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Payne [image #1, align=left, size=medium] Please join Irene Payne, her family and friends to celebrate her 80th Birthday Jan. 15 at 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Logan United Methodist Church 103 S 2nd St. No gifts please, just your presence is requested. No local invitations will be sent. —Submitted by Colette Lawrence It’s […]

House FFA students use their brains at competition

Blake Moon On Feb. 11, the House FFA left for an exciting trip to the Noodle Making Lunch Club. The NMLC is a thrilling get together in which everyone is taught the basics in noodle making. OK, it wasn’t really the Noodle Making Lunch Club. The NMLC actually stands for New Mexico Leadership Conference, and […]

Comments from the Canyons: Missing purse teaches lesson of patience, compassion

Lynn Moncus Today, we are visiting with those of you who carry purses and who might become a bit careless. Yes, this woman from lma became careless and left her purse on the checkout counter in a local business. In other words, I placed temptation in the way of an individual who was having a […]

History preservation important task

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyon Those of us who are still interested in the history of our area are certainly missing the many sources we once had. When we have questions about the past, we really have to do a lot of searching in order to find someone left who can come up […]

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Doug Powers He is Tucumcari’s community development director. 1. What is your No. 1 priority as community development director? The No. 1 priority over the past several years has been the continuing improvement of Tucumcari’s infrastructure. I have always felt that the No. 1 function for any city is the provision of basic services such […]

God left behind instructions for following plan

By Leonard Lauriault: Religion columnist Men have disagreed about humankind’s role in salvation since before the reformation began in the 1550s. The reality, according to Scripture, lies between the extremes of faith and works. It’s likely more on the side of faith than works because there must be some level of faith causing us to […]

Bee-ware: Taking to the road can have its hazards

By Aggie The slave just left for afternoon coffee and told me I could write this column as it would be the last chance I’d have to write this year and the only chance I’d have to write before Christmas. Well, let’s begin by wishing you an early “Happy Holidays” and then get on with […]

Left-handedness

By Leonard Lauriault From my younger years, I remember hearing, “Right is right and left is wrong.” While I grew up during the Cold War and many communist groups were called, “Leftist,” and many today refer to more liberal, egalitarian philosophies as being to the left, this saying had nothing to do with politics, economics, […]

Simple steps help avoid mosquitos

By Tom Dominguez Recent rains have been a blessing to our parched land but have left a buzzing nuisance in the air.

Letter to Editor: Spreading the word

Start spreading the word Lots of thoughts and remembrances are spinning through my head as I return from Bettie Ditto’s funeral this afternoon. But, the one thing that we can all do as a tribute to Bettie is to take up where she left off. As the Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce president this year, […]