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Court Discusses Cost Of Jail’s Medical Service
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Concerns about the cost of medical treatment for prisoners in the Bailey County Law Enforcement Center highlighted Monday’s regular session of the commissioners court.

Sheriff Richard Wills spoke to the court, informing it of his discussions with local Physician’s Assistant Linda Bullock regarding the need for medical services at the center to hopefully reduce the amount needed for such in next year’s budget.

At previous county budget workshops it was noted that a growing portion of the budget was needed to pay for medical treatment for prisoners transported to the Muleshoe Area Medical Center.

“We can’t take every inmate to the emergency room,” the sheriff said.

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Left Behind
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Muleshoe varsity Mule Evan Paez leaves a Seminole Indians defender on the turf during the Thursday, Aug. 20, scrimmage at Benny Douglas Field.

The varsity Mules’ regular season begins Friday, Aug. 28, against the Levelland Lobos at Levelland ISD’s new field. The new Lobo Stadium is located on East Ellis just as visitors are entering Levelland on Hwy 385. Turn left on East Ellis about a half mile before you get the light at Hwy. 114.

Go through the four-way stop at Levelland Middle School, and Lobo Stadium sits between LMS and the ABC campus.

(Photograph by Gabby Perez)

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City Council To Handle City Manager Search
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
The Muleshoe City Council voted 3-1 not to contract with Strategic Governmental Resources for assistance in finding a new city manager during Monday’s special meeting.

Mayor Cliff Black, who was on the council when City Manager David Brunson was hired, cast the only dissenting vote.
A couple of months ago, Brunson announced his intent to retire shortly after the beginning of 2016.
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Former County Judge Celebrated
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Republican and Democrat candidates for President of the United States weren’t the only ones stumping for votes Tuesday, Aug. 18. Former County Judge Glen Williams promised to make another run for office… if the three dozen or so in attendance at his 100th birthday party at Muleshoe Area Medical Center would promise to support his rebid for office. Pictured is Judge Williams, accompanied by his wife Gladys, successfully blows out the “100” candles on his cake.

(Photograph by Larry Thornton)

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Looking At Mules Football
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
The summer of 2015 has flown by for students, teachers, administrators and football coaches all of the great state of Texas.

School officially started on Monday but the Mules have been officially at work for almost two weeks preparing for the 2015 season.

But the Mules have been working out on their own all summer lifting weights, running, doing agility drills and passing the football.

Excitement has been building all over Muleshoe with the month of August bringing that excitement to a peak with the two Mule scrimmages giving the fans their first real look at any changes the Mules may be making.

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Turnbow Signs With LCU
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Tyson Turbow, a 2011 graduate of Muleshoe High School and the son of James and Shelly Turnbow of Muleshoe, will be joining the Lubbock Christian University Chaparral’s basketball team, according to head coach Todd Duncan.

After three years playing college golf, Tyson Turnbow is turning his focus to Chaparral basketball as a junior guard.

The Muleshoe graduate played his freshman college year on the links for Midland College and has spent the past two years competing for Texas Tech University.

Here at MHS, Turnbow earned All-South Plains and All-Region recognition on the basketball court, averaging 15.9 points, 6.9 rebounds and 5.8 assists per game as a senior.

Turnbow was a 2011 golf state champion and a two-time third-place finisher at state in tennis.

While at Midland College, he was an all-American golfer, finishing tied for eighth place at the 2012 NJCAA national tournament.

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Students Named To ENMU Choir
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Several Muleshoe students have been listed as members of the Eastern New Mexico University choir.

These students are Isaiah Guerrero, Marissa Hernandez, Dalia Melendez, and Cristian Zaragoza.

The choir will have several free concerts during the semester.

The Men’s Choir Festival will be in Buchanan Hall at 4 p.m. on Aug. 31. The Fall Choral Concert will begin in Buchanan Hall at 7 p.m. on Oct. 15. The POPS Concert will be in the Campus Union Ballroom at 7 p.m. on Nov. 14. The Holiday Concert will begin in the Campus Union Ballroom at 7 p.m. on Dec. 3.

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Seaton Shower Held
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Jeffery and Brianna Seaton were feted with a baby shower for expected twins, a boy and a girl, on Saturday, Aug. 8, in the home of Debbie Magby.

Hostesses for the event included Sarah Black, Vickie Burch, Sheryl Engelking, Paulette Foster, Stephanie Foster, Debbie Gallman, Debbie Magby, Jill Morris, Marca Morris, Vicki Morris, Pat Randolph, Debra Redwine, Jana St.Clair, Terry Thomas, Tammy Turner and Debbie Weir.

Special guests included Rickie Seaton, Shondee Meeks, Chelsee Ponder and Wanda Randolph.

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