On the shelves — Oct. 19

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295.

‘Undocumented’ Americans face identity crisis

Call it hippie abuse. We’ve all heard about undocumented immigrants and their absurd connundrum: They cannot get documents, in part, because they lack documents that are needed to get documents. Duh. Our economy wants them, needs them and taxes them. Meanwhile, the law makes certain they live underground without the licenses and insurance they would […]

On the shelves —

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. Fore more information call 461-0295: Fiction “Flash and Bones,” by Kathy Reichs. A turbocharged case unfolds for the forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan in the series behind the show “Bones.” “Buried Secrets,” by Joseph Finder. Nick Heller, a “private spy” finds out things powerful people want […]

On the shelves —

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295. Fiction “Happy Birthday” by Danielle Steel. A woman, her daughter and a former football player arrive at their own crucial turning points on the same day. “Now You See Her” by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. Nina Bloom is forced […]

On the shelves — Aug. 17

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295. Fiction “The Devil Colony” by James Rollins. The discovery of a lost colony reveals a conspiracy from the nation’s founding. “A Dance with Dragons” by George R. R. Martin. After a colossal battle, the Seven Kingdoms face new threats; Book […]

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The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295. Fiction “Against All Enemies” by Tom Clancy with Peter Telep. Maxwell Moore pursues the terrorists who killed his C.I.A. colleagues in a bomb attack in Pakistan. “State of Wonder” by Ann Patchett. Tin the Amazon, a researcher seeds her former […]

Community briefs — July 4

Police need help finding dog State police are asking for help to find a missing search and rescue dog. The missing dog is a large black labrador retriever named Chance. Chance weighs 75 pounds, has a long tale and floppy ears, is seven years old and is very laid back and friendly. Call state police […]

Letters to the editor — June 29

New plan beats death panels Governor Martinez’s signing of a call to repeal the health care act is her affirmation of the conservative agenda of maintaining the status quo or more accurately, revert to the “robber baron” days. The Affordable Health Care Act was designed to cover more people, curb some insurance abuses and put […]

Calendar — June 22

Thursday Housing Authority Board at 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall Friday City Finance Board at 10 a.m., City Hall Monday Recreation Board at 6 p.m., Recreation Center. Quay County Commission at 9 a.m., Quay County Courthouse Tuesday Planning and Zoning Advisory Board at 5:15 p.m., City Hall Organizations Altrusa […]

Calendar — June 1

Friday Quay County’s 1st Cancer Drive at 5:30 p.m., at Rattler Stadium Saturday Kids Fishing Derby at 8 a.m. – noon at Ute Lake Marina Organizations Altrusa Club of Tucumcari: First and third Wednesday of each month, noon, Pow Wow Restaurant, 801 W. Route 66. Call 461-1377. American Legion Auxiliary: Bingo, 2:30 p.m. Sundays, Bingo […]