A Look at the Bailey County Courthouse

When the Bailey County Courthouse had its facelift last year, I decided it was time to look into its history. I went to the Internet for some general information and discovered that Bailey County has had two courthouses. The original, a white frame structure, was...

Meals on Wheels is not a Food Truck

Meals on Wheels is food on wheels, sort of, but not a food truck. It is hot food delivered to homebound and disabled people who can’t prepare their own meals by volunteers using their own wheels.  And a nice side effect is that the delivery of a meal brings with...

Bob Graves-Still Here After All These Years

For forty-five years, Bob Graves has graced the halls, gyms, and football fields of Muleshoe Independent School District. He served under eight superintendents, did the play-by-play for many a football game, coached and taught enough students to populate a small town,...

Rob Wallace and Adaptations of Succulent Plants

The second presentation I want to share with you from the Mid-States Cactus and Succulent Conference comes from Rob Wallace, a botanist and biology professor at Iowa State University. The title of his talk, “Ecological, Anatomical, and Physiological Adaptations of...