Walking? Spicy foods? Both among bids to bring on labor

"Stroller babes" walk around Mckinley Park

Liza Lester By nine days past her baby’s due date last October, Sarah Ikemire was anxious – and speed-walking daily around Sacramento, Calif.’s McKinley Park. She wanted baby Mason to emerge on his own, without urging from drugs or, worse, a Caesarean section. She asked her doctor what she could do to encourage her baby […]

DAR to host flag-burning ceremony

By Glenda Reid The Tucumcari Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has been trading flags all over town. When a flag is so worn it is no longer fit to serve as a symbol of our country, it should be destroyed by burning in a dignified manner. Visit www.usflag.org for information on proper […]

Rattlers fall short to Portales in Tuesday night action

Thomas Garcia By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers lost a pair to the Portales Rams Tuesday night at the Snake Pit. The (8-6) Rattlers saw action first on Tuesday night as they hosted the (12-5) Rams. Travis Garcia and Jantzen Darnell each hit three pointers in the last minute of the game […]

Mosquero Cowboy Camp schedule

Bring your own chair (BYOC) Friday • 7 p.m., Campfire meal • 8 p.m., Cowboy Service Saturday • 6 – 8 a.m., Cowboy Breakfast • 10 a.m,. Horse Shoe/ Corn Toss /Ground Roping Contests Competitive Games for All Ages/ Under Tent Music • 11 a.m., Goat Roping 12 a.m., Campfire meal 1 P.M. Under the […]

Recipe of God’s words bring balanced diet

By Debra Whittington Train up a child in the way he should go… Proverbs 22:6 In the 1960’s the toy market jumped on the bandwagon of young girls imitating their mothers with the Easy Bake oven. When I saw one in a store last week, memories transported me back in time. For those who never […]

Seredipity: Brings friends together at right time

By Lynn Moncus Being in the right place at just the right time can bring about most pleasant experiences — the kind that really cannot be planned.For instance, a couple of weeks ago, Mrs. Dorothy Randals said she was going to spend part of the day keeping the museum open so the Moores could go […]

From the damage, God can bring collateral blessings

By Leonard Lauriault In the movie, Collateral Damage, the hero’s (played by Arnold Schwarzenegger) family is killed before his eyes while terrorists are attempting to kill their nemesis who did not die in the bombing. While discussing another sort of similar situation with some friends, one of them said, “That’s just not fair!” In our […]

Quay County powered up to make its bid

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Freedom New Mexico The New Mexico Racing Commission visits Tucumcari on Thursday to hear a proposal for building a racetrack and casino. Albuquerque car dealer Don Chalmers heads a group of investors who hope to bring hundreds of jobs and millions of Texas money to the economically depressed city along the Mother Road. The meeting […]

Getting Santa’s attention …

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Letters to Santa can take all shapes and forms. Nowadays, they can be emailed, sent in a text message or snail mailed. But when you�re two or three years old, it�s good to have mom or dad help with your letter to Santa. That�s what parents did for their children who attend the Early Head […]

Around Town, Pecan Bake Off, ‘Little Mary’ turns 103

Pecan Bake Off… Do you like Pecans? The Quay County Extension Service is hosting a Pecan Bake Off to show off Quay County’s pecan industry.  The contest will be Oct. 13 during the first Six Shooter Siding Festival. The people’s choice tasting will be at the Pecan Booth from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Stop […]