Southern journey sentimental, worth remembering

Most of you are aware that this woman from Ima is a proud Aggie. As such, I decided to attend homecoming at New Mexico State University to celebrate my 56th anniversary of having graduated from the then New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts. Yes, I took one more sentimental journey to the southern […]

Life’s journey presents choices

Debra Whittington “Thou wilt shew me the path of life…” Psalm 16:11 Watching the graduates march down the aisle, I felt myriad emotions. I thought about the path they were embarking on as well as my own path I set out on 36 years ago. These kids seem so young and yet they are now […]

Marriage worth every hurdle

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor I begin my journey of marriage today as I head back to Colorado for my wedding on Saturday. It’s a journey I cannot wait to begin. Love and marriage are two things that go hand in hand. I love my future wife and she loves me right back. Love […]

Getting for Christmas inside out

By Debra Whittington “And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins. Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying, Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall […]

Baby can you drive my cars

Special to the QCS In several weeks vintage auto enthusiasts may want to take a look in the parking lot at the Blue Swallow motel. Five Austins 7s from England are scheduled to make a stop on Sept. 10 as they make the journey on the Route 66. This tour is being undertaken by a […]

Walking for pain

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Dennis Kinch not only walks despite being in constant pain — he walks because of it. And it’s not like this Massachusetts-born man is taking a simple trek to the corner store. Kinch is walking the 2,400 miles of the infamous Route 66 to raise awareness of chronic pain. He made a pit stop in […]

Holidays bring trials, blessings

By Debra Whittington: QCS columnist Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ; Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works. Titus 2:13-14. The calendar is full with something […]

City celebrates $100,000 worth of history

By Martha Frost: Quay County Sun In August 1940 Tucumcari and cities all over New Mexico were celebrating the journey of Francisco Vasquez de Coronado through New Mexico and the Southwest. The Spanish explorer expected to find streets paved with gold and houses studded with turquoise, but the only gold Coronado and his men found […]

Tucumcari attracts all kinds (of travelers, that is)

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Not everyone who rambles across the country along Route 66 does so in their car. Sure, there are always several motorcycles out there — but two men in recent days went one step further, one of them literally. Here are their stories: Bicycle man Eric High was coming from […]

The way of the cross

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William Thompson:Quay County Sun More than 100 area residents walked 10 miles Friday in memory of Christ’s painful walk to Calvary and his eventual death upon the cross more than 2,000 years ago. The walkers began at Stuckey’s 10 miles west of Tucumcari and proceeded to walk 10 miles to a small church in Montoya. […]