Mom creates maternity line for fashion-forward women

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Jan Norman Ladera Ranch, Calif., mom Julia Christensen gained 83 pounds when she was pregnant with her son Bradford. Nothing in the stores looked attractive or fit with style for this self-described fashionista. “Clothes either cost $400 for a one-time wearing or weren’t made nicely,” she says. Sound familiar? It sure seemed to Christensen that […]

Green jobs only produce fiscal black hole

Freedom New Mexico The faddish obsession with “green jobs” is being revealed as a massive waste of taxpayer money. Pipe dreams eventually are revealed for what they are — unrealistic, wishful thinking. It didn’t take long for Spain’s touted green-job revolution to be revealed as a financial disaster, siphoning taxpayer subsidies and destroying 2.2 real […]

Memories, love most important

By Karl Terry: Freedom New Mexico correspondent With a devastating season of fire in the Southwest and a hurricane bearing down on the east coast last week my wife posed the question, “What would you take if you only had an hour to evacuate our home?” I think an hour might or might not be […]

Senior menus — Aug. 31

The following are the lunch menus for Sept. 1 – Sept. 7 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Italian pork chop, broccoli with cheese, wheat roll and margarine, cottage cheese, peaches. Friday Catfish nuggets, tarter sauce, coleslaw, green beans, whole wheat bread with margarine, pineapple upside down cake. Monday Closed in observance of Labor Day […]

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Births Lawrence Marshall Lawrence and Diana Antunez of Tucumcari are the proud parents of a 6 pound-14 ounce beautiful baby girl, Jayden Lee M. Lawrence. She was born Aug. 26, 2011, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. Her grandparents are Marshall and Maria Lawrence and Dora Moriel all of Tucumcari. — Submitted by Nana […]

Recent calamities reminder to prepare for end

“Heaven and earth shall pass away…But of that day and hour knoweth no man…but my Father only.” Matthew 34:35, 36

Deadline for racing license extended

Thomas Garcia The deadline to apply for the state’s last racing license has been extended another three weeks by the New Mexico Racing Commission, a key figure in Quay County’s quest to win the license said Thursday. “The commission has extended the deadline for applications from Sept. 2 to Sept. 23,” said Quay County Gaming […]

County residents express concerns to Rep. Lujan

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Thomas Garcia More than a dozen Quay County residents met at the Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce Tuesday to speak with U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan. “We always want to meet with the people to hear their concerns,” Lujan said. Lujan met with each resident in a one-on-one session as they voiced their concerns. “We heard […]

Living through past gives hope

On August 21, the woman from Ima felt compelled to take a short drive to lma to spend some time just scouting around while enjoying moments of the present and of the past. Although I don’t go there very often, I have noticed for some time that few cattle were to be seen along the […]

Police blotter — Aug. 31

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department.