If it walks like a sheep, talks like a sheep and looks like a sheep . . .

By Leonard Lauriault When Jesus peeled the hide off the Jewish leaders in Matthew 23, he described them as white-washed tombs – beautiful on the outside(appearing to be righteous), but full of dead men’s bones and everything unclean on the inside (Matthew 23: 27, 28). Just before that, he told them to clean the cup […]

Seek righteousness through grace

by Leonard Lauriault In Matthew 25: 31-46, the sheep and goats were separated because of what they had or had not done. In meeting people’s needs, the sheep knew they were doing right because they were following God’s plan (Deuteronomy 15: 11; 14: 28, 29; Leviticus 25: 35). Apparently, they didn’t realize that in serving […]

Wednesday is deadline to apply for 2008-2009 deer, elk, antelope, ibex, javelina and bighorn sheep hunts

By QCS Staff Wednesday is the deadline for hunters to apply for 2008-2009 deer, elk, antelope, ibex, javelina and bighorn sheep hunting opportunities allotted by draw in New Mexico, according to a press release from the state’s Department of Game and Fish. Online applications must be received by 5 p.m. Wednesday. Paper applications must be […]

Youth already fair veteran

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By Thomas Garcia: Freedom Newspapers Ten-year-old Kevyn Thompson, of Tucumcari continues a tradition of fair participation in the 100 anniversary of the Quay County Fair. Kevyn has been showing sheep in the Quay County fair since she was 3 years old. She looks forward not only to the competition and awards but the practice and […]

Two Logan men face charges for poaching

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Two Logan men charged with poaching are scheduled to appear in court on Thursday. Brent Daniels, 29, and Travis Oberg, 34, are to be arraigned at the Harding County Magistrate Court at Roy, according to a clerk at the magistrate court. Daniels and Oberg are charged with poaching a […]

Living off the land

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS When Tucumcari native Janet McCoy needs a jar of tomato sauce, she ambles to her pantry for one she’s canned herself. If it’s milk she’s after, she heads out to her goats or cows. And she said the pig that now mud bathes in her yard is soon to be 175 […]

Quay communities gearing up for county fair.

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Meet Sheila. And Leisha. And Speedy and Jumper and Skittles and M&M. The grand array of goats and sheep are all among headliners at the Quay County Fair. The annual extravaganza, which opens with carnival rides on Wednesday, offers other livestock, arts, crafts and exhibit booths — not to […]