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Engagements Mansell-Dowell Randel and Cammy Mansell of Fort Sumner are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay, to Denton Dowell, son of Dallas and Sue Dowell of Tucumcari. The bride-elect is a 2006 Fort Sumner High School graduate. She graduated from Clovis Community College in 2011 with a Registered Nursing degree. She is […]

God gives us ability to pursue desires

“Delight thyself also in the LORD: and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.” — Psalm 37:4

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Engagements Mansell-Dowell Randel and Cammy Mansell of Fort Sumner are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay, to Denton Dowell, son of Dallas and Sue Dowell of Tucumcari. The bride-elect is a 2006 Fort Sumner High School graduate. She graduated from Clovis Community College in 2011 with a Registered Nursing degree. She is […]

God gives us ability to pursue desires

"Delight thyself also in the LORD: and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart." — Psalm 37:4 What do you really enjoy doing? What is it that really floats your boat, brings joy to your life, or causes your face to light up when you discuss it with others? Now, I am not […]

Bull riding off my bucket list

Staying aboard a 2,000-pound bovine for eight seconds. Yes sir, I can now scratch that one off my bucket list. OK, I wasn’t exactly aboard a raging bull in a rodeo arena, hell-bent on throwing me off his back. Instead it was a docile Texas Longhorn steer complete with a comfortable Western saddle. It was […]

Expo reminder of agriculture’s importance

Portales reached a wonderful milestone last week in hosting its 20th New Mexico Ag Expo. Officials estimated 3,000 people came through the gates of the Roosevelt County Fairgrounds to an event that celebrates the region’s agricultural industry and provides opportunity to enhance its growth. More than 100 vendors, most from out of town, were on […]

Expo reminder of agriculture’s importance

Portales reached a wonderful milestone last week in hosting its 20th New Mexico Ag Expo. Officials estimated 3,000 people came through the gates of the Roosevelt County Fairgrounds to an event that celebrates the region's agricultural industry and provides opportunity to enhance its growth. More than 100 vendors, most from out of town, were on […]

Bull riding off my bucket list

Staying aboard a 2,000-pound bovine for eight seconds. Yes sir, I can now scratch that one off my bucket list. OK, I wasn't exactly aboard a raging bull in a rodeo arena, hell-bent on throwing me off his back. Instead it was a docile Texas Longhorn steer complete with a comfortable Western saddle. It was […]

Mesalands hosting iron pour course

QCS staff report Mesalands Community College is hosting its annual iron pour 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday through March 10. Thirty-five students from at least eight different states will be coming to participate in a one-week course to create sculptures and translate them into cast iron pieces of art. “We have artists that not only return […]

Mesalands hosting iron pour course

Mesalands Community College is hosting its annual iron pour 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday through March 10. Thirty-five students from at least eight different states will be coming to participate in a one-week course to create sculptures and translate them into cast iron pieces of art. "We have artists that not only return for the amazing […]