Five-minute recipe to get thousands of Twitter followers for your business – But why do you want them?

Shelley Straitiff How many Followers do you have? Who cares? By the stacks of books and blog posts, obviously someone thinks the number means something. You can even sign up to get paid for tweets based on how many followers you have. That will soon be proven worthless. Social media needs to be about strategy […]

Creatures add levity, perspective to life

Often when life seems to be a bit difficult, something comes along to give a few minutes of levity and helps us to regain some perspective. In my case, for instance, creatures are the greatest ones to change the subject and to bring a modicum of relief. Of course, Aggie, my constant companion, works hard […]

Publisher: Newspaper thieves can expect prosecution

To all Quay County Sun readers: One or more people reading this may be thieves. Specifically, you may be stealing extra copies of the Quay County Sun, your hometown weekly newspaper, from coin racks placed around the town and region. Shame on you. You are better than that. Theft has gone up quite a bit […]

Art show brings diverse crowd

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Russell Anglin Area artists congregated Sunday to Tucumcari Art Space to share their work and socialize over punch and snacks. One of the artists, Tucumcari resident and animal rescuer Juanita Umland, set up a few of her pieces in a dark, windowless room in the Art Space studio. While Umland herself was difficult to see […]

Dorothy Randals always helped

Lynn Moncus Few people have done more to help preserve our area history than has Mrs. Dorothy Randals, who served on the Tucumcari Historical Research Institute Board for 37 years. During those years she helped with the collection, preservation, and presentation of items representing our county. Always willing to participate in the work days, Dorothy […]

City, county cars cost

Lynn Moncus As so often happens while I’m driving around town, I begin to think of the past and sort of gnash teeth as changes are noted. Recently, I happened to notice the fleets of city and county vehicles parked in various places. Of course, only a few of the vehicles were to be seen […]

Residents greet new year in different ways

Lynn Moncus Just as we begin to enjoy one calendar, we have to change in order to keep up with the years. These years seem to speed by, leaving many of us breathless and wondering what has happened. Although this woman from Ima no longer attends New Year’s Eve affairs, I still like to watch […]

Elections safeguard principles, not parties

Thomas Garcia With the election a week behind us I am still hearing many people talk about the results, but in a way that has me concerned. The day after the election I heard three comments about the candidates from voters who were a few years younger than 30. Now I know this does not […]

Watching nature come to life exciting

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyon All that snow melting into the ground surely is giving us a colorful spring. As we drive around town, we can admire various fruit trees in bloom and can really enjoy the lilac bushes. The latter have more clusters of blooms than usual and need to be seen […]

Friendly service appreciated

By Lynn Moncus Although I always prefer to shop at home, I sometimes can’t find a few things here and am apt to head to Clovis two or three times a year. The drive is usually pleasant, and the change of scene brings back many memories of the times our family used to travel those […]