Sunday outage surprises

Russell Anglin Sunday was an awfully strange day. It started for me at 10 a.m. with the phone waking me up. My editor called and asked me if I had electricity. With my eyes still hazy and without my wits about me, I replied, “Um … I don’t know.” Turns out I didn’t. I threw […]

Visits revitalize

Lynn Moncus Living in one’s home area for over three quarters of a century provides more privileges than we can begin to count. At the top of the list, of course, is the privilege of having friends from all stages of our lives. Being able to meet and greet them adds pleasure to each day […]

Quay County honors veterans

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QCSun staff Citizens across the nation took time on Memorial Day to honor those who have served and continue to serve in wars for the U.S. military. Quay County was no different as residents held memorial services in towns including Tucumcari and Logan.

No Memorial Day weekend DWIs for Quay County

QCSun staff Memorial Day Weekend came and went in Quay County without any DWIs or traffic fatalities, though one serious car crash was reported, according to New Mexico State Police Capt. Jimmy Glascock. “(The crash) occurred Sunday morning at the intersection of 469 and U.S. 54. It was a two-vehicle crash and there were multiple […]

Tucumcari seniors greet future

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Thomas Garcia Prepared to take their first steps in the next chapter of their lives, 73 Tucumcari High School graduates were reminded that they are the future. As the music played, the graduates began to file one by one into the Snake Pit Friday night. Senior Dalton Wood was once again at the end of […]

Too many people die in wars

Russell Anglin Memorial Day is coming up on Monday. This means a lot of people will not have to work and hamburgers and hot dogs will cover grills across America as crowds swarm to lakes and beaches. Of course, we all know that Memorial Day is primarily a day to remember men and women who […]

Dreams deliver deliberation

Thomas Garcia Dreams often offer an escape from our day-to-day lives. My dreams of late have been borderline nightmares. Now some experts say dreams are the manifestation of our subconscious mind projecting our own guilt, fears and worries. Now at this point in my life I have a few worries, fears and some guilt on […]

Beg, budget or steal: Three ways to deal with the end-of-school blues

Paula Sirois Like dental appointments and the DMV, the end of the school year is just another thing I tend to deny (for as long as possible). But school ends whether I like it or not, and whether I’m prepared for it or not. This year I vowed to be prepared _ to be that […]

Children give touching Mother’s Day presents

Beth Whitehouse When Ryan Tierney was 11, he was a boy with a plan: To present Mom with a homemade book about their life together for Mother’s Day. He sneaked a blank notebook from the family’s closet, and every night after Robin Tierney went to sleep, Ryan worked on it. He looked through old photo […]

Mother of Confusion: Celebrate National Train Day with live events, shows, crafts and more

Genevieve Hinson All aboard, it’s almost time to celebrate National Train Day on May 7. If you haven’t heard of it before, that’s because it’s fairly new. Amtrak started the holiday in 2008 to bring attention to the advantages of traveling by rail and the history of trains. The event is held each year on […]