Fishing report

The fishing report from New Mexico Wildlife Department is generated by officers and anglers.Area lake reports: Conchas Lake: Fishing pressure was very light and fishing was slow for all species. A few walleye were taken by anglers using spoons and crank baits. Ute Lake: Fishing was fair-to-good using slab spoons and blade baits at 35-to-40 […]

Burrito addiction hard to beat

By Karl Terry: Freedom columnist Not at all unlike a den of drug addicts without a fix, the withdrawal symptoms are becoming problematic around the office where I work. Folks aren’t hooked on illicit substances though, just hot burritos, which we normally get delivered to our driveway by a good-natured woman we know as the […]

Swine recycling program has merit

By Baxter Black: On the edge of common sense Years ago I crossed the Arizona border into the village of Sasabe, Sonora. The public statuary that marked the plaza was not of Father Kino, Coronado, or Pancho Villa. It was a nose-dived Cessna 182 nestled in a pile of rubble. I don’t know if the […]

There is more than just the definition of words in dictionaries

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist Those of us who enjoy playing with words rely heavily on our dictionaries and usually have at least one within reach. On that note, you can imagine the mental upheaval that occurred recently when I read that published dictionaries are going to be history in a very short time.I grabbed […]

Letter to the editor: Animal cruelty case handled well

Animal Protection of New Mexico appreciates the legal process undertaken to see that Haba, the dog that lives at Tucumcari Mayor Antonio Apodaca’s home, was represented in court following an allegation of animal cruelty that occurred on April 19. The mayor was found innocent of the charge. APNM wishes to express admiration for, and gratitude […]

Have you accepted God’s offer for your salvation

I heard another good sermon recently (I hear lots of those) in which the Parable of the Talents presented in Matthew 25: 14-30 was used for illustration. A man distributed his wealth to his servants, three of whom are mentioned in the parable. Jesus told a similar parable in Luke 19: 11-17, in which the […]

SENIOR EVENTS

Tucumcari Senior Center Daily activities for November Mondays 8 a.m.-3 p.m.: Pool 1 p.m.-3 p.m.: Dominoes 10 a.m.-3 p.m.: Bridge Tuesdays 8 a.m.-3 p.m.: Pool 1 p.m.-3 p.m.: Dominoes 1 p.m.-2 p.m.: Bingo Wednesdays 8 a.m.-3 p.m.: Pool 1 p.m.-3 p.m.: Dominoes 10 p.m.-3 p.m.: Quilting Thursdays 8 a.m.-3 p.m.: Pool 1 p.m.-3 p.m.: Dominoes […]

ON THE SHELVES

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295. Fiction •The Lost Symbol by

Commissioner concerned about possible prairie chicken placement

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer An area county commissioner fears efforts to rejuvenate the declining lesser prairie chicken populations by the New Mexico Game and Fish authorities might effect wind turbine development for landowners. Bobby Casados, chair of the Harding County Commission, last month shared his concerns about the birds’ placement with the members […]

Wounded Arkansas officer released from hospital

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QCS staff From staff reports An Arkansas police officer shot four times during a traffic stop has been released from the hospital, while the man accused of shooting him remained in the Tucumcari jail on Tuesday night. Police said Tristan Honey, 25, of Fort Smith, Ark., surrendered to New Mexico Port of Entry Officer Daniel […]