Our page — July 21

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Trophies [image #2, align=right, size=medium] Quay County 4-Hers would like to thank the 2010 Saddle Donors for the State 4-H Horse Show and Quay County Rodeo All Around Winners. Pictured from left to right Corby Mackey, First National Bank of New Mexico; Jimmy Watson, Tucumcari Ranch Supply; JD McEwen, Farm Credit; Jeff Nunn, Citizens Bank; [...]

God constant presence in our lives

Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. — Matthew 11:28

Fishing report — July 21

The fishing report from New Mexico Wildlife Department is generated by officers and anglers. Area lake reports: •

Fussy horse smarter than estimated

The owner told Warren that Della had a reputation of being hard to shoe. She was an 18-year-old mare whose foals were sought after for the cutting genes she passed down. He had been offered $50,000 for her but declined. He wanted her shod. Since Warren did the shoeing, he was chosen to confront her. [...]

Immigration debate not first divisive issue

It’s nothing short of civil war, according to Al Kreiger. The Yuma, Ariz., mayor told a forum on immigration last week that the issue of immigration enforcement authority has torn this country in two. Kreiger noted that such wars occur when state and federal governments are at odds. “We basically have an undeclared civil war [...]

Loyalty important trait for employees

I think modern society has almost lost touch with the concept of loyalty. The most recent example of this was when basketball superstar LeBron James used free agency to leave the team and fans who had invested seven years in him at Cleveland, taking his talent to a loaded team in Miami that may be [...]

On the shelves — July 21

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295. Fiction “The Overton Window” by Glenn Beck. A public relations executive and the woman he loves, fight to expose a conspiracy to transform America. “In the Name of Honor” by Richard North Peterson. A young lieutenant is accused of fatally [...]

Letter to the editor: Price hike in line with economy

The editorial “Privat-izing mail delivery could save the post office” is a part of the ongoing effort to try to discredit the government. The proposed stamp price increase is used to support the contention that the post office is an inefficient bloated bureaucracy. The increase of the price of stamps to 46 cents would be [...]

Fat not good measure of fitness

In 1979, Covert Bailey first published a popular book entitled “Fit or Fat.” The book has sold nearly 900,000 copies to date. The premise of his book was that the typical out-of-shape American could implement lifestyle choices that would make them either fit or fat. Mr. Bailey stated that you could be either fit or [...]

Self-centeredness easy to fall into

Of late, one of the topics of conversation at the coffee table has been about the 11 plagues of self-centeredness, which seems to have overtaken all too many of us these days. We first discussed the notion that we don’t remember hearing so many members of the earlier generations having “I” problems. Most of them [...]