Extension agent reports busy year

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Thomas Garcia Quay County Extension agents report a busy and successful year and are now preparing for next year. Brenda Bishop, extension agent, detailed successes of the program to a year end committee who brainstorm on potential projects for the following year. Bishop said several of the programs grew from the previous year. She said […]

Sharing stories family tradition

I had an awesome and busy weekend. Not only was it Labor Day weekend, with temperatures in the high 70’s and rain to boot. It was also the Garcia family reunion. Now, as you may have read in the past, my family means everything to me. So naturally I truly am in heaven when we […]

Lake officials expect busy Labor Day weekend

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer If you’re thinking about spending Labor Day weekend at an area lake, better start thinking about camping arrangements. Conchas State Park and Ute Lake State Park officials said Tuesday that all of their reservation sites have been filled. Administrator Lorna Ford said Conchas has 76 campsites that can be […]

Does it matter how much we do or make?

By Debra Whittington The LORD hath appeared of old unto me, saying, Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with loving kindness have I drawn thee. Jeremiah 31:2 God is faithful, by whom ye were called unto the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord. I Corinthians 1:9 Last week, Mark […]

Family business is a “kamping”

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff The Lewis family are one group of KOA campers who came to stay in Tucumcari. The Lewis’ are the new owners of the KOA camp on Frontage Road at I-40. Lane and Cindy Lewis and their son, Dylan, have been operating the camp since August. Their son Dylan is their […]

Hectic life can have bitter consequences

Helena Rodriguez: Freedom Newspapers Columnist I saw a scary commercial on TV the other day, a Wal-Mart spot showing a woman with a hectic lifestyle who looks into the camera and says: “I like being busy all the time.” Don’t we all? We just love driving around like maniacs, our cell phones glued to our […]

Nice nails, less travel

By Angela Peacock Weeks before Tucumcari’s newest business opened its doors to the public, potential customers were ready to spend their cash. A Nail Plus located at 805 south Second Street in Tucumcari has been open for business since Aug. 11. Before then, nail technician Alex Baca estimated at least 50 messages were left on […]