Each of us has chance to serve, no matter the season

By Debra Whittington: The Church Lady To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. … — Ecclesiastes 3:1

9-16 Calendar

Today •

EPCOG dismisses executive director

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico Eastern Plains Council of Governments has dismissed Executive Director Nick Brady. Executive Board member Isidro Garcia confirmed Brady was dismissed Wednesday. “This is a personnel matter and we really can’t elaborate on it,” he said. “With personnel matters, we’ve got to be very careful.” Garcia said the position will […]

Community calendar —

Thursday •

School lunch menus —

Tucumcari Thursday Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, juice, milk Lunch: Nachos supreme, beans, salsa, sour cream, apples, milk. Friday Breakfast: Cold cereal, graham crackers, juice, milk Lunch: Pepperoni pizza, salad, jell-o, milk. Monday Breakfast: Cold cereal, graham crackers, juice, milk Lunch: Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes and gravy, carrots, roll, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Egg and cheese muffin, juice, […]

Senior menu —

The following are the lunch menus for the Tucumcari Senior Center.

Passing through —

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Name: Barbara Sewell Where we found her: Tucumcari Historical Museum Where was she going? Back to her home in Tullahoma, Tenn., from her son-in-law’s college graduation in Albuquerque.

Our Page —

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Meet your neighbor John E. Hail Jr. Your profession: Director/instructor of Wind Energy Technology at Mesalands Community College. Birthday: Nov. 19 ,1965 Hometown: Joaquin, Texas Your family: Spouse Wendy, 41; Children Jack, 24, Jessica, 23, Rachelle, 22, Johnny, 21, Tamara, 21, Kimber, 18 and Dustin, 18. What’s your idea of a perfect day? My perfect […]

Our job to continue down path of righteousness

By Leonard Lauriault: Religion columnist Jesus spent 40 after his resurrection continuing to teach his disciples (Acts 1: 1-14). During that time, he appeared to several people, proving he was who he said he was because he’d foretold his death, burial, and resurrection to the detail of the timeframe (Matthew 16: 21; 27: 62-66; 28: […]

Colleges wary of flu outbreak

By Thomas Garcia and Clarence Plank: Freedom New Mexico Local college campuses are taking the threat of H1N1 flu (swine flu) seriously. Eastern New Mexico University, Clovis Community College and Mesalands Community College are already preparing students to try and minimize any outbreaks. “Primarily for us it is going to be educational, telling people how […]