Little league teams set to play Saturday

Robert Ciolli After testing their skills on road trips, a junior little league and a little league team will play Saturday for the home fans in

06-11-08: Fishing Report

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conchas LakeFishing for largemouth bass and smallmouth bass was fair-to-good for anglers using tubes, senkos, crank baits, jerk baits, […]

Solutions sometimes rely on a nudge from above

By Debra Whittington Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time: Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you. 1 Peter 5:6-7 Early one morning I went outside to work in my yard. The air was so fresh and clean so I left […]

06-11-08: 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.

Going global he hopes to attract playground set

Robert Ciolli In a small workshop at the old Zia school, Rodney Ward is working hard to perfect his geodesic dome structures. What started as a simple idea, has become a full-time enterprise. “We were the first company to come out with an all plastic jungle gym,” Ward said. “I’ve studied geodesic domes and plastics […]

Visitor count at Dinosaur Museum grows

Robert Ciolli Attendance topped 15,468 for the 2007-2008 season at the Mesalands Community College’s Dinosaur Museum, said museum director Craig Currell. This is an increase of 22 percent over last year, Currell said. The museum’s annual report was presented at the Mesalands Community College’s Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday. The museum report also showed that […]

Getting by on one gallon at a time

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Chelle Delaney David Hale’s new BMX gas powered motor scooter only holds one gallon of gas. “But I get 60 miles to a gallon,” Hale said. Hale said it does save on gasoline and surely will be a savings in the future, as gas prices rise beyond the $4 mark. “But I got it more […]

06-07-08: Community Notes

Logan High School makes the listLogan High School was one of 16 New Mexico high schools on the list of “America’s Best High Schools” by U.S. News and World Report, according to a news release from the New Mexico Public Education Department.Data from more than 18,000 public high schools was analyzed to find the best […]

Clovis task force to review animal euthanasia

Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers Clovis is creating a task force to work on controlling the pet population. The Clovis City Commission heard an offer from Animal Protection of New Mexico to change euthanasia methods at the Clovis Animal Shelter.Most of Thursday’s meeting was dedicated to testimony from local veterinarians and APNM employees. The issue was […]

Changing season eyed through the lens

By Lynn Moncus When Aggie and I take our Sunday walks in the country, we spend a lot of time checking out the surrounding beauty and enjoying the sounds of nature. At this season, we are particularly interested in seeing the wild flowers showing off and in listening to the bird song. This year, we […]