Friend passes, memory stays

Lynn Moncus We visit frequently about our great good fortune of living in a rural area in which we can have so many friends of all ages. Among those many friends, we usually have a few heart’s friends, those who are particularly close and who stand by us no matter what we may do or [...]

Spending holiday with good friend leads to many fun events

By Lynn Moncus Since retirement, this woman from Ima has taken very few vacations, but that changed recently when Mrs. Kathryn Stephenson invited me to spend a week with her in Edmond, Oklahoma. Being with such a special friend on Thanksgiving surely made that an outstanding day–a real holiday for a change. She took me [...]

Local skiier going for three

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Special to the QCS Kathryn Bowen, a two-year junior olympian, just returned from the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. The top ski racing athletes from the Junior Olympics were invited to live and train at the center for three days. These athletes are part of the developmental program that leads to the Olympic [...]

Skier is again an Olympian

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By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Twelve-year-old Kathryn Bowen has qualified for the 2007 Rocky Mount Division of the Junior Olympics – for the second time. “There’s only been about three or four that have done that in the last 10 years,” said Bowen, who is a student at Tucumcari Middle School. On Sunday, Bowen will [...]

Skiier set to compete in Junior Olympics

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun She started skiing at age 2, long before she really knew how to do much else. Now 11, Kathryn Bowen of Tucumcari stayed with the sport because, “it’s fast.” Bowen was fast enough last month to earn a spot in next week’s United States Ski Association Junior Olympics. Kathryn, [...]