Apps: The Kick to Pick app names your baby

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McClatchy-Tribune As a parents, you know that an iPhone can be a great distraction for a grumpy child on a long trip, a handy way to keep in touch with your family, and now, it can also take care of your very first parenting decision _ what to name your child. The iPhone app Kick […]

Modern hero names: Monroe is just the beginning

I was sitting here last week, making a list of what I was thinking of as Modern Hero Names – you know, like Palin and Winslet – when the news came in about the names Mariah Carey had chosen for her newborn twins. She’d given her daughter the Old Man Name of Monroe, she said, […]

Press release: Freedom names CEO

IRVINE, CA, June 29, 2010 – Freedom Communications announced today that Mitchell Stern has been named President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Stern, a member of the Freedom Board of Directors, previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of DirecTV U.S.

Press Release: Excel names Hill CEO of Southwestern Public Service Co.

AMARILLO – Xcel Energy today named Riley Hill, chief operating officer of its Southwestern Public Service Company (SPS) subsidiary, to succeed David Eves as president and CEO of SPS.

Freedom names interim CEO

IRVINE, Calif. — Freedom Communications, Inc., parent company of the Quay County Sun, on Wednesday named independent director and media veteran Burl Osborne as its Interim CEO. He replaces Scott Flanders who resigned to take the CEO post at Playboy Enterprises, Inc. Osborne has served on Freedom’s Board of Directors since May 2004. He was […]

Does your name make you rounder than you think?

The things they research these days. Researchers at Miami University think they know why you can remember some people’s names but not others. They think they have shown “quantitatively” (that means by lots of research) that certain names are associated with certain facial features. One example they give is that when people hear the name, […]

Seniors make their marks

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By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun With spare paint and brushes and a black canvas that stretched a city block, Tucumcari High School’s outgoing seniors made one of their final marks on the place they’re preparing to leave behind. A long-standing Rattler tradition continued Tuesday morning as seniors spent a little more than three hours […]

Forgive my filing system

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist A friend once told me she preferred to think of her life as one long freight train, with each car representing a particular era. She said she could then take a mental trip into each car and recall the particular events as they had happened during a specified time. Well, […]

House honor roll: fall 2005

Disclosure Statement: The following student names are listed as their respective schools have submitted them. Names may have been withheld in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). A Honor Roll Seniors: Cara Hendrickson and Joe Ben Snipes. Juniors: Sara Lee. Sophomores: Sarah Sparks. Ninth grade: DeeAnna Henson. Third and fourth grade: […]

EU wants to give U.S. a geography lesson

By Stewart Truelsen Maybe the American restaurants that changed french fries on the menu to “freedom fries” went too far. The European Union has a list of almost 40 food names that it wants the World Trade Organization (WTO) to protect from American and other use. French fries aren’t on the list but stilton and […]