McCain needs to give voters more to go on

By Leon Logan There are a few things we know about John McCain. He has voted with Bush 90 percent of the time and 80 percent of the population say the country is going in the wrong direction. He supports the Iraq war and Iraq had absolutely nothing to do with 9-11. He thought Iraq […]

Complaints have their place in helping bring change

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Associate Publisher Which? Which of these three topics is most important? Your needs? Your wants? Your dissatisfactions? It’s the third of these topics that’s most important, according to the CEO of Procter & Gamble, A. G. Lafley,

Retailer says alley closed too long

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun An alleyway closed to traffic behind the fire-ravaged Sands-Dorsey building needs to be re-opened for delivery trucks and access to businesses, said businessowner Ruth Nelson. An orange barrier blocks the alley on Second Street between Main and Center streets. No vehicles can enter because large metal supports attached to […]

Head for the hills, or we’ll be howling at the moon

By Aggie Moncus At long last, I, Aggie, am going to visit with you this week. Actually this is our first visit in the New Year, and I am excited to be looking at a new calendar and wondering just what it is. All I can see is a bunch of funny markings, but the […]

12-29-2007: Tuck’s Turf

Happy New Year to everyone. I hope that everyone will have a prosperous New Year and make a lot of birdies and eagles! Many Thanks to everyone who made my stay in Tucumcari a fun and great experience. The support from the merchants during our busy tournament season is a tribute to the game of […]

Community input sought on high school project

By Aaron McKinney Tucumcari Public Schools has recognized for a number of years that our existing high school facility is showing its age. While we have a wonderful new library and a band and music facility that is more than adequate for our needs, the classrooms we must use everyday have challenges. We have heard […]

When you least expect, God provides

By Leonard Lauriault In the movie, Forrest Gump, Forrest’s shrimp boat partner, Lewtinint Dan gets mad because they haven’t found any shrimp. Lewtinint Dan begins cursing God and challenging him to show up. Forrest, who’s narrating the story, says, “God showed up,” because at about that time a hurricane struck. Shortly after crossing the Red […]

Can’t wait for Sunday reruns

By Aggie Moncus As you can see, I, Aggie, am in charge of the column this week because the slave is still pretending to be ailing too much to be able to do any writing – or anything else for that matter. Now and then I have to be rather forceful in order to get […]

Tucumcari gets new development director

By Leslie Radford: Quay County Sun There’s a new man in town who hopes to strengthen the economy of Tucumcari. Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Executive Director Peter D. Kampfer believes the key to success is to create employment opportunities and encourage the expansion of existing businesses. That will lead to new industry. Kampfer started at […]

Kampfer to head EDC

Leslie Radford There’s a new man in town who hopes to strengthen the economy of Tucumcari. Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Executive Director Peter D. Kampfer believes the key to success is to create employment opportunities and encourage the expansion of existing businesses. That will lead to new industry. Kampfer started at the EDC on Dec. […]