Seek God’s guidance before springing to action

Spring started this past Tuesday and the local schools are on spring break this week. There are certain things that happen each spring; some of them due to man’s timing, like spring break, and some, like the spring equinox, because God set the schedule (Genesis 1:14-19). Sometimes God allows us to set the schedule and […]

Local woman gets past first-round cuts of national model search

Thomas Garcia A Tucumcari woman advanced to the top 100 in a national model search contest. Cassie Huffman, a mental health counselor who teaches a psychology class at Mesalands Community College, survived the first cut in the Maurice’s Main Street Model Search. “Thank you all,” Huffman said. “Without your votes, I would not have made […]

Author tells landmarks’ stories

One more time, we have a native writer who has published a book to entice readers who enjoy glimpses into the past. Gene L. Duke has compiled a unique look at scenes along the roads in this area of the nation — “Route ‘66’: May They Rust in Peace.” This volume is about the many […]

Police: Burglaries on rise

QCS staff Over the past three months there has been a increase of burglaries unusual to Tucumcari, said Deputy Police Chief Peter Rivera. Rivera said the department is aware of the issue and is taking steps to address the problem. “Our evening and night shift officers are stopping the people they see out and identifying […]

Living through past gives hope

On August 21, the woman from Ima felt compelled to take a short drive to lma to spend some time just scouting around while enjoying moments of the present and of the past. Although I don’t go there very often, I have noticed for some time that few cattle were to be seen along the […]

Walking? Spicy foods? Both among bids to bring on labor

"Stroller babes" walk around Mckinley Park

Liza Lester By nine days past her baby’s due date last October, Sarah Ikemire was anxious – and speed-walking daily around Sacramento, Calif.’s McKinley Park. She wanted baby Mason to emerge on his own, without urging from drugs or, worse, a Caesarean section. She asked her doctor what she could do to encourage her baby […]

Weekend fun brings family pride

Thomas Garcia I know it has been a while since I updated you on what has been going on in the world of Thomas. Well, first off, let me get to the important part. My furry little friend is doing good. The rabbit has been a loyal workout companion and has been there for moral […]

Emergency crews respond to fire

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QCSun staff The Tucumcari Fire Department is working on trying to contain a fire today along Route 66 which spread to U.S. 54,

Mistakes facilitate life’s process

Russell Anglin Do you remember that really stupid thing you did not so long ago? Or maybe that one day where all you did was stupid things? Why did you do that, anyway? It’s not very much fun to think about. It might even make it a little harder to just go about your daily […]

Local probation, parole office closing

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Thomas Garcia A lower caseload and fewer offenders over the past five years has prompted the New Mexico Corrections Department to downsize the local probation and parole office, a department spokesperson said.