Put an end to policitcal season with smiles, laughter

By Lynn Moncus During the last few weeks, many of us have expressed our displeasure regarding the levels to which some of the politicians in our state and nation sank in order to try to beat their opponents. What kind of examples are such people setting for our youth? What kind of people are trying […]

Bears’ Brian Urlacher buys dealership

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun There’s a new bear in town. Brian Urlacher Cross Country Auto Sales is purchasing the Mills-Strebeck Autoplex on Lake Road. On Wednesday, Cross Country took over the management and is purchasing the dealership, said John Everhart, general manager of the new Cross Country operation. He declined to disclose details […]

Rattlers cross country girls take third

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers cross country team’s girls placed third overall and the boys placed eighth overall at last Saturday’s East Mountain invite. Their victories were unexpected and a boost to the fledgling team. Rattlers Coach Gary Hittson said, “When we got to the East Mountain invite Rio Rancho was […]

Rattler cross country team comes back into play

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattler cross country team will compete today at 8:30 a.m. in the East Mountain small school Invite at Sandia. There hasn’t been a cross country team in Tucumcari since the 2003-2004 school year. Coach Gary Hittson has twelve runners on the team this year. The Rattlers have attended […]

Gather strength from Lord during 9/11 anniversary

By Debra Whittington Remembering mine affliction and my misery, the wormwood and the gall. My soul hath them still in remembrance, and is humbled in me. This I recall to my mind, therefore have I hope. It is of the LORD’s mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new […]

Soldier ready to re-enlist

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom Newspapers CLOVIS — Clovis Police Detective Roman Romero said he plans to renew his reserve contract with the Marine Corps in coming weeks even though it could mean being sent to Iraq. The Clovis native said although he’s established in his job and has a young family, he wants to serve […]

Amistad celebrates 100th anniversary

By Lynn Moncus: Quay County Sun Columnist Last Saturday, hundreds of people flocked to Amistad to honor the 100th birthday of that village and to spend much quality time just visiting. When the people of that area decide to put on a celebration, they just naturally know what to do and how to do it. […]

Take pride in the flag

By Debra Whittington “Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. ”   The calendar indicates that the fourth of July has passed once again as summer marches on. Still I can’t help thinking about that infamous date on the calendar in which we celebrate our […]

House senior prepares for military career

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Editor’s Note: This is the fourth story in a series about graduates of high schools in Quay County. With only two graduates from its normal high school, and 14 from its alternative school, there’s no arguing that House High School can be classified as a small school. But tell […]

Remember heroism on Memorial Day

By Debra Whittington: QCS Religion Columnist Remember the days of old, consider the years of many generations: ask thy father, and he will shew thee; thy elders, and they will tell thee. Deuteronomy 32:7. A couple of weeks ago, Mark and I sat on our friend’s boat out at Ute Lake spending leisurely day fishing. […]