February 5, 2023
  • 5:01 pm Lady Nettes use second half surge to earn convincing win over Fillies
  • 5:00 pm Area teams among Dave Campbell’s Texas Football’s top 100 in Texas
  • 4:59 pm Men’s district 4-2A wild finish fast approaching
  • 4:57 pm Lady Nettes secure district championship
  • 3:47 pm Tech’s Rick Cooper to be honored as WBU Distinguished Alumni

Providing sufficient water to meet the community’s needs has been a long-standing challenge for Olton. During the crop growing season, when irrigation pumping is at a high level on farmlands surrounding the Lamb County community’s water supply dwindles substantially due to drawdown of the Ogallala aquifer. Fittingly, Olton will be the site of the latest […]

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Provided by Alice Liles Alice’s note: This story first appeared in my blog The Bright Lights of Muleshoe on May 5, 2022. We had a heck of a hail storm that Sunday, May 1st, which left us with two broken windows, a broken skylight, and a yard of leaf litter, broken branches, and damaged plants. […]

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We continue my self-interview/”getting-to-know-me” session from the previous couple of weeks: (5.) SO HOW IN THE BLEEP DID YOU ORIGINALLY GET CONNECTED WITH THE HERALD? ANSWER: Throughout the years, I did make many efforts to try to get employment in various ways with the Herald. I even at one time did a Herald paper route […]

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            Months of costly construction went down the drain on May 14, 1907, when C.W. Post picked out a new place for his West Texas dream town and ordered the original site abandoned.             The hired hands shrugged their shoulders.  After all, the Battle Creek millionaire had the bucks to build his High Plains utopia […]

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For a long time, I’ve found the study of time—specifically, how we perceive its passing, and how it’s connected to our biological and circadian rhythms—fascinating. Research rolls on, but it’s quite clear that, whether you’re a morning person, night person, or anywhere in between—a lark, an owl, a “third bird,” of whatever—your preference is not […]

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