Senior runs to inspire fellow seniors

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Thomas Garcia A Illinois senior citizen is running the “Old Mother Road” from Chicago to Santa Monica to inspire other senior citizens to live a active and full lifestyle after their retirement. “I was going to be 71 on July 21, 2009 and it seemed like a good idea to run Route 66,” said Emory [...]

Visco shows Rattlers joy of running

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer Members of the Tucumcari Rattlers cross country team added four miles to their weekend total by joining a woman who is running from Boston to San Diego. The Rattlers were in good spirits Sunday morning as they gathered to meet and run with 24-year-old Katie Visco, eight miles northeast [...]

Roosevelt County infant dead as result of H1N1

Freedom New Mexico A Roosevelt County infant girl has died of the H1N1 flu, according to a news release from the state Department of Health. Late Thursday night, the department reported the death of the baby and a 5-year-old girl from Sandoval County. According to the release, neither child had a chronic medical condition. No [...]

Summertime memories still sweet

By Karl Terry: FNM columnist The old summertime saying goes: “I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.” I’m not too sure I’ve ever done too much screaming for ice cream but I sure have moaned and complained after eating too much of the frozen sweet stuff. I could eat ice cream every [...]

Ice cream a summer staple

By Karl Terry: Freedom New Mexico columnist The old summertime saying goes: “I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.” I’m not too sure I’ve ever done too much screaming for ice cream but I sure have moaned and complained after eating too much of the frozen sweet stuff. I could eat ice [...]

Tucumcari police chief Tasers 14-year-old

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By Chelle Delaney: QC Sun staff A 14-year-old Tucumcari girl is recovering at an Albuquerque hospital after being shot in the head with a Taser dart by Tucucmari Police Chief Roger Hatcher. Now, her parents say they want the police department to review its policies for using the Taser. The girl was hit in the [...]

06-13-09: Calendar

Today: 9 a.m. Field trip to the old Catholic churches in Gallegos and Bueyeros.

Old Testament festivals remind of us God’s continuing gift of salvation

by Leonard Lauriault Much of what Israel did in the Old Testament was symbolic of life in the Christian era and eternity (Hebrews 8: 5; 9: 23; 10: 1). One example of that is the annual feasts of Passover, Pentecost (also known as the Feast of Weeks or Harvest), and Feast of Ingathering (a.k.a. Booths [...]

Bluegrass festival offers open mic night

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QCS Staff The Eastern New Mexico Blue Grass and Old Tyme Music Association’s inaugural Bluegrass Festival starts Thursday. “The event is an opportunity to bring tourist dollars into Tucumcari,” said David Morris, event coordinator. Morris said 300 invitations have mailed and radio advertising is airing in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. “We have had flyers sent [...]

FIrst case of H1N1 influenza confirmed in New Mexico

By QCS Staff Department of Health Reports First Confirmed H1N1 Influenza CaseCase is 18-year-old Valencia County Male Who Has Recovered