5/3/03

Alvin Theodore Romero Alvin Theodore Romero, 43, died Wednesday, April 30, 2003, in Garita. Born May 11, 1959, in Las Vegas, he had been a rancher in Garita at the Hage and Webb Land and Cattle Company for 25 years. He was a member of the Center Street United Methodist Church. He grew up in [...]

What’s in a name?

Dave Gragg I received a plain manila envelope on Friday addressed to “Quay County Sun Paper,” no return address. “Oh, goody,” I giggled. “These can be interesting.” Sometimes a letter with no return address is just another press release from someone who forgot to say who it was from. Sometimes, though, it’s someone complaining about [...]

Route 66 writers wanted

Judy Hiner Do you like to write? Would you like to see your story published in an international magazine? Would you like to get paid for it and receive a plaque and hear it read in public by a Pulitzer Prize nominee? Your chance is here and now. As part of the second annual nternational [...]

Trip sends columnist tilting at windmills

Lynn Moncus You have noticed through the years that this country person is just a little slow in accepting the many changes in our way of life. Well, last Sunday, Aggie and I returned to the Ima area in order to confuse me more than ever. I realized I was standing in the past, present, [...]

County talks trash

By Dave Gragg Quay County government sent out solid waste bills just over a week ago, County Manager Paula Chacon told the commissioners Monday morning. Since then, she’s gotten nearly 50 calls per day from people with questions or complaints. The bills had two years worth of charges on them, because the county had not [...]

New center looks for family involvement

By Dave Gragg There is one goal for the new Success Center: Get more students through school and into college. To do that, the program will work to make learning a family affair, Director Beth Sisneros said. In addition to tutoring students from kindergarten to 12th grade, the program’s three academic coaches will work with [...]

Notes from the Church Lady

Debra Whittington “Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands. Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing. Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. Enter into his [...]

Church of Christ

Leonard Lauriault ( Read Luke 9: 57-62) In Luke 9: 62, Jesus said that his disciples were to be forward-looking. But, there are some things we must take care of to do that. First, we must know our destination. In Luke 9: 58, Jesus said that he had no place to lay his head (Luke [...]

4/30/03

Loren Scott Loren Scott, 64, died Saturday, April 19, 2003, in the Van Ark Care Center following an extended illness. Born March 8, 1939, in Liberal, Kan., he had been a rancher in the Newkirk area. He is survived by two daughters: Tammy Lee Jackson and Melisa Lyn Sandoval, both of Albuquerque; two sons: Lanie [...]

Obituaries

Dolores Stallard Ramsey Dolores Stallard Ramsey, 53, died April 9, 2003, in Ames, Iowa, after fighting multiple sclerosis for many years. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Stallard, she was born April 13, 1949, in Tucumcari. She graduated from the University of Illinois and later served as an electronics specialist for the U.S. [...]