Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Tree Talk: Going batty

"They're creepy and they're kooky – mysterious and spooky - they're all together ooky..."

Halloween is filled with images of things gloomy and cryptic: black cats and cauldrons, skeletons and spiders, broomsticks and bats. Bats? Of course! They fly around at night, and like vampires, they will bite and suck your blood! Actually, bats are very misunderstood.

Bats are the only mammals that can...