Cultivate relationships with other Christians

I did the household gardening when I was in high school. Each year I planted a lettuce bed in late winter that also included green onions. Some people would put different kinds of leafy greens in their lettuce bed so they could experience the different flavors in their salad. Our Christian life is like that […]

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.

Artists imitate abstractly

Russell Anglin I greatly enjoyed my trip to Tucumcari Art Space Sunday to see what different artists in the area have been up to. I was pleased to find we have a number of people in our own backyard who express themselves through various media and do a good job at it, too. It also […]

African student begins studies at Mesalands

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Special to QCS Charlie Ndambadji is finishing up his first semester at Mesalands Community College with hopes of pursuing a career in wind energy technology. Ndambadji, 29, is a native of the Republic of Cameroon, which is located in Central Africa. Camaroon has a population of about 18 million people. Ndambadji speaks three different languages, […]

Holidays different for everyone

By Debra Whittington Blessed be God…Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them… Corinthians 1:3-4 The holiday season is upon us complete with the round of Christmas parties, shopping, decorating, cooking, and who knows what else. It is as though people are trying to take one month and […]

Comments from the Canyons: Remembering heritage important

By Lynn Moncus: Quay columnist Most of us who are sons and daughters of the pioneers who helped to settle the Southwest remain proud of the traditions they established. Often when we are discussing the pioneers, people have the notion we are talking about the settlers who came into our area after the Homestead Act […]

Former Quay Athletes compete for UNM

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Identical twins Sandy and Kelly Fortner are starting their second season with the University of New Mexico’s Lobos track and field team. Last year Sandy finished in fifth place at the outdoor and sixth in the indoor Pentahlon event at the Mountain West Conference Championships and with a NCAA […]

Friends take puzzling new trails

By Lynn Moncus While conversing with some young friends during dinner, the subjects of loyalty to our alma maters and our feelings toward our classmates captured our attention for a few minutes and left me thinking about them later in order to try to understand what caused the differences in opinions. Part of the time […]

Love’s plans to build bigger travel stop

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Construction on a new $4.5 million Love’s travel stop at Mountain Road and I-40 is expected to begin in October, said Jenny Love Meyer, public relations director for Love’s. The new 4,321-square-foot operation, scheduled to open in late April, will add 12 new positions to its existing staff of […]

Good fruit comes from good soil

By Debra Whittington But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance: against such there is no law. Galatians 5:22-23 During my morning walks I pause to check out the apple and pear trees. There is nothing like fresh fruit and I am getting anxious to sink my […]