God refreshes our souls after life’s winds buffet us

By Leonard Lauriault: Religion columnist Autumn in Israel is planting time. Their rainy season runs from fall through spring allowing them to grow winter crops. Throughout Israel’s history, God promised to send those rains so they could produce abundant crops (Deuteronomy 11: 13-15). Our climate is much more continental being characterized by summer rains. Consequently, […]

Each of us has chance to serve, no matter the season

By Debra Whittington: The Church Lady To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. … — Ecclesiastes 3:1

Rattlers win football opener

QCSun Staff CARRIZOZO — The Tucumcari Rattlers opened their 2009 football season

June 21, Begin a new season of adventure as a member of God’s family

By Leonard Lauriault This coming Sunday is June 21st, which all recognize as the first day of summer and a new season giving many the opportunity for new adventures. This year it also is Father’s Day. For my family there’s a lot of other significance attached to the day as well as the date. Two […]

Two rodeo team members to compete in finals

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Special to the QCS The Mesalands Community College Rodeo Team wrapped up the 2008-2009 season with the men’s team ranked third and the women’s ranked fifth after the Grand Canyon Regional Finals in Las Cruces last weekend. The Mesalands women’s team grabbed the spotlight at the regional finals. The women’s team placed third in the […]

Mesalands hosting college rodeo event Friday

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By QCS Staff The first Intercollegiate Rodeo of the 2008/2009 rodeo season for the Grand Canyon Region will be on Friday and Saturday in Tucumcari. The rodeo will feature Grand Canyon teams from New Mexico and Arizona, including recent winners of national and regional championships, said Mesalands Rodeo Team Coach C.J. Aragon. The competition begins […]

Cross country starts Friday

QCS Staff Report The Tucumcari Rattlers cross country team will begin its third season Friday at the Clovis Invite. There are 29 Rattlers in cross country this year and 16 of them are newcomers to the program, according to Rattlers coach Garry Hittson.

Changing season eyed through the lens

By Lynn Moncus When Aggie and I take our Sunday walks in the country, we spend a lot of time checking out the surrounding beauty and enjoying the sounds of nature. At this season, we are particularly interested in seeing the wild flowers showing off and in listening to the bird song. This year, we […]

Museum feast day begins summer season

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By Robert Ciolli: Quay County Sun Saturday’s Feast Day at the Tucumcari Historical Museum drew a steady crowd throughout day, museum manager Bruce Nutt said. “We normally have this in June when it’s a little calmer, but this year we combined it with Tipi day and Mother’s day and the crowds have been pretty good.” […]

Mesalands rodeo team ranks No. 4 in Canyon Region

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By Robert Ciolli: Quay County Sun The Mesalands Community College mens rodeo team finished the season in fourth place for the Grand Canyon Region of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA) while the women’s team took seventh. The team also will have three members competing at the nationals in June. During the regional finals last […]