Muleshoe City Council Meeting August 12, 2019

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Take a short video tour of the new Muleshoe Police Chief’s vehicle and see the Muleshoe City Council Meeting held on August 12, 2019, at City Hall in Muleshoe, Texas.  Items on the agenda: 1. Receive public comments concerning the 2018 Consumer Confidence Report.  2.  Approval of Minutes  a.  June 10, 2019  b.  July 24, 2019. 3.  Consider Ordinance O-512-0819 Franchise Agreement with Atmos Energy.  4.  Consider Resolution R-754-0819 Adopting Civil Rights and Fair Housing Policies in Conjunction with the City’s HOME/HRA Housing Program.  5.  Consider Rejection of Bids received for the TxCDBG Water System Improvements.  6.  Consider Proposing tax rate for FY 2019/2020 budget.  7.  Set date for public hearings for 2019/2020 tax rate and budget.   8.  Consider appointment to Muleshoe Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors.  9.  Receive Investment Summary for the month ending June 30, 2019.  10.  Receive Financial Statement for the month ending July 31, 2019.  12.  Administrative Reports:  a. Xcel Energy has issued a Notice of Intent to file a base rate case.  b.  Movie in the Park will be August 15th with the showing of “The Lion King”.  c. TML will be holding a “Small Cities Workshop” in Slaton on August 28, 2019.  d.  The SPAG Annual General Assembly Meeting will be Sepember 18th at the Spirit Ranch.  e. TML Region III meeting will be September 19th in Lubbock at the Scottish Rite Learning Center of West Texas.  f.  The TML Annual Conference will be in San Antonio October 9-11.  g.  Congratulations and thank you to the Chamber of Commerce on another successful 4th of July Celebration.  Thank you to Public Works, Police Department and Fire Department for all the work put in for a successful event.  h. The Muleshoe Country Club “Mule Days and Kickin’ Night” was hel on June 29th.   Thanks to all for the combined efforts to make this a great event.  i.  The Muleshoe Water Park will close for the season on August 18th.  13.  Mayor and Council remarks.  14.  Executive Session – Closed Session in Accordance with Vernon’s Texas Codes Annotated, Government, Section 551.074 Personnel Matters – City Manager Evaluation.  15.  Adjourn.

Breaking Solace Interview

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See our interview with hard rock band Breaking Solace who made an unexpected stop in Muleshoe, Texas, when their bus broken down near town.  Band members include Danny Burk – Lead Vocalist, Tyler ‘The Outlaw’ Hensley – Guitarist/ Backing Vocalist, Dakota Smith- Guitarist/ Backing Vocalist, Erik Kalwicki – Bassist/ Backing Vocalist and Joey “Canada” Northcott – Drummer/ Backing Vocalist.   You can like them on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/BreakingSolace  Listen to their new single “Throw Down” on YouTube:  https://youtu.be/XSeyFGXnOBU  Donate to help them get their bus fixed to their PayPal account at:  https://www.paypal.me/breakingsolace

New MISD Teachers for 2019-20

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New teachers and staff members at Muleshoe Independent School District for the 2019-20 school year are Ruby Andrade (Dillman 2nd Grade), Milenia Estrada (Dillman Pre-K Aide), Nicole Kimball (Dillman 1st Grade), Cheyenne Mapes (Dillman 1st Grade), Casandra Torres-Hensley (Dillman Pre-K), Shyanne Carpenter (DeShazo 3rd Grade), Hilda Morales (DeShazo 4th Grade), Gretchen Ogerly (DeShazo SPED), Rebecca Tucker (DeShazo 4th Grade), Trista Villanueva (DeShazo 4th Grade), Sadie Vore (DeShazo 3rd Grade), Sally Bustillos (EA/Library), Angelita Estrade (EA/SPED), Catherine Carroll (WJHS ELL/Texas History), Raquel Chaparro (WJHS & MHS Spanish), Luz Ortega (WJHS ISS Aide), Elizabeth Salmanca (WJHS SPED), Gaylene Whitworth (WJHS ELAR), Crystal Flores (SPED Aide), Lucy Garcia (MHS/WJHS Nurse), Robert Howard (MHS/WJHS Choir), Cheyenne Meadors (MHS SPED Life Skills/Coach), Sylvia Mendoza (MHS Library), Adrienne Ross (MHS Biology/WJHS Coach), Austin Ross (World Geography/History/Coach), William Shelly (MHS/WJHS Band), Fred Tucker (MHS Football Offensive Coordinator/Graphic Design), Anthony “A.J.” Villanueva (MHS Earth/Space Science/Coach) and Elizabeth Walker (MHS English 3).

Thunderstorm Soaks Muleshoe

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See some video of the Thunderstorm that moved across the Muleshoe, Texas, area on August 7, 2019, and dropped .78″ of rain at the NWS Station at Channel 6 and the Muleshoe Mesonet site got .79″.  On August 8, 2019, an approaching Thunderstorm brought a 72mph gust of wind at 3p.m. and dropped .25″ of rain at the Muleshoe Mesonet and .21″ at Channel 6. Gil Lamb Advertising coverage of Muleshoe area weather is brought to you by http://knkpharmacy.com/

Saturday Afternoon Thunderstorms August 3, 2019

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See some video of the monsoonal storms that dropped .87″ of rain at the NWS Station at Channel 6 in Muleshoe, Texas, on August 3, 2019.  The Muleshoe Mesonet site, 2 miles south of town, received .62″ and the Earth Mesonet, next to Tolk Plant, got .39″ of moisture.  Gil Lamb Advertising coverage of Muleshoe area weather is brought to you by http://knkpharmacy.com/

Interview with National American Miss Jr. Teen Ava Mitchael

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See our Meet Your Neighbor interview with Ava Mitchael who was recently crowned the National American Miss Jr. Teen for the state of Arkansas. She is the daughter of Steve and Jill Turner-Mitchael and the granddaughter of Royce and Sandy Turner of Muleshoe.  Meet Your Neighbor is brought to you by United Supermarkets. You can follow Ava on instagram @thenamarjrteen as she will compete in the national competition over Thanksgiving in Pasadena, California.

Intense Thunderstorm Hits Muleshoe, July 28, 2019

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See video of the thunderstorm that brought intense lightning and .44″ of rain to the NWS Station at Channel 6 in Muleshoe, Texas, Sunday night, July 28, 2019, beginning around 10:20p.m.  The Muleshoe Mesonet site got .25″ of rain.  Gil Lamb Advertising coverage of Muleshoe area weather brought to you by http://knkpharmacy.com/

Journey of Hope Stops in Muleshoe

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Meet Ryan Diver, Shota Kajiya and Greg Dellaini, members of the Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity, who stopped their cross-country bicycle trek in Muleshoe, Texas, on July 5, 2019 at the First United Methodist Church as members of the Journey of Hope.  The Journey of Hope is bicycle trek set up to support people with disabilities through community events, advocacy presentations and grant support and will end in Washington, D.C. on August 10th.

Muleshoe PD Badge Pinning Ceremony

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See the Muleshoe Police Department Badge Pinning Ceremony for Jose Martinez and John Stiles and the promotion of  of Leo Aviles to Lieutenant held on July 5, 2019, at the City of Muleshoe Training Facility in Muleshoe, Texas.  Program includes City of Muleshoe Manager LeAnn Gallman, Muleshoe Police Chief Gary McHone, City Secretary Zanea Carpenter and Muleshoe Police Chaplains Yolanda Tarango, Jeff Coffman and Tom Carter.  Meet Your Neighbor is brought to you by United Supermarkets.

4th of July in Muleshoe 2019

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See video highlights of the 2019 4th of July celebration held in Muleshoe, Texas, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. The “A Day of Honor” Parade Marshall was Basil Nash, Master of Ceremonies Curtis Preston and Muleshoe Chamber Manager is Carina Reyes. Parade Winners were 1st place Basil Nash and Runner-up Apostolica Church. The winner of the United Supermarkets Pie Eating Contest for a second year in a row was Adrian Salas. Little Mister Firecracker pageant winners were in the under 1 division Aaden Matthew Luna, 1-3 year olds Kye Xander Martinez and 4-6 year olds Adriel Arras. Little Miss Firecracker winners were in the under 1 division Lynnden Jae Mitchell, 1-3 year olds Noel Ramirez and 4-6 year olds Penelope Strader. The winner of the car show was Jesus Tovar from Clovis. Gil Lamb Advertising coverage of the 4th of July brought to you by Bailey County Electric Cooperative, Dale Oil Company, Farmers Insurance/Julie De Bruin, First Bank, Hereford Feed Ingredients, Hi-Tek Automotive, K&K Pharmacy, Leal’s Tortilla Factory, Mohawk Auto Parts, Burton Service Center, Irrigation Pumps & Power, Muleshoe Animal Clinic/Vet Supply, Muleshoe Housing Authority, Aim Bank, Muleshoe Area Medical Center, WTG Fuels, Precure Electric, Barrett Potato Farms, Randall Field, CPA, Lance Insurance, Shipman’s Body Shop/Autoplex, Muleshoe ISD, Ag Aviation, H&R Block and Five Area/West Plains Telecom.