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Articles from the April 2, 2013 edition

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Easter means hope is always realistic forecast

It's the evening of a beautiful Easter Sunday as I write. And I must admit being surprised. My surprise is nothing compared to the amazement of Mary Magdalene and those with her who very "early on... Full story

 

All district teams

2013 District 4AA All District Teams Boys first team Tucumcari Luke Smith Chris Crespin Honorable mention Tucumcari Cody Ryen Marc Preciado D'Ontee Sandoval John Paul Garcia Girls first team... Full story

 

Man arrested for blowing up portable toilet

An Albuquerque man is out on bond after his arrest Tuesday for detonating a bomb police said destroyed a portable toilet at Conchas State Park. Todd Parey 42, was charged with dangerous use of... Full story

 

Local store burglarized for second time

QCS photo: Jerrene Bradley The front door of the Smoking Body Jewelry store in Tucumcari is boarded up after a burglary the owner says he lost about $800 worth of merchandise. An estimated $800 in... Full story

 

Water authority approves money to aid Logan legal battle

Tucumcari Quay County Regional Water Authority continues with efforts to help the Village of Logan's legal battle to stop the Ute Water Project. The authority approved the use of $200,000 it received...

 

Mesalands students present research at national event

Mesalands Community College students recently present research at a National Science Foundation event. Courtesy Photo: Mesalands Paleo1: Paleontology students, from left, Garrett LeMons, Stephen...

 

NMSU extension offering diabetes cooking school

NMSU Cooperative Extension Services is offering a Diabetes Cooking School at Mesalands Community College. It is a special cooking school aimed at helping people with diabetes learn how to prepare... Full story

 

4H sponsoring archery shoot

Quay County 4-Hers are sponsoring a pay to play 3D Archery Shoot Saturday at 5 mile park West of Tucumcari. Shooters may begin at 9 a.m and all cards must be in by 1p.m., the cost is $5 per shooter...

 

Students proposing theater district

Students of the University of New Mexico's School of Architecture and Planning are proposing a downtown theater district in Tucumcari. The proposal presented Friday in Tucumcari includes the...

 

Thomas: We are forever 'too young' for something

It would seem that age is the ultimate limitation that we can never beat or overcome in our lifetime. Growing up I would always think about all the things I would be able to do when and if I was...

 

Lauriault: Pitting God's commands against each other inappropriate

On a trip recently, we passed some newly painted rocks on a building and my traveling companion, who had seen the rocks before they had been painted, expressed her displeasure and jokingly stated,... Full story

 

Comments from the canyons: Courthouse work spurs history discussion

As so frequently happens when a group of local people get together, the major topics of conversation are about the past. Obviously many of us remain interested in our history and enjoy remembering som...

 

Guest column: Jobs legislation will make state more competitive

At the beginning of the session, I called on the Legislature to pass reforms making New Mexico more competitive with neighboring states. The mandatory cuts in Washington D.C. will disproportionately...

 

Lujan office hours limited to local locations

Few residents attended the office hours held by Rep. Ben Ray Lujan Jr., whose spokesman said future sessions will be limited to local locations due to recent federal cuts. "The cuts have eliminated...

 

Rotary Club creates scholarships

The Tucumcari Rotary Club has created four continuing education scholarships for the graduating seniors across Quay County. Four seniors from the high schools in Tucumcari, House, Logan and San Jon...

 

Storm systems, terrain responsible for windy weather

Spring has arrived, and with it comes seemingly endless howling winds, dust storms and brownouts. This year's windy season has already brought its fair share of damage, with gusts reaching 60 mph,...

 

Police blotter - April 3

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office of Quay County based at the Tucumcari Police Department: Friday At 2:00 a.m. a woman reported an intoxicated subject on...

 

Want to honor a volunteer? Do it here

Clovis Media Inc. is accepting nominees for its third annual Volunteer of the Year award. Deadline for nominations is April 8. Tell us your nominee's name, where they volunteer and something special... Full story

 

Ticket calendar - April 3

Roswell UFO Museum, 114 North Main Street, open seven days a week from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Admission costs are 4 and under free, ages 5-15, $2, adults, $5, senior and military, $3. The museum is a...

 

Menus - April 3

The following are the menus for schools and senior center in Quay County for April 4-10: Tucumcari Thursday - Spring Break Monday Breakfast: Cereal, graham crackers, fruit, milk Lunch: Lasagna,...

 

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