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...

We Buried Perla Today

I lost a dear friend, or should I say member of the family, this week when Perla Cat was killed by two roaming dogs. She didn’t stand a chance; sixteen years old, victim of a stroke, barely weighed four and a half pounds, and trusting of dogs. It was over in the blink...

Chamber Banquet a Rousing Success

If you missed the Muleshoe Chamber of Commerce 2019 Banquet last Saturday night, May, 4th, you missed a golden opportunity to enjoy a wonderful meal, visit with friends and make new ones, honor Muleshoe citizens who were recognized for their commitment to our...

The Visit to Churchill Downs

For the annual trip with Elaine this year, it was my turn to pick our destination. My choice was to go see all the pretty horses in Kentucky. So off we went to Lexington with a side trip to Louisville for a tour of Churchill Downs, a very generous birthday gift from...

Tara, Faith, and the Boston Marathon

The 123rd running of the Boston Marathon took place Monday, April 15th, 2019. Tara Carr completed the 26.2 miles in 2 hours, 58 minutes, 35 seconds, a personal best for her. She placed 128th in her women’s 18-39 age group division, 144th in the women’s division,  and...

Another Busy Weekend-Books and Cactus

Not only did I just finish two busy weekends, those weekends were back-to-back! I told you about my adventures the weekend of March 30th. The next weekend, April 5-8, I sold books and bought cactus. This is what happened on that trip. My book, The Bright Lights of...