July 2, 2020
  • 10:25 am City swears in Gary Parker; July 4 parade announced
  • 10:24 am Muleshoe Library Summer Reading Program continues
  • 10:20 am Bailey County active cases hit 57, recoveries hit 29
  • 10:18 am Around Muleshoe
  • 10:16 am Annual July 4 Parade and celebration to take place in spite of COVID-19

By Melinda Myers Don’t let the buzz of mosquitoes keep you indoors. Most mosquitoes are a nuisance, causing rashes and itching but some species can transmit diseases that can make you sick. Understanding how they breed and spread disease can help you gain the upper hand in the battle against these pesky insects. Mosquitoes serve […]

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“Sheltering in place.” Just for the record, it might be worth mentioning that “sheltering in place” is what we’re not doing. Forgive me, please. I am far too much in love with freedom to turn anyone over to the Covid-19 police. I won’t be scowling at you if I meet you pushing your basket the […]

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By Alice Liles Alice’s note: This story first appeared in my blog The Bright Lights of Muleshoe on April 13, 2020. Had a young woman asked me the other day if I was going to write a book about the virus. “It is history,” she said. She’s right, of course. COVID-19 has already become a part of […]

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By Lee Reich Associated Press Lots of people sheltering at home now because of the coronavirus pandemic are thinking about planting a vegetable garden. It offers more than food: Growing vegetables is a family activity, gives everyone a reason to get out in the fresh air, provides exercise and saves money. Home-grown vegetables are delicious […]

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Like most humans with a few years on them, I’ve had an occasion or a few (not too terribly many) to mention to the Lord that, in this distress or that difficulty, I have at least two requests. Jesus did, after all, teach us to ask, so I do. First, I’d much prefer to avoid […]

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