State, local ballots just as important as presidential

Freedom New Mexico The term “down the ballot” refers to the congressional, state and local races that ostensibly play second, third and fourth fiddle to the presidential contest. The names of the White House contenders will appear at the tops of ballots, with everything else further down. This presentation more or less mirrors the conventional […]

Deeds may come and go, canyons never let go

By Lynn Moncus At long last, Aggie and I found the courage and the energy to take a trip out home in order to renew our inner selves and to spend a few hours amid the spirits of the past and the beauty of the present. To do that fairly safely, we put the old […]

Complaints have their place in helping bring change

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Associate Publisher Which? Which of these three topics is most important? Your needs? Your wants? Your dissatisfactions? It’s the third of these topics that’s most important, according to the CEO of Procter & Gamble, A. G. Lafley,

God should be an important affair of the heart

by Leonard Lauriault “… In my heart there rings a melody, there rings a melody of love (Roth, 1924).” Valentines Day is past, but spring will soon be upon us with leaves and flowers and twitterpation – blind consumption with affairs of the heart. The Bible says we’re to have many things in our hearts […]

Country’s pets in need of representation

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The presidential debates are getting so bad that the moderators are being criticized. So what do the candidates do about it? They ask for their children’s help. John Edwards, for example, has been bringing his two kids, Jack, 7, and Emma Claire, 9, on the campaign trail with him. […]

Diabetes workshop scheduled

TV Hagenah “On The Road To Living Well With Diabetes” will be presented this month at the Conchas Water Coop, Wednesday, Nov 17. at 9:30 a.m. and again at the Quay County Extension office in Tucumcari on the same day. at 5:30 p.m.. Quay County Home Extention Agen Brenda Bishop said the workshop is very […]

Teachers return to school as students

TV Hagenah Elementary school teachers became students for two days this week as they went back into the classroom Monday and Tuesday not to serve as the mentor, but instead as the mentored. The reason that the desks were turned on the 33 Tucumcari Elementary School teachers was that a new math program is being […]

Scholarship fundraiser on Friday

TV Hagenah Mesalands Community College will hold its second annual Hispanic Scholarship Fundraiser on Friday at 6:30 and MCC president Phillip O. Barry is excited about the evening of visiting, dining and dancing. “This is an important event,” said Barry. “It plays a very important role in education in the community.” Barry said that all […]

Dems anticipate caucus

TV Hagenah According to representatives of the Democratic Party in Quay County, they are looking forward to Tuesday, Feb. 3 which will be the first ever Democratic caucus in New Mexico. “It’s very important for Democrats,” said the county chair of the Democratic Party in Quay County Ron Wilmot. “It’s important for them to vote […]

Blood brings Tucumcari out

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By TV Hagenah For many, losing blood usually brings to mind thoughts of Dracula and his minions. But for some people in Tucumcari on Saturday at the blood drive being sponsored by the Tucumcari city government, the possibility of losing some of their life-supporting fluid was a pretty good feeling. “It’s important to give blood,” […]