Life’s journey presents choices

Debra Whittington “Thou wilt shew me the path of life…” Psalm 16:11 Watching the graduates march down the aisle, I felt myriad emotions. I thought about the path they were embarking on as well as my own path I set out on 36 years ago. These kids seem so young and yet they are now […]

Holiday cooking, travel presents hazards

Thomas Garcia Driving and deep-fried turkeys can present hazards during Thanksgiving, but the most unsuspecting hazards can lead to holiday disaster, said Tucumcari Fire Chief Mike Cherry.

DAR presents history, citizenship, Columbus awards

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By QCS Staff The Tucumcari Chapter DAR held its annual awards luncheon last week to honor local Quay County students who participated in the DAR essay contests. Here are the three winners and their respective categories: • Eighth-grader Cheyenne Price won in the American History category for grades 5-9. The essay questions were “What message […]

Getting for Christmas inside out

By Debra Whittington “And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins. Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying, Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall […]

Shoppers make early Black Friday trips

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Sunrise sales on Friday brought out some of Tucumcari’s early birds who wanted to take advantage of retailers’ deep discounts. “We were here at 5:30 a.m.,” said James Mowles, who was shopping at RadioShack. “I spent all my money.” On Christmas presents? “Remote cars for me,” said Mowles, smiling. Mowles’ […]