Little League tryouts set

QCS Staff Quay County Little League will hold tryouts noon Saturday at the Tucumcari Little League field. Final registrations will be held noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the field, and a meeting is set for 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Tucumcari Recreation Center.

Little League registration set

QCS staff Quay County Little League registration will be held 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Tucumcari Recreation Center. Logan registration will be held Friday at the local pee wee basketball tournament. For information call 403-8411.

Christmas proposal memorable

Christmas 1981 was easily the best one ever for me. It was the Christmas that I proposed to my bride. I wanted to ask her that Christmas but every time I thought about it I got the shakes and cold feet. Then one day in early December, while I was back in Portales for the […]

Job creation still most pressing issue for 2012

Freedom New Mexico The volatile U.S. housing market finally is going to experience a little growth, predicts Chapman University’s 34th annual economic forecast. Nationally, housing starts crashed from 1.8 million in 2006, the height of the real estate boom, to under 600,000 starts annually in 2009-11. The forecast expects a rise to 602,000 units in […]

Weekend turkey meals might have spurred vendetta

Turkey, that wonderful, amazing, juicy, meal in itself turkey. With Thanksgiving a little more than a week away my mind has been revolving around the succulent bird which will be on just about everyone’s table. This weekend I had the pleasure of enjoying a deep fried turkey with some friends. Though the following day my […]

Students teach teachers, too

Lynn Moncus On May 28, some 75 people gathered for a Forrest Community Reunion in the Forrest Firehouse. Such reunions are special occasions for those who are still members of the community as well as for those who have lived there in the past. Friends and relatives just enjoy several hours of visiting about the […]

Saturday brings adventure

Lynn Moncus A change of scene and a few hours of visiting with a good friend surely can help relieve some of the stresses of the day and add pleasant memories to our ever-growing collection. Last Saturday, for instance, Mrs. Dorothy Randals and I began our tour from her home to Santa Rosa via the […]

Fitness, fun continue

Thomas Garcia As my efforts to lose weight and better myself continues, I seem to run in to the occasional Gremlin if you will. You know, Gremlins, those little mischievous mythical creatures blamed for the sabotage of aircraft during the 1920s. Maybe you may recall the little menaces from Joe Dante’s 1984 movie “Gremlins.” Well, […]

Butter churning proves worthwhile

Lynn Moncus Not long ago, we visited about the joys of eating sorghum, butter, and hot biscuits. One of my friends became interested when she read that the chances of my having homemade butter to go on those biscuits are in the near zero bracket. She then did a lot of research to find out […]

Japanese fiction holds life lesson

Thomas Garcia Well, it has been a while since I talked about comics or anime so I am going to talk to you a little about Rurouni Kenshin, “Wandering Samurai.” Kenshin, as he is called by his friends, is a Samurai who has vowed to protect the innocent. This vow which he has taken is […]