Top ten stories of the decade

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun As the decade comes to a close, the Quay County Sun staff has compiled the top ten stories of the decade.

With moving comes hassles

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor On TV’s animated series “Family Guy,” main character Peter Griffin uses a phrase that I felt was perfect for this column. “You know what really grinds my gears…” Moving. I have lived here in Tucumcari almost two months now, but never really “moved” because my other half still lived [...]

‘Mansion’ ready when time comes

By Debra Whittington …Great is thy faithfulness…. Lamentations 3:23 I heard about an elderly lady who lamented to a friend about why God is leaving her here on this earth. Since she has numerous health issues and is unable to get out and go do the things she once did. She feels as though her [...]

Air show will fill skies with thrills

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor The skies above Tucumcari will be filled with excitement on Oct. 7. The 17th annual Tucumcari Rotary Club Air Show comes to the Tucumcari Airport with a full slate of performances and acts. The gates will open at 10 a.m. The main attraction will be the Canadian Air Force [...]

Skies will be filled with thrills

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor The skies above Tucumcari will be filled with excitement on Oct. 7. The 17th annual Tucumcari Rotary Club Air Show comes to the Tucumcari Airport with a full slate of performances and acts. The gates will open at 10 a.m. The main attraction will be the Canadian Air Force [...]

A litte trust in the Lord goes a long way for movie

By Debra Whittington Trust in the Lord, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed. Delight thyself also in the Lord: and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart. Commit thy way unto the Lord; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to [...]

9/24 Library new arrivals

Fiction True Betrayals by Nora Roberts. Kelsey is shocked to learn that her mother — whom she had assumed was dead — has really been in prison all these years for killing her lover. Hunting Fear by Kay Hooper. An extraordinary psychic comes upon a madman out to win a sick game. Exact Revenge by [...]

Tucumcari has always been my home

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyon A friend from down south continues to express her amazement that I chose to return to Quay County after retiring from the English department. She was sure that I wouldn’t last a year before returning to live in a place in which I could associate with “degreed” people [...]

‘Bread Lady’ cooks Saturday

Mary Jane Edaakie from the Isleta Pueblo will be in Tucumcari today (Saturday) at the Historical Museum demonstrating and selling a variety of Native American pastries and breads. The demonstrations begin at 11 a.m. and will run through 4 p.m. just outside the entrance of the museum building on Adams Street. Edaakie only comes to [...]