Menus – March 27

The following are the menus for schools and senior center in Quay County for Mar. 28 – April 3. Tucumcari Thursday Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, fruit, milk Lunch: Corn dog, baked beans, salad, carrot sticks, dressing, fruit, milk Snack: Chex mix, juice Monday – Thursday – SPRING BREAK House Thursday Breakfast: Cereal, muffins, juice, milk Lunch: […]

Ticket calendar – March 27

The Ticket Calendar is a listing of upcoming events and places of general interest in the area and across the region: Spring carnival at Tucumcari High School, 1100 South Seventh on March 28 starting at 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Food and fun for the whole family to enjoy. For information call 575-461-3830. Welcome home […]

Letter to the editor: Obamacare only bad for special interests

The constant pitch you hear from conservative publications, talk shows and columnists: Obamacare is bad. The reason: There is a well funded and organized group that benefits billions from the status quo. The various "think tanks" were set up for the purpose of promoting their ideology that maintains their flow of wealth and power. Facts […]

Thomas: Proud to call Nara Visa home

I was reminded Monday about how nice it is to go back home, and see the people of the community interested in current events. The Quay County Commission had their regular meeting in the gym kitchen of the community center at Nara Visa. Now, some of you may be scratching your head and wondering just […]

Notes from the church lady: Gift came at time I needed it

"Now upon the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they came unto the sepulchre… Luke 24:1" It was so dark I could hardly see when I climbed into the pickup early that morning. How I longed for the warmth of my bed and a little more sleep. As we drove east […]

Comments from the canyons: Respecting privacy should be automatic

Those of us who have spent much of our lives in rural areas are accustomed to having our privacy and can become a little upset when it is violated — especially if we are unaware that someone else is listening to our personal conversations. In our early lives, we could rest assured that whatever we […]

Calendar - March 27

Thursday Housing Authority Board at 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall Friday Tucumcari/Quay County Regional Water Association at 9 a.m., Liberty Room Tucumcari Convention Center City and County offices will be closed at noon for observance of Good Friday, District Court offices will remain open Service clubs The Tucumcari Public […]

Christ-followers need to be cross-bearers, not consumers

We stand this moment on a holy threshold, waiting to enter into the joy of the resurrection. Easter is almost here! Almost, but not quite. I understand the dangerous and common temptation to leap-frog over Good Friday's pain and suffering, but before we enter into the joy of the resurrection, we need to focus on […]

La Mesa’s final appeal denied renewing Quay County’s bid for a racetrack and casino

The race is on again in Quay County's bid for the state's last racetrack and casino license. A spokesman said Quay County will ask the New Mexico Racing Commission next week to once again open applications. The request follows a state Court of Appeals decision on Thursday that upheld nullification of the license once held […]

Lady Longhorns take state

The Logan Lady Longhorns denied the Melrose Lady Buffaloes a repeat bid for the 1A State basketball championship Saturday in Albuquerque, bringing it home to Logan. CMI correspondent photo: Joshua Lucero Melrose senior Cara Barnard pushes through Logan senior Marissa Miller on her way to a layup attempt early in the first quarter of the […]