Notes from the Church Lady: Life can be frustrating, rewarding puzzle

"For the body is not one member, but many." 1 Corinthians 12:14 A few days ago a friend and I were discussing jigsaw puzzles. There is something comforting about staring at hundreds of pieces of cardboard on a cold, snowy day. There is no hurry to complete the puzzle and it gives a person a […]

Lauriault: Sometimes relationship with God requires reboot

One of our children is notorious for taking off her shoes and socks in the car although she's been told time and again not to do that. Consequently, wherever we go, we need to include time to put those back on her. Recently, on one such occasion, the thought entered my mind that, "Here I […]

Year leaves much to be thankful for

"Rejoice evermore… In every thing give thanks…" 1 Thessalonians 5:16, 18 I have so much to give thanks to the Lord for this holiday season. Does that mean I had a year free of anything bad? No, my year wasn't rosy but I didn't go through it alone. Looking back I can see how the […]

Military families not deterred

We got our first blast of winter last weekend and I had to attend two different events that were outdoors. After talking to one young lady with her hoodie up and teeth chattering I shortly spotted a young man in shorts and a long sleeve T-shirt. We all have differing tolerance to cold and heat […]

Our page - Oct. 17

Hendren Hendren Anita Hendren celebrated her 100th birthday Saturday with her family and friends at the Elks' Lodge in Tucumcari. Anita, was born on Oct. 14, 1912, and has been a longtime resident of Tucumcari. Those who attended enjoyed spending time with Anita and listening to live music from the Skyliners. Anita is thankful for […]

New Mexico 4-H celebrates centennial

Every community in Quay County has many people who were 4-Hers as youth and this year we are remembering them and their legacy as New Mexico 4-H celebrates its 100th birthday. As you visit with them, you will learn about the fun times they had in 4-H, the friendships they formed, and about that demonstration […]

School menus - Oct. 3

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County. Tucumcari Breakfast daily: Cereal, graham crackers, yogurt parfaits, bagel and cream cheese, fruit, juice and milk. Thursday Breakfast: Breakfast pizza Lunch: Pepperoni pizza, salad. Snack: Garden vegetables and crackers. Monday Breakfast: Waffles Lunch: Chicken potato bowl, salad. Snack: Cheese and crackers Tuesday Breakfast: Breakfast burrito […]

On the shelves - Oct. 3

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295. Fiction "Friends Forever" by Danielle Steel. Three boys and two girls who meet in kindergarten maintain their bonds as they grow to adulthood. "The Inn At Rose Harbor" by Debbie Macomber. A young widow buys a bed-and-breakfast. "The Kingmaker's Daughter" […]

Our Page Items: Sept. 26, 2012

Birthdays Eddie Encinias Happy birthday coach, we love you Pops! — Submitted by family and friends. Engagements Martinez Deanna Alvarez, daughter of Larry Roybal Sr. and Lucinda Roybal and Isaias Alvarez, will marry Alex Anthony Martinez, son of Ramon and Theresa Martinez. The wedding will take place 11 a.m. Oct. 13 at St. Anne's Catholic […]

Braille Bibles help visually impaired receive word

A visually-impaired individual in Africa and India will soon be able to study a Bible made at a church located only a stone's throw from U.S. 84 in Lariat. Braille Bible production has been going on at St John Lutheran Church of Lariat for four decades, according to St John Lutheran Pastor David Symm. Farwell […]