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Commissioners Court meets in regular session
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Bailey County Commissioners Court met in regular session in the Bailey County Courthouse on Tuesday, Oct. 10. Attending were County Judge Sherri Harrison, Precinct 1 Commissioner Gary Don Gartin , Precinct 2 Commissioner Mike Slayden, Precinct 3 Commissioner Cody Black, Precinct 4 Commissioner Juan Chavez and County Clerk Robin Dickerson, ex-officio clerk of Commissioners Court. Full Story
Martinez makes 23-yard field goal, Mules beat Tigers
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Robert Brault, an American writer, once wrote, “Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” Brady Martinez split the uprights with a 23-yard field goal Friday night that proved to be the difference for a Mule win over the Slaton Tigers.
Twenty-three yards may not seem like much, but when it is your first field goal, it can look like a mile.
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Cotton-stripping time in West Texas
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Alice’s Note: This story first appeared in my blog The Bright Lights of Muleshoe on November 9, 2010, a year the Muleshoe area had a very productive cotton season. This year has seen its share of hail, poorly-timed rainfall, and premature defoliation due to a lack of hot dry days. But cotton-picking time is upon us again, and while this year’s crop may be decent but not above average like in 2010, the timing seems right to take a look at the process as I learned about it while writing this article. Full Story
Ellis, Cleavinger reappointed to board of Economic Development Corporation
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
The unofficial minutes of the regular meeting of the City Council follow. The meeting was held Oct. 9 at City Hall.
Mayor Cliff Black, Council Member Gary Parker and Council Member Earl Behrends were present. Mayor Pro-Tem Colt Ellis was absent.
Others present were Gil Rennels, Channel 6; City Attorney Slater Elza, Underwood Law
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Sudan Hornets’ varsity football
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
The Sudan Hornets’ varsity football team fell to Farwell in their district opener on the road on Friday, 43-13.
The Hornets fall to 1-5 overall, 0-1 in district play.
Farwell opened the contest with back-to-back rushing touchdowns by LeeRoy Cervantes and Miguel Vasquez, putting the Steers up, 14-0.
Austin Conley got the Hornets going in the second quarter with a 44-yard rushing touchdown.
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Mustangs beat Freshmen Mules 40-14
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
The Slaton Tigers could not field a freshmen team to play the Mules on Thursday afternoon, and the Shallowater Mustangs were also facing an open date if no opponent could be found. The Mules hosted the Mustangs for the first of two meetings this season.
The Mustangs won the first meeting 40-14. All of the Mule points came in
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Castorena, Zapata to wed
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Prospective bride Monica Castorena of Lubbock, Texas, is the daughter of Joe & Cynthia Castorena and granddaughter to Sylvia Castorena and the late Gilbert Castorena, of Muleshoe.
Monica graduated Plainview High School in 2002 and is currently employed by Brandon & Clark as a Human Resources assistant.
Prospective groom Adrian Zapata, of Lubbock, Texas is the son of Sammy & Dee Zapata.
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Around Town
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Meals on Wheels
Come Lasso up a Bowl of Chili or Frito Pie to support Meals on Wheels on Thursday, October 19th 11:30-1:30 in front of the court house. Donations will be accepted.

Muleshoe Chamber of Commerce
Fire & Ice Cook Off to be held at the Bailey County Coliseum, Saturday October 21, 6:00-9:00pm. To enter $40, $15 to taste, and $5 off tickets if you purchase before the 20th.
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