Ministry of H.O.P.E. feels economic strain

By QCS Staff Economic turmoil often hits the poor the hardest. “It’s affected us all,” said Paula McAfee who manages the Ministry of HOPE, which provides assistance to those who are in crisis.And providing food for those in crisis has become more expensive, she said. “Gas prices are going down, and groceries hopefully will come [...]

Changing season eyed through the lens

By Lynn Moncus When Aggie and I take our Sunday walks in the country, we spend a lot of time checking out the surrounding beauty and enjoying the sounds of nature. At this season, we are particularly interested in seeing the wild flowers showing off and in listening to the bird song. This year, we [...]

Tommie Storrie Strain

Services: 10 a.m., Monday at Dunn Memorial Chapel. Tommie Storrie Strain, 87, died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007, at Fort Hamilton Hospital at Hamilton, Ohio. Mrs. Strain was born June 28, 1919 in Tucumcari to Thomas and Ola Christian. She had been a lifetime resident of Tucumcari before moving about 10 years ago to Clovis for [...]

Charles Parks Strain

Charles Parks Strain Services: Today, a memorial service will be held in Glendale, Az., and at 10 a.m. on Monday there will be funeral service at Steed-Todd Funeral Home, 800 E. Manana, Clovis. Charles Parks Strain, 97, died Friday, Dec. 8, 2006, in Phoenix, Az. Mr. Strain was born on Aug. 25, 1909 in Baird, [...]