Prayer can prevent hasty decisions

Debra Whittington “Trust in the LORD… he shall direct thy paths.” Proverbs 3:5-6

Tucson tragedy reminds us to help those in need

Lynn Moncus As we look back on Saturday’s incident in Arizona, we can but wonder what lies ahead. We tend to remain in awe about what goes on in our country and continue to ask what can be done to prevent even one of the atrocities. Because we feel almost as if we are on […]

Reading Bible often leads to explosive truths

by Leonard Lauriault Since before the apostles died, people have been distorting scripture and misleading others (2 Peter 3: 15-18). Some erroneous concepts are of little consequence; others are so critical as to prevent one’s salvation. A basic, open-minded, personal study of God’s word answers all critical questions clearly (at least, it did for me). […]

Laws needed to prevent youth from alcohol injury

By Brian Haines I would like to commend Donald Schutte for the proposal that seeks to prevent the consumption of alcohol by minors. It is my hope and understanding that our city commissioners will be willing to support this proposal. As a community we desperately need to be more aware of the impact of alcohol, […]

Man sues county over cattle guards

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Chelle Delaney Cattle guards prevent livestock from roaming county roads. They also prevent Quay County resident Lee Stone, 64, from driving his horse-and-wagon team from one piece of property to another. And so Stone is taking the county to court. He’s asking Quay County remove the guards from county roads where Stone drives his horses.District […]

April 1942

Mayor H.R. Priddy declared the week of April 13-18 Barrel Week in Tucumcari and hoped to collect 100 iron barrels needed to complete a barrier in front of the main dam at Conchas Lake. The barrier had to be completed before boating and fishing could be allowed on the lake to prevent sabotage. … After […]

Yard and Garden: Taking care of your live Christmas tree

By Tom Dominguez The boughs of holly have been used to deck the halls, and sprigs of mistletoe hang over every door, but the one plant that Christmas would not be complete without has yet to be brought in — the Christmas tree. The kids are anxious; they want to decorate the tree NOW! But […]

Residents ready homes for winter weather

By Ryan Lengerich As gas prices rise and winter approaches, homeowners have a variety of options to keep energy bills low. At Tucumcari Lumber, demand for winterizing products has been high in recent weeks. Store employee John Thompson said taking simple precautions and spending a relatively low amount of money to prevent heat loss can […]