High winds plague area

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Red flag warnings continue in Quay County with a forecast of lighter winds but no chance of moisture in the area until Monday.

Funeral gives chance to remember

By Debra Whittington “We know that we have passed from death until life, because we love the brethren…” 1 John 3:14 Funerals are known for being somber, tearful events where the departed loved-one’s life is remembered. How wonderful it is when the tears are replaced with laughter as stories are shared. That was the case […]

Paroled man unable to give back to community

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A paroled Tucumcari man was looking for a chance to serve the community but said he was denied that opportunity because of his past. Anthony Gallegos said he applied and was denied a chance to be a volunteer firefighter for the City of Tucumcari. Fire Chief Mike Cherry said […]

Local athlete looks to raise money

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun An area track athlete is raising money for a chance to compete in Australia this summer.

Everyday a chance to start anew

By Leonard Lauriault A little boy and girl were playing in the “kitchen” at pre-school one day after hearing a lesson about creation and the beginning of naughtiness (Genesis chapters 1 to 3). The boy, who was terribly smitten by the girl, offered her a bite from a plastic apple. The girl, who wouldn’t give […]

Basketball crowds full of fun

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor Basketball season is under way for all high schools in Quay County. I have had a chance to watch the counties’ teams play on more than one occasion. These trips to the gym remind me how fun and exciting the game of basketball can be. Basketball is fast paced […]

Each of us has chance to serve, no matter the season

By Debra Whittington: The Church Lady To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. … — Ecclesiastes 3:1

Finally, some rains to coax out nature’s beauty

By Lynn Moncus Those of us who are of the land just naturally have to pause to admire the beauty whenever we have an opportunity. Last Sunday provided just that chance while Aggie and I were out for our ride. We had gone to the plains for a little while because we could see that […]

Bee-ware: Taking to the road can have its hazards

By Aggie The slave just left for afternoon coffee and told me I could write this column as it would be the last chance I’d have to write this year and the only chance I’d have to write before Christmas. Well, let’s begin by wishing you an early “Happy Holidays” and then get on with […]

Olympics just one more chance to run

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By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico Editor’s note: Freedom New Mexico is doing a series of stories on Olympians with ties to eastern New Mexico. The 1968 Olympics in Mexico City was just another place to run for Rex Maddaford. “It is an amazing experience and many get taken in by the whole idea of […]