Notes from the Church Lady: Forgiveness proves challenging, rewarding

Debra Whittington “If it be possible…, live peaceably with all men.” Romans 12:18

Notes from the Church Lady: God’s love transcends popularity

Debra Whittington

Integrity makes endorsements difficult

Baxter Black Sometimes you have to choose between personal principles and sympathetic understanding. For example, as a public personality, I have deliberately chosen to decline invitations to do political fundraisers. Although I have strong opinions, I leave those national issues to pundits with thicker skin. Once I had a request to make a commercial for […]

British election may affect November polls

To get through its current crisis, the United Kingdom needs another Iron Lady. That’s the derogatory term bestowed by her opponents upon Margaret Thatcher, the Conservative Party’s prime minister from 1979-90. But the moniker later was adopted by supporters when they admired Thatcher’s getting the country through the major crises of the late 1970s and […]

Lady Coyotes to play Lady Bronchos for district title

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Thomas Garcia The San Jon Lady Coyotes have advanced to Friday’s 7 p.m. District 4-1A championship game at Grady. “We need to stay calm and do what we do,” said Lady Coyotes senior Morgan Foster. “If we play our game we can beat Grady.” The third-ranked Coyotes are the last Quay County volleyball team still […]

9-30 On the shelves

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For information call 461-0295. Fiction Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon. A pothead private eye in Los Angeles, circa 1970. Non-fiction A Colossal Failure of Common Sense by Lawrence G. McDonald and Patrick Robinson. The inside story of the collapse of Lehman Brothers from a former […]

Tucumcari spikers edge Elida, 3-2

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Tucumcari’s Lady Rattlers’ volleyball team edged Elida 3-2 on Thursday night at the Snake Pit. “We transitioned well in offense and defense,” said Lady Rattlers head coach Tony Alarcon. “They came back despite that first-(game) loss.” Sophomore Michelle Fazekas sealed the deal for the Lady Rattlers with a kill, […]

Upcoming funerals

TuesdayDan Martinez: 9 a.m., Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Las Vegas. WednesdayWanda Marie Purcell: 10 a.m., First Assembly of God in Tucumcari.

Notes from the Church Lady

By Debra Whittington “But speak thou the things which become sound doctrine: That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in charity, in patience. The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things; That they may teach […]

Paul McCartney spotted in Tucumcari

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Chelle Delaney Beatlemania hit Tucumcari Thursday. Paul McCartney and his new girlfriend were seen visiting an antique shop and a getting a take-out order from Del’s Restaurant.“He looks pretty good,” said Shirley Hancock, a hostess at Del’s. Yvonne Braziel and Yvette Peacock, the sisters who own Del’s