Watched pot boils eventually

Leonard Lauriault An old saying goes something like “A watched pot never boils,” indicating that time seems to go by slow as a snail when we’re expecting something to happen. The intended advice is to just find something else to occupy our time while we wait. Once, I was waiting for a pot of milk […]

Traffic stop nets pot cache

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Thomas Garcia A Georgia man is in federal custody following a traffic stop resulting in the seizure of 900 pounds of marijuana near Tucumcari.

DEA finds pot farm north of Tucumcari

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Thomas Garcia Federal drug officials, along with 25 soldiers from the New Mexico National Guard, raided a San Miguel County ranch on Friday and found 1,500 pounds of marijuana. The pot was valued at $2 milllion to $3 million, officials said. The ranch owner, along with many local law enforcement agencies, said they were not […]

06-23-2007: Calendar

Today: 5:30 p.m., Pot Luck dinner, Eastern New Mexico Bluegrass & Old Tyme Music Association, Quay County Exhibit Hall, fairgrounds. Admission free. Call 461-0456. Monday:  9 a.m., Quay County Commission meeting, Commission Chambers, Quay County Courthouse, 300 S. Third St. Monday: 6 p.m., Recreation Board meeting, Youth Recreation Center, 900 E. Laughlin Ave. Mondays ongoing: […]

06-20-2007: Calendar

Fridays ongoing: 7 p.m., Alcoholics anonymous Unity Group Meeting, 1424 S. Sixth St. Saturday: 5:30 p.m., Pot Luck dinner, Eastern New Mexico Bluegrass & Old Tyme Music Association, Quay County Exhibit Hall, fairgrounds. Admission: Free. For more information call 461-0456. Monday: 9 a.m., Quay County Commission meeting, Commission Chambers, Quay County Courthouse, 300 S. Third […]

Bricklaying teaches valuable lessons

QCS Religion Columnist: Leonard Lauriault I’m an experienced bricklayer. Now, before anyone tries to contract me to a job, let me describe that experience. I attended high school in the eastern Kentucky coalfields where nearly every house was heated with — you guessed it — coal. My neighbor put a coal furnace in his walk-out […]