Windmills wows weekend wanderer

Lynn Moncus Either the weather or sloth has interfered with our Sunday drives into the county, but last Sunday, Aggie managed to convince me that we should leave in the early afternoon and drive as far as we could see. Because we hadn’t investigated the new wind farm, we headed toward it and began to […]

Passed over for sexiest …again?

TV Hagenah People Magazine recently released its list of the world’s sexiest men for 2004, and surprisingly, once again, I received the news that I’m not on it. My wife assures me that it’s merely a typographical error which will probably be remedied next year, but she has been saying that for 17 years now […]

Friend’s gift focuses on past, present

Lynn Moncus Throughout our history, we have had a number of people in our county who have been and are real treasures. Many of them have not been recognized because they have so quietly played major roles in the making of our history without any thought of recognition or reward. Mrs. Ethel Sanderson Ernest is […]

New view of first Thanksgiving

TV Hagenah This weekend following Thanksgiving I thought it would be a good time to release a document that was recently discovered by archeologists from the Acme School of Home Archeology near Plymouth, Massachusetts. According to the experts involved with the discovery, this could be one of the most important documents to come out of […]

Canine talks of weather, self and romping

Lynn Moncus Ah ha! The slave is standing in the sun; thus, I, Aggie, have captured the computer for a while and will visit with my fans for the first time in many weeks. Actually, I’d like to be in the sun also, but she may not leave the house again as she tends to […]

Our commitment to our heritage and to our readers

Cathy Taylor and Allan Bock Each year Freedom Communications Inc., owner of the Quay County Sun, celebrates Founder’s Day, the birthday of Raymond Cyrus Hoiles (1878-1970). “R.C.,” as he was known, founded the media company in 1935 with the purchase of the then-Santa Ana Register, and his heirs still control it. R.C. Hoiles had a […]

A man alone can handle it

TV Hagenah I think I speak for men everywhere when I say, I resent the impression which wives seem to have about husbands – that if they leave us alone in the house for any extended length of time, like, say, a couple of days, we can’t function. We can indeed function…and function quite well, […]

Rainy days bring sweet memories

Lynn Moncus During the dark, cool days this week, the mind wandered back to the canyons of home in order to dispel dreary thoughts and to recall how we entertained ourselves without benefit of television, radio, or any electronic games. Although my brother was eight years older than I, he didn’t seem to mind having […]

A couple theories about food

TV Hagenah I love food. When I was overseas. I used to dream about the stuff. I would have these dreams about running across a beautiful white sand beach under swaying coconut palms pursuing a bikini clad Big Mac or Big Beef Burrito Supreme. I should probably point out here one of my main theories […]

Community pride can be contagious

Lynn Moncus The Oct. 24 issue of American Profile contained an article, “Tucumcari Gets Its Kicks,” by Sharon Niederman, an Albuquerque writer. That “Hometown Spotlight” has brought us comments from coast to coast and has shown that we still have many friends who like to read about their own hometown. Many of us didn’t realize […]