12/24 Letter to the editor

Regarding Ryn Gargulinski’s column of Dec. 17 (“Christmas spirit deserves revival”): This has to be the sickest, most demented thing I have ever read in the Quay County Sun. Yes, the Christmas Spirit does deserve revival but not in the way Gargulinski has portrayed it. Christmas is time to celebrate the birth of our Lord, […]

Tis the season for childhood memories

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Managing Editor Here we are on the brink of the big day — the day families and churches and people who sell honey-baked hams have all been waiting for. No matter how the holidays go down this year, we will always be stuffed with memories of Christmas pasts — not unlike […]

Christmas time of faith for many

By Baxter Black: QCS columnist It’s Christmas time, when we celebrate the birth of Christ. In the U.S., surveys show that more than 80 percent of us believe in God. That’s more people than have lawyers, drive foreign cars, believe DNA is absolute proof of a criminal act, own a home, have been divorced, or […]

12/24 Editorial

The continuing debate over limited oil drilling in the enormous and remote Arctic National Wildlife Refuge spotlights the degree to which the Democratic Party and environmental groups have become obstructionists when it comes to oil and gas development. Democrats and two liberal Republicans in the Senate succeeded Wednesday in stopping a provision that would have […]

12/24 Senior citizens menu

Tucumcari/Logan/House Monday: Closed. Tuesday: Spiced beef over noodles, broccoli with cheese, peanut butter cookies, apricots, milk. Wednesday: Hamburger, lettuce, tomato, pickles, onion, potato salad, cherry cobbler, milk. Thursday: Baked chicken nuggets, sauces, baked potato wedges, broccoli, whole wheat roll, margarine, mixed fruit, milk. Friday: Beef steak, brown gravy, mashed potatoes, Brussels sprouts, whole wheat roll, […]

12/24 Game time

GAMETIME Tucumcari Tucumcari Rattlers and Lady Rattlers Basketball No games until January. Tucumcari Middle School Basketball No games until January. San Jon San Jon Coyotes and Lady Coyotes Basketball No games until January. Logan Logan Longhorns and Lady Longhorns Basketball Dec. 29, 3 p.m. — Clayton, JVG, JVB, VG, VB, home Dec. 30, 3 p.m. […]

12/24 Scoreboard

Note: The Quay County Sun invites county coaches to call in scores to 461-1952 and/or to place them on nmact.org so they can be printed. Tucumcari Tucumcari Rattlers and Lady Rattlers basketball Nov. 29 — Elida, JV, VB & G, away Tucumcari VB lost to Elida 51-54 Tucumcari VG lost to Elida 29-42 Dec. 2 […]

Holiday recollections in days of yore

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist At this time of year, those of us in the over-the-hill-gang tend to cause the climbers to roll their eyes as we recall our memories of Christmas during our childhood. We merely smile because we feel sure they will do likewise as they age and begin to share their memories. […]

12/24 Obituaries

Lady Dickinson Services: 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 28 in Dunn Memorial Chapel. Lady Mary Dickinson, 95, died on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2005, in Clovis. She was born Jan. 14, 1910, in Spur, Texas. She had made her home in Tucumcari, moving from Clovis in 1945 with her husband, Grover, who preceded her in death […]

12/24 Calendar

Sunday — The Ministerial Alliance will be having its annual end of year service on Christmas day at the Convention Center at 10:30 a.m. A special service covering the life of Christ in Scripture and song is planned. Members are invited to bring a friend. Monday — City offices were closed on Friday, Dec. 23 […]