Category Archives: Local

Mendoza sworn in as City Council member

By Gail M. Williams
Muleshoe Journal Correspondent

The regular meeting of Muleshoe City Council was held Monday, July 9, in Muleshoe City Hall.
Members present were Mayor Cliff Black and council members Earl Behrends, Gary Parker and Lupe Mendoza. Mayor Pro-Tem Colt Ellis was absent.

Annual Fourth of July parade draws crowd

By Gail M. Williams
Muleshoe Journal Correspondent

So many floats showed up for the annual Fourth of July parade that Kaci Morris, Chamber of Commerce director, lost count.
“Gosh, well over 30. I lost track of how many showed up,” she said. “The community came out, and there were so many great floats. People worked hard and took the time to be involved. It’s hard work to get a float together.”

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.

Board of Trustees votes to reduce tax rate

By Gail M. Williams
Muleshoe Journal Correspondent

The regular meeting of the MISD Board of Trustees was held Monday, June 11. Board members attending were Kurt Miller, Ashley Turnbow, Kelley Kettner, Sergio Leal and Carroll Precure. Vice President Leal presided over the meeting in President Curtis Preston’s absence.

Muleshoe citizens plan Glorious Fourth parade and celebration

By Gail M. Williams
Muleshoe Journal Correspondent

To gladden your heart and stir your emotions, there’s nothing like a Fourth of July parade and celebration, and the City of Muleshoe goes all out to celebrate the nation’s independence.