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Candidate Talks About Muleshoe Roots
Thursday, April 10, 2014
State Sen., and Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Wendy Davis spoke of her memories of Muleshoe during her speech Friday at the Panhandle Press Association’s annual convention, held at Dumas.

Davis, the granddaughter of Nealy and Lela Stovall of Muleshoe, spoke of her summers in Muleshoe… memories she said became even more important to her after the divorce of her parents, including when her uncle — Jack Stovall, who worked at the local Piggly Wiggly supermarket, taught her at age 12 to drive on FM 54 between Littlefield and Muleshoe.

But while she spoke fondly of her childhood memories, Davis also addressed what she believes to be key needs in the State of Texas, including improvements in economics and educations.

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Safe!
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Junior Varsity Mule Bryce Maurico slides in safe at third base during the recent game against Dimmitt.

(Photograph by Gabby Perez)


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Journal Honored At PPA Convention
Thursday, April 10, 2014
The Muleshoe Journal returned from the Panhandle Press Association’s annual convention with another stack of awards from the association’s “Better Newspaper Contest.”

This year, the Journal received 10 awards out of the 16 categories judge by the Texas Gulf Coast Press Association. Those wins were as follows:

• First place — Humorous Columns, Sports Writing and Sports Photography.

• Second place — Serious Columns and Headline Writing.

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MAHD Board Candidates Respond
Thursday, April 10, 2014
As part of the Muleshoe Journal’s ongoing efforts to keep the voting public of Bailey County informed, candidates for the upcoming Muleshoe Area Hospital District board elections have been asked to respond to a series of questions.

In this week’s issue, we have the responses received from the Dist. 1 candidates Dusty Clayton and Herb Ramage (incumbent).

Please provide us with a little biographical information:

Clayton — I have been involved in the Muleshoe community my whole life. I loved living here so much after graduating from West Texas A&M University with a degree in corporate communications I moved my wife, Lindsey, and I back here to work in finances.

Ramage — I have lived in the district for over 70 years. [have been married to my wife Betty for 57 years, and have raised three kids who all graduated from Muleshoe High School.
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PMC Decides Against Leasing Local Hospital
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Preferred Management Corporation of Oklahoma and Texas will not be entering into a lease agreement with the Muleshoe Area Hospital District over the operation of Muleshoe’s hospital.

The announcement came during Thursday’s regular meeting of the MAHD Board of Trustees, during which a letter received from Preferred Management’s owner, Donald A. Freeman — which had been sent to the board members, was read allowed for the general public and MAHD employees in attendance.

But while the letter declined the current possibility, it does not eliminate the possibility of an agreement being reached at some future date.

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Creamy Goodness
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Who hasn’t enjoyed sitting around the campfire making the classic desert S’mores, even if the campfire has been replaced with a candle, and the event has been moved indoors.

Pictured above, young Tristan Nash, under the watchful eye of his mother Tiffany, tries his hand at toasting a marshmallow during Saturday’s 64th annual Muleshoe Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture banquet at the Bailey County Coliseum.

(Photograph by Larry Thornton)

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Chamber Parties With Country Stars
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
The 64th annual Muleshoe Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture banquet was “the place to be” in Bailey County, Saturday, March 29, as area residents and chamber members gathered for food, feting and festivities.

Entertainment focused on the history and antics of the “Grande Ole Opry” singers and musicians from Lubbock’s Cactus Theater covered the music of the Opry’s country and Western stars of past years.

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Commissioners’ Court Approves Audit Report
Thursday, March 27, 2014
The Bailey County Commissioners’ Court received a “unqualified opinion” regarding its audit of the county’s financial condition for the period ending Sept. 30, 2013, meaning that nothing was noted causing the auditors undue concern.

The audit, which was performed by Pratas, Smith & Moore, LLC of Lubbock, and presented by Jack and Michelle Kirkland of Parmer County, included an audit of the county’s internal controls, which Jack Kirkland said noted nothing that raised their concerns.

And while the report stated the county’s net position showed a $148,228 decrease compared to the 2012 audit report; however, Jack Kirkland said, “It was still a good year.”

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PMC Decides Against Leasing Local Hospital

Creamy Goodness

Chamber Parties With Country Stars

Commissioners’ Court Approves Audit Report

Up And Over… With A Little Help

Get Your ‘Howww-dieee’ Ready For Saturday!

School Calendar Easily Approved

MAHD Board Begins Due Diligence

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