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...

The Food Pantry

I have shared with you the story of  Kay Graves and her contributions to the people of Muleshoe (Kay Graves and a Little Piece of Heaven, February 27, 2019). Probably the most lasting and far-reaching service she set in motion, however, was the food pantry. I...

I Thoroughly Enjoyed the CTE Power Lunch

Career and Technology Education students and teachers at Muleshoe High School hosted their first Power Lunch at the Muleshoe Training Center on Thursday, March 7th. Local business owners and community leaders were invited to come meet the students and see what skills...

Kay Graves and a Little Piece of Heaven

You may or may not know Muleshoe has a food pantry that serves Bailey County residents who sometimes need a helping hand with groceries. You also may or may not know that the food pantry exists because of Kay Graves. Let me tell you about Kay; then in a following...

Remember Our Fallen Heroes Comes to Muleshoe

Ellis Funeral Home is celebrating sixty years of service this year. As a way of honoring Muleshoe and the surrounding community they have come to know for those sixty years, they hosted the Remember Our Fallen Heroes from Texas exhibit this  past Presidents Day...

Soul Stew for Valentine’s Day

First United Methodist Church in Muleshoe celebrated Valentine’s Day this year with delivery of valentine bags filled with goodies as a way of spreading cheer to people we thought might enjoy a bright spot in their day. Preparations began Wednesday, the night before...

Carl and the Bamert Seed Story

Carl and Cookie Bamert married in Las Cruces, New Mexico, spent part of their honeymoon at the Elite Hotel in Clovis, liked what they saw across the state line around Muleshoe, bought some land, and never looked back....