Band practice proves entertaining

Russell Anglin As a reporter, it is sometimes necessary to step out from behind my voice recorder and camera and actually participate in the situation I came to cover. Other times, it is vital that I do no such thing. When I came to watch some local bluegrass musicians rehearse on Saturday, the latter was […]

Senior menu — Jan. 19

The following are the lunch menus for Jan. 20-26 for the Tucumcari Senior Center.

School menus — Jan. 19

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County.

Jesus overcame tribulation, the world

Debra Whittington “Jesus wept.” John 11:35

Letter to the editor: Marriage laws protect morality

Regarding Russell Anglin’s Jan. 12 column on gay marriage that a constitutional amendment defined marriage in the traditional sense was contrary to “our freedom as individuals,” and an attempt to “legislate morality” and create a “second-class citizenry”: I respectfully disagree. Morality is the basis of all legislation and law; whether it is the codified condemnation […]

Illegal immigrants deserve due process

Freedom New Mexico “What part of illegal don’t you understand?” Immigration rights opponents invoke the question so often it hardly brings a response anymore. Our nation has treated the immigration process differently, with a separate court system and a system of enforcement that is more in line with civil proceedings. As the issue has heated […]

Phony letter concerning local schools debunked

Russell Anglin A New Mexico Public Education Department spokesman said a form letter sent under a New Mexico Family/Parent Involvement Advisory Council letterhead to school superintendents and media outlets including the Quay County Sun was fabricated.“The letter is a fake,” said Beverly Friedman, NMPED Public Information Officer.

UNM agreement gives Mesalands undergraduate potential

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Thomas Garcia A Tucumcari High School graduate’s efforts to bring undergraduate studies to Tucumcari comes to reality with a partnership between the University of New Mexico and Mesalands Community College. Jeronimo Dominguez, a 1966 THS graduate, serves as the vice president of UNM’s Extended University. “It is a dream come true to come here to […]

Gay marriage bans hurt America

Russell Anglin The Associated Press recently reported that State Sen. William Sharer plans to propose a constitutional amendment that would define marriage as between one man and one woman in the state of New Mexico. If passed, this law would preclude New Mexico same-sex couples from government and insurance benefits that their straight counterparts enjoy. […]

Looking back — Jan. 12

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