Daily Archives: July 11, 2018

Xcel Energy thanks area fire departments with $1,000 grant checks

MULESHOE — Xcel Energy has awarded $1,000 grants to four rural fire departments in appreciation for help in battling recent wildfires and a large fire that destroyed a transformer at the company’s Tolk Generating Station near Muleshoe on Feb. 5.

In Defense of Litter Boxes

Alice’s note: This story first appeared in my blog The Bright Lights of Muleshoe on January 16, 2013. The cat population in our household has dwindled to four right now, but my theory about litter boxes hasn’t changed.

I thought about taking a picture of one of the litter boxes referred to in this story, but a picture of the cats that use them seemed a better choice!

Bailey County Jail Log

July 3
Maria Ren-Lopez, 40, Muleshoe, Texas, Terroristic threat.
Jennifer Thomas, 33, Amarillo, Texas Driving while intoxicated.

Finding a certain level of acceptable boredom

By Gail M. Williams
Muleshoe Journal Correspondent

July is National Anti-Boredom Month, which makes sense if you think about it. Fourth of July with all its fireworks and hoopla is past, and school has not yet begun. Parents dread hearing “I’m bored!” from their kids, knowing that no matter what activity they suggest, the child will whine, “No, that’s boring!”

Senior News

So many thanks to Muleshoe as they do such a terrific job of supporting the Senior Center! We had a very productive Fund Raiser and Brisket Dinner on July 4!!! A BIG THANK YOU to each one who bought a ticket, worked on the project and we all give a Huge THANK YOU to our President of the Board, Ronnie Dent for all his and Regena’s hard work!