New perspective on ‘new’ Quay County Courthouse

By Lynn Moncus As many of you recall, my family lived in the Quay County Courthouse for alot of years – long enough that we called it home and felt that it played a major part in our lives.We were privileged to watch it being built and to be present when it was dedicated by […]

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, […]

How a lone cedar tree helps make holidays beautiful

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By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist Mrs. Roberta Waterman, a special friend, has struck again and has decorated a lone cedar on Highway 209 so all passersby can see a beautiful Christmas tree against the background of the distant mesas. Although “Bert” doesn’t want a whole lot of recognition for her efforts, she explains she receives […]

Celebrations create more memories

Lynn Moncus At Christmas time, we are often faced with many emotions, both sad and happy, and we need to consider both without allowing the sad ones to overwhelm the happy ones. That is not always an easy task, but is a necessary one if we want to enjoy the day and to allow those […]

Commissioner recall petitions come up short

TV Hagenah There will be no recall of Tucumcari City Commissioner Jim Witcher. In the Thursday evening meeting of the Tucumcari City Commission, city clerk Rachel Hicklin presented her report on the results of her examination of the signatures on recall petitions submitted late last month to her by George Aragon. In her report to […]

Recall petitions submitted

TV Hagenah Recall petitions calling for the recall of recently elected District 3 City Commissioner Jim Witcher have been submitted to Tucumcari City Clerk Rachel Hicklin. According to Hicklin, she received petitions with 44 signatures on them on Wednesday from George Aragon. The petitions requested the recall of Commissioner Witcher. She said If all the […]

Reunion time rekindles memories

Lynn Moncus, Comments from the Canyons Last week, we wandered a few miles down Memory Lane in order to give us a little practice for Rattler Reunion and to help us recall some of our favorite events and pastimes. Since then, several people have commented on some of their special memories and suggested that we […]