Christians should be unified in Christ

Leonard Lauriault My wife and I share my hard-covered Bible at church. Recently, I wanted to sit a little closer, but one side of the Bible had fallen down between us, chocking my movement. So I lifted it up, scooted over and rested the side that had fallen on her knee. Believe it or not, [...]

People will believe anything

Russell Anglin There’s something about human beings that makes us want badly to disbelieve the official version of events. Everybody loves a good conspiracy theory. On Sunday, my friend Kyle’s girlfriend, Alex, introduced me to one I had not heard before. According to a group of conspirators, Paul McCartney died decades ago. Have you heard [...]

Herding Squirrels: Pretty table? Yes I can

Traci Arbios When it comes to hosting a family event in my world, let it be known: the bar has been set. I believe it all began 60 years ago, when my incredibly charming grandmother, Mimi, would have our extended family over for any type of get together. Imagine: children crawling on the carpet and [...]

Piercings puncture preconceptions

Russell Anglin By day, my name is Russell Anglin. I stand 5 feet, 11 inches tall (6 feet if you believe my driver’s license), I’m not really sure how much I weigh and I have hazel eyes. I pride myself with a professional demeanor and try to be as friendly and helpful towards folks as [...]

Columnist haunts Cimarron hotel

Karl Terry Do you believe in ghosts?

Role models out there who teens can look up to

Whenever possible, we like to recognize graduates of Tucumcari High School and tell a little about their accomplishments. We need to let our new graduates know how far they can go in life should they so choose because they too often tend to believe they can’t do much as graduates of a school located in [...]

Homicide victim believed to be Tucumcari truck driver

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By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico Investigators believe a homicide victim found in eastern Curry County on Thursday morning is a 51-year-old truck driver from Tucumcari. But officers are hesitant to conclusively identify Ronnie Ernest Hittson as Thursday’s victim, Curry County Undersheriff Wesley Waller said, until a full investigation is performed by medical examiners. “At [...]

A four-legged view of four wheels

By Aggie Moncus The slave is off to have coffee with friends so I am going to do some writing in order to get this column out of the way before she returns to complain that she doesn’t have a subject this week. If she would let me write more frequently, she wouldn’t have to [...]

‘I can’t believe I ate the whole thing’

by Leonard Lauriault There’s a TV commercial in which an obviously miserable person says, “I can’t believe I ate the whole thing.” While that commercial may appear year round, I associate it most with the holiday season.

Secular Santa part of Christmas spirit

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Merry Christmas! At Thanksgiving, we give thanks. At Christmas, we give gifts – and get thanks. Thanksgiving is not a religious holiday. Christmas is a religious holiday. But it’s also a very secular holiday filled with non-religious traditions. Christmas, for some, wouldn’t be Christmas without this gift that Clement [...]