Ministry moves location

QCS staff The Ministry of Hope has moved to a new location at 105 East Railroad Avenue, east of the Train Depot. They are accepting donations, just no mattresses or furniture. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Government can’t create jobs by spending

Hope that President Barack Obama had come up with a brilliant means of creating jobs — something big enough to warrant a joint session of Congress — was dashed after Thursday’s salesman-like pitch for another round of massive stimulus spending. Obama cannot create jobs and is likely to cause more debt. Mitt Romney and Rick […]

New life gives hope

Lynn Moncus As we watch the coming of spring, we tend to have a more affirmative attitude toward life and also feel our spirits lifting a bit. We can be feeling sad and can have that feeling become lighter as we look at the newborn calves. We can’t avoid smiling as we watch them romping […]

Tunisian unrest shows glimmers of hope

Freedom New Mexico One of the world’s more wretched dictators, Moammar Gadhafi of Libya, appeared to be losing his grip on power after more than 41 years. A British diplomat said Monday that Gadhafi had fled his strife-torn nation and was headed to Venezuela. A spokesman for the regime of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez denied […]

Nativity event to raise food

The Mission of Tucumcari presents The Nativity, a display of old and new nativity scenes, Saturday and Sunday, noon to 8 p.m. at 220 S. Jackson at the intersection of Jackson and Aber streets. The entrance fee per person is one or more non-perishable food item which will benefit the Ministry of Hope.

Letters to the editor: Rodeo coach commendable

Tucumcari is a wonderful town with a wonderful community college. Above all, you have an amazing rodeo coach. I hope you realize and appreciate the talents and accomplishments of C.J. Aragon. Here in Idaho, we are so proud of our Idaho native and have sent students from here to be tutored under his expertise. We’ve […]

Song leads to craving for steak

By Karl Terry: FNM columnist Ever get a song stuck in your head with no hope of shaking it? Lately for me it’s been the Zac Brown Band’s song “Chicken Fried.” You can’t miss the tune if you listen to a country music station longer than 15 minutes these days. “You know I like my […]

Golf more recreation than work

By Karl Terry: Freedom columnist Bob Hope once said “If you watch a game it’s fun. If you play it, it’s recreation. If you work at it, it’s golf.” I guess it’s recreation because I think my golfing partners on a recent outing will attest that I wasn’t working all that hard at the game. […]

Freedom strikes deal for Arizona paper sale

Freedom New Mexico Freedom Communications filed a motion Tuesday with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware seeking approval of the sale of its Phoenix-area publications to 1013 Communications LLC, an affiliate of Thirteenth Street Media. In a statement, Freedom said company officials hope a hearing will be held in early March and that the transaction […]

Locals donate shoes to help residents of Haiti

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The New Mexico State Police in Tucumcari, Casa De La Hope and area Subways are taking part in the donation of shoes for Haiti residents affected by last month’s earthquake. “We have received a donation of 300 pair of shoes,” said Noreen Hendrickson, New Mexico State Police dispatcher, on […]