Memories, love most important

By Karl Terry: Freedom New Mexico correspondent With a devastating season of fire in the Southwest and a hurricane bearing down on the east coast last week my wife posed the question, “What would you take if you only had an hour to evacuate our home?” I think an hour might or might not be […]

God’s children are filled with Holy Spirit

Leonard Lauriault Recently, I was asked a question I couldn’t answer, which isn’t unusual, but I did know someone who probably could. Because I even knew their phone number (it was our New Mexico State University Quay County Cooperative Extension Service office), the person asking the question said, “Wow, you’re just full of good information […]

Candidate profiles: Lieutenant governor

Primary elections are Tuesday in New Mexico. The state has three Republican candidates running for lieutenant governor. Five Democrats are seeking the post. We recently invited all to write a 300-word response to the question: How will you make New Mexicans’ lives better as lieutenant governor? Democrats Brian Colon, Lawrence Rael and Gerald Ortiz Pino […]

Lieutenant governor candidates respond with essays

Primary elections are June 1 in New Mexico. The state has three Republican candidates running for lieutenant governor. Five Democrats are seeking the post. We recently invited all to write a 300-word response to the question: How will you make New Mexicans’ lives better as lieutenant governor? Democrats Brian Colon, Lawrence Rael and Gerald Ortiz […]

Storm raises question of being prepared

By Debra Whittington …”The day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night”. 1 Thessalonians 5:2

City seeks bid to demolish Sands Dorsey

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor Tucumcari city commissioners are debating what to do with the Sands Dorsey building. The debate Thursday is the latest chapter on centered on either tearing down all the building or leaving some portions. It’s a question lingering now two years. “Public safety is the most important,” Commissioner Robert Lumpkin […]

Three Question with C.J. Aragon

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Freedom New Mexico C.J. Aragon He’s the rodeo coach at Mesalands Community College: 1. What are you thoughts on the team after the season’s home opener?We have a great group of kids. There is a lot of talent out in that arena. This is the best team I have had at Mesalands. They have set […]

Bipartisanship good beginning for new president

Freedom New Mexico It is an exciting and historic development for an African American to be elected president of the United States. People still alive can remember when racial segregation was enforced by law in some states. Racial discrimination has not been completely erased and pockets of bigotry remain in this country. For a country […]

Country’s pets in need of representation

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The presidential debates are getting so bad that the moderators are being criticized. So what do the candidates do about it? They ask for their children’s help. John Edwards, for example, has been bringing his two kids, Jack, 7, and Emma Claire, 9, on the campaign trail with him. […]

Voters say yes to hospital tax

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun With votes coming in at margin of about 6 to 1, the gross receipts tax proposals for Dan C. Trigg Hospital easily passed in Tuesday’s election. The vote on Question No. 1 was 774 for, 11 against. On Question No. 2, a new tax, the vote was 713 for, […]