August 6, 2020
  • 5:24 pm McHone Swears in Mendoza
  • 5:21 pm New program guides beginning teachers on path to success
  • 5:17 pm Number of active COVID-19 cases rises to 30; deaths are at 5
  • 5:16 pm Muleshoe Journal receives awards.
  • 5:14 pm State waives STAAR Test pass requirement for grade promotion for 2020-2021 school year

Staff Reports Two more people have died of COVID-19-related complications in Bailey County. The deceased individuals include a 62-year-old woman and an 87-year-old woman. The deaths mark the third and fourth for the county. The deaths were announced in the same news release from Bailey County that noted that the cases at Parkview Nursing Care […]

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By Gail M. Williams Muleshoe Journal Correspondent At its regular board meeting on Monday, July 13, MISD Board of Trustees and administrators determined that the new normal for schools would look much like the old normal. Superintendent Dr. R.L. Richards said the school is not planning to use TEA guidelines, but to start back to […]

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By Gail M. Williams Muleshoe Journal Correspondent County Extension Agent John Villalba started work at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension in Bailey County on March 1, just as coronavirus shutdown procedures were being put into place. “It was a weird time,” Villalba said. “I didn’t have opportunity to meet too many people, in terms of face-to […]

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Staff Reports It’s now required to wear face coverings in public – but not in Bailey County. Governor Greg Abbott’s office issued a news release Thursday afternoon regarding this latest executive order, which makes it mandatory for Texans to wear a face cover over their nose and mouth in public spaces. The order applies to […]

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By Alice Liles Alice’s note: this story first appeared in my blog The Bright Lights of Muleshoe on July 7. July 4th was a bit different this year, but that didn’t stop Muleshoe from celebrating anyway. Saturday, July 4th, was a busy day, but the coronavirus almost shut things down. The parade was cancelled, which […]

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