9-30 Letters to the Editor

Firing blanks on Limbaugh

Hearing from former students always a joy

by Lynn Moncus Each year as Rattler Reunion approaches, excitement builds in those of us who are proud of our heritage in the Tucumcari Public Schools. Some of us are fortunate enough to be doubly proud because we graduated from T.H.S. and also were privileged to teach there. For some reason, this former teacher has […]

Letters to Santa

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By QCS Staff It’s a high-tech world and Santa’s workshop is no different. He and his elves have apparently had to learn a whole new vocabulary that includes microchips and SIM cards to please today’s kids. And Tucumcari’s youth are no exception. Kids still ask for baseball gloves, baby dolls and bicycles, but today’s first […]

Holiday mailings, pageants sparkle in Tucumcari

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By QCS Staff The Tucumcari Post Office has put out a special mailbox for children wanting to get their letters to Santa at the North Pole. Tucumcari Postmaster Robert Roark said he had the old-fashioned box for several years and wanted to put in on display for children at Chirstimas. Enter local artist Connie Falls, […]

Letter writing: Keeping in touch the old-fashioned way

By Lynn Moncus Not long ago, I was sitting in my book room and paging through an old book in order to refresh the memory when a letter from Mother showed up. Although I saved many of her letters, I hadn’t taken time to read one in a number of years and just sat entranced […]

Lumpkin selected for District 4 commissioner

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun In less than five minutes Robert Lumpkin was chosen to represent District 4, fulfilling the vacancy of Mayor Mary Mayfield who resigned last month. “Several people asked me to submit a letter,” Lumpkin said. “And I think if you are asked, you are compelled to serve. “I don’t have […]

City looking for commissioner nominees

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Persons who are interested in serving as city commissioner for District 4 are being encoruaged to send in their letters of interest. The City Commmission agreed to seek registered voters who reside in the district and to consider those names at its next meeting. Mayor Mary Mayfield resigned on […]

September 1942

Postmaster T. N. Lawson reported an increase in requests for V-mail letter sheets. Only three sheets a day were allowed per person to write letters to soldiers overseas. … Sid Latham, who lived northeast of town, reported excellent rains in his area. … A truckload of furniture arrived for pre-glider school students housed at the […]

Property owners should be vigilant

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Concerned residents who have received a letter from Asset Holding, LLC. offering them $100 per acre for their land or livestock may send correspondence to the state’s Consumer Protection Division office, said an official of the state’s Attorney General’s office. The company’s mail campaign is being examined by the […]

E-mail not as good as old-fashioned letter

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist Through the years we have visited about the joy of writing and receiving letters. Last week, had I not known better, I’d have thought friends had ganged up on me when I received five wonderful letters in one day. Ordinarily, I receive two or three a week and am delighted. […]