Financial situation caused by lack of oversight

The editorial “Government hinders financial progress” (needs a state it ran) makes several statements that can not be supported by facts. Our current financial situation is directly attributable to a lack of governmental oversight of financial activity. The statement is made that America is the most upward mobile nation in history. The Organization for Economic […]

Keeping the fairness in sport and avoiding athletic burnout

Jack Perconte I have often received questions that have to do with fairness in sport like the following: “My husband coaches a 10-year-old travel team and has a player who, after being chosen for my husband’s team, made a travel team in another sport that is played the same time of year. Apparently, the player […]

Super Bowl situation causes reporter’s contemplation

Thomas Garcia In case you have not heard the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers will be playing in Super Bowl XLV at Arlington. Thirty-two teams started the season with the hopes of making it to the big game with a chance to win the Lombardi trophy, the National Football League’s most coveted honor. The […]

Yep. Mom really does know best

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor I have always been told all things happen for a reason. But when I lost my job at the Rocky Mountain News, I thought there was nothing good to come out of this situation. Sure I was at the bottom of the totem poll of presentation editors and was […]

11/16 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Friday At 1:14 a.m., a male reported a suspicious subject on Fifth Street. Police arrived to find the subject had knocked on the caller’s door and ran away. They were unable to locate such […]

Citizens interviewed about police

TV Hagenah Mark Radosovich, who along with his brother, are the consultants hired to look into the situation confronting the Tucumcari Police Department said the interviews he has been conducting over the last two weeks as substantive and productive. “I have talked to a number of different people,” said Radosovich about the interviews “and I […]