There’s still room for Jell-O, right?

By Kevin Wilson Every so often, the power of the press can be used to elicit important change and inspire those who absorb its content to work toward a greater standard of life. I’ll let you determine if the following applies to such a situation. I was doing some grocery shopping the other day, and […]

April 1, 2006 Calendar

Today: Girl Scout newspaper drive, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mesalands Community College, Building D. Wet or sun-bleached papers cannot be accepted. Information, Donna Lauriault, 461-4421. Saturdays ongoing: Alcoholic Anonymous Unity Group meeting from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 1424 S. Sixth St. Saturdays ongoing: Narcotics Anonymous Roadrunner Group meeting from 7 p.m. to […]

April 1, 2006 Notable Notes

Good Friday meal coming The Logan United Methodist Church is having its annual Earl Christian Meal on Good Friday at 6:30 p.m. on April 14 at the Logan Civic Center. There is no charge. For information or to make a reservation, call 487-9170. Writing workshop in May A Free River Press Writing workshop will be […]

April 1, 2006 Menus

Senior Citizens Center Monday: Bell pepper, parsley potatoes, crackers, banana pudding Tuesday: Roast beef/brown gravy, broccli/cheese, casserole, buttered carrots, roll/margarine Wednesday: Hamburger. Lettuce/tomatoe, pickles/onions, potato salad, cherry cobbler Thursday: Chicken taco pie, pinto beans, salad/dressing, vanilla pudding Friday: Baked white fish, parsley potatoes, creamy coleslaw, bread, pudding/toppings House Schools Monday: Breakfast, French Toast Sticks/syrup, cereal, […]

Forgive my filing system

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist A friend once told me she preferred to think of her life as one long freight train, with each car representing a particular era. She said she could then take a mental trip into each car and recall the particular events as they had happened during a specified time. Well, […]

March 29, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Pointer of the week Boost your putting confidence. Try to spend 5 to 10 minutes on the practice green getting a feel for the speed and your distance control. Start with mid-range putts of 35 to 40 feet. Finish with the short ones and watch them fall into the cup to boost […]

March 29, 2006 Letter to the Editor

Something has happened over the past several months in Tucumcari — gas prices have gone up and stayed up, even when they have fallen in nearby communities. I moved here from Santa Fe, the land of perpetually high prices. But Santa Feans decided to do something about the local retailers that cried “cost of doing business” […]

Spring will prevail

By Debra Whittington: QCS Religion Columnist These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. John 16:33 But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ […]

March 29, 2006 Obituaries

Verlin D. Himelick Services: 1 p.m. (EST) Friday at New Hope Baptist Church in Gas City, Ind. Verlin D. Himelick, 79, died Monday, March 27, 2006, at his home in Gas City, Ind. Mr. Himelick was born April 4, 1926, in Jonesboro, Ind., to Waldo and Fern (Roe) Himelick. He attended Jefferson Township High School […]

Commissioners get update on Ute Lake project

Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Kent Terry, a dam supervisor at Ute Lake, gave a report on water usage set aside for the construction of Ute Lake Ranch during Monday’s Quay County Commission meeting. Terry attended a meeting last week in Santo Domingo with Commission Chairman Franklin McCasland, and Terry said the Interstate Streams Commission […]