Sewer damage liability disputed

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer MULESHOE — Todd Shipman woke up one November morning not to a sound, but to a smell. He stepped out of bed into a swamp of sewage which reached to his ankles. “It just kept coming,” the Muleshoe resident said, “through the faucets, the toilet, the bathtub and the […]

Melrose may face $500,000 in sewage repair

By Darrell Todd Maurina MELROSE — The village of Melrose faces a possible $500,000 cost for emergency repairs on its sewage lagoon due to environmental hazards, but an engineering consultant told the village council Thursday night that the community may be able to obtain a grant to pay for the expense. “I don’t believe they […]