Fire engulfs Family Dollar in smoke

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The Family Dollar store was engulfed in smoke about 8 p.m. tonight. Firefighters were concentrating on the store’s back entrance area at Hines and Third streets. No flames were visible. The discount store’s front entrance is located on the south side of Route 66 at the corner of Third Street. A Family Dollar clerk at […]

Facing the giants who drain joy from our lives

By Debra Whittington And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. Romans 8:28 I love to watch movies and have a few that I can watch over and over. Each time I see them they are fresh and […]

Washington has no business in movies

FNNM Columnist: Kevin Wilson Mid-term elections are still about four months away, but I’ve got all the advice you’ll ever need. Elect them all back. Elect them all back because it’s evident that every major problem facing the United States today has been solved. Wait, what’s that you say? Your problems still exist? My fault. […]

Clovis considered as movie site

Freedom Newspapers Clovis is being considered as a site for a movie called “Seasons of Dust,” Mayor David Lansford said. Set in 1930, the movie will portray an Oklahoma farming family forced to move to the city after being unable to eke out a living due to dust storms. Lansford said Clovis is being considered […]

Be prepared for code questions

By Debra Whittington: QCS Religion Columnist Show me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths. Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day. Psalm 25:4-5 For the word of the LORD is right; and all his works are […]

10/1 Quay personality

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Who: Glen Burns An artist, architect, actor and self-proclaimed “hotel brat,” Burns said his dad owned the Conchas Hotel and they moved to Tucumcari in the early 1960s. Claim to fame: Burns has big ideas. Perhaps they stem from the 23 big screen appearances he said he’s had as a movie extra. Or maybe they […]

Locals win roles as movie extras

William Thompson J.R. Montoya and his wife, Maxine, recently spent a day on a movie set in Floyd. The Tucumcari couple had to dress as an early 1960’s ranching couple and sit in a church all day in order to appear in the movie Believe in Me . The movie is being filmed in and […]