Local agency to fund counseling services

Thomas Garcia A local agency opted to fund Quay County Maternal Child and Community Health counseling services after legislature cutbacks led to statewide budget cuts.

Football: Three teams even out

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Thomas Garcia At the end of week two, Tucumcari, Logan and San Jon even out at 1-1 while House is still in the hunt for their win.

Artist says work has spiritual theme

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Russell Anglin Federico Perez, 52, hung one of his tile murals at Mesalands Community College’s library Aug. 27, and has another mosaic displaying at Divine Connection Ministries. Seeing these two pieces is the closest most Tucumcarians will come to Perez’s work, however. One of his smaller pieces, an intricate pattern of earth-colored and white diamond […]

Rattlers hosting cross country event

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Thomas Garcia Senior Matt Pacheco said he was looking forward to the Rattlers hosting a cross country event Saturday at Five Mile Park.

Compassion for animals can be complex

Baxter Black I was sitting on the beach reading the Malibu newspaper to acquaint myself with their local concerns. There were the usual stories — real estate, recession, anti-motorcycle rants, the Interior Secretary’s visit to the park, and the anti-rodenticide brigade.

Kid’s pardon should be left by wayside

Karl Terry Some want to see Billy the Kid exonerated of his crimes and riding the trail as a hero. Some, like Billy the Governor Richardson, might want to steal a little of his fame not unlike the Kid used to rustle cattle on the High Plains. I’ve kept silent for the last few months […]

Jesus’ name comes with guidelines

Leonard Lauriault I noticed an interesting combination of words and symbols on the back of another car while sitting at a red light recently. First, the words “Flex Fuel” were prominently displayed indicating that the car’s engine can run on fuel containing from 0 to 85% ethanol (E85), with the remainder being gasoline. While these […]

Fishing report — Sept. 8

Leave politics out of climate debate

Freedom Newspapers A consortium of national scientific academies has scolded the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for down-playing uncertainties about global warming, failing to point out when its claims of catastrophe were based on weak evidence and misrepresenting some findings as peer-reviewed by scientists, when they weren’t.

Community calendar — Sept. 8