Rattlers hunting win

Thomas Garcia Tucumcari, Logan and House are still in hunt for their first win while the San Jon Coyotes will try to carry over the momentum from last week’s win.

Bike run to benefit Toys for Tots

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Russell Anglin The First Assembly Church of God in Tucumcari will hold its first “Love for the Little Ones” Toys for Tots motorcycle run Saturday. Jaime Olivas, First Assembly congregation member, proposed the bike run as a way for bikers to socialize with one another while contributing to the needs of area children. “The money […]

Motor tour draws more than 40 to Tucumcari

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Thomas Garcia On Saturday the vintage classic cars, newer cars, trucks with campers in tow and RVs set out from the Tucumcari Convention Center on the first leg of the Route 66 Motor Tour. “I am from Amarillo and love Route 66,” said Bob “Crocodile” Lile. “When I found out this tour was going to […]

Immigration debate not first divisive issue

It’s nothing short of civil war, according to Al Kreiger. The Yuma, Ariz., mayor told a forum on immigration last week that the issue of immigration enforcement authority has torn this country in two. Kreiger noted that such wars occur when state and federal governments are at odds. “We basically have an undeclared civil war […]

Fat not good measure of fitness

In 1979, Covert Bailey first published a popular book entitled “Fit or Fat.” The book has sold nearly 900,000 copies to date. The premise of his book was that the typical out-of-shape American could implement lifestyle choices that would make them either fit or fat. Mr. Bailey stated that you could be either fit or […]

Privatizing mail delivery could save post office

The U.S. Postal Service has increased rates so often in recent years it came out with the Forever Stamp, which is good for a first-class mailing into the indefinite future. On July 6, the USPS proposed another increase, a two-cent hike, to 46 cents, in 2011. That’s a 4 percent increase. Rates for other types […]

Quay 4-Hers take top awards in district horse show

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Special to the QCS Two Quay County 4-Hers took top awards at the Southeast District 4-H Horse Show The Southeast District 4-H Horse Show was held in Capitan on Saturday. Three 4-Hers showed their Horsemanship Skills at this regional event. In the Novice division Brook Valentine was third overall, placing first in Showmanship at Halter, […]

Press Release: First-Ever New Mexico Tour 66 Motor Tour Revs Up

It wouldn’t be summer without an old-fashioned trip along the Mother Road and the Route 66 Association of New Mexico aims to please with its first-ever New Mexico Route 66 Motor Tour July 23-25, 2010.

Exercise not necessary to be physically fit

Tom Morris What is the first thing you think of when you hear the word “exercise”? If you are like most Americans, the word exercise conjures up an image of sweating, discomfort, hurting. Other people think that exercise means you must “run”, an activity that few people are physically able to do safely. The reason […]

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It’s a snap Girls Junior League Softball [image#2, align=right, size=thumbnail] The 2010 Girls Junior League Softball tournament marked the end of the season May 20. The Diamond Divas came in first place, followed by Cyclones in second, Code 3 in third and Logan Lakers in fourth. Cylones team members in the back row from left […]