New year opportunity for fresh start

“This is the day which the LORD hath made…” Psalm 118:24 What difference does a number on a piece of paper known as a calendar make in our lives? What about the year? Is Jan. 1 that much different than Dec. 31? Does all of this make a difference to average people like you and […]

4-H hosting archery shoot

Quay County 4-H Shooting Sports program is hosting a 3D archery shoot as a fundraiser. The Fall Classic Shoot will be on Route 66 at Five Mile Park on Oct.16, 2010. Registration opens at 9 a.m. Entry fees are $20 for adults, $10 for youth age 12 -17, $5 for kids 8-11 years old and […]

Here’s to living life in the dental fast lane

I lost a tooth the other day. It was the molar on the northwest side next to my only wisdom tooth that ever came in. Which explains why sometimes I go over the edge of common sense. I mean, how many wise men would pass a policeman on a double yellow line, pass up an […]

June 21, Begin a new season of adventure as a member of God’s family

By Leonard Lauriault This coming Sunday is June 21st, which all recognize as the first day of summer and a new season giving many the opportunity for new adventures. This year it also is Father’s Day. For my family there’s a lot of other significance attached to the day as well as the date. Two […]

Students gain insight from museum tour

Lynn Moncos Some of the Tucumcari Historical Research Institute board members had quite an experience Wednesday morning when 175 students from Tucumcari Elementary School toured the museum to see the Smithsonian Exhibit, as well as some of the items belonging to the institute. Just watching those youngsters and their teachers was a major treat for […]

Some days are more important

Leonard Laurialt I’ve certainly missed or misused opportunities. This time, the significance of a 5-Sunday February didn’t occur to me until I didn’t have time to write another article before the newspaper deadline. Life presents us with lots of what seem to be “once in a lifetime opportunities.“ Many people experience a year ending in […]

Stitching patterns of lasting friendships

By Angela Peacock The baseball playoffs are in full swing nationally, but Tucumcari’s favorite pastime this weekend is quilting. This weekend’s Tucumcari Route 66 Quilt Show is an opportunity for quilt enthusiasts to come together and share hand crafted creations while meeting new friends and fellow quilters. Tucumcari’s Quay-Z Quilters, organizers of the event, are […]