Gratitude for God brings peace

Leonard Lauriault Thanksgiving is next week. While Thanksgiving and harvest festivals are celebrated at various times during the year throughout the world, you remember the historical basis for this great American holiday — how the Pilgrims in Massachusetts joined with the local Native Americans in thanking their Creator and Provider after the Pilgrims had survived […]

Christmas a chance to acheive your personal peace

By Debra Whittington Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men. Luke 2:14 The hustle and bustle of the Christmas season is almost past as the year winds down. By the time you read this, most of the preparations for Christmas will be through. However for some, Christmas continues […]

Remembrance for a gentle man who made a difference

By Debra Whittington I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love; Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. Ephesians 4:1-3

Officer Shaw leaving Tucumcari Police force

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By QCS Moving on…Police Sgt. Darrick Shaw, who has worked almost 13 years for the Tucumcari Police Department, is leaving the department to pursue a job with an international peace mission in the Middle East. “I’m looking forward to the opportunity,” Shaw said. “I love my job here and I’m going to miss it. There’s […]

Be prepared should be motto for everyday lives

By Debra Whittington Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. John 14:27 The recent fires that devastated residents in southern California should serve as a wakeup call for all of […]

From cradle, to cross, to second coming

by Leonard Lauriault Throughout this year’s Christmastime, I’ve been reminded of the familiar saying, “Jesus is the reason for the season.” We need reminders of Jesus’ historical life because so many people are trying to distort it, taking the “Christ” out of Christmas and all of life (1 Timothy 4: 1, 2; 2 Peter 2: […]

New times don’t call for new greetings

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist Recently, a group of us began to reminisce about other times in our area and where pleased to have so many positive memories about those gracious days. Maybe we were just less hurried and harried then and had the time to use even the simplest social amenities. One of us […]

April 22, 2006 Library Books

The following books are available for checkout at the Tucumcari Public Library: Fiction Labyrinth by Kate Mosse. A woman on an archaeological dig in France stumbles on the 13th century secret of the true Grail. False Impression by Jeffrey Archer. A murderous international conspiracy swirls around a stolen Van Gogh. What Price Love? by Stephanie […]

Israel, Palestine have opportunity for some peace

Freedom Newspapers Recently we have been skeptical of the prospect — trumpeted in some quarters — that the death of Yasser Arafat and the election of his longtime aide Mahmoud Abbas was likely to create a significant opportunity for a useful Palestinian-Israeli “peace process” to begin. Well, when it comes to this issue skepticism is […]

Ghost haunts discussion topic

TV Hagenah Many people don’t know that I was in the Peace Corps when I was younger. I sometimes think that Peace Corps itself is somewhat embarrassed by the fact. Personally I don’t feel they should be. After all, most of the things I did were repairable. I bring up my Peace Corps service because […]