Proposal an invitation to voter fraud

Freedom New Mexico More dead people could be voting if U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has his way. Speaking last week at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas, Holder decried new laws in South Carolina and Texas that require voters to present a state-issued ID at the polls. He said the Justice […]

Are you ready? Not all of us will get a second chance

By Debra Whittington Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you. 1 Peter […]

Easter is a perfect time to seek Jesus

By Debra Whittington And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified. He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. And go quickly, and tell his disciples that he is risen […]

Bard man killed in home accident

By QCS Staff A man from Bard was killed Monday morning in a tractor accident. Daniel C. Taylor, 54, was killed when a large wooden beam he was trying to move became unbalanced and pinned him between the beam and a tractor, said Quay County Deputy Shane Strand. Taylor was pronounced dead at 10:35 a.m. […]

Two die in unrelated incidents

QCS Staff Tucumcari police on Tuesday were called to investigate two unrelated unattended deaths. In the first, a man was found deceased at a room at a motel on Tucumcari Boulevard, according to a police report. Lynwood Francis, 54, was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said. Francis’ sister in Maryland was […]

Dark day of Halloween still enjoyable

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff We still celebrate Halloween today, but the holiday’s (or holy day’s) roots go back to 1,000 B.C. That’s when, historians tell us, the Celtic people began to occupy a good part of Europe and the British Islands. The Celts were not a unified nation, rather they were a number of […]

Back hoe cuts off phone service in town

By Chelle Delaney For some, it was an eerie calm. For others, it was a frustration and a natural cause of concern. It was Wednesday, the day when nearly all of the town’s phone lines went dead, including the area’s 911 emergency service. “We have a back-up phone for 911,” said Tucumcari Police Chief Larry […]

Easter changes as you grow

By Debra Whittington: QCS Religion Columnist Notes from the Church Lady By Debra Whittington “And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified. He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. […]

It’s best to leave sleeping cows lie

By Baxter Black: QCS columist If ya hang around a sale barn long enough you are bound to see some strange, some would say supernatural or even extraterrestrial happenings — like a cattle buyer actually bidding a penny over the market, or a waiter in a tuxedo at the sale barn café, or what happened […]

Best television remains unplugged

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Managing Editor What’s not to love about the morning sounds of a town like Tucumcari? The sweetly peeping birds. The rooster that crows at the tendrils of dawn. The donkeys braying boldly down the road. Alas, a new sound was added to the mix the other morning. It was neither natural […]