In a hot summer, cool ways to be messy

Erin Karonis

Beth Whitehouse Here we are in the midst of summer. The novelty of beaches and parks may have worn off, but the heat is still bearing down. What to do now? How about some fun, inexpensive backyard activities the whole family will love? “They’re all sort of cool things, water-based things,” says Maureen Mangan, the […]

Rewarding reading: Keep your kid reading this summer

summer reading rewards

Disney FamilyFun magazine Encourage your kids to read all summer with an add-a-bead bookmark. At the beginning of the summer, buy beads that your child will find enticing: letters that spell out his name, for example, or some shaped like bugs or animals. Tie one plain bead to the end of a yarn lace, and […]

Sayings add color to local language

My wife thinks I just like to embarrass her in public, but it’s probably just the way I was raised. We were out of town in a restaurant recently and while we waited on our food I was busy looking around at all the vintage decorations. You know the type popular in restaurants these days […]

Tucumcari, Logan, House add wins to season

Roundup: Tucumcari, Logan and House all added another win to their seasons on Friday. The Rattlers beat West Las Vegas, 27-0. Logan trounced Gateway Christian, 30-12 and House edged New Mexico School for the Deaf, 14-13. San Jon lost to Dora, 20-19.

4-Hers add shooting competition to their talents

Special to the QCS Despite cold, wet conditions, eight Quay County 4-H members competed in the State 4-H Shooting Sports contest Saturday at the NRA’s Whittington Center near Raton. The 4-hers who competed were Taylor Atwood, Dustan Hight, Daniel Hight, Blake Moon, Carmen Runyan, Antonio Rodriguez, Richard Rush, and Patrick Weigel.

Polls add confusion, division to politics

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Poll-itics — no that’s not a typo. To add to our confusion about

Walking promoted in county

TV Hagenah According to Quay County Home Extension Agent Brenda Bishop, “Quay County on the Move” is a program involving lifting feet up and putting them down. It is about walking. The idea is that people challenge themselves and others to increase the number of steps they walk a day. This is done by wearing […]