Car trouble complicates schedule

Russell Anglin In this constantly fluctuating world, we are all required to step out of our comfort zones from time to time and meet unforeseen challenges. I was made aware of this life fact all over again late Sunday night when I discovered my car would not start. My reliance upon my car is pretty […]

Jesus’ name comes with guidelines

Leonard Lauriault I noticed an interesting combination of words and symbols on the back of another car while sitting at a red light recently. First, the words “Flex Fuel” were prominently displayed indicating that the car’s engine can run on fuel containing from 0 to 85% ethanol (E85), with the remainder being gasoline. While these […]

Albuquerque police fatally shoots Tucumcari native

Freedom New Mexico A man convicted in the 1998 shooting death of a Tucumcari man was shot to death Tuesday by Albuquerque police. Albuquerque police have identified a man fatally shot by an officer at a truck stop as 42-year-old Julian Calbert formerly of Tucumcari. Curry County Undersheriff Wesley Waller, a retired state police investigator, […]

Memories of first car still fresh

By Karl Terry: FNM Columnist As a red-blooded Amer-ican male I have no problem recalling the vehicles I’ve owned in my lifetime. Recently, as a part of an exercise in a Bible study, the class was asked to tell everyone what vehicle they first drove. The guys all quickly named off their first car. Some […]

Electric car debuts

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Mesalands Community College’s Automotive Technology Department students will unveil their electric vehicle during today’s Cinco De Mayo celebration at 5:30 p.m. “The students met every Wednesday for three hours this semester to build this car,” said Adrian Charbonnet, a Mesalands student. Charbonnet said the class basically turned a 1993 […]

Car trouble leaves cowboy trapped

By Baxter Black: On the edge of reason It happened to Brett, a country boy in college on a rodeo scholarship. His folks sent him off to college in a well-used 3/4 ton pickup with mud and snow and a grill that looked like the gate on a Russian prison, a 16-foot stock trailer the […]

Stay faithful during marriage

By Chris Schmaedeke: QCS managing editor One of the biggest news stories of late has been the circus that has followed golfer Tiger Woods getting in a car accident in the early hours of the day after Thanksgiving. But that was only the beginning of it. Since the car crash, a lot of stories have […]

Remembering mother’s calmness

Have you noticed that as we grow older, our memories tend to jump around rather randomly and can land on subjects we haven’t thought of in years? For no known reason, I landed in the early ’40′s and relived a sort of frightening experience. A local woman asked Mother to accompany her to lma so […]

Train derails near Nara Visa

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QCS Staff Union Pacific railroad crews are clearing the last of the wreckage of a multi-car derailment that occurred late Friday night outside of Nara Visa on U.S. Highway 54. Train service along the main track was interrupted for six hours, said railroad officials. Union Pacific’s Director, Corporate Communications Tom Lange said the train consisted […]

Police seeking car chase suspect

Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Police Department is still searching for a 31-year-old Tucumcari man suspected of leading police on a car chase Friday night. Police responded to a domestic violence call at 9:30 p.m. at a residence on South Fifth Street in Tucumcari. A suspect led police on a car chase across the city before […]