Boulevard brings back memories of youth, mischief

By Susan Reyes: Guest columnist Cruising down the boulevard brings to mind good old memories of small-town life — cruising in classic cars on hot summer nights and nights when there was little else to do. The boulevard promised adventure and mischief at times, but fun all the time. The boulevard holds memories of long […]

Tucumcari High holds its 39th annual Rattler Reunion

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By Chelle Delaney: QCS Correspondent Before Saturday night’s finale at the 39th annual Rattler Reunion banquet, the hatchet had been passed on to the class of 1980.The passing on of the traditional hatchet signaled that preparations were under way by the Tucumcari High School class of 1980 to host the 40th Rattler Reunion in 2010.The […]

Summertime memories still sweet

By Karl Terry: FNM columnist The old summertime saying goes: “I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.” I’m not too sure I’ve ever done too much screaming for ice cream but I sure have moaned and complained after eating too much of the frozen sweet stuff. I could eat ice cream every […]

Memories of March 23, the day the tornado hit Logan

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Nowadays, when a high wind kicks up, many Logan residents cast an eye skyward, or over their shoulder. They aren’t able to toss it off as the typical winds off the eastern plains. What they can’t help recalling is March 23, a year ago, when a bright, sunny Friday […]

Letters to the Editor

By Bob Wicks, Jr. When I was three weeks old I made my first trip to town. My mother placed me on the pharmacy counter for all to see and admire. From then on Sands-Dorsey became my main hang-out. I have great memories of the store, from all the people who worked there to all […]

Sands-Dorsey brings back many fond memories

By Lnn Moncus The conversations at the coffee tables and almost anywhere the natives of our county have met this week have been devoted to discussion of that major fire at the Sands-Dorsey Building and of the memories we have of that large area of our history. We have all felt a major loss because […]

Graduation pays off for many seniors

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun An open letter to area high school graduates: You’re being congratulated! Your photo is in the newspaper. You have made a great step in your life. You have graduated from high school. But you have also graduated to a new school. It may be college or some other school […]

Photographs hold our memories that go beyond the whirl of tornadoes

A tornado is a terrible thing – as many people in Logan and Clovis have come to know first-hand. Those winds, which the National Weather Service said peaked at 105 mph, did terrible damage to Logan. They took off roofs, slapped houses on top of cars, spread people’s belongings far, far away. Insurance, aid from […]

Child remembers as generous, humorous

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun When Maria Yvarra thinks of her boyfriend, she doesn’t think of Agustin Montiel, the 12-year-old who died late last week in an irrigation canal accident. She thinks of Augie, her boyfriend who joked when he said he was “too cool for school” and was serious when he said he […]

Tis the season for childhood memories

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Managing Editor Here we are on the brink of the big day — the day families and churches and people who sell honey-baked hams have all been waiting for. No matter how the holidays go down this year, we will always be stuffed with memories of Christmas pasts — not unlike […]