Our page — Nov. 2

Altrusa announces Cash Party winners Altrusa International of Tucumcari hosted their annual Cash Party on Oct. 29 at the Quay County Exhibition Center. Three hundred tickets were sold to the event with the ticket holder of the last number drawn, taking home $15,000, and the runner up taking home $500. Proceeds of the event benefit […]

Party lines my time’s social network

They called them party lines way back when. Today when I mention a party line most people under 40 would think I was talking about one of those 1-900 numbers where women talk dirty to you. Occasionally someone on the party line would talk dirty to you but it was just because you were interrupting […]

Saturday brings social excitement

Lynn Moncus Last Saturday was one of those days during which we needed a society editor,such as Mrs. Vera Murphey, to write stories about two major events held at the Convention Center. The afternoon was tilled with two birthday parties: One for Mrs. Teddy Callens and one for the February birthdays in the Wallace family, […]

GOP appointments reflect party in stasis

Freedom Newspapers The Republicans, having won back control of the House of Representatives with campaigns that suggested they had learned their lessons about extravagant spending during the Bush years, named their committee chairmen last week. The choices signaled for the most part that the Old Bulls and the old ways may be predominant in the […]

GOP battles EPA over regulations

Freedom New Mexico Congressional Republicans, emboldened by the party’s midterm election victories, promise to force up-or-down votes on many economically harmful regulations planned by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. “We’re not going to let EPA regulate what they’ve been unable to legislate,” Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., told Politico.com. Upton, who hopes in the new Congress […]

Local briefs — Oct. 27

Republicans holding meeting The Republican Party of Quay County will have a meeting Friday. The meeting will be from noon until 1 p.m. in the back forty room of K-Bob’s. John Sanchez, New Mexico lieutenant governor candidate, will speak at the meeting.

Altrusa chapter to host annual cash party

Altrusa International of Tucumcari is pleased to announce that their annual cash party is Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. and will be held at the Quay County Exhibition Center. Tickets to this event are $100. Three hundred tickets will be sold and the last number drawn will win $15,000. Proceeds of this event will benefit […]

Letter to the editor: extending Bush tax cuts unwise

The Tea Party’s objective is to come across as a non elite grass roots movement. They supposedly are against government spending and deficits. They and conservatives are against Democrats for that reason. The unanswered question is where were they when the deficits were created and financial meltdown was occurring, under conservative administration. It is informative […]

Our Page — May 5

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Meet your neighbor Name: Rodney Chappell Profession: Gas station manager Age: 36 Hometown: Cincinnati Family: Daughter, Ksundra,17; son, Dimitri,15 Your idea of a perfect day: Hanging with the boys, watching sports. Who would you invite to your fantasy dinner party? Ken Griffey Jr. He is the best baseball player ever and I would like for […]

3-17 Our page

Birthdays Haisley and Gage celebrated their birthdays together on Saturday with a princess and super hero costume party. Haisley’s fourth birthday was on March 7 and Gage’s birthday was on Saturday. They are the children of Clay and Cassie Huffman of Tucumcari.