Each parent gets his/her special day

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Mother’s Day was on Sunday, May 13. Father’s Day will be coming up on Sunday. So neither of them gives anybody a chance to take some time off.  But their children spend a lot for both celebratory days. An estimated $15.73 billion was spent for Mother’s Day this year. […]

Ready for Route 66 festival

The Route 66 Festival is set for June 15 and 16. And planners and organizers are packing activities into one solid event this year. On June 15 there will be live music and a watermelon feed at Kvols park to kick off the Route 66 Festival. On June 16 there will be events throughout the […]

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 […]

Mom recalls her daughter: Playful, bouncy

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun She heard “Mom” and then “a pop.” Deborah Throckmorton went toward the sound of her daughter’s voice. “I saw her balled up on the floor. I rolled her over and straightened her legs out and made sure her head was elevated,” Throckmorton said. She saw very little blood coming […]

Cold weather values remain constants

By Lynn Moncus: Quay County Sun Coumnist Through the years, we have visited much about the weather and its ever-changing attributes. The sudden changes are the ones that really catch our attention and cause us to wonder what will happen next. Our warm, fall days disappeared in one big hurry Wednesday and shocked our minds […]

Joy can come from most sorrowful times

By Debra Whittington To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to […]

Bikers Rally for Cause

Chelle Delaney You’ve heard them on the street. That deep low roar from the mufflers of their fine tuned and highly polished machines. And you know: The bikers are back. They’ve been arriving all week in anticipation of the third annual Tucumcari Mother Road Rally. “We’re hoping about 2,000 people will participate,” said Randy Block, […]

Every Mother’s Day gift is a good one

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Columnist It’s that time of year to thank one of the most important people in the world — mommy dearest. After all, if not for her, we wouldn’t be here in the first place. This fact, sadly, is frequently twisted and used against her by the angry teen who screams about […]

All women can be mothers

By Debra Whittington: QCS Religion Columnist Honour thy father and mother; (which is the first commandment with promise;) That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth. — Ephesians 6:2-3 Mark and I were discussing Mother’s Day on our way home the other night. I told him that it […]

Holiday recollections in days of yore

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist At this time of year, those of us in the over-the-hill-gang tend to cause the climbers to roll their eyes as we recall our memories of Christmas during our childhood. We merely smile because we feel sure they will do likewise as they age and begin to share their memories. […]