Spiritual connections have many sources

By Debra Whittington And he said, Go forth, and stand upon the mount before the LORD. And, behold, the LORD passed by, and a great and strong wind rent the mountains, and brake in pieces the rocks before the LORD; but the LORD was not in the wind: and after the wind an earthquake; but […]

05-14-08: Military Notes

Navy Seaman John P. Vuras, son of Sonja J. Vuras-

May 1953

City Police Court Judge J. Wylie Parker collected $825 in fines in one week. … The Princess Theatre was showing “Road to Bali” with Bob Hope, and the Canal Drive-in featured “Flying Leathernecks” with John Wayne. … Robbie Wellborn passed the written test and reported to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis. … Seventeen Explorer […]

Change and culture shock are keys to great beginnings

By Lynn Moncus Not long ago, a friend and I were talking about culture shock, the idea that confusion can result in a sudden change in environment especially if a person hasn’t been prepared for such a change. This young man had just returned from a country in which he witnessed a totally different lifestyle […]

Jaramillo receives UNM’s alumni citizenship award

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Special to the QCS The University of New Mexico awarded

05-14-08: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department.

GED degrees awarded by Mesalands

The following students were awarded their GED, or General Educational Development degrees, from the Mesalands Community College on Friday.

05-14-08: Calendar

Now that’s mudslinging

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John and his wife Martha had a unique relationship. This is an understatement. Mostly what they had was a war of long duration interrupted now and then by skirmishes that came close to truce talks. They lived about 20 miles from town, the last five miles a dirt road. Most days one or the other […]

Tucumcari student wins Washington art competition

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Representative Tom Udall, D-N.M., today announced that Tomoko Bahrs, a high school senior from Tucumcari, has won this year’s Congressional Art Competition. Her winning piece, entitled “New Mexico: Times Change with the Wind,” will be shown in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Bahrs has been invited to Washington, D.C., in June to be honored […]