Category Archives: Lifestyles

How to finance long-term care needs

Failing to plan for long-term care expenses may leave aging men and women with little or no assets late in life. AARP says that the cost of long-term care continues to rise and the array of options can make it difficult for families to find the best, most affordable care.

Texas A&M vet school tells Texas Tech: This state ain’t big enough for the two of us

By Matthew Choi
The Texas Tribune

CANYON — Veterinarian Gregg Veneklasen loves what he calls “this part of the world.” He loves the natural beauty of the Palo Duro Canyon, the second-largest canyon in the country, only minutes from his home. He loves the peaceful vistas stretching across heartland plains. He loves the temperate weather, the friendly people and the animals he works with in his horse clinic near downtown. 

Memories of My Daddy

By Alice Liles

Alice’s note: This story first appeared in my blog The Bright Lights of Muleshoe on June 22, 2012. The banana pudding story in last week’s paper was a memory about my daddy. This story will tell you more about this man who made all my volleyball games and hauled Samba, Mother, and me to many a horse show before I went off to college.

Muleshoe Ladies Country Club Association

The Muleshoe Ladies Country Club Association meeting was held June 20. President Jana St. Clair called the meeting to order with 18 members present and one guest, Kristie Spies.

E.T. Ford Celebrates 90 Years

By Alice Liles

Alice’s note: This story first appeared in my blog The Bright Lights of Muleshoe on January 12, 2011. E.T. Ford passed away on January 31, 2012, just a bit over a year after I enjoyed hearing about his life. I’m glad we had that chance to talk so I can now share what he told me about his adventures with you.