors meet Thursday night for games and friendship. • Lions Club will meet next Wednesday at 7 p.m. Lions Club Applications and essays for the musical instrument giveaway the Lions Club is sponsoring must be turned in by March 1. Applications are available at the [...]

Postseason a longshot for ENMU

By Dave Wagner With four games left in the regular season, Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball coach Shawn Scanlan and acting women’s coach Dustin Klafka aren’t particularly concerned with making the Lone Star Conference tournament. Both ENMU squads have a chance, but they have their work cut out trying to jump into the LSC [...]

Feb. 16 Floyd News

By Jennifer Essary Transitions Birthdays: Joe Standefer; Troy Thompson Anniversaries: Belated, Phillip and Sharon Russell (two years). Upcoming Events • Seniors meet Thursday night for games and friendship. • There will be no school Monday for President’s Day Commodities Commodities will be handed out at the Bethel Baptist Church. Call Adrella Evans at 356-9042 for [...]

Feb. 9 Floyd News

By Jennifer Essary Transitions Birthdays: Javin Chandler (5), Linda Essary. Anniversaries: Leon and Waynell Nall Upcoming events • Seniors meet Thursday night for games and friendship. • No school Friday for Parent/Teacher conferences. • School Board will meet Monday at 7 p.m. Lions club • The Floyd Lions Club is sponsoring an Essay Contest for [...]

Lions use three double-doubles to nip Zias

By Dave Wagner Halftime came at just the right time Thursday for the Texas A&M-Commerce women. Down by 16 points in the first half, the Lions roared back behind double-doubles from Althea Byfield, Katedria Mosley and Portia Mitchell and edged the Eastern New Mexico University Zias 71-67 in a Lone Star Conference South Division matchup [...]

Red-hot Lions may be South team to beat

By Dave Wagner Eastern New Mexico University may be the two-time defending Lone Star Conference South Division men’s basketball champion, but if early-season performances mean anything it’s Texas A&M-Commerce coming in as the team to beat. While everybody else in the South sits between 6-9 and 9-6 heading into Thursday’s first full night of division [...]

Lions look to spoil ENMU’s division run

By Dave Wagner With three consecutive come-from-behind wins under its belt, the Eastern New Mexico University football team suddenly finds itself in the middle of the Lone Star Conference South Division race. Coach Bud Elliott, though, said the Greyhounds can’t afford to look ahead as they prepare to take on Texas A&M-Commerce in a 1 [...]

Floyd jamboree earns cash for community

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Tony Parra The Floyd Lions’ Club members have tallied the final numbers of the 54th Annual Floyd Country Jamboree and they were able to raise $3,400 over the four-day event, according to Floyd Lions’ Club President Houston Lee. Lee estimated an average of 400 people attended each night’s events. “The figure (amount of people) was [...]