Our page — April 28

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Birthdays Can you believe this sweet little girl turned 29 on Thursday? That is right. Cassie Huffman celebrated her 29th birthday on April 22, 2010. Happy birthday, Sis! — Submitted by Tracy Hardy

Constitution requires interpretation

The April 14 editorial followed the conservative line of “liberal activist judges.” The tale goes that conservative judges interpret the law and liberals try to make it. Nothing could be further from the truth. The Constitution was written to be interpreted by future generations and guide them in situations the writers could not have imagined. […]

Community calendar — April 8

Today • Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board at 10 a.m., City Hall. Saturday • 39th Annual Spring C.R.A.F.T. Fair at 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Quay County Fair Barn. • Great American Cleanup at 8 a.m., Flying J Truck Stop. Sunday • 39th Annual Spring C.R.A.F.T. Fair 10 a.m., – 4 p.m., Quay County Fair […]

Senior menus — April 28

Here are lunch menus for April 29-March 5 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Spaghetti, broccoli and cheese, garlic bread, peaches, milk Friday Carne adovada, Spanish rice, vegetables, flour tortilla, Jello with fruit, milk Monday Green chili hamburger, pork and beans, watermelon, milk Tuesday Chicken taquito, Spanish rice, salad, chocolate pudding, milk Wednesday Lasagna, honey […]

4/28 Obits

Leona Mae Fisher Leona Mae Fisher, 83, died on Thursday, April 22, 2010, in Clovis. She was born April 30, 1926, in Putney, W.Va.. Survivors include two daughters, Marie Chartrau and Peggy Sulinckas, and one son, Donald Fisher. Services are at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church in Logan. Information:461-3815

Rep Lujan to be guest speaker at graduation

QCS staff U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., will be guest speaker at the Mesalands Community College graduation ceremonies on May 7, according to a college news release recapping highlights of the April 14 board of trustees meeting. Also from the meeting: • College President Phillip O. Barry presented an appropriation request that has been […]

Ending taxation pain begins at ballot box

Freedom Newspapers April 15 — traditionally the most dreaded day of the year since it’s the deadline for filing income tax returns or extension requests — has past. The pain we all feel from heavy taxation remains. This caused the populist Tea Party movement to arise last year. Hundreds of thousands of people rose up […]

Senior menu — April 21

The following are lunch menus for April 22-28 for the Tucumcari Senior Center: Thursday Hamburger steak, brown gravy with mushrooms, mashed potatoes, green beans with onion, wheat roll and margarine, pineapple chucks, milk Friday Beef tips, egg noodles, salad, peas and carrots, pears, oatmeal cookie, milk Monday Frito pie, pinto beans, crackers, pineapple and cantaloupe […]

Police blotter — April 21

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Thursday • At 9:29 a.m., a woman reported a fight at the high school on the 1100 block of South Seventh Street. • At 9:42 a.m., a woman reported an unwanted man […]

Quay history — April 14

April 1969 The Tucumcari High School Safety Club set up a display on the west side of town on Gaynell Street. The display featured a wrecked car and a sign that read “Drive Carefully.” … The Big O Tire store had its grand opening on West Gaynell Street. The manager of the store, Dale Titus, […]