Local reaction: Obama speech inspires

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Chelle Delaney Many people were inspired by the comments of President Barack Obama following the swearing in ceremony. Several said Obama’s speech was what the country needed and what other nations needed to hear. “He called us all to service” and “he said that American was the friend of all men, women and children of […]

01-21-09: 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. Fridayl At 4:44 p.m., the New Mexico State Police reported that a car had hit a gas meter on south Monroe Street and advised that it was leaking […]

Honor Roll: Logan High School 2009

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01-21-09: Calendar

Today: 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Story time for all children ages 2 1/2 to 5 years of age, Tucumcari Public Library, 602. Second St. Call 461-0295.Today:

The way we pilot our life can affect others

By Debra Whittington Shew me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths. Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day. Psalm 25:4-5

01-17-09: School Notes

The following scholarships are available to area high school seniors. Students should contact their guidance counselors for more information. Scholarships are listed by application deadlines.Jan. 25: McKelvey Foundation Scholarship: Available to all high school seniors who have demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit by owning and operating their own business while in high school.Jan. 30: Suncal New Mexico […]

Change not always popular

By Lynn Moncus Those of us who have been around for a couple of days have formed a few habits, most of which are rather hard to break. For instance, we rather enjoy reading the morning paper while we have breakfast and beginning the day with a collection of items about which to think. Well, […]

01-17-09: 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. Tuesdayl At 7:57 p.m., a

Suspect arrested on child molestation charges

Thomas Garcia An illegal Mexican national, working in Tucumcari, was charged and arrested on Thursday on sexual molestation charges of a nine-year-old girl, police said. Gerado Alcala Quinonez, 25, was charged with criminal sexual penetration of a minor, a first degree felony. He also was charged with two charges of criminal sexual penetration of a […]

Quay 4-H team returns champs

By QCS Staff Quay County 4-Hers brought home a first place win last week from the First Annual Family Consumer Sciences Classic competitions in Denver, Colo. Participating in the Third Annual Family Consumer Science Bowl on Jan. 8-11 were Chris Arias, Taylor Atwood, Patrick Wiegel and Carmen Runyan. The team was accompanied by Coaches Brenda […]