Words are worth a lot for puzsle

By Lynn Moncus: Quay County Sun Coumnist As most of you have gathered through the years, playing with words is one of my favorite pastimes. Whether reading them, writing them, or working puzzles in which they appear, words have fascinated me probably because Mother spent much time trying to teach them to me in those […]

Younsters’ reading programs begins today

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Public Library has begun its annual story time program for the younger set. Entitled, “Saddle Up and Read, Bookaroos,” the program reaches children from ages one to five. “The kids enjoy the program,” staff member Erica Lopez said. “It’s a good break from their daily routine.” The […]

Hitting the AYP mark will get harder each year

By QCS Staff Hitting the AYP mark will get harder each year By QCS Staff Out of the 800 public schools in the state, 46 percent made Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) and 54 percent did not make AYP in 2006, according to an announcement on Tuesday by New Mexico Public Education Secretary Veronica García. Last […]

June 7, 2006 Notable Notes

Summer reading program starts Monday Registration for the 2006 summer reading program, titled “Lasting Impressions,” will begin Monday at the Tucumcari Public Library. The program is for children ages two-and-a-half through eighth grade. The program will give prizes and coupons to young people to encourage reading in the summer months. For information, call 461-0295 or […]

April 29, 2006 Library Books

The following books are available for checkout at the Tucumcari Public Library: Fiction The Secret Supper by Javier Sierra. Clues in the “The Last Supper” reveal Da Vinci’s heretical beliefs. The Tenth Circle by Jodi Picoult. When his teenage daughter is date-raped, a comic book artist is overwhelmed by rage he thought he had buried […]

All Scriptures have their purpose

By Leonard Lauriault: QCS Religion Columnist This year, I’m reading the Daily Bible (Harvest House Publishers, Eugene, OR 1984), which places events and writings in chronological order and is divided into 365 daily readings. The February 4 reading included Numbers 7: 1-88, among other related passages. Contrary to my normal encouragement to read every scripture […]

What is really in the way

By Leonard Lauriault: QCS columnist I usually do my non-work-related reading and writing (like these articles) in my easy chair at home. The chair has wide armrests convenient for resting my Bible on leaving my lap open for writing or reading other resources. Recently, having finished working on a writing project, I’d put all the […]

Reading program had good turnout

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QUAY COUNTY SUN The tots and teens of Tucumcari are having a busy summer, amassing nearly 1,400 hours reading 5,346 books for the Tucumcari Public Library Summer Reading Program, according to Assistant Librarian Dainetta Kroeker. Library records show 247 children enrolled in the annual gig, with more than 100 of them showing […]

Reading Bible a Christian responsibility

By Debra Whittington Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night. — Psalm 1:1-2 I […]

San Jon students are hooked on books

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By William Thompsaon: Quay County Sun San Jon Elementary School students might want to change their mascot from coyotes to bookworms as they have gone on a reading tear since the beginning of the school year. They get points for each book they read, and earn prizes as a school. So far, they have earned […]