Love’s $6 million expansion on Mountain Road opens

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by Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The new $6 million Love’s Country Store opened its doors at 8 a.m. Thursday for business. The expansion doubled its diesel lanes to eight and brought its gasoline lanes up to six. The new Love’s opened as scheduled, said Love’s Country Store Public Relations Director Jenny Love Meyer. “The [...]

Building boom at Mountain Road and i-40

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Look east or west from Mountain Road at 1-40, and you’ll see two competitors: the Flying J and Love’s. Each is after 18-wheelers and their diesels steaming across the interstate. In Love’s corner, at the bottom left, is a $4.5 million travel stop. The new 4,321-square-foot operation will add 12 new positions to its existing [...]

A mother’s loving touch brings thankfulness

By Debra Whittington And Adam called his wife’s name Eve; because she was the mother of all living. Genesis 3:20 The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him. Psalm 28:7   Although Mother’s [...]

H. J. “Jake” Lee

Services: 2 p.m. Friday at the House High School Gym H. J. “Jake” Lee, 90, of Clovis died Monday, March 5, 2007. at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born February 8, 1917 in McAlister, N.M., to W. C. and Laura Hogue Lee. He was raised in the McAlister and House areas and [...]

Heavy metal: sculpture combines love of couple’s classic cars and horses

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A new breed of horse, “The Chrome Commander,” trotted through Tucumcari this week. The shiny horse — sculpted from more than 100 classic car bumpers — is owned by Vaughn and Chryse Veit of Monticello, Minn. Weighing in at more than a ton and standing at 12 feet, the [...]

Emergency lane leads to love

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By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Some people find love on the Internet. Greta Estes and Ron Siegel found love on the Interstate. Estes, the Dean of Student Services at Mesalands Community College, said romance was the last thing on her mind when she pulled off of Interstate 40 because of a problem with a tire. [...]

Love’s plans to build bigger travel stop

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Construction on a new $4.5 million Love’s travel stop at Mountain Road and I-40 is expected to begin in October, said Jenny Love Meyer, public relations director for Love’s. The new 4,321-square-foot operation, scheduled to open in late April, will add 12 new positions to its existing staff of [...]

Treat someone special this Valentine’s Day

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Managing Editor When you are trying to quit smoking, everyone lights a cigarette. When you’re on a massive diet, the only trucks that ramble by are owned by Sara Lee. And when, like I am, you are moving 1,942 miles to the West Coast and leaving behind five goats, a dog [...]

Ultimate valentine comes from God

By Debra Whittington: QCS columnist “He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love. In this was manifested the love of God towards us because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him. Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved [...]

Acknowledging the real gifts of the holidays

By Leonard Lauriault: QCS columnist So, what’d you get for Christmas? Was it what you wanted? We often look forward to gift-giving (receiving) times with eager expectations. Many knew exactly what they wanted and were excited at the prospects of receiving that, only to be disappointed because they were given something different, even an item [...]