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Famous People from Floyd County, Texas.

Don Carthel

Don CarthelBorn in Dimmitt, Texas July 6, 1952, Carthel started his coaching career in 1975 under legendary coach L.G. Wilson at Floydada High School in Floydada, Texas from 1975 to 1976. After coaching for the University of Dubuque and Boswell High School he landed his first job as head coach at Lubbock Christian College in 1981. At the time he was the youngest head coach in all college football. In 1985 Carthel took over head coaching duties at his alma mater Eastern New Mexico and coached the Greyhounds through seven seasons. Coach Cartel currently serves as special teams quality control for the Texas A&M-Commerce Lions. He is also the father of A&M-Commerce head coach Colby Carthel.

 

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Davick Services on Facebook: True Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texas

Vintage Texas Photos

Floyd County (Texas State Historical Association)

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Books About Floyd County People and Places

Books about Floyd County Texas, Floydada and Lockney

History Of Floyd County 1876-1979

Walking From Lockney To Jerusalem - by Coy Reece Holley from Lockney Texas

One corner of Heaven - by Blanche Scott Rutherford - memoir of life in Floyd County 1888 - 1964

Floyd County Cookbooks

Floyd County Yearbooks - Floydada and Lockney Schools

Books by Authors from Floyd County Texas

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Articles About Floyd County People and Places

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Texas Comptroller Holding $36,708 in Unclaimed Money for Floyd County Business and Estates

Floyd County Treasures

Rare Artifacts, Memorabilia, Ancestry and History Records from Floydada, Lockney, Aiken, Barwise, Dougherty and South Plains, Texas

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