Letter to Editor: Spay clinic boon to community

by Lynn C. Rodgers Our town was lucky. We had the spay and neuter mobile clinic here on Oct. 17. We need that clinic here again. And if we could arrange for two or three days, what a lifesaver in dogs and cats that would be. Twenty-nine animals were sprayed and neutered that Wednesday. Over […]

Giving way to herd instinct is long way from easy chair

By Aggie Moncus The slave decided I, Aggie, could do the writing this week because she was otherwise occupied–meaning she was too lazy to do any extra thinking. She and I really have had some good times on our Sunday walks of late because the weather has been cooler and more comfortable. She even decided […]

Parents needed to provide foster care

There will be a free ice cream social Tuesday. The state’s Children, Youth and Families Department want you to get the scoop on foster and adoptive parenting, according to a press release. It will be from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the Tucumcari CYFD office at 107 W. Aber. For the children, […]

05-26-2007: Letters to Editor

Feedlot causes concern I cannot believe the citizens of Tucumcari would even consider letting a feedlot that close to town. The ethanol plant is bad enough. I have lived and been around both, the smell is awful. Even on a calm day, a feedlot generates a lot of dust and it can’t be healthy. It […]

Ills of winter are cabin fever, yearning for spring

By Aggie Moncus Because the slave is pretending to be ailing, I decided to do the writing in order to prevent your having to hear all the whining I have had to listen to. She really likes to put on a show, but if we just ignore her, she’ll take a nap and stay out […]

Become doers of the word, not just hearers

by Debra Whittington For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in: Naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick, and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came unto me. Then shall the righteous […]

11-15-2006: Turk’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Turkey Shoot signup Remember the Turkey Shoot Scramble on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. Shotgun, Teams will be blind draw by the Turkey Committee. $20 entry fee per player. Many prizes and hopefully the weather will agree for all of us. Please call by 5 p.m. Saturday, if possible. You might notice some […]

Put an end to policitcal season with smiles, laughter

By Lynn Moncus During the last few weeks, many of us have expressed our displeasure regarding the levels to which some of the politicians in our state and nation sank in order to try to beat their opponents. What kind of examples are such people setting for our youth? What kind of people are trying […]

Tucumcarian part of national Baptist board

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Mary Ann Garrett of Tucumcari serves on the North American Mission Board (NAMB), headquartered in Atlanta. It is an outreach of the Southern Baptist Convention. She also serves as consultant to Southern Baptists’ outreach ministries in eastern New Mexico and the Baptist Convention of Mexico. There are nine churches, with […]

Board reiews progress statistics

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Tucumcari’s third-graders perform above the goals set by New Mexico’s Public Education Department in reading, math and science, according to a report presented at the Tucumcari School Board meeting Tuesday. However, there is a decline after that, said board member Albert Mitchell. Mitchell has been analyzing test data supplied by […]