Roswell man sentenced to 48 years in trucker’s death

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By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico A 25-year-old Roswell man was sentenced Monday to a life sentence plus 18 years in prison for the 2009 robbery and murder of a Tucumcari truck driver.

Tucumcari part of development program

QCS Staff Portales and Tucumcari MainStreet programs have been chosen to serve as models in creating a New Mexico MainStreet entrepreneur development initiative. “I am excited,” said Mark Lake, director of Tucumcari’s MainStreet program. Lake said this is a great opportunity for the city of Tucumcari. The state Economic Development Department says the initiative includes […]

Each of us has chance to serve, no matter the season

By Debra Whittington: The Church Lady To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. … — Ecclesiastes 3:1

Advocates sought for children

Special to QCS Volunteers are needed to serve on the Citizen Review Board to provide advocacy and oversight for abused and neglected children who are in the state’s custody, according to a press release from the New Mexico Child Advocacy Network (NMCAN). The board, a project of NMCAN, has over 170 volunteers staffing 34 local […]

Is your house a home?

By Debra Whittington And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve…but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD. Joshua 24:14-15

Ordinary people can do the extraordinary

By Debra Whittington And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ. Colossians 3:23-24

Frost re-elected to state fair commission

By QCS Staff San Jon rancher Bob Frost was re-elected to serve on the New Mexico State Fair Commission and to serve as vice chairman, according to a press release. The commission held its first meeting on Jan. 16 when Frost, Chairman Luke Otero of Santa Fe and Secretary-Treasurer Nerissa Whittington of Albuquerque were

Three local residents tapped to serve on Denish transition team

By QCS Staff Three Tucumcari residents have been asked to serve on Lt. Gov. Diane Denish’s transition team, said Chris Cervini, transition communications director. Selected to serve on Denish’s transition Energy Committee is former Tucumcari mayor, Mary Mayfield, and on the Government Efficiency and Finance Committee is Quay County Commission Chairman Franklin McCasland, Cervini said. […]

Remembering, praying for those who serve

By Debra Whittington That this may be a sign among you, that when your children ask their fathers

Household utensils can hold religious meaning

By Debra Whittington And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ. Colossians 3:23-24 When asked to help decorate for a deacon ordination dinner, my thoughts turned to table decorations. […]