Are you made in the spittin’ image?

By Leonard Lauriault Often when a baby is born, people try to connect facial features with the parents or some other close relative. Sometimes that’s easy because the baby is the spittin’ image of her mother. Other times, it’s not so easy and you know there’s a stretch when someone says, “He’s got George’s nose. […]

Stormy weather often leads us to our source of strength

By Debra Whittington I will bless the Lord at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul shall make her boast in the Lord: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad. O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together. I sought the Lord and he […]

April 1963

Lydia Willis of Tucumcari was honored by the Eastern New Mexico Teachers Association. Willis retired after 48 years of teaching and 43 of those years were in Quay County. … Fitzner Oil Co. and Johnny’s Shamrock Service station offered a free colonial kerosene burner lamp with the purchase of 10 gallons or more during a […]

Being Thankful

By Debra Whittington Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing. Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be than thankful unto him, and bless his name. Psalms 100:2,4 Thanksgiving Day is almost upon us once again with Christmas not far behind. Already the stores are featuring […]

09-13-2006: Turk’s Turf

Tuck’s Turf We had a great little Ryder Cup-type format Sunday afternoon with a different twist on some of our other events. And folks said they enjoyed the format. Here are the results: Tower A Flight 1st: A.C. Chavarria and Ted Woolridge, 67* 2nd: John L Frost and Roger Bowe, 67 3rd: Larry Roybal Sr. […]

God will provide – even at a children’s camp

By Debra Whittington: Quay County Sun columnist But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:19   I am not as young as I used to be. This was an earth shattering realization I made after almost a week at Kid’s Camp last month. I […]

Life is not all roses

By Debra Whittington: QCS Religion Columnist Rejoice evermore. In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. 1 Thessalonians 5:16, 18 I came home a few nights ago from scrapbooking with friends and found our goats standing by the driveway. They acted rather surprised to see me […]

Annual Hispanic Scholarships are again a success

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Conchas Dam mother and son Rita and Mark Martinez said they have a few things in common – like being in the same college class during Mark Martinez’ first semester and being recipients of this year’s Hispanic Scholarships from Mesalands Community College. “It was really an honor,” Rita Martinez said of […]

Apprentice tour comes to Tucumcari

Three young singers from the Santa Fe Opera’s Apprentice Program will perform in Tucumcari April 19 at 7 p.m in a free concert for area residents. The group of performers will offer a free concert for the public as well as in-school programs for children in and around the Tucumcari area. “Our apprentice singers are […]

Being Christian requires maintenance

Debra Whittington: Notes from the Church Lady “Thou wilt show me the path of life: in thy presence is fullness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.” Psalms 16:11 “To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and […]