Auto accident claims life of Alva Carter, Sr.

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Not being remembered isn’t so bad

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyons Emily Dickinson’s poem, “I’m nobody, who are you? Are you nobody too?” became more meaningful than ever recently when I entered the courthouse, had to identify myself, and spell my name. Actually, there really was no reason for me to be surprised that I am no longer known […]

Be careful drivers on road to heaven

by Leonard Lauriault Moving along in life

Her quick action saves co-worker’s life

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Chelle Delaney Quick thinking by a

Relay for Life is on track

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By QCS Staff Twenty local cancer survivors took the first step in the fight against cancer at an all-night Relay for Life walk or run on Friday evening at Rattler Stadium. Backing up the cancer surviors were seven relay teams, which combined had raised more than $1,800 to enter the event, said Christy Benavidez, Quay […]

Change and culture shock are keys to great beginnings

By Lynn Moncus Not long ago, a friend and I were talking about culture shock, the idea that confusion can result in a sudden change in environment especially if a person hasn’t been prepared for such a change. This young man had just returned from a country in which he witnessed a totally different lifestyle […]

Plants, humans often have same growth requirements

By Leonard Lauriault Earth Day is celebrated this week, and each year, our elementary school celebrates this holiday at the Tucumcari Outdoor Classroom, just north of the school. Last year, I demonstrated some plant growth requirements and since man has similar needs, I converted the presentation into an article. First, for a seed to become […]

Friendship important to everyday, spiritual life

By Debra Whittington A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother. Proverbs 18:24

Resurrection of Jesus serves as life’s capstone

by Leonard Lauriault Easter is also called Resurrection Sunday because that’s the day Jesus rose from the grave having paid the death penalty for our sins, thereby overcoming that penalty and the one who uses its power against us (Romans 3: 23; 2 Timothy 1: 8-10; Hebrews 2: 14, 15; Matthew 5: 17,18). Easter has […]

Life — and death — can be messy

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It’s spring — wind, dirt, feed wagons, skies filled with brown clouds instead of rainclouds — and new baby animals. The new babies are cute, and it’s fun to watch them play when they’re several days old and have sorta learned how to handle those legs that seemed so unmanageable the first day. One of […]