Bula Cemetery Association remembers the dead, shows faith in the living

Bula Cemetery Association remembers the dead, shows faith in the living

BY GAIL M. WILLIAMS Muleshoe Journal Correspondent Because a grave is not marked does not mean that the person buried there does not deserve to be remembered. Betty Harlan, president of Bula More »

Bob Graves, still here after all these years

Bob Graves, still here after all these years

By Alice Liles Alice’s note: This story first appeared in my blog The Bright Lights of Muleshoe on Nov 17. Bob Graves was my boss at one time or another at both More »

Road Riders donate to Special Olympics

Road Riders donate to Special Olympics

The Muleshoe Road Riders recently presented a $200 donation to the Special Olympics, Canyon group, according to Eddie Alvarado, secretary of the Road Riders. Accepting the check is Kerry George, left, and More »

Sudan Vets are Honored

Sudan Vets are Honored

Photo by Joella-Littlefield Leader News These veterans were honored at a special reception Monday morning in the Sudan School Library, following a special service in their honor in the Auditorium. As they More »

How a pallet supply company came to be

How a pallet supply company came to be

By Alice Liles Alice’s note: This story first appeared in my blog The Bright Lights of Muleshoe on July 25, 2016. Pallets may seem like a simple, somewhat overlooked piece of equipment, More »

 

Remembering noble wife Celia Mendoza

By Frances Puente
Special to the Journal

Celia Mendoza, former longtime resident of Lazbuddie passed away this summer at the age of 89. She was laid to rest together with her husband’s urn and ashes. They had been married for 65 years and, even in death, they were inseparable as they were laid to rest together. Now, they are happily reunited in Heaven forevermore. Both, Celia Mendoza and Pablo Mendoza, Sr., were former employees of the Lazbuddie School District for many years.

Obituary: Larry Thornton

Larry Thornton, 60, of Plainview passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Kornerstone Chapel with David Roberts, Pastor of Cowboy United Church in Chandler, OK officiating. Interment will follow at Parklawn Memorial Gardens under the care of Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Plainview.

Road Riders donate to Special Olympics

The Muleshoe Road Riders recently presented a $200 donation to the Special Olympics, Canyon group, according to Eddie Alvarado, secretary of the Road Riders. Accepting the check is Kerry George, left, and Trace George, right. Muleshoe Road Riders consists of 20 members. The club has been part of the Muleshoe community ever since they were re-established in 1980.

Sudan Vets are Honored

Photo by Joella-Littlefield Leader News

These veterans were honored at a special reception Monday morning in the Sudan School Library, following a special service in their honor in the Auditorium. As they left the Auditorium, they were presented with the U.S. Flags, they are shown holding.

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