Child Sense: Remember your child’s dominant sense while starting a garden together

Priscilla J. Dunstan Family activities are wonderful for creating memories, building family unity and having fun. It’s important to pick activities that the whole family can enjoy, remembering that not everyone enjoys things in exactly the same way. Building a spring garden together, while using each child’s dominant sense, can make each part of the […]

Comments from the Canyons: Cemetery needs our help

Lynn Moncus ‘Tis always good to note that our citizens can still come together when they feel that our traditions are being infringed upon. This past week was an example when a number of individuals appeared at the City Commission meeting to express their concern about the changes at Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Many people […]

Cemetery conditions concern residents

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Russell Anglin The prayer garden at the west side of Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery was busy Wednesday morning with five visitors seeking out the gravestones of loved ones between 11 a.m. and noon. Betty Cooper-Coslett, a lifelong Quay County resident whose first husband is buried in the garden, said she was unhappy with what she […]

Letter to the editor: Cemetery needs city attention

Cemetery needs city attention This letter is written to express our concern over the management of our cemetery, Tucumcari Memorial Park. Both my husband and I were born and raised in Tucumcari and have many family members and friends buried in Tucumcari Memorial Park. For as long as we can remember, 50-plus years, we have […]

Blooming wild flowers spark road trip

Although the countryside between here and Oklahoma City is beautiful and was really showing off with a profusion of wild flowers, this woman from lma could hardly wait to grab Aggie and take our Sunday trip into Quay Valley To see our grand mesas in all their glory let us know we were home and […]

11-18 On the shelves

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295. Fiction The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks. A 17-year-old girl spends the summer with her divorced father in North Carolina and finds many kinds of love. Rough Country by John Sandford. Virgil Flowers investigates a string of murders at a […]

Plan now for spring flowers

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension

Mesas work their healing powers

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist Aggie won the battle Sunday and saw that we took a drive into Quay Valley. I’m not too sure which of us was the most excited because we hadn’t been for such a drive this year and really needed to take time to admire the beauty of the mesas and […]

Falling for the season

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun We’ve all got that feelin.’ The reason’s the season. It’s fall. Matter of fact, it’s the season of the autumnal equinox, the official astronomical change-of-the-seasons. We should have felt it yesterday, East coasters had to wait until today. The air is getting cooler. The days are getting shorter. After […]

Spirituality needs time to grow

By Debra Whittington: QCS Religion Columnist My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth. — 1 John 3:18 Although the calendar states that spring is still weeks away, the recent warm weather offers a glimpse of things to come. I was outside watering the tree […]