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Payne [image #1, align=left, size=medium] Please join Irene Payne, her family and friends to celebrate her 80th Birthday Jan. 15 at 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Logan United Methodist Church 103 S 2nd St. No gifts please, just your presence is requested. No local invitations will be sent. —Submitted by Colette Lawrence It’s […]

God knows what’s in our best interest

Some of us have gotten rain lately, but the first six months of 2011 was one of the driest on record. A friend who shall remain nameless tongue-in-cheekily commented that God might not have sent rain because he knew we couldn’t handle it at that time. He likened the situation to his own life, in […]

Racino application to be sent

Thomas Garcia An application for the state’s last racing license is ready to be submitted said Warren Frost, executive director of the Quay County Gaming Authority. Frost said Don Chalmers and Coronado Partners, LLC, will submit their license application to the New Mexico Racing Commission on today with the intent of developing a racetrack and […]

Cattleman’s challenge curbs carcinogens

Baxter Black I sent the final postcard to Bob before Christmas. For the last 20 years I’ve sent a postcard to Bob and Dottie from every place I traveled. That would be over a thousand cards. I didn’t write much on them, just where I was, what the weather was doin’, and maybe what group […]

Border safety still uncertain despite changes

Freedom New Mexico Winter Texans who already are starting to trickle into the Rio Grande Valley and others interested in crossing into Mexico might be alarmed at some of the latest news coming out of Mexico. Then again, they might be relieved. President Felipe Calderon last week sent Mexico’s Congress a proposal to do away […]

State’s racetracks favor Raton over Tucumcari

Chelle Delaney Representatives of New Mexico’s five racetracks have weighed in with their support for adding a racetrack in Raton, according to copies of letters sent over the past 21 days to the New Mexico Racing Commission. Raton,

Students send care packages to Iraq

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Some U.S. troops in Iraq will soon be receiving care packages from Tucumcari Middle School students. About 90 students in Louise Ayres’ sixth-grade social studies classes began gathering goodies in mid-April. “We were doing a unit on wars involving the U.S. and I thought we needed to keep our […]