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,...

The Little Press Box That Could

In 1996 when Benny Douglass Stadium had metal seating installed in the stands,  the original old press box was torn down and a new two-story one went up. For the next fourteen years that simple press box served the stadium and the football program well, but many...

The Misadventures of Alice and Jenice in Santa Fe

When friend Jenice Williamson revealed she had never been to Santa Fe, New Mexico, well, nothing would do but that we fix that gap in her list of adventures. And we did. Have adventures, that is. I picked her up at the Lubbock airport on a Saturday and we headed out...