An Awarded-Winning Mass of Lace Cactus Blooms

On May third I took a picture of this group of echinocereus reichenbachii, lace cactus. I counted fifty buds, more or less, at this time. But it’s hard to do! I may have counted a few more than once, and one or two might not have opened, or opened early by themselves...

Digger and Ellis Funeral Home

Ellis Funeral Home may have turned sixty this year, but its real history started in 1939 when Frank Harrison Ellis, Sr., died, and Frank, Jr., the oldest of the family’s three children was hired by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home in Amarillo so he could help out with...

For God and Country

It used to be called Decoration Day, but Memorial Day is still a day of remembering and honoring those who served our country as a member of our armed forces. Every Memorial Day since 1998, the Bailey County Cemetery Board has organized a service to do just that at...