Healthy living matter of choice

Tom Morris The United States Department of Agriculture identifies five food groups: fruits, vegetables, grains, meats and legumes, and milk. The following information will guide you to making more healthy choices when consuming foods from these five food groups:

Five year old killed in crash

Freedom New Mexico A 5-year-old girl was killed and six others injured in a one-vehicle rollover Monday on Interstate 40 near Tucumcari. According to a release from the New Mexico State Police: •

Candidate profiles: Lieutenant governor

Primary elections are Tuesday in New Mexico. The state has three Republican candidates running for lieutenant governor. Five Democrats are seeking the post. We recently invited all to write a 300-word response to the question: How will you make New Mexicans’ lives better as lieutenant governor? Democrats Brian Colon, Lawrence Rael and Gerald Ortiz Pino […]

Lieutenant governor candidates respond with essays

Primary elections are June 1 in New Mexico. The state has three Republican candidates running for lieutenant governor. Five Democrats are seeking the post. We recently invited all to write a 300-word response to the question: How will you make New Mexicans’ lives better as lieutenant governor? Democrats Brian Colon, Lawrence Rael and Gerald Ortiz […]

Looking back at five decades ago

By David Stevens: Freedom editor Tucumcari’s school board held a special session 50 years ago today and unanimously approved a plan to build a new high school. The board agreed to acquire 32 acres and a concrete building — formerly used by a drive-in theater — on the “Yessler property,” where the school would be […]

Freedom Communications announces company-wide wage reduction

Freedom New Mexico Freedom Communications, Inc. announced a five percent across-the-board

Mesalands rodeo team in top five at Arizona events

Special to the QCS Mesalands Community College’s Rodeo Team traveled to Florence, Ariz.

Public records not private matter

By Ray Sullivan Five years ago next month, New Mexico legislators defeated — for the second time in two years — a bill that would have set up an electronic portal that the state declared would make public records more accessible. The bill died because it was poorly thought out and ambiguously worded. Those flaws […]

IRS is holding checks for five area residents

By Thomas Garcia Some Quay County residents could be eligible for an an unclaimed IRS refund or economic stimulus payment from the government.The IRS has a list of five residents in Quay County who have a tax refund or stimulus check that were undeliverable. The five are Randy and Willa Callaway of McAlister and Andrew […]

4-H riders win steer riding buckles

Special to the QCS Five Quay County 4-Hers have been competing in a series of steer ridings held in conjunction with the Father’s Forge Church Tough Bull Riding Series.