How Cactus Get Their Names

I have talked to you before about taxonomy and identifying your cactus and succulents (Learn Those Plants' Names!," July 14, 2022.)  And it never hurts to go back and read that article again. But the other day when I told you about my new Pachypodium succulentum x....

Glenn Miller’s Orchestra Still Swings

Bill and I enjoyed a night of big band swing dance music at the Buddy Holly Hall last night. The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra was in fine form. This was Bill's first visit to Buddy Holly Hall, so we arrived early, picked up my Will Call tickets, and checked the...

The Mayor of Needmore

Willie Lewis Shafer came to Bailey County in 1930, settled near what we now know as Needmore, and started farming with six teams of mules. He met Zeffa V. Stevenson on a blind date, and they were married in 1932. In 1937 Willie Lewis became manager of Needmore Co-Op...

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