Good fruit comes from good soil

By Debra Whittington But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance: against such there is no law. Galatians 5:22-23 During my morning walks I pause to check out the apple and pear trees. There is nothing like fresh fruit and I am getting anxious to sink my […]

Spirituality has slips and falls

By Leonard Lauriault: QCS Religion Columnist Preventing spiritual slips and falls The Winter 2006 issue of Risk Reporter, published by Church Mutual Insurance Company), included an article entitled, “Preventing slips and falls in your place of worship.” While reading the article, I thought, “That’s not only a problem for the place of worship; it’s an […]

Ultimate valentine comes from God

By Debra Whittington: QCS columnist “He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love. In this was manifested the love of God towards us because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him. Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved […]

New year brings new means to serve

By Debra Whittington: QCS columnist I thank my God upon every remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making request with joy, for your fellowship in the Gospel from the first day until now; being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you […]

Retired woman of the year

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Who: Diana Beck, longtime Tucumcari resident, supporter and caretaker who said she shocked the nation – or at least local residents – when she retired in July. Claims to fame: Too lengthy to include them all, Beck’s latest award came from the Altrusa club as Retired Woman of the Year. In her introduction, the group […]

11/26 Editorial

This week marked the 127th anniversary of the birth of the founder of Freedom Communications, Raymond Cyrus Hoiles. Freedom is the parent company of 70 daily and weekly newspapers across the nation, including the Quay County Sun and eight television stations. It is the nation’s 13th largest newspaper and broadcast company. The Irvine, California-based company […]

4-H offers wide education

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By Ryn Garguilnski: QCS Quay County’s Jordan Runyan, 11, said she never imagined her photographs would be nabbing top honors in the New Mexico State Fair. But then again, she said she never expected to be shooting arrows, either. “In 4-H I learned a whole lot of different hobbies and stuff I really didn’t know […]

We don’t have to wait for disasters to think of others

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist Many of us have been in an emotional turmoil since Katrina ravaged the southern states and have done much serious thinking about the fragility of life and the rapidity with which material possessions can be destroyed. When such a disaster hits so close to home, we are particularly touched because […]

Book of Jude warns of false teachers

By Leonard Lauriault There’s some speculation about who wrote the book of Jude (a fairly inconspicuous treasure hidden between 1, 2, & 3 John and Revelation; go ahead and read it, it‘s only 25 verses). Some believe the author is Judas, son of James, the apostle also known as Thaddeus (Luke 6: 12-16; Mark 3: […]

Storm and batteries bring frustration

Lynn Moncus: Comments from the canyon A question for this week: How many degrees does and Aggie have to earn in order to be able to install small batteries in a remote control? Obviously, this Aggie hasn’t earned enough and must have skipped the part about plus and minus! Yes, that little bit of carelessness […]