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Muleshoe PD Animal Kennel upgrades for convenience of public and dogs

BY GAIL M. WILLIAMS
Muleshoe Journal Correspondent

As Muleshoe Chief of Police Gary McHone takes us on a video tour of the newly upgraded animal kennel, dogs can be heard barking in the background. As of Sunday, the animal kennel had six dogs available for adoption.
The kennel recently underwent renovations to improve the animals’ health and well-being, as well as the public’s convenience. A large open area is surrounded by new fencing and a new gate opens onto Ave. B.

Judge to sign County Information Resource Agency Service Agreement

Commissioner’s Court of Bailey County met in regular session on Monday, March 25. Present were County Judge Sherri Harrison, Precinct 1 Commissioner Gary Don Gartin, Precinct 2 Commissioner Mike Slayden, Precinct 3 Commissioner Cody Black, Precinct 4 Commissioner Jim Daniel and Robin Dickerson, Deputy County Clerk and Ex-Officio Clerk of Commissioner’s Court.
Black moved and Daniel seconded a motion to approve the minutes of the meeting held on March 9. Motion carried unanimously.

Mule Day & Kickin’ Nights concert

The Mule Days & Kickin’ Nights Committee in conjunction with Muleshoe Country Club and the City of Muleshoe would like to thank K&K Pharmacy and Tireworks Tire Pros for being the Diamond Sponsors of the 2018 2nd Annual Mule Days & Kickin’ Nights. To show our appreciation they are being presented with framed posters of the 2018 concert signed by the headliners of the 2018 concert, Reckless Kelly and Micky & the Motorcars. We would like to thank all of our sponsors, everyone who attended the concert, and everyone who helped make this event possible. Because of the great support of the people of Muleshoe, including our sponsors and attendees, Mule Days and Kickin’ Nights, has been able to donate over $16,000.00 to local Muleshoe charities in the first two years of this event.

Muleshoe Art Association welcomes Spring with Annual Art Show

By Alice Liles
Alice’s note: This story first appeared in my blog The Bright Lights of Muleshoe on April 4, 2019.
Art appreciation was in full swing April 1-5 this year with the annual art show hosted by the Muleshoe Art Association. The show was held in the AimBank meeting room and had a bumper crop of amazing entries from area and local artists and students.

Keeping up with our Seniors: Ode to our cooks

By Carolyn Johnson

We work really hard at the Senior Citizen’s Center to keep things fun and active. I have written several articles on the events, programs, and activities we provide but today I want to tell you all about the one thing that always draws the biggest crowds for us. That is our daily luncheon. With the help of South Plains Association of Governments, we serve five noon meals each week. Our average daily attendance for this past week was 68. You can do the math. That’s 340 meals per week, 1,362 per month. No small feat.