How a lemonade stand can change your child’s life

Lemons for Life

Alison Storm Trying to raise the next Bill Gates or Blake Mycoskie? Some say entrepreneurship starts at a young age. But if your child’s lemonade stand goes bankrupt, that doesn’t necessarily mean you’ve failed to raise an entrepreneur, according to financial expert Rachel Ramsey Cruze. She’s the daughter of bestselling author and radio talk show […]

Governor recounts lessons learned to Clovis crowd

Kevin Wilson District Attorney Matt Chandler surveyed the audience of about 350 at the Clovis Civic Center Tuesday morning. “This is our biggest crowd,” Chandler said of the seventh annual area breakfast to mark National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, “and I’m glad everybody came to hear me speak.”Chandler and the audience laughed, knowing full well […]

Many lessons come from tackling a mountain

By Debra Whittington “And many people shall go and say, Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for out of Zion shall go forth the law, […]

Area youth place at martial arts tournament

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Special to QCS Eleven martial arts students from Tucumcari and Quay County competed in various events at the 2008 Global Taekwondo Hanmadang Tournament in Albuquerque on Saturday. The students all take lessons from Master Mark Anthony Baca at the American Karate Studio in Tucumcari.

Swallowing a large dose of pride help life’s medicine go down

By Lnn Moncus Being without words is a kind of unusual for this woman from Ima, but that is not really any stranger than being introduced to new habits after all these years. Obviously, we must continue learning even though we think we are beyond the age to learn any more. Some of the new […]

05-09-2007: Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Many folks have asked about kids lessons this summer … Good news is that kids’ lessons will start on Saturday mornings on June 12 at 9:15 a.m. sharp. There will be a $5 fee per child per lesson, per Saturday. Also, we have clubs if your kids don’t. Lessons will be about […]

10-07-2006: Turk’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Upcoming events It’s great golfing weather. Come on out and enjoy the perfect skies and great condition of your golf course. Here are some activities to get you started: l Next week the Mesalands Community College Community Education golf classes begin on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. You don’t have to be college […]

May 24, 2006 Notable Notes

Guitar lessons offered The Quay County ASAP Coalition will offer guitar lessons for children ages 12-18 every Tuesday and Thursday in June from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. There is no charge for the lessons, but students must supply their own instrument, strings, picks and any other supplies. The lessons will be at the ASAP […]

Tucumcari students honor Earth Day

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Lessons about how to purify water with duck feathers and what a rattlesnake skin feels like, may not be regular classroom lessons. But Tucumcari Elementary School students spent Friday at their outdoor classroom learning lessons like these — about planet Earth and it’s inhabitants. Students spent time at eight […]

Swimming lessons end

William Thompson Dozens of Tucumcari youths recently completed swimming lessons at the municipal pool. Six lifeguards were on hand to teach swimming fundamentals. Lifeguard Andrea Garcia said that for many of the preschool children, the first task was to get them comfortable with the water. “The first day we showed the kids the pool rules […]