Short stay leads to hard goodbye

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor How do you say goodbye to someone you feel like you just met? I am dealing with that problem right now. I have been the managing editor at the Quay County Sun since September and have experienced many good and bad things. But sometimes things just have to come […]

Goodbye ‘Mrs. Tucumcari’


By Chelle Delaney Bettie Ditto, Tucumcari�s 91-year-old matriarch of hospitality, was laid to rest Friday. After a funeral service attended by about 380 at the Tucumcari Convention Center, Ditto�s coffin was buried at Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery beneath a warm winter sun. At the funeral service, deacon Bobby Welch comforted attendees with words derived from […]

Joy can come from most sorrowful times

By Debra Whittington To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to […]