While always near, God saves from “afar”

Leonard Lauriault Our preacher, Harry Gipson, passed away recently and because he liked to encourage others with a good joke, his brother, who performed the funeral, repeated some of Harry’s favorite jokes, as did other family members. Having come from eastern Kentucky, one particular joke of which I’ve heard many variations, was about the wise […]

Hopson honored with cowboy award


By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Behind the scenes of the 14th Annual Cowboy Poetry and Song Gathering at Nara Visa was a big secret. It was one the Hopson family wasn�t sure they could keep from Harry Hastings Hopson. In June Hopson�s family was notified that he�d had been selected to receive the Buck […]

Waiting for Harry until stroke of midnight


Tucumcari residents have been awaiting today’s delivery of the seventh and final book in the J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter book series,“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.” At 12:01 a.m. today, Tucumcari Postmaster Robert Roark was to give out the pre-ordered copies of the Harry Potter book from the loading dock of the Tucumcari Post Office. […]