Today’s necessities yesterday’s luxuries

By Lynn Moncus: Local columnist Through the years, we have visited much about the extremes in temperature and the luxuries we now consider to be necessities. We have often agreed the summer heat and the winter cold cause a little too much tension and we would prefer to remain less than 100 degrees and more […]

They study together, earn degrees together

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Chelle Delaney For the Lucero couple, James and Michelle, Friday night was an early present for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day all wrapped into one. Each of them walked to receive their degrees at Mesalands Community College’s graduation ceremonies. In addition to studying for their classes, they are the parents of three children and each […]

Rest is elusive when questions go unanswered

By Lynn Moncus Sometimes while awaiting the arrival of sleep, I let the mind wander in various directions in the hopes of relaxing and finding a thought that might be boring enough to allow a few hours of rest. Well, last night, I certainly found the dull subjects but had to spend more time thinking […]

GED degrees awarded by Mesalands

The following students were awarded their GED, or General Educational Development degrees, from the Mesalands Community College on Friday.

Mesalands grads looking to future

By QCS Staff Twenty-eight students received their associate degrees at

The heat’s on: More above average temperatures expected

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Triple digit heat has Tucumcari residents feeling the burn. “In Tucumcari there has been eight days of triple digit heat in the past month,” said National Weather Service forecaster Jennifer Palucki. “The hottest of these days was on Monday with a recorded temperature of 106 degrees.” In July 1980, […]

J. Clint Roberson

Services: Have been held. J. Clint Roberson, 66, died on Monday, July 23, 2007 at the Convenant Hospital in Lubbock, Texas. He was born March 8, 1941 in Northeastern Oklahoma, the son of J. Clint and Thelma Roberson. He attended and was a graduate of Oklahoma State University with Master’s degrees in mechanical and electrical […]

Local graduates from Fort Worth Seminary

FORT WORTH — Tucumcari native Samuel Mitchell earned a Master of Divinity degree with Biblical Languages from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, on May 7. Mitchell graduated from Tucumcari High School in 1991 and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion from Wayland Baptist University in 1998. He is the son […]

Weather turns moist in February

TV Hagenah According to the Agricultural Science Center at Tucumcari which is part of the New Mexico State University System, temperatures were creeping near the normal average level and precipitation is above the normal level. Patricia Cooksey of the Agricultural Science Center said the temperature and precipitation were a welcome change from past years. The […]

Every cowman’s nightmare

Baxter Black It was every cowman’s nightmare. Owen’s ranch in Globe was a long way from the Prescott sale barn. It also involved passing through the “Gates of Hell,” as he referred to the booming, seething expanse of asphalt and dragon’s breath other call Phoenix. Girding his loins, he loaded one old bull and ten […]