Celebrity Baby Scoop: Soleil Moon Frye debuts ‘Happy Chaos’ video

Soleil Moon Frye

Jenny Schafer We all loved her as Punky Brewster, the beloved TV character who reached the pinnacle of ’80s sitcom fame. These days, we can’t get enough of Soleil Moon Frye as the doting celeb mom, host of HerSay, Mommy Ambassador for Target and now as author of her new book “Happy Chaos.” And not […]

Historical group offers educational experience

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyons On the evening of April 19, Tucumcari Historical Research Institute held its annual meeting at the Elks Lodge. The program about the history of education in Quay County was presented by Joy Moon and her daughters, Carolyn Franklin and Janet Griffiths. The daughters prepared their script by doing […]

Shadowy moon eclipses over Tucumcari

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A section of the lunar eclipse was visible from Highway 104 outside of Tucumcari. An eclipse occurs when the earth’s shadow covers the moon. The next lunar eclipse will be Aug. 28.

Watch for the full moon monikers

By Ryn Gargulinski If anyone heard some howling on Thursday, I swear it wasn’t me. But it could have been any number of coyotes, demons or anything else that delights in a full moon. The full moon is especially magical for New Mexico as evidenced by the great number of Land of Enchantment souvenirs that […]

County 4-H Results

Livestock Judging Novice 1. Randall Rush 2. Savannah Thompson 3. Hannah Rogers 4.   Trace Rogers 5.   Kyeli Stowe Junior 1. Chase Thompson 2. Richard Rush 3. Bethany Bishop Senior 1. Lisa Mitchell Favorite Food Show Novice 1. Jordan Runyan Poetry Novice 1. Jordan Runyan Junior 1. Daniel Hight Senior 1. Carmen Runyan 2. […]

Goofy gifts galore

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS The holiday countdown is on. Not for the lighting of New Mexico’s tree that made it to Washington, D.C. (that already happened). Not for the number of hours left before those pesky New Year’s resolutions kick in. But for the number of shopping days until Christmas. Some folks may already have […]

Mystery box solved

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George Moon of Spokane Valley, Wash., took the mystery out of the mystery box that appeared on the cover of an August issue with the Route 66 flea market story. Moon said the box was, in fact, a nail stripper, as surmised by the box’s owner Kelli Goldsmith. He said he used one for years […]

Quay communities gearing up for county fair.

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Meet Sheila. And Leisha. And Speedy and Jumper and Skittles and M&M. The grand array of goats and sheep are all among headliners at the Quay County Fair. The annual extravaganza, which opens with carnival rides on Wednesday, offers other livestock, arts, crafts and exhibit booths — not to […]

July 9 Library Books

Tucumcari Public Library new arrivals                     FICTION The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova. A young woman’s quest to learn the truth about her father’s life and her mother’s death involves research into Vlad the Impaler and Dracula. Dance of Death by Douglas Preston. An FBI agent confronts a murdering madman — his own brother. Killing Time by […]

House class holds reunion

William Thompson Eight graduates of House High School, class of 1974, reunited at the school Saturday July 31 for an evening of storytelling and catching up. Marrion Hudson, one of their former teachers, went to the reunion and said the students were doing well with their lives. “The girls were all so smart in school. […]