Letter to the editor: Film promotes positive value

I would like to take a moment and thank our local movie theater for showing the film “Courageous” this week. My family and I were able to see it Saturday and found it a very moving and inspiring story, and would like to encourage other members of our community to take time to see this […]

Jesus’ birth beginning of fulfillment of God’s plan

In the movie, “A Christmas Carol,” Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the ghosts of Christmases past, present, and future who showed him the bleakness in each stage of his life and that he didn’t have a very bright future because of his past and present course. During this time of year, the Christian world celebrates […]

Actions express love better than words

Leonard Lauriault During the movie “On the Waterfront” (1954), Edie Doyle says to Terry Malloy, “I didn’t say I didn’t love you. I said to stay away from me.” Then there’s this guy whose wife complained that he never said he loved her. His response was that he’d told her he loved her when they […]

FCCLA holds middle school food drive

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The Tucumcari Middle School chapter of Family Career and Community Leaders of America has just finished its annual thanksgiving food drive. The middle school FCCLA sponsor, Mrs. Lamm, is very proud of how well the students responded, as they brought in 1,057 items to be donated to the Ministry of Hope. The FCCLA chapter runs […]

From the damage, God can bring collateral blessings

By Leonard Lauriault In the movie, Collateral Damage, the hero’s (played by Arnold Schwarzenegger) family is killed before his eyes while terrorists are attempting to kill their nemesis who did not die in the bombing. While discussing another sort of similar situation with some friends, one of them said, “That’s just not fair!” In our […]

A litte trust in the Lord goes a long way for movie

By Debra Whittington Trust in the Lord, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed. Delight thyself also in the Lord: and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart. Commit thy way unto the Lord; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to […]

June 1963

Frontier Theatres of Dallas took over operations of the Odeon and Canal Drive-In movie houses. … The local Girl Scouts moved from the national G.S. Council and joined the Camp Fire Girls. …Tucumcari is noted to have one of the lowest property tax rates in the state at $4.058 per $1,000. … The City’s 1963-1964 […]

Remembering the days of radio

In the olden days folks who lived in the boonies didn’t have many formal entertainment choices. We could see a movie in town on shopping day, usually Saturday. The local theater kept the same movie a couple of weeks, so except for the Saturday afternoon serials (that always ended with a cliffhanger to get us […]

Mother and son duo take to the screen

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A Tucumcari mother and son have been spending time together on the silver screen. Donna Booher and her son, Gerren Loman, of Tucumcari can be seen in the remake of the 1957 western-action film, “3:10 to Yuma,” staring Russell Crowe, Christian Bale and Peter Fonda. The film opened on […]

Stores to repair, reopen

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Clean up from a fire Sunday night that engulfed the Family Dollar store and its neighbor, Movie Gallery, appears to be underway. The stores will reopen, said representatives of both retailers. A large waste container was placed in front of the Family Dollar on Tuesday. The New Mexico State […]