Reunion chance to renew friendships

This weekend, Aug. 4-6, is one of the most special weekends of the year for Tucumcari High School Alumni, our friends, and relatives. Yes, we will be enjoying Rattler Reunion and recalling the great times we had at THS. The Class of 1981 will be hosting the affair and will see that all activities go […]

New mommy regrets: Readers talk about what they wish they’d done differently in those first sleep-deprived days

EXPECTANT parents

Caitlin Brody Nobody likes regrets, but when you’re a new mom or dad and every day presents a new challenge, you’re bound to face a few fumbles. Here, users of TheBump.com sound off on the top things they wish they could change about their own parenting (cue Cher’s “If I Could Turn Back Time”). And […]

Dorothy Randals always helped

Lynn Moncus Few people have done more to help preserve our area history than has Mrs. Dorothy Randals, who served on the Tucumcari Historical Research Institute Board for 37 years. During those years she helped with the collection, preservation, and presentation of items representing our county. Always willing to participate in the work days, Dorothy […]

Seek righteousness through grace

by Leonard Lauriault In Matthew 25: 31-46, the sheep and goats were separated because of what they had or had not done. In meeting people’s needs, the sheep knew they were doing right because they were following God’s plan (Deuteronomy 15: 11; 14: 28, 29; Leviticus 25: 35). Apparently, they didn’t realize that in serving […]

Much always wants more

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun What’s wrong with these people? You know, the people who make headlines because they’ve done something wrong. The problem may be that they’ve done so many things right – and risen to positions of power and authority. So, naturally, we expect a lot of them. But, like the rest […]

$5 million awarded for new high school

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Public Schools received $5.4 million from the Public School Capital Outlay Council for construction of a new High School, said Superintendent Aaron McKinney. At a Capital Outlay meeting in Santa Fe on Wednesday the state awarded $5,472,000 to the Tucumcari High School for the design and construction […]

Friends nurture healing

By Lynn Moncus Life certainly can change a little rapidly at times and sort of leave us wondering just what happened. This woman from Ima learned more about our medical facilities than she ever wanted to know when the body decided to slow her down. Few people have been as fortunate as I to have […]

College working to ready RFP for wind turbine

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun With more than $4 million secured from state and federal dollars, local college officials are now working to set up the North American Wind Research and Training Center at Mesalands Community College, starting with a wind turbine. The planned purchase of a turbine must be put out bid. And […]

4-H competition rewards efforts

by John Villalba A late, great judging coach and friend of mine once told me, “John, you as a 4-H agent, have to do everything possible to ensure that competition is never phased out of the 4-H program. You always must make sure that the torch of competition is never put out.” What Mr. Jerry […]

April 8, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Thursday • At 9:33 a.m., a female reported harassment. An officer advised her to fil• out a statement regarding a man she said was harassing her. • At 11:24 a.m., a male reported an […]