Dominguez announces candidacy

Donna Dominguez, Chief Deputy Treasurer, announced her candidacy this week for the office of Quay County Treasurer in the June 3 primary election. Dominguez, a resident of Quay County since 1991, has been an employee of Quay County since 1993 as County Manager Assistant/Secretary and Chief Deputy Treasurer for the past seven years. She also [...]

Homecoming made special by memories

By Lnn Moncus Homecoming at NMSU was very special this year for the woman from lma. Seeing so many people from a major chapter in my life was overwhelming, providing an emotional high that will last indefinitely. Thanks to my young Aggie friend, Debbie Widger, I attended several events that I would otherwise have skipped [...]

Hospital auxiliary launches its ‘Season’s Greeting’ fundraiser

Special to the QCS Special to the QCS The Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital Auxiliary members will begin their Season’s Greetings fund drive on Thursday. The auxiliary, which has 28 members, has chalked up numerous hours of volunteer work this past year, said Evelyn Coughenour, Season Greetings, chairperson. “One of our volunteer jobs is to [...]

Learning forgiveness

By Leonard Lauriault As the leading character of the Revolutionary War movie, “The Patriot,” Mel Gibson had been a brutal soldier in the French and Indian War. Upon losing his second son during the Revolution, he made the following statement “I have long feared that my sins would return to visit me and the cost [...]

07-04-2004: Tuck’s Turf

This week starts off with a bang. The Annual Legends of Mesa CC 3 Person Scramble is at 12:30 p.m. today. The tournament is held each year to remember or departed members and friends from the past. I have been here two years and the families and friends have donated or purchased Pine Trees behind [...]

It was just yesterday for friends, memories

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist While other people have developed hobbies and have done all sorts of impressive things during their retirement years, I have just ambled around, enjoying each day in my home county. Visiting with old friends and making new ones have made these years most pleasant. Last Sunday afternoon, the phone rang, [...]

Rivalaries make sports world

By Lynn Moncus Although I rarely pay much attention to sports, I decided to watch the Aggie-Lobo game last week because of the rivalry and because other programs were either repeats or weren’t very interesting. Actually, I planned to dip in and out in order to avoid too much boredom but got hooked when the [...]

Memories make history

By Lynn Moncus Not long ago, J.T. Warren of Arvada, Colo., sent a real treasure trove to this woman from Ima and also to the museum. He included a brief history of the Fisher family who homesteaded in the Plain, Puerto, Norton area in 1906, a family tree, and 227 photographs, most of which were [...]

Amistad celebrates 100th anniversary

By Lynn Moncus: Quay County Sun Columnist Last Saturday, hundreds of people flocked to Amistad to honor the 100th birthday of that village and to spend much quality time just visiting. When the people of that area decide to put on a celebration, they just naturally know what to do and how to do it. [...]

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, [...]