Ministry of Hope deserves town’s help

By Chelle Delaney The Ministry of Hope says it needs help. In the recent past, the ministry has received financial aid from groups outside the Quay County area. However, because of the lingering need from Katrina, tornadoes here and in the southwest, and other natural disasters, the ministry has not received that aid, said a […]

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 […]

RAD hopes water woes fixed

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BY QCS Staff A valve with a broken gate, that prevented water from flowing east in the water line along the Frontage Road, may be culprit in a local water coop delivery system. “We’re hoping this will fix it,” said Shane Jennings, who conducts maintenance for RAD, the Rural Area Development Coop, and who serves […]

Rattlers place for consolation place

The Tucumcari Rattlers will play at 1:30 p.m., against the Hope Christian Huskies of Albuquerque for the consolation place in the Santa Rosa Tournament. In their first match on Thursday, the Rattlers lost 18-6 to the defending 1A state champions Gateway Christians Warriors of Roswell. They came back on Friday to win 22-2 Friday against […]

Tucumcarian part of national Baptist board

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Mary Ann Garrett of Tucumcari serves on the North American Mission Board (NAMB), headquartered in Atlanta. It is an outreach of the Southern Baptist Convention. She also serves as consultant to Southern Baptists’ outreach ministries in eastern New Mexico and the Baptist Convention of Mexico. There are nine churches, with […]

Rattlers hope to pull huge upset over Huskies

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun As the Tucumcari Rattlers make their first trip to the state basketball tournament in 16 years, they go with the mindset that people don’t expect them to be there very long. Tucumcari (18-11), the Class 2A Region C runner-up, is the last seed of eight in the tournament. The […]

Kids, roads and community top priorities

By Brian Moore: Guest columnist We’re about to start a new legislative session this week, and it should be an interesting one. We’re starting a 30-day session, which is supposed to be only for the budget, plus a few items the governor thinks important enough to deal with in this short period of time. You’ve […]

Acknowledging the real gifts of the holidays

By Leonard Lauriault: QCS columnist So, what’d you get for Christmas? Was it what you wanted? We often look forward to gift-giving (receiving) times with eager expectations. Many knew exactly what they wanted and were excited at the prospects of receiving that, only to be disappointed because they were given something different, even an item […]

Ministry changes its name, not services

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS staff Tucumcari’s neighborhood ministry, La Casa de la Hope, is changing its name. But it’s not changing its methods or its penchant for serving the community, Vice President Mary Ann Garrett said. Newly dubbed The Ministry of Hope, the only thing different at its South First Street location is a new […]

Mothers know true potential, hope

By Baxter Black: On the Edge of Common Sense Behind those eyes there shines a light That’s guided me from my first step Down life’s highway through thick and thin So I could tell the wrong from right. Behind those eyes there beats a heart That taught me love is what you feel And to […]