Former student’s funeral services part of tradition

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyons You have learned that students are among the most special people in my life and that I treasure the bonds that have held us together throughout the years. Of course, the loss of any of them is felt very deeply and makes me more aware than ever of […]

Maintaining routine key to one’s health

by Leonard Lauriault My life has been somewhat pleasantly disheveled recently. Some of the things I do regularly – almost daily – got pushed aside for more pressing activities including the arrival of my grandson and courtship and marriage, and all the accompanying adjustments. Getting back on track is tough. In fact, getting back into […]

Weather throws unexpected change in life

By Debra Whittington “…The LORD God made the earth and the heavens” Genesis 2:4 People are taught to be self-reliant, although all you have to do is observe a toddler to see proof we are actually born with it. Just think about watching someone trying to put on a toddler’s shoes and the youngster has […]

Confusing streets part of area life

By Karl Terry: Guest columnist I’ve heard it said a drunk using a plow pulled by a blind mule on a dark night laid out the streets of Portales. The real story is that after first laying out streets parallel to the railroad, someone decided things instead needed to be squared up according to the […]

Centurian still rules the roost

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer An 80-year resident of Tucumcari celebrated her 100th birthday on Friday, with six generations of family. Margarita Montano Pacheco has lived an interesting life since her birth on July 31, 1909, family members said. So what is the secret to living 100 years? “I never smoked, drank and lived […]

From this moment you can live with Jesus for the rest of your life

By Debra Whittington That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God; Colossians 1:10

Riding the ups and downs of life’s roller coaster

by Leonard Lauriault On separate occasions recently, I was talking with some friends who, independently of each other, made a comment about roller coasters and life (thanks, Judy and Mark). Those comments brought to mind the thoughts expressed in this article (where else would one’s thoughts come to but to their mind?). I’ve been to […]

Health council seeking your input

By QCS Staff What is the most important health concern in your life, in

Tree of LIfe to help in the fight against cancer

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Thomas Garcia Members of the Quay County Relay For Life and Tucumcari Mayor Antonio Apodaca unveiled the “Tree of Life” Thursday afternoon at City Hall. “This is a good way to make people aware that this disease is affecting people in Quay County,” Apodaca said. “Cancer is a dreadful disease that can strike anyone. This […]

Holidy birthdays, College graduate

Holiday Birthday…Rhonda Miller of Logan will celebrate her 34th birthday today.Her family and friends wish her a happy birthday and say they cannot believe that this little Christmas angel is turning 34. Those that know Rhonda are happy to have her in their life and could not imagine how dull life would be without her.Her […]