Green jobs only produce fiscal black hole

Freedom New Mexico The faddish obsession with “green jobs” is being revealed as a massive waste of taxpayer money. Pipe dreams eventually are revealed for what they are — unrealistic, wishful thinking. It didn’t take long for Spain’s touted green-job revolution to be revealed as a financial disaster, siphoning taxpayer subsidies and destroying 2.2 real […]

Male mentors step up to fill the hole in children’s’ lives

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Cathy Keen GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Desperately needed as youth mentors, some men are answering the call despite negative publicity about male transgressions that can keep them at arm’s length from children and teenagers, says a University of Florida researcher. Today’s high rates of divorce, single parenting and working mothers place a greater premium on men […]

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 […]

Tucker seeks greener fairways as pro at T or C

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Howie Tucker, PGA golf pro at Tucumcari Municipal Golf Course, has resigned to take a similar position in Truth or Consequences. Tucker, who has been at the course for three years, said he will be leaving early next year to work for the Truth or Consequences Golf Course. Tucker […]

11-14-07 Tucks Turf

Upcoming Event The Annual Turkey Shoot is at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday. Shotgun start , 4 person blind draw scramble. Team closest to the hole prize on Hole # 5 and gift certificates for your favorite turkey. Sign up by 9 a.m. Sunday. We hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving with there families. Howie Tucker […]

Sept. 27, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

Many golfers and non-golfers enjoyed Saturday evening’s Nite Lite Scramble party. It couldn’t have happened without the help of volunteers Des and Linda Griggs, Sandy Lee, Gary Lee, Randy and Carol Block, Dave Hein, Vicki Frost and all the club members. And I hope I didn’t forget anyone. Nite Lite format For those of you […]

09-06-2006: Turk’s Turf

Just another quick reminder about top dressing and overseeding. The action will be starting on Monday morning. Hopefully, the weather will provide us with favorable conditions. Please bear with us on the plugging. Upcoming events Sunday the 10th Ryder Cup Type Tourney will be held starting at 12:45 p.m. Two-person teams, with first nine scramble […]

May 31, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

What a fierce couple of weeks for the grass — or for that matter, anything — thanks to the wind. Expensive ace Kenny Kingston made a hole-in-one on the No. 5 hole a couple of weeks ago and eventually had to take on a couple of extra jobs to pay for the party the players […]

April 29, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

Monday is Tucumcari’s district golf meet, starting at 9 a.m. Teams from Las Vegas, Santa Fe, Raton and Portales will be host by the Rattler golf squad. Members of the 2006 Tucumcari team are Clay Beevers, Justin Alvarez, Drew Hale, Olivia Mitchell, Johnny Barreras, Stephen Smith, Qasim Badshah, Michael Martinez, Anas Badshah, Nate Andrada and […]

8/20 Tuck’s Turf

August started with a bang when the annual Rattler Reunion Scramble was held on Aug. 5 with players from way back showing they still have the talent to get it into the hole. That reminds me of something important for all of the young players in Tucumcari. A good number of the players returned to […]