We’re not lost — it’s a tour bonus

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Sometimes in my work I have to travel. This is not down-the-highway driving. The interviewee’s instructions usually go something like this: “Get on highway such-and-such for so many miles and get off at exit number so-and-so, go “x” number of miles west and then turn south after the fourth cattle guard and then” … you […]

Letters to Editor: Air show cooperative event

Air show cooperative event Tom and I so enjoyed our visit to your welcoming town and the very fine air show. What a delight to see a community come together to make something good happen. And the air show was something really good. Thank you for your town’s hospitality, and for a great day. The […]

Life on short leash

By Lynn Moncus Because several of you were kind enough to call, the slave finally decided I could do the writing this week. She tends to get carried away and forget that I have my own fan club and that I need to write frequently in order to stay in touch with them. Besides she […]

05-30-2005: Tuck’s Turf

Special note On Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. the golf course will be closed for a TeamBuilders special event. Then at 5 p.m. on Friday, the Mesa Country Club shootout will begin. Ladies group We are trying to get ladies group lessons started but have trouble finding the correct day and time. If […]

Got God?

By Leonard Lauriault Recent advertisements have asked questions or made statements about what you or I’ve got. The question came from two standpoints: either I’ve got something I know you’ll not want to be without or I want something I’m hoping you want to get rid of. The first “Got” ad I remember is, “Got […]

A case of litter in the first degree?

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By QCS Staff Missing something from your pickup? This overhead camper was found sitting in the middle of Main Street at about 5:50 p.m. Tuesday, said Tucumcari Police Officer Shane Strand. Witnesses said it fell off of a pickup towing another pickup. “And they just left,” Strand said. “It was full of trash and they […]

Humor from both sides of the desk

by Lynn Moncus Although I have been away from the classroom for many years, I still tend to become a little excited when school begins because some of the best years of my life were spent on one side of the desk or the other. During the years I taught on campus, I dreaded the […]

Longhorns advance to regional championship

By Eric Butler: QCS Correspondent LOGAN — Sometimes it takes only a minute for a dream of reaching the state tournament to vanish. The Melrose Buffaloes held a lead for most of the first half in a Region A playoff game at Logan on Thursday. But the host Longhorns used a 7-0 spurt at the […]

Christmas time of faith for many

By Baxter Black: QCS columnist It’s Christmas time, when we celebrate the birth of Christ. In the U.S., surveys show that more than 80 percent of us believe in God. That’s more people than have lawyers, drive foreign cars, believe DNA is absolute proof of a criminal act, own a home, have been divorced, or […]

Fond friends make for fond life

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist Before writing today’s column, I had drawn a complete blank for a subject matter and asked for suggestions from Jo Priddy, Shirley Hancock, and Judy Powell while we were visiting in Del’s. As we talked about various subjects, we soon realized that most things we mentioned should not be written […]