A Coronavirus Story: Malina’s Masks

Need something to do to chase away the coronavirus cabin fever? Wish you could do something to help people during this crisis? How about combining the two and making face masks? Bingo! That’s just what Malina did, to the tune of a thousand masks and counting. Fourteen...

A Prairie Dog Primer

Every time I drive to town I pass two fairly new prairie dog communities, don’t know if they are large enough to qualify as a prairie dog town yet, but it’s always interesting to see the activity going on. Chubby brown critters scampering here and there, others...

Another Successful CTE Power Lunch

I enjoyed the CTE Power Lunch so much last year, visiting with the students and seeing what they are studying and how they are preparing for life after high school, I looked forward to going again this year. And I was not disappointed....

The Strange Saga of Josh Blocher

In the old days, most everyone in Muleshoe and Bailey County probably knew about Josh Blocher and his quest to make Progress the most successful town in Bailey County. They also had heard tales of the money he was said to hoard and bury around his house, tales others...

The UHV Article about the Book

I earned my Master of Education from University of Houston Victoria in 1980 before we moved to Muleshoe. Recently I was contacted by Victoria Hudgeons asking to interview me for a story about The Bright Lights of Muleshoe for the UHV website Newsroom which follows up...

The Saddle Maker and the Plier Scabbard

When we moved to Muleshoe in 1980, I joined Beta Sigma Phi sorority. At that time the sorority’s big fundraiser was a community bingo night. Sorority members visited local businesses requesting items to be donated for the bingo prizes. One of the merchants on my list...