New Crayola products just in time for the new school year

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McClatchy-Tribune Crayola has released a few new products that moms and dads might want to add to the back-to-school shopping list in order to make the transition more organized and fun. The new Dual-Sided Dry-Erase Board will help keep your family’s schedule organized and keep everyone well-informed. It is black on one side, white on [...]

Forgiveness facilitates salvation

Leonard Lauriault A man in our congregation presented an excellent sermon recently on what Christianity does. With his permission, this article is based on several of his points. Most people know that Christianity should keep one honest, (2 Corinthians 8: 21; Hebrews 13: 18), pure (1 Thessalonians 5: 22; 1 Peter 2: 12; Hebrews 5: [...]

Deadline approaching for wastewater plant

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun With a deadline a week away the Tucumcari Community Development will approach the city commissioners on Thursday to keep stimulus money in the area. The city will need to approve the contract for the Phase III construction of the wastewater treatment plant before Feb. 16 deadline to keep the [...]

Ancient ways not always so far fetched

by Leonard Lauriault I have a pig-shaped cookie jar in which I keep animal cookies to snack on while I fix supper (I usually keep several choices of snacky things around my counter for that purpose). One day while making soup, I got a handful of cookies and started whistling – you guessed it – [...]

Don’t need to be a genius to see discipline was right

By Lynn Moncus No doubt, many of you read or heard that spanking children lowers their I.Q. several points. That bit of information caused this woman from Ima to pause and wonder just how such a conclusion came about. Of course, I have always known I was a little slow at times, but it never [...]

Commission wants to keep dollars in city

Chelle Delaney Keeping dollars in Tucumcari was on the mind of the Tucumcari City Commission even though it approved a proposal form an out-of-town firm.“The money ought to stay in Tucumcari,” said Commissioner Jimmy Sandoval after Thursday night’s meeting. Sandoval’s was the only “nay” among the commission when it gave its approval to negotiate a [...]

Extension service offering program for those with diabetes

By QCS Staff Another series of the Keep Moving Keep Healthy With Diabetes program will begin next week, according to a press release. The Quay County Extension Office has teamed up with the Joslin Diabetes Research center to offer a program for people with diabetes or pre-diabetes. The program focuses on using exercise as a [...]

Tips to keep your poinsettias thriving until the next holiday

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension Every year as the holidays come to a close, people want to know how they can keep their poinsettias looking good and, eventually, replanting them.Here are a few tips:

Big wheels keep on turning for thrill seekers at rally

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Robert Ciolli

Not cold, rain kept Santa from Light Parade

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By QCS Staff Undaunted by Saturday night’s freezing rain, more than a dozen floats made the traditional ride through town. The cold rain, however, did keep some groups from entering the traditional event making the parade smaller than last year. Parade viewers watched from their vehicles parked along side streets and at intersections, while a [...]