Savings savvy: Three ways to teach your kids about money

Paula Sirois This morning I implemented a new program with my kids: He or she who yells, pushes or screams has to put $1 into a jar on the shelf. At the end of the week, whoever hasn’t broken the rules gets all the cash. By this afternoon, I had already deposited $5, my son […]

Online program gives second chance

Thomas Garcia Six former students who returned to finish high school will walk across the stage Saturday to receive their diploma because of an online course offered by Logan Schools. “This is one of the best programs I have ever been a part of,” said Logan English teacher Anna Hibner. Hibner said Logan Superintendent Ricky […]

Future remains uncertain

Russell Anglin For once, I am at a loss for conclusions. I spent much of Monday on my computer, reading news articles, political commentators and the rabid prognostication of the online masses on message boards, trying to find out what exactly the consequences of Osama bin Laden’s death will be. Will this provide an endgame […]

Environmental activists’ emissions toxic

Many of us use references to help us make decisions, confirm our beliefs, or for inspiration. That means books (or online versions), such as the “Statistical Abstract of the United States,” “The Merck Veterinary Manual,” the Bible, the “Angus Herd Sire Registry” or the “Congressional Directory.” A recent acquisition for my audio parody library is […]

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Birthday bulletin reinforces knowledge

By Kevin Wilson Like every third person in the United States, I have a blog filled with trivial details about my life. What makes mine different from the others is this: I know it’s trivial. Nowhere else can you see dumb thoughts like mine, treated with such seriousness. (If a 5.5-ounce can of V8 advertises […]

April 12, 2006 Notable Notes

Work session set for Thursday The Tucumcari City Commission will hold a work session at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Waste Water Treatment Plant, located at 1700 N. Rock Island. The purpose of the work session will be to conduct a walkthrough of the facility with engineers. Following the work session, the regular Commission meeting […]

4/13 Community notes

• Friday is the deadline to enter the Cowgirl Ranch Rodeo that will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on June 4 at the Tri-State Fairgrounds in Amarillo. Entry is open to women who live on a ranch, work on a ranch or are ranch raised and spend extra time working on a […]