Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Frustration, focus and football

Frustration is the word of the day in the newsroom. It’s Monday, and subscriber newspapers have not been delivered to New Rockford, Fessenden and other rural post offices on time for the second week in a row. Our loyal readers, and this time the local postmaster herself, pick up the phone to notify us of the delay.

“So what gives? Why isn’t the paper coming on time?” readers ask.

I wish I had the...