It’s never easy letting go

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer Marvin Reese Jr. is growing up. Maybe a little too fast, according to his mother. Mandi Martinez of Logan said it won’t be easy sending her son to preschool for the first time on Monday. “My biggest fear is him not getting along with the other children,” Martinez said. […]

The stronger the wind, the better the stories

By Lynn Moncus As we attempt to walk upright during our windy days, we hear many comments from natives to the effect that they have never seen the wind blow this hard before, or that it has never blown this late in the season.

Lucy says, ‘Please pass the biscuits’

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun I have a dog again. Like my last two dogs, she’s an English Springer Spaniel – but not a show dog as my other two dogs were. No, Lucy is a field dog, bred to hunt. We are just getting to know each other, but I’m getting used to […]

Spankings as discipline never hurt anyone

By Lnn Moncus Many adages of the past came about because they were well thought out and because they were often quite true. For instance, “Spare the rod, and spoil the child” came into being by someone who knew more than a little about rearing children. They knew the need for discipline and knew that […]

Logan graduates to theme of “Never Say Never’

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By QCS Staff Borrowing three words from James Bond, 22 seniors from Logan High School graduated Saturday to the theme of “Never Say Never.” The Longhorn graduates are Salvador Daniel Acosta, Quinten Lee Bugg, Ashlee Maysie Burns (salutatorian), Robert Paul Calbert, Steven Dallas Carter, Brittany Marie Cox, Tiffaney House, James Lee Jeppsen, Renee Angelica Kelly, […]

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 […]

Hail storm covers Tucumcari

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by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Thunder, lighting and a feisty spell of hail hit the Tucumcari area between 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Friday. Fluctuations in power flickered lights in homes and businesses. Tucumcari Police officers directed traffic at Highway 54 and Route 66 because the signal lights were out. Hail was about […]

4-H competition rewards efforts

by John Villalba A late, great judging coach and friend of mine once told me, “John, you as a 4-H agent, have to do everything possible to ensure that competition is never phased out of the 4-H program. You always must make sure that the torch of competition is never put out.” What Mr. Jerry […]

Raindrops won’t be fallin’ on her for long

By Ryn Gargulinski Someone called it playing hopscotch. My Clovis editor asked if it were a mission to live in every state in the nation. I call it getting out of the rain. And with the rainfall the Oregon coast gets – which lasts through April and has already flooded nearly every river in the […]

Never leave business unfinished

By Leonard Lauriault: Quay County Sun Columnist Whew!! Finally, it’s done! I’d started a project during Christmas break last year that I hadn’t been able to, or taken the time to complete. It wasn’t a big job and actually, it was rather simple. I dreaded it, although I also wanted it behind me. The task […]