Bible ranks as my favorite book

“The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand for ever.” — Isaiah 40:8

TV habits deserve scrutiny

Russell Anglin Somewhere in the middle of my hours long “Parks and Recreation” binge Sunday, I wondered to myself whether TV has paid off in any way after my years of dedicated viewing. Has it been worth it for any of us? At first glance, the answer is a resounding no. I’m sure if I […]

Sports drinks not often beneficial for regular activity

If watching sports on TV is any indication, you would think sports drinks are critical for optimal performance. During almost every professional sporting event you see, your favorite athletes are drinking from cups or bottles covered with the most popular sports drink labels and logos. But are sports drinks really necessary for sport and exercise […]

National TV hurts baseball

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS Managing Editor Baseball is one of my favorite sports. I love to watch it on TV, I loved going to games at Denver’s Coors Field when I lived in Colorado and I played first base and pitcher growing up. The Colorado Rockies have made the Major League Baseball playoffs for only […]

With age, seasons have different meaning

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist As the seasons change, we hear many comments about which is the favorite season and which is not. For some reason, most people with whom I spend a little time seem to prefer fall and go to great lengths to describe it. They usually begin by coming to the coffee […]

Who am I

I was born and raised in Quay County. …. I enjoy a good game of golf. … I have no indoor pets but some outdoor animals. … My favorite ice cream flavor is chocolate. Send your guesses to thomas_garcia@link.freedom.com or call him at 461-1952. Last week’s answer: Yvette Fazekas was born in Tucumcari, the second […]

Two-year-old boy brought much joy to family

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Chelle Delaney By Chelle DelaneyQuay County Sun Thomas Lee Prieto had a favorite blanket, a favorite cartoon character — SpongeBob SquarePants — and an outgoing personality. “He was like Linus with his blanket,” said his mother, Monique Garcia. “When you’d go to the grocery store, he’d say hi to everybody,” said Rachel Garcia, Thomas’ grandmother. […]

Shopping locally benefits locals, those beyond

By Lynn Moncus Those of us who have lived here for a few days recall the many stores we could choose from when we wanted to go on a shopping spree. We had but to park on Main Street in then decide which direction we wanted to go from there. Little did we dream that […]

Contrary to Wolf’s declaration, you can go home again

By Lynn Moncus Members of Tucumcari Historic Research Institute were treated by the presence of two favorite Quay County natives at our annual dinner Monday evening at the Elks Lodge. Dr. David Stratton, Professor Emeritus of History at Washington State University was met by his high school English teacher, Mrs. Kathryn Stephenson who now lives […]

Celebrate, share memories of the season

By Lynn Moncus While listening to a group of people talk about their favorite Christmases, my mind just naturally wandered into the past and the times we celebrated Christmas in the canyons. It then ambled to those years during which we lived in the courthouse, and finally landed on the adult years. To select one […]