Catfish commercial catalyzes column

Baxter Black Several years ago I made a commercial for the Catfish Institute.

Christmas brings back memories

Lynn Moncus By the time this is printed, we should have most of the major Christmas tasks completed and should be thinking about plans for Christmas Day. Remember when we were children and these last days went by so very slowly? Our excitement would build as those seconds ticked by, and we would be so […]

People perceive prettiness

Russell Anglin While at a restaurant drive-thru last week, I encountered a nice lady, maybe a little older than me, who told me … well, I can’t tell you exactly what she told me as it may prove a tad PG-13 for the Quay County Sun. Suffice it to say she made a flattering comment […]

Cattle industry has emerging ‘saint’

Baxter Black The Vatican has proclaimed Sister Theresa a saint. It was one of those wonderful recognitions that allow Christians in particular, and humanitarians in general, to put aside our differences and appreciate humans who have made the world a better place. As time passes and the erosion of years smooth our memories we can […]

Wardrobe critiquing dangerous

By Karl Terry: FNM columnist I know better than to call them like I see them, especially when it involves a purchase my wife has just made. But I’m stupid and I did it anyway. As I inspected what appeared to be some type of new wardrobe accessory my wife had left on the counter, […]

Columnist Novak friend of libertarians

Freedom New Mexico Robert D. Novak died Tuesday of brain cancer at his home in suburban Washington. He had written a syndicated opinion column since 1963, for much of that time with Rowland Evans, who was in some ways his polar opposite, which made for a fruitful partnership. Unlike many opinion columnists, however, Novak began […]

Dumb horse at least made profit

By Baxter Black: FNM columnist Dave came by. I had seen him a week earlier at the horse sale. “Did you sell that horse you were on? What was his name?” “Dumbo,” he said. “Dumbest horse I’ve ever rode. “I got him from a forest ranger. She gave him to me as a gift. Apparently, […]

Friend made deep impact on many lives

By Debra Whittington: QC Sun columnist I thank my God upon every remembrance of you. — Philippians 1:3

Ordinary afternoon refreshed when friends appear

By Lynn Moncus Whether we meet total strangers or old friends, we are most fortunate to live in our Quay County because we can share special experiences with each other and can then share memories that have made our lives so pleasant. Once again while having coffee at Del’s, what could have been an ordinary […]

Scholarship awards, engagement announcement

Scholarships awarded…Altrusa awarded $1,500 in scholarships. Each student received a $300 award. Tammy Hall, vocation chairwoman, made the award presentations. This year’s Altrusa Scholarship recipients are:l