Proposal an invitation to voter fraud

Freedom New Mexico More dead people could be voting if U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has his way. Speaking last week at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas, Holder decried new laws in South Carolina and Texas that require voters to present a state-issued ID at the polls. He said the Justice [...]

I-40 re-opened, U.S. Highway 54 remains closed

QCS Staff I-40 eastbound and west bound have been reopened along with U.S. 54 to the Texas state line.

Our page — Nov. 30

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Ciemny-Ward [image #2, align=left, size=right] Mr. and Mrs. Tommy J. Miller of Logan, cordially invite friends and family to attend the approaching celebration of true friendship, love and marriage between Mariah Jai Ciemny, daughter of Maretta J. Miller and Rick L. Ciemny, of Wellington Kan., to Justin Dwayne Ward, son of Suzy R. Carpenter Young [...]

Icy roads contribute to fatal accident on I-40

QCS Staff A 66 year-old man from Dalhart Texas, died Thursday in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 40, approximately 25 miles west of Tucumcari, according to New Mexico State Police.

Our page — Oct. 19

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Taylor Mettie Ileena Judd and Sean Jeffrey Taylor of Lubbock, Texas were married Sept. 17, 2011. Sean’s grandparents are James H. “Bud” and Joann Smith of Lake Kiowa, Texas, Phyllis and Charlie Van Dyke of Van Alstyne, Texas, and Thomas and Betty Taylor of Lakeland, Fla. Mettie’s grandparents are Barbara and Leroy Judd of Stratford, [...]

Small-town athletics full of tests

At Mt. Vernon High School in east Texas, I played football, basketball and track. Since my twin sister outweighed me until I was a 123-pound senior tailback, baseball or soccer would have been better bets — but we had neither as varsity sports. We didn’t have a track either, so track season was primarily for [...]

Perry should rethink border strategy

Texas Gov. Rick Perry got a few tongues wagging recently when he said that if he were president, he would consider sending U.S. troops into Mexico to battle drug cartels. Stumping in Manchester, N.H., for the Republican presidential nomination, Perry said Mexico’s drug war was like the situation in Colombia, where the government there requested, [...]

Xcel customers asked to conserve power until 8 p.m.

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Xcel Energy is asking its New Mexico and Texas customers to reduce electricity usage until 8 p.m., terming the situation “urgent.” Based on high electricity demand and maintenance issues at area generating plants, Xcel issued an energy alert Tuesday morning under threat of controlled outages if electricity demand is not reduced. Demand could exceed the [...]

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Thigpen-Farrow [image #1, align=left, size=medium] Jonathan and Rachel Thigpen of Palestine, Texas, are pleased announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Thigpen of Abilene, Texas, to Joshua Farrow of Abilene, son of Tim and Michelle Farrow of Andrews. Grandparents are Homer and Joan Farrow and Don and Sue Best of Tucumcari. The bride-to-be is pursing [...]

Judds announce daughter’s engagement

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Delton and Mary Catherine Judd of Nara Visa announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Mettie Ileena Judd of Dallas, to Sean Jeffrey Taylor of Lubbock, Texas. The groom is the son of Teri and Michael Taylor of Salado, Texas. The couple will exchange vows Sept. 17 at Tenroc Ranch in Salado in [...]