10-27-2007; Commodities, museum trip, passport to Quay

Food commodities … Commodities are expected in November, said an official of the Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico, based in Clovis. The food bank serves nine counties by distributing the commodities released by the U.S. government through its TEFAP program, or The Emergency Food Assistance Program. Food items are delivered to the Food Bank […]

Summer Menu Program

The newly formed Manna Ministries, similar to Angel Food Ministries, is providing food in bulk for the second time this year. The program provides food that is more affordable to area residents, said Cora Lucero, a program specialist with the Community Services Block Grant program in Tucumcari. The basic menu is guaranteed to be worth […]

Ministry helping with food program

QCS Staff A newly formed Manna Ministries, similar to Angel Food Ministries, is providing food in bulk so that it’s more affordable to area residents, said Cora Lucero, a program specialist with the Community Services Block Grant program in Tucumcari. Programs like this, Lucero said, “Help in the fight against poverty and provide better nutrition.” […]

United Way within hair’s breadth of goal

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun With a check for $880 and some change from the ALCO retail store, the United Way of Quay County nearly reached its $25,000 goal for 2007 on Tuesday, said Pat Sparks, secretary and treasurer. “We’re just $339 shy,” Sparks said. “We just hope there are more donations that will […]

01-06-2007: Letters to Editor

Gym of a birthday appreciated After spending a week skiing in Colorado my husband and I along with our three children headed home to Texas. We were in search of a seafood restaurant for my son’s 16th birthday. Instead, we ended up stranded in New Mexico and were informed that the local high school gym […]

Canines rule: Pause and be grateful

By Aggie Moncus: Quay County Sun Coumnist Although I wanted to write this column before Thanksgiving, the slave wouldn’t let me use the computer because she said she didn’t want me to lose the story she was working on. Well, I just waited until she had lost it herself and then told her to move […]

Hunger disappears from UDSA’s vocabulary?

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Will you be celebrating Thanksgiving? Most Americans will. But those who do celebrate should, perhaps, be conscious that not all Americans have reason to celebrate. For example, the “homeless” – people without a roof over their heads. In cities throughout the country there seem to be a great number […]

United Way gets set for annual auction

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The United Way of Quay County is gearing up for its annual auction on Monday. On Tuesday, it had counted up 143 items which will be up for auction. The items range from a deluxe model lawnmower to loads of gravel in different grades to an autumn place setting […]

Who knows what good for you

By Ryn Garglinski: Freedom Newspapers ust when New Mexico folks thought that burrito was safe, new news says a tainted bag of spinach found its way to the Land of Enchantment. The spinach E. coli scare has now strained its way to 23 states, killing one in Wisconsin. While the scare heavily hit California — […]

Notable Notes

Police set to employ saturation patrols The Tucumcari Police Department will be conducting saturation patrols from now through Aug. 31 from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. During this time, officers will be out enforcing DWI laws. Riddle set to compete in AQHYA championship Vatlie Riddle is among 2,000 youths participating in the Ford American Quarter […]