Don’t leave life to fate, rely on God

“If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God…and it shall be given him”. James 1:5

Frumpy Middle-Aged Mom: Parents fantasize revenge on their kids

Marla Jo Fisher Seriously, you people have been mulling this over. Last week, I wrote a column describing my plans to get revenge on my kids when I’m a doddering old lady living in their house, for all the things they do now that set my teeth on edge. For example, I plan to drink [...]

Linda Lambert placed on paid leave

Russell Anglin A Tucumcari teacher who claims she was reassigned in retaliation for filing a sexual harassment complaint was placed on administrative leave Thursday while school officials say they investigate charges of possible employee misconduct. Tucumcari Assistant Superintendent Dave Johnson gave a statement by phone Friday regarding Linda Lambert’s paid leave. “The district has become [...]

Leave politics out of climate debate

Freedom Newspapers A consortium of national scientific academies has scolded the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for down-playing uncertainties about global warming, failing to point out when its claims of catastrophe were based on weak evidence and misrepresenting some findings as peer-reviewed by scientists, when they weren’t.

Loyalty important trait for employees

I think modern society has almost lost touch with the concept of loyalty. The most recent example of this was when basketball superstar LeBron James used free agency to leave the team and fans who had invested seven years in him at Cleveland, taking his talent to a loaded team in Miami that may be [...]

Meeting with Tucumcari principal on leave canceled

QC Sun staff Thursday’s meeting related to Tucumcari High School Principal David Castillo has been canceled, school officials announced Monday. The Tucumcari school board had scheduled the meeting at Castillo’s request. It was not immediately clear who asked the meeting be canceled. Castillo has been on paid administrative leave since Nov. 11, following allegations of [...]

Former high school principal remains on paid leave

QCS Staff Tucumcari High School’s former principal David Castillo is still on paid administrative leave, according to school officials. “The situation has not changed,” said Assistant Superintendent Dennis Roch, on Monday. An executive session was canceled and removed from Monday night’s meeting of the Tucumcari Public Schools Board of Education. The session was to be [...]

Tucumcari police chief put on paid administrative leave

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By Chris Schmaedeke: QC Sun managing editor Tucumcari Police Chief Roger Hatcher was placed on paid administrative leave Friday morning, according to City Manager Bobbye Rose. Hatcher said he was approached by Rose and City Clerk Christine Dougherty about the option of resigning or being fired. He said after arguing about his employment status, Rose [...]

New acting principal at Tucumcari High School

QCS staff Tucumcari High School has a new acting principal, while former principal David Castillo is still on paid administrative leave for allegations of administrative misconduct. Jack Burch, a former superintendent of Elida Schools, started Monday as the acting principal, at Tucumcari High School, said Assistant Superintendent Dennis Roch on Tuesday. “Burch brings several years [...]

Tucumcari High School principal put on leave

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun After a 25 minute closed door session Monday Tucumcari Public Schools Board of Education board member Carlos Romero announced the board discussed “allegations of administrative misconduct” and no action was taken. The executive session was placed on on the agenda two days after Tucumcari High School Principal David Castillo [...]