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Pages past, Oct. 19: Good luck predicting that first freeze

On this date …

1972: The First National Bank of Muleshoe had compiled the region’s first freeze dates from 1950 to 1971.

The earliest freeze in those 22 years occurred Oct. 7, in 1951 and 1952.

The latest first freeze occurred Nov. 20, 1964.