Haters going to hate

Russell Anglin Just about everybody has them. Nobody wants them, but if you don’t have any at all, odds are you’re doing something wrong. In fact, some might say it’s better to have more than less of these. What am I talking about? Haters, of course. What is a hater? For those who are not […]

Walks are wonderful with warm weather

By Lynn Moncus As the last leaves are blowing off the trees, those of us who are a bit opposed to cold weather are now awaiting the “coming of the green” and return of warm weather. Sunday’s cold north wind really got our attention as Aggie and I took our walk in the country. Neither […]

God wants to see our true face, imperfections and all

“… Judge me, O LORD, according to my righteousness, and according to mine integrity that is in me.”— Psalm 7:8

Commission wants to keep dollars in city

Chelle Delaney Keeping dollars in Tucumcari was on the mind of the Tucumcari City Commission even though it approved a proposal form an out-of-town firm.“The money ought to stay in Tucumcari,” said Commissioner Jimmy Sandoval after Thursday night’s meeting. Sandoval’s was the only “nay” among the commission when it gave its approval to negotiate a […]

Coronado Park says it has the numbers

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun About $250,000 was spent on economic research and feasibility studies, said Don Chalmers, the majority owner of Coronado Partners, LLC, which wants to build the

Crimestoppers wants to offer more rewards

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Members of the local Crimestoppers say they are frustrated because they have $45,000 in their bank account, but no crimes to draw to the public’s attention. But, the recent reward offered for a trailer and tools, valued at $30,000 did catch the public’s attention, and the trailer was recovered […]

Only a little starry-eyed

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Everybody wants to be a celebrity these days. I’m sure there must be some fancy schmancy psychological term for this inordinate hunger for fame, but I just call it “star dumb.” In the old days thespians and so-called entertainers were pretty much the dregs of society. They were the ones curious country people viewed about […]

Gaming authority says it wants level playing field

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Which racetrack and casino proposal will end up with a coveted prize: A site on the heavily trafficked I-40? Now, that Albuquerque Downs racetrack wants to move to Moriarity on I-40, the Quay County Gaming Authority is stepping back a pace, and mounting its own offensive to win approval […]

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 […]

Economic director candidate wants people involved

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By Angela Peacock Tucumcari needs a theme. That was the main focus for Don Welty, one of two finalist vying for a top position within the Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corporation. Since mid summer GTEDC has been conducted a nationwide search for a new Economic Develpment Director. The field has been has narrowed down from […]