Building Resilience: Crafting your child’s character

McClatchy-Tribune Don’t spoil your children. How we’d love to give our children everything they want_they’re so darned cute! But adults who expect everything instantly and on their terms, who feel that they’re entitled to anything they desire, are not so cute _ may I say detestable? Here are some thoughts to consider. — Don’t worry […]

RFD-TV brings country’s past to curious viewers

By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer With everything on TV these days — from reality TV to game shows, special interests, food programs and sports and news — it’s hard not to find something to watch. While I enjoy episodes of “NCIS” and “24” and “Man vs. Food” along with “Adult Swim” programs, I often […]

Letters to the Editor

By Bob Wicks, Jr. When I was three weeks old I made my first trip to town. My mother placed me on the pharmacy counter for all to see and admire. From then on Sands-Dorsey became my main hang-out. I have great memories of the store, from all the people who worked there to all […]

4-H competition rewards efforts

by John Villalba A late, great judging coach and friend of mine once told me, “John, you as a 4-H agent, have to do everything possible to ensure that competition is never phased out of the 4-H program. You always must make sure that the torch of competition is never put out.” What Mr. Jerry […]

Canyons comfort recalls peaceful past

By Lynn Moncus: Quay County Sun Coumnist Aggie finally talked me into driving to the canyons of home so we could enjoy the beauty and solitude as we perched on the rim across from Grandmother’s house. For a short time, we were isolated and insulated from the rest of the world and could think our […]

9/17 Library books

Fiction The Interruption Of Everything by Terry McMillan. At the age of 44, an unhappily married California woman discovers that she is pregnant.   No Country For Old Men by Cormac McCarthy. Mayhem ensues after a Texas man finds $2 million in drug money – and decides to keep it.   Lunar Park by Bret Easton […]

Crafts fair succeeds

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The 33rd annual Tucumcari Arts and Crafts Fair had only been open a couple of hours Saturday morning at the Quay County Fair Barn. Vendors were already selling items. Potential buyers ‹ some of more that 700 people organizers said attended the weekend event ‹ were examining handmade jewelry […]

Garcia born to rope and ride

By Angela Peacock At an age when most boys were riding stick horses, Dathan Garcia went for the real thing. Dathan, 15, is a third-generation award-winning rodeo competitor who began competing at age 2, after his father Danny entered him into a team roping competition. Danny used his horse to guide his infant son, who […]