Category Archives: Local

Special Election votes in favor of resolution

From staff reports

The City of Muleshoe held a Special Election on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Citizens voted either for or against the following resolution:
To dissolve the existing City of Muleshoe Type A Economic Development Corporation and abolish its sales and use tax (being at the rate of one-quarter of one percent) and, concurrently, authorize the creation of a City of Muleshoe

Voters turn out for state, local elections

From staff reports

Muleshoe weighed in on races that were closely watched throughout the country Nov 6.
Of 3,736 registered voters, there were 904 early voters, 781 in-person and 123 by mail. There were 711 voters on Election Day for a total of 1,615.
Numbers for Election Day by precinct are as follows:
Precinct 1: 230, 2 provisional
Precinct 2: 248, 1 provisional
Precinct 3: 125, 0 provisional
Precinct 4: 108, 1 provisional
Results from Muleshoe Precincts 1, 2, 3 and 4 follow.

Home burns in Monday morning fire

BY GAIL M. WILLIAMS
Muleshoe Journal Correspondent

The Muleshoe Fire Department received a call to a house fire at 11:29 a.m. Monday morning. Firefighters were clear from the scene at 2:02 p.m. Cause of the fire is under investigation.
No one was hurt, but the Carracas family lost everything they have. They are in need of the following donations, according to neighbor Vanessa Lucas.

Sudan Student Council held an event

Courtesy photos

Sudan Student Council held an event Fudge For FireFighters and Cookies for Cops on behalf of the school and community, showing how much we appreciate their endless hours of service, dedication and compassion for Sudan along with neighboring communities.
Each high school student wrote a Thank You note along with the Elementary’s Appreciation poster to send along with the goodies. 

Runner tests strength, endurance in Marine Corps Marathon

BY GAIL M. WILLIAMS
Muleshoe Journal Correspondent

Marathoners, like Marines, have to be physically and mentally tough, willing to make sacrifices to obtain their goals.
Raul Mata of Muleshoe recently found out just how tough he was.
With a limit of 30,000 runners, there’s no guarantee that a runner will get into the Marine Corps Marathon, which starts its 26-mile 385-yard course in Arlington, Virginia, runs through Washington, D.C., and finishes back in Arlington.