Ranchers have streak of bad luck

The Fort Worth Stock Show is a mecca for a lot of purebred breeders. Many, many thousands have made the trip over the years often overcoming daunting obstacles. But Galen’s journey from Illinois takes the cake! He and his cow-partner Dave loaded their prize Hereford bull in Galen’s gooseneck stock trailer (G1), being pulled with […]

Even meager contributions make a difference

In Luke 21: 1-4 and Mark 12: 41-44 (NIV), we read where Jesus noticed the widow putting two copper coins into the temple treasury. They were worth less than a penny, which is America’s smallest coin, also made of copper. That has nothing to do with this article except that she had less than two […]

Sun burns, lakegoer learns

Russell Anglin Sometimes fun is worth the sunburn. Now, don’t get me wrong. Sun exposure is a very real issue as melanoma skin cancer is a real possibility for young and old people alike. In fact, just one bad sunburn can significantly increase your risk for developing melanoma. That’s why it’s important to wear a […]

Theatrics in sporting events worth contemplating

Karl Terry Are we a nation of cheaters or just competitive to the end?

Gardening results worth effort

Lynn Moncus For those of us who enjoy fresh produce, this is a special time of the year. This is the season during which we savor the real tastes of fresh fruits and vegetables, knowing we won’t have that opportunity again for another year unless whe know where a few greenhouses are located. Of course, […]

Marriage worth every hurdle

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor I begin my journey of marriage today as I head back to Colorado for my wedding on Saturday. It’s a journey I cannot wait to begin. Love and marriage are two things that go hand in hand. I love my future wife and she loves me right back. Love […]

Students share D.C. experience

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Chelle Delaney Current and past history were brought to life for two Tucumcari students who visited Washington, D.C. for the inauguration of President Barack Obama. “I enjoyed seeing history in the making,” said Desirae Evans. “It was the best experience. It was one-time chance. I was so glad I got to do this in my […]

Electrical testing equipment donated to Mesalands

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By Q Over $9,000 worth of

Stella Garcia

Services: 7 p.m., Friday a rosary will be recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 10 a.m., Saturday a mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s. Stella Garcia, 96, died Monday, May 14, 2007, at the home of her daughter in Fort Worth, Texas, following an extended illness.  Mrs. Garcia […]

Local graduates from Fort Worth Seminary

FORT WORTH — Tucumcari native Samuel Mitchell earned a Master of Divinity degree with Biblical Languages from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas, on May 7. Mitchell graduated from Tucumcari High School in 1991 and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion from Wayland Baptist University in 1998. He is the son […]