Category Archives: Business

Armyworms plaguing pastures, winter forages

By Adam Russell

OVERTON – Cool temperatures and wet weather created prime conditions for fall armyworms and major problems for forage producers around the state, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.

State sales tax revenue totaled nearly $2.5 billion in October

AUSTIN — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said today that state sales tax revenue totaled $2.46 billion in October, 6.9 percent more than in October 2016.
“Sales tax revenue growth was led by receipts from the mining and manufacturing sectors,” Hegar said. “Most of the other economic sectors, such as wholesale trade, retail trade, services and restaurants, also grew moderately

Commissioners approve State Audit Reports for 2016-2017

BY GAIL M. WILLIAMS
Muleshoe Journal Correspondent

Bailey County Commissioners Court met in regular session in the Bailey County Courthouse on Monday, Oct. 23. 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.

Leadership Muleshoe hopes to draw potential to the surface

BY GAIL M. WILLIAMS
Muleshoe Journal Correspondent

The City of Muleshoe through the Economic Development Corporation presents Leadership Muleshoe from 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, Nov. 2, at the City Training Facility, 303 S. Main St.
The free event will feature Jody Holland and Matty McLain.

Bailey County authorizes Solid Waste Grant application

BY GAIL M. WILLIAMS
Muleshoe News Correspondent

Bailey County Commissioners Court met in special session in the Bailey County Courthouse on Monday, Oct. 30.
Attending were County Judge Sherri Harrison, Precinct 1 Commissioner Gary Don Gartin, Precinct 2 Commissioner Mike Slayden, Precinct 3 Commissioner Cody Black and County Clerk Robin Dickerson, ex-officio clerk of Commissioners Court.