Senior Olympics play day set

A Senior Olympics Play Day from 9 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Monday at the Tucumcari Convention Center. The event is free to seniors age 50 and older.

Our page — Nov. 18

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Each year the Extension Association of New Mexico honors one of their members with the award of “Heart of Extension.”

How a lemonade stand can change your child’s life

Lemons for Life

Alison Storm Trying to raise the next Bill Gates or Blake Mycoskie? Some say entrepreneurship starts at a young age. But if your child’s lemonade stand goes bankrupt, that doesn’t necessarily mean you’ve failed to raise an entrepreneur, according to financial expert Rachel Ramsey Cruze. She’s the daughter of bestselling author and radio talk show […]

Mesalands plans summer dinosaur classes

Kimberly Hanna Mesalands Community College will offer three field classes in paleontology June 6-10, June 20-24 and July 25-29. Officially listed by the college as geology 120, paleontology field discovery (4 credit hours), the class provides a week-long experience of excavating fossils and processing them in the Mesalands Dinosaur Museum. Students will search for and […]

Mother, daughter debate ear piercing

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Topic: What is the appropriate age for girls to have their ears pierced? Mom The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends postponing ear piercing until a child is old enough to care for the pierced site herself. The reasons given are risk factors including infection, choking hazard, allergic reactions and embedded earrings. While these risks are […]

National Review helped end Soviet era

Freedom Communications Americans today are blessed with many, many diverse opinions in print, online and on cable TV. But in the mid-1950s, only a few publications, and none of the three major TV networks, espoused conservative or libertarian opinions. It was a time when most of the nation, especially in power centers such as New […]

Malcolm Lyonal Allen turns 100

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Allen D. Payton Malcolm Lyonal Allen — aka “M.L.” or “Bud”– was born Jan. 7, 1911 in Newcastle, Young County, Texas. He was the middle of three children, including older sister Juanita and younger brother William “Bill” Allen, born to William and Marie (Adkinson) Allen.In 1914, his father died at age 27 in a coal […]

Our page — June 2

Meet your neighbor Name: James Chester Gurule Profession: Ute Lake State Park manager Age: 29 Hometown: Logan Family: Wife — Lara Corin “Cori” Gurule, 29; Sons — James Chance Gurule, 12; Christopher James Gurule, 10; Daughter — Makayla Rhea Gurule, 6 Your idea of a perfect day: No wind, and spending time with my family […]

Our page — May 12

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Meet your neighbor Amanda Smith Age: 31 Profession: She’s a classified advertising representative at the Quay County Sun and a waitress. Hometown: Tucumcari Family: It’s just me. Your idea of a perfect day: A hot sunny day with no wind. Your pets are: Spoiled and loved. What do you think about Quay County? I like […]

Our Page — May 5

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Meet your neighbor Name: Rodney Chappell Profession: Gas station manager Age: 36 Hometown: Cincinnati Family: Daughter, Ksundra,17; son, Dimitri,15 Your idea of a perfect day: Hanging with the boys, watching sports. Who would you invite to your fantasy dinner party? Ken Griffey Jr. He is the best baseball player ever and I would like for […]