Looking back — July 6

July 1959 Vernon Hines won the inaugural Horseshoe Pitching Contest sponsored by the Tucumcari Daily News. He defeated Art Ward 21-8 in the final round.

Keeping spirit fit just as important as your body

By Debra Whittington But exhort one another daily, while it is called To day… Hebrews 3:13 Before Jillian Michaels and Bob Harper of “The Biggest Loser” television show by many decades came the original fitness guru, Jack La Lanne. While fitness and health are in the forefront of American society, Jack pursued a healthy lifestyle […]

Cowboy creativity entertaining

By Baxter Black: FNM columnist Cowboys can be quite creative when hard times cut into the daily operating expenses. Take Roy’s cousin BB. One of BB’s heifers had come off his badlands and crossed onto Roy’s pasture. On that fateful day BB had driven his pickup and gooseneck trailer to Roy’s place to pick him […]

2008 Quay County Fair schedule

There will be Bluegrass Music daily in the Exhibit Hall

Community Notes: Pool set to open Saturday, Holiday closings, training grant awarded

City pool ready to open Saturday The Tucumcari City Pool will open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, a city official said.The pool will be open daily from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday for family nights, when children must be accompanied by […]

Cold reminds us of God’s calling

By Leonard Lauriault We’ve done a lot of snow shoveling and frost or ice scraping lately. Recently, while I was scraping my wife’s car windows (good boy that I am), my neighbor came over and said, “I thought you did that yesterday.” I replied, “Yep, but some things are like devotions, needing to be done […]

QCS wins 7 NMPA awards

Freedom News Service The Quay County Sun won seven New Mexico Press Association awards this weekend for weekly newspapers under 3,000 circulation. During the association’s Saturday evening award banquet in Albuquerque, the Quay County Sun’s sister papers also won 11 awards. The Clovis News Journal won the New Mexico Press Association’s general excellence award for […]