Hay ignites in trailer while on the road

By Baxter Black: On the Edge of Common Sense Jessie Winchester wrote a song called “Mississippi on my Mind.” It contained the line, “Where the dogs are hungry all the time.” The same can be said about team-roping steers. They’re bred to stay thin and rarely are they overfed. Shannon had a little arena and […]

4/23 Community notes

• The lady that Tucumcari residents affectionately have called “The Bread Lady,” Mary Jane Edaakie and her family will be in Tucumcari on May 7. Edaakie, who has visited the city in the past, will be making bread, Indian tacos, fry bread and pastries from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Tucumcari Historical Museum, […]

‘ Publish or perish’ game brings out the ‘country’ in me

By Lynn Moncus: Comments From the Canyon While playing the game of “publish or perish” for all too many years, guess who was always on the cutting edge of vanishing? Well, this woman from Ima had been hired to teach and had no spare time to research some esoteric, uninteresting subject to try to have […]

3-16 religion briefs

€ The End Time Ministries, 424 S. Monroe St., will celebrate its third anniversary at 3 p.m. Saturday. Pastor Eliseo Padilla from Denver, Colo. will preach. The services will be in Spanish and English, and anyone in the community is invited to attend. There will be a meal served following the service. For more information […]

Cell phones have their place

By Lynn Moncus: Local columnist Cellular phones are a great invention albeit they have become quite a public nuisance and a major distraction for drivers. Just watching people using them is an entertaining pastime, and listening to the users talk a top voice gives all within earshot an idea of the subject under discussion. Many […]

Calendar 2-12-05

• Today — American Legion Post 19 Valentine’s dance at the Post. • Today — The Zero Gravity Youth Center will host a Valentine’s Day Dance for ages 11-18. Call Susan Lease at 461-4922 of Alan Angel at 461-4411 for details. • Feb. 13 — United Ministerial Alliance of Clovis presents the Annual UMAC “African-American […]

Calendar 2-9-05

• Feb. 9 — House Community Empowerment Day at the House Senior Citizens Center, 9 a.m. Free workshops offered, crafts on display and free food. Open to the public. • Feb. 10 — City Commission meeting, 6 p.m. in the commission chambers, Tucumcari City Hall. • Feb. 11 — Tucumcari Chapter NSDAR meeting, 11:30 a.m., […]

Calendar for 2/02/05

• Feb. 2 – A cooking school for people with diabetes to learn how to prepare healthy dishes. Call 461-0562 to enroll. • Feb. 2 – Story time at the Tucumcari Public Library, 9:30 a.m., 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. • Feb. 2 – Quay County Commissioners will hold a work session in the commission […]

Communication with Lord still simple

Notes from the Church Lady “Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and shew thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not.” — Jeremiah 33:3 “Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time: Casting your care upon him; for he careth for you.” — […]

Registration for rec youth basketball begins

Tucumcari Recreation Department is currently registering fifth and sixth grade girls and boys for basketball. According to representatives, the fee is $25. Registration is being done at the Recreation center from 3-9 p.m. from Monday, Dec. 13 through Friday, Jan. 7. Representatives of the recreation department said the department is also seeking coaches for the […]