Patience helps to fend off clatter of ill chosen words

By Lynn Moncus Have you ever had an acquaintance who seemed to enjoy putting you down inorder to feel superior or simply in order to bruise your feelings if possible? I think most of us have met such people along the trail and have had a few thoughts about letting them fall off the bluff […]

01-03-2009: Community Notes

Unruh recognized for towing serviceLinda Unruh, owner of All Rite Towing, of Tucumcari, has received the American Towman ACE award for achievement in service performance. Recipients were nominated by the nation’s major motor clubs and dispatch centers.The ACE award is presented by American Towman Magazine a trade publication. High Desert receives accreditationHigh Desert Family Services, […]

Grady farmer appointed to state livestock bureau

By Argen Duncan, Freedom New Mexico “I don’t think farmers are a bunch of stupid people in bib overalls,” said New Mexico Farm and Livestock Bureau’s new second vice president. “I believe they are the backbone of our nation.” Grady-area farmer and rancher Pat Woods received his appointment for the two-year term in November. He […]

01-03-2009: 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 1:24 a.m., a male reported a male subject out in the street on south Rock Island Street being very loud. The caller said the subject had […]

Tug of war over funds

Chelle Delaney Whose $80,000 is it anyway? The city of Tucumcari says it is theirs. Quay County says they asked for it first. At stake is $80,000 appropriated to “Tucumcari in Quay County” during the last state legislative session, City Manager John Sutherland said.Sutherland said the city asked for the money to pay for infrastructure. […]

To resolve or not, it’s resolution time

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Thomas Garcia Halloween has trick-or-treating. Thanksgiving has turkey dinner.

Singer pursuing state honor

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Chelle Delaney In two weeks Audriana Lalane, 11, may be just a little nervous. She’ll be singing on stage in front of several hundred people at a conference center north of Santa Fe. Her goal, she said, is to be New Mexico’s Hispano “Child Artist of the Year.” “I hope I’ll win,” she said. The […]

Weigh all sides of issue to determine financial rescue

This is to address your recent editorial “Fed May Not Be Able To ‘Manage An Economic Rescue.”