God constant presence in our lives

Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. — Matthew 11:28

Tolerance for bullying upsetting

By Geraldine Marquez: Guest columnist I woke up recently with a heavy heart, and shortly into my daily routine, our beautiful Tucumcari sunrise was covered by a looming rain cloud. I was watching the “Today” show. Meredith Vieira recited the story of a teenage girl severely beaten over a text message, and Vieira and the […]

Heavy rains cause sink hole on South First Street

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By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico New Mexico Department of Transportation crews were working Monday to repair a 4 1/2 foot deep sink hole on South First Street. Three days of heavy rains caused a 5 foot by 7 foot section at the intersection of South First Street and West Gamble Avenue to collapse, according […]

Heavy rains cause road closure

By QCS Staff Heavy rains have closed a section of State Road 252 about two miles north of House, according a resident in the House area. “There’s a draw north of House and the road is blocked,” said Denese Runyan who lives on Quay Road

4-H leaders: Heavy on the heart

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My husband and I were 4-H organizational leaders for quite a few years. That meant we were the ones who begged, cajoled or bribed other parents, friends and neighbors into sharing their expertise with the kids as project leaders. Soon after we began this journey a wise county agent said, “Remember, we’re not raising animals, […]

11-15-2006: Turk’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Turkey Shoot signup Remember the Turkey Shoot Scramble on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. Shotgun, Teams will be blind draw by the Turkey Committee. $20 entry fee per player. Many prizes and hopefully the weather will agree for all of us. Please call by 5 p.m. Saturday, if possible. You might notice some […]

Street open for public

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun This afternoon, there will be a grand opening of Main Street. Those orange construction barrels barring traffic on Main Street will have departed.  Cars  and trucks will again be able to use  long-blocked Main Street. You’ll be able to go east and west and and north over the overpass onto […]

9/24 Library new arrivals

Fiction True Betrayals by Nora Roberts. Kelsey is shocked to learn that her mother — whom she had assumed was dead — has really been in prison all these years for killing her lover. Hunting Fear by Kay Hooper. An extraordinary psychic comes upon a madman out to win a sick game. Exact Revenge by […]

Storm hits area

By Ryn Gargulinski: Freedom Newspapers – Heavy rain, hail and high winds creates havoc on area yards, farms. The night skies across New Mexico were alight with red, white and blue on the Fourth of July, but the fireworks were about the only illumination for Tucumcari residents. More than 4,500 homes and businesses lost power […]