Pleasant reunion clears slate for 2010

Lynn Moncus Last year ended on a very high note for this woman from Ima. Mrs. Kathryn Stephenson, her son, Jamie, his wife, Susan, and their sons, Bryan and Aaron invited me to spend a few days with them in Edmond, Okla. Being with such good friends was a major privilege. Of course, Kathryn and […]

Commissioner bids farewell

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Thomas Garcia Quay County Commision Chairman Franklin McCasland adjourned his final meeting on Friday in the company of friends and co-workers.

Comments from the Canyons: Cherished friend celebrates birthday

Lynn Moncus Last Saturday, Mrs. Lucille Coleman was honored by her daughters, Nancy and Sandra, with a surprise party to celebrate her 94th birthday at the Convention Center. This woman from lma was privileged to be invited and to spend time visiting with many friends. Mrs. Coleman is one of the treasures of our county […]

Comments from the Canyons: We are fortunate to live here

Lynn Moncus Through the years, we have visited much about the many privileges of small-town life and have usually agreed that we are most fortunate to live in our little corner of the Southwest.One morning last week was an example of the joy of being a native of these parts when a number of former […]

Logan boy receives award for bravery

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Thomas Garcia Cutter Hastie was honored Monday by his family, friends and the Logan Ladies Auxiliary Post 77 for his bravery.

Rattler reunion keeps alumni ‘forever young’

Lynn Moncus This is a special week for Tucumcari Rattler Alumni and friends because the Rattler Reunion Annual has been mailed. We are in for quite a treat because our annual publication is now in a different format — much like that of The Yucca. Although this issue contains fewer pictures than in the past, […]

Elderly friends offer life lessons

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyons Having friends of all ages is a rare privilege, one that we can enjoy in our own hometown and county. Because my first friends in those canyons were my parents and grandparents, I have always enjoyed being around people who are older than I. As a result, I […]

Restaurants also serve ‘Southwestern hospitality’

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyons Those of us who are proud to call Tucumcari home are pleased many people have little trouble finding good places in which to eat and even food prepared for various eating habits or problems we have developed. As I sat in one of our restaurants Saturday morning, I […]

All kinds of stories discussed with friend

By Lynn Moncus Through these many years, we have often visited about the importance of having good friends and how very fortunate we are to live in a place in which we have so many friends of all ages. Being able to spend time with these friends certainly gives us full lives. As often as […]

Tucumcari teacher killed in car accident

QCS staff Family, friends and students attended the funeral Tuesday for Kevin Severance, a freshman science teacher at Tucumcari High School. “Severance had only been teaching at Tucumcari High School for one semester,” said Dennis Roch, assistant superintendent. “Even with his short time at Tucumcari schools, Mr. Severance made a significant impact on students and […]