3″ of Rain in the Last Several Days for Muleshoe

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See some video of the recent rainfalls that have temporarily helped ease a drought in the Muleshoe area as 3″ of rain has fallen in the last 6 days. The Muleshoe Mesonet station received 2.59″ on the night of July 11th, .31″ on July 13th, and .14″ on July 16th.  The Bailey County Burn Ban has been temporarily lifted until July 23rd at noon. Our coverage of the weather in the Muleshoe area is brought to you by http://knkpharmacy.com/

Muleshoe City Council Meeting July 9, 2018

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See video of the Muleshoe City Council Meeting held on July 9, 2018, at City Hall in Muleshoe, Texas. Items on the agenda include: 1. Administer Oath of Office to Lupe Mendoza. 2. Receive Public Comment concerning the 2017 Consumer Confidence Report. 3. Approval of Minutes from a. June 11, 2018, b. June 19, 2018, c. June 28, 2018. 4. Consider Drought Contingency Plan. 5. Receive comments on the Council/Economic Development Board meeting from Economic Develoment Director Kasey Coker. 6. Receive Financial Statement and Investment Summary for the quarter ending June 30, 2018. 7. Administrative Reports: a. Congratulations and thank you to the Muleshoe Chamber of Commerce on a successful Juy 4th celebration. Thanks to the City Public Works Department, Police Deparmtent and the Fire Department for the efforts on July 4th. b. Movie in the Park will be held on July 19, 2018 with a showing of “Peter Rabbit”. c. The Muleshoe Country Club Mule Days and Kickin’ Nights was held on June 30, 2018, at the Muleshoe Country Club. Thanks to the combined efforts of all who worked on this event. 8. Mayor and Council Remarks. 9. Budget Work Session. 10. Adjourn.

4th of July in Muleshoe 2018

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See video highlights of the 2018 4th of July celebration held in Muleshoe, Texas, sponsored by the Muleshoe Chamber of Commerce. Muleshoe Chamber of Commerce Parade Marshall was Marshall Cook and Master of Ceremonies Steve Friskup. Parade Winners were 1st place Godinez Sprinkler Service, 2nd La Carreta, and 3rd Gallman Kids. The winner of the pie eating contests was Andrew Salas. Muleshoe pitching singles winner was Sam Whalin and the doubles was won by Rudy and Ronnie Orozco. Little Mr. Firecracker pageant winner was Ryker Claborn and Little Miss Firecracker was Piper Overman. Gil Lamb Advertising coverage of the 4th of July brought to you by Bailey County Electric Cooperative, K&K Pharmacy, Dale Oil Company, Lance Insurance, Burton Service Center, Leal’s Tortilla Factory, Hereford Feed Ingredients, Hi-Tek Auto Parts, Muleshoe Animal Clinic/Vet Supply, Mohawk Auto Parts, Muleshoe Housing Authority, Muleshoe ISD, Aim Bank, Barrett Potato Farms, First Bank, Precure Electric, Randall Field, CPA, Shipman Body Shop/Autoplex, Wilson Drilling, Five Area Telephone/West Plains Telecom, McDonald’s Restaurant, H&R Block and WTG Fuels.

Thunderstorm Brings Heavy Rain to Parts of the Muleshoe Area

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See video of the thunderstorm that struck parts of the Muleshoe area bringing much needed heavy rain on Sunday evening, July 1, 2018.  The Muleshoe Mesonet station, 2 miles south of town, received 1.14″ of rain and the NWS Station at Channel 6 in Muleshoe got .62″.   Gil Lamb Advertising’s coverage of Muleshoe area weather is brought to you by http://knkpharmacy.com/

Native American Storyteller Eldrena Douma

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See Native American storyteller Eldrena Douma speak at the Muleshoe Area Public Library on June 20, 2018, about the importance of bison to indigenous peoples. She is introduced by the Muleshoe Area Public Librarian Dyan Dunagan.

Interview with Lisa Whalin about Lowering of MISD Tax Rate

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See our interview with Lisa Whalin, Muleshoe ISD Business Manager, from June 19, 2018, about the recent decision by the MISD Board of Trustees to lower the tax rate and find out about many of the other facility upgrades and personnel changes taking place at school over the summer.

2018 Tour de Muleshoe

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See some scenes from the 2018 Tour de Muleshoe to benefit the Muleshoe Heritage Foundation which started at the Bailey County Coliseum on June 16, 2018. Around 50 riders participated in the 24th annual Tour de Muleshoe.

Wind Farm Being Constructed South of Muleshoe

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See the Muleshoe Rotary Club program from June 12, 2018, at the Bailey County Coliseum with Dan Gelhar, Lead Field Engineer, and Davis Wieck with Black & McDonald about the construction of the Blue Cloud Wind Farm going on south of Muleshoe near Circle Back.  Rotarian David Tipps introduces the program.  Meet Your Neighbor is brought to you by United Supermarkets.

Muleshoe City Council Meeting June 11, 2018

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See video of the Muleshoe City Council Meeting held on June 11, 2018, at City Hall in Muleshoe, Texas. Items on the agenda include: 1. Administer Oath of Office to elected Mayor. 2. Approval of Minutes from May 14, 2018. 3. Consider authorizing solicitation and procurement of professional services in conjunction with the city’s HOME Reservation Agreement No. 20180022. 4. Consider Plate submitted by Super Electra, LLC, and Blankenship Partnership, Ltd, for the Pizza Hut location. 5. Consider preliminary Plat for O’Reilly Auto Parts. 6. Consider reimbursement of receipts from the Muleshoe Roadriders for the advertising and promotion of the 2018 Motorcycle Rally from Hotel/Motel Tax Funds. 7. Receive Financial Statement for the month ending May 31, 2018. 8. Administrative Reports: a. The Muleshoe Water Park opened for the 2018 season on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. There were 256 admissions on the first day. b. The Youth Fishing Day was held on Saturday, June 2nd at Lake Muleshoe. Ninety-four fishermen were registered for the event. c. Staff attended the TML Region III meeting on June 7th at the Scottish Rite Learning Center in Lubbock. d. The new lift station went online on June 5th. e. The ground storage tank project is underway. f. Movie in the Park will be June 21st. We will be showing “The Bee Movie”. g. Early voting continues through Tuesday, June 12th, for the City Special Runoff Election to fill the vacancy in Council District #2. Election Day will be Saturday, June 16th. h. Kasey Coker, Director of Economic Development has arranged for Carlton Schwab, of the Texas Economic Development Council to meet with Council and the Economic Development Board on the evening of June 28th to share information on Type A and Type B Economic Development Corporations. 9. Mayor and Council remarks. 10. Closed Session in Accordance with Vernon’s Texas Codes Annotated, Government, Section 551.074. Personnel Matters – Police Chief. 11. Adjourn.

Muleshoe Rain Scenes from the Week of June 3, 2018

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See some of the rain scenes from the Muleshoe, Texas, area from Sunday, June 3rd and Saturday, June 9, 2018, as the NWS station at Channel 6 got .35″ overnight on Sunday and on early Saturday morning we got .53″ for a total of .88″ on the week so far.  Gil Lamb Advertising’s weather coverage brought to you by K&K Pharmacy.