Congressional compensation needs cutting

A t least one group of Americans has been profiting despite the faltering economy: members of the U.S. House of Representatives. They’re supposed to be the part of the government that’s “closest to the people.” But as the saying has it, they came to do good and stayed to do well. In their cases, mostly […]

Important to see opposite side of issue

Like many of you, I receive all kinds of news stories, jokes, blogs, etc. Last week three items came my way that stimulated a predictable knee-jerk response. ‘Why?’ I asked myself, ‘can’t I be more generous and examine the opposite side of view.’ So I will. The first item was, “In France, eating animals becomes […]

Important to see opposite side of issue

Like many of you, I receive all kinds of news stories, jokes, blogs, etc. Last week three items came my way that stimulated a predictable knee-jerk response. 'Why?' I asked myself, 'can't I be more generous and examine the opposite side of view.' So I will. The first item was, "In France, eating animals becomes […]

Congressional compensation needs cutting

A t least one group of Americans has been profiting despite the faltering economy: members of the U.S. House of Representatives. They're supposed to be the part of the government that's "closest to the people." But as the saying has it, they came to do good and stayed to do well. In their cases, mostly […]

Letter to the editor: Film promotes positive value

I would like to take a moment and thank our local movie theater for showing the film “Courageous” this week. My family and I were able to see it Saturday and found it a very moving and inspiring story, and would like to encourage other members of our community to take time to see this […]

Letter to the editor: Film promotes positive value

I would like to take a moment and thank our local movie theater for showing the film "Courageous" this week. My family and I were able to see it Saturday and found it a very moving and inspiring story, and would like to encourage other members of our community to take time to see this […]

Celebrations planned for state’s centennial anniversary

On Friday at 11:35 a.m., New Mexico will celebrate her 100th birthday as the 47th state. Celebrations throughout the state are planned as this is a major occasion for those of us who are proud to be natives and residents of this beautiful state. We can but imagine the fun people had at the first […]

Police blotter — Jan. 4

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department: Friday • At 12:24 a.m., a woman reported a domestic dispute at a residence on the 600 block of East Rankin Avenue. A woman was arrested an taken to the Quay County Detention […]

Celebrations planned for state’s centennial anniversary

On Friday at 11:35 a.m., New Mexico will celebrate her 100th birthday as the 47th state. Celebrations throughout the state are planned as this is a major occasion for those of us who are proud to be natives and residents of this beautiful state. We can but imagine the fun people had at the first […]

Rattlers return from break

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Thomas Garcia By Thomas Garcia QCS senior writer A long holiday break should not affect the Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team as they prepare for the St. Michael’s tournament. “We got right back into it on Monday,” said Rattlers head coach Eddie Encinias. “The team has a great recuperation time.” Encinias said the team had a […]