Sins will eventually catch up with us unless we clear them with God

We cleaned the carpet recently in the basement bedroom where my daughter slept until she graduated from high school and left home, just over a year ago. Carpet cleaning isn’t that bad, especially if there’s no furniture to move, as in this case because she took the furniture with her. Still, it took over a […]

City plays catch-up

Russell Anglin Tucumcari city officials are playing catch-up with technology and grant funding to better balance the books. City Finance Director Dennis Dysart gave a monthly financial report at Thursday’s city commission meeting and said he has been working with Triadic, the company that provides the financial software used for city records, to bring the […]

Cattle operation comes with catch

Baxter Black As many of you regular readers might guess, people tell me their stories — stories about horse wrecks, cow wrecks, sheep wrecks, dog wrecks, financial wrecks, any kind of wreck you can think of. I met JW in Tennessee. He’s a regular reader of my column and thought his story would fit. It […]

Kids catch on fast at fishing clinic

By Robert Ciolli There was at least one catfish for every kid on Saturday at a free fishing clinic in Tucumcari. Testing their new found fishing skills, some of the kids reeled in several catches. “I’ve caught three or four,” said Billy Sandoval, 9. The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish stocked an outdoor […]

To catch a thief: $4k reward offered

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A $4,000 reward is being offered in hopes of recovering $30,000 in tools that are missing from the Route 66 Ethanol plant, said Brian Wink, project supervisor at the plant. Wink said his job trailer and tools were taken sometime between 6 p.m. April 4 and 8 a.m. April […]

03-05-08: Fishing Report for Ute and Conchas Lakes

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conchas Lake Fishing was slow-to-fair for anglers using spoons and jigs for white bass and walleye. A few black […]

02-23-2008: Fishing Report

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conchas Fishing was slow for all species. Fishing pressure was very light. Ute Lake Fishing was slow again this […]

12-26-2007: Fishing Report

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conchas Fishing was slow. Fishing pressure was very light. Ute Lake Fishing was good using jigs and slab spoons […]

12-19-2007: Fishing Report

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conchas Lake We had no reports from anglers this week. Ute Lake Fishing was good using jigs and slab […]

Snake patrols picking up for animal control

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun With the temperatures getting warmer snakes are out looking for cool places to hide, said Mike Martinez, Tucumcari’s Animal Control supervisor. Within the past month Martinez has caught 15 to 20 snakes, he said. Most of them have been red racers and only one rattlesnake. Recent police reports indicate […]