The Best Girl

Mari joined our family the year our grandson Colten turned 15. He brought her home one day from a classmate’s house after convincing that family to let him have her since she was somewhat handicapped after having a back leg amputated and they might have no use for her...

The Football Comes Home

In 1962 the Muleshoe Mules were the district 3-AA champs, the first time since 1938 the town had celebrated a district championship. The game ball from the winning game went home with Coach Bill Taylor. I suspect the addition of the names of those who made it happen...

Sammie Simpson Day at the Heritage Center

The Muleshoe Heritage Foundation held its yearly organizational meeting Saturday night, October 10, 2021, in part to elect new board members. But what the board really wanted to do was honor Sammie Simpson for her dedication and tireless work to making the Heritage...

Charlie, Georgette, and the Fair Store

I recently enjoyed a visit with Charlie and Georgette Isaac in their new home in Lubbock and learned the intriguing story of  how a boy from the town of Homestead, Pennsylvania, by way of Ramallah in Palestine and a girl from Jerusalem by way of Matamoros, Mexico,...

Grape Harvest

Back during the 2011 drought, Keith and Brenna Burch were looking for a crop with low water needs. Vineyards were gaining attention in the Texas Hill Country, and vineyards take less water than cotton and corn. They did some investigating and also discovered that...

I Was Asked to Judge a Photography Contest!

The Oneita Wagnon Senior Center had a photography contest for members of the center, and I was the judge. This would be a new experience for me, and I was flattered that they thought I would be a good person for the job. So I said yes. Well. I had no idea what I was...

The Heritage Center is Looking Good

The Muleshoe Heritage Center was looking good after some major painting and repair, so Kenneth Henry and the Muleshoe Heritage Foundation board held an open house Saturday, August 21st, to show off how great everything looks. And the houses and grounds were definitely...

The New Food Pantry

The Bailey County Ministerial Alliance food pantry was about to need a new  home, preferably one with a roll-up garage-type door for ease of unloading food pallets. Members of the Muleshoe Fellowship, commonly referred to in town as the Cowboy Church, were...

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