Looking back — Sept. 1

September 1967

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August 1955

Looking back at five decades ago

By David Stevens: Freedom editor Tucumcari’s school board held a special session 50 years ago today and unanimously approved a plan to build a new high school. The board agreed to acquire 32 acres and a concrete building — formerly used by a drive-in theater — on the “Yessler property,” where the school would be […]

12-23 Letter to the Editor

Perfect gift came a long time ago As we prepare to celebrate various holidays this week, some of us may still be looking for the perfect gift. It gives me some pause to consider that the truly perfect gift came long ago, in the form of an unparalleled sacrifice. “For God so loved the world […]

Looking at past helps achieve deeper fellowship

Jesus’ apostles were with him for a few years to learn and become prepared to teach us (Acts 4: 13; Matthew 28: 18-20). They speak from firsthand experience so we also can have the firsthand experience of learning directly from Jesus – from hearing his teachings also (2 Peter 1: 16-21; John 12: 44-50; 16: […]

Nominations sought for cowboy gathering’s heritage award

S The annual Cowboy Gathering is looking forward to

Insecticide may make organic gardeners smile

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension Are you still looking for an environmentally-friendly insecticide that won’t harm beneficial insects, but still sticks it to pesky pests? You may need to look no further. Spinosad (pronounced spin OH sid) is a relatively new insect killer that quickly and safely controls a variety of caterpillar, beetle and […]

City clerk says she’s looking forward to family time

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Thomas Garcia After two decades of working for the city of Tucumcari and Quay County, Jeannette Maddaford will retire today. Maddaford, who was interviewed earlier this week, is looking forward to starting the new year by catching up with family, friends, and postponed plans and hobbies. Maddaford is married to Rex Maddaford who is part […]

12-20-2008: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. TuesdaylAt 1:10 a.m., an anonymous caller reported s suspicious subject on west Barnes Avenue looking through the neighbor’s window and banging on the caller’s door.l At 11:51 p.m., […]

Game and Fish officers seeking information on deer found at Conchas

By QCS Staff The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is looking for information to help solve a case in which a deer was illegally killed Nov. 23 or Nov.