Children find a hearlfelt place

By Debra Whittington And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him. Colossians 3:17 I thank my God every time I remember you. Philippians 1:3 I once heard the saying that it takes a village to raise a […]

06-02-2007: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. According to the reports: Tuesday l At 6:30 p.m., a female reported there was a skunk behind the ice machine in front of a grocery store on Route […]

Celebrate, share memories of the season

By Lynn Moncus While listening to a group of people talk about their favorite Christmases, my mind just naturally wandered into the past and the times we celebrated Christmas in the canyons. It then ambled to those years during which we lived in the courthouse, and finally landed on the adult years. To select one […]

08-26-2006: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to reports Wednesday l At 12:56 a.m., a female reported a possible prowler walking around her house on South Monroe. Officers advised that they patrolled the area and all was secure. l At 10:22 a.m., a female […]

Despite dogged determination, still human

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Managing Editor Those positive-thinking people who say you can envision what you want and get it are usually on the mark. However, I have been breaking my brain to achieve my latest desire. Alas, to no avail. I am still not my dog. There are several reasons someone would want to […]

Despite advances, there’s more to do

By Baxter Black: QCS columnist One common expression many of us use — “the greatest thing since sliced bread” — represents a milestone in convenience. In the late 1920s and early 1930s, sliced and wrapped bread became widely available. I’m not a cook, so it is difficult for me to imagine the mechanics of how […]

Cell phones make life easier

Grant McGee I don’t like answering the phone. The phone ringing always means bad news.” I can’t remember who told me that. It’s one of those sayings that are kind of closed minded, no room for negotiation. But I kind of/sort of agree with my long-forgotten acquaintance about the telephone. I’m really not fond of […]

Local buildings windows damaged

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Doreen Lopez, manager of the Sun Comm satellite dish office on East Route 66 Boulevard, took down a banner on the front window of the store Thurday morning and found two holes in the glass. “When I took (the banner) down I saw what looked like bullet holes,” said […]

Passed over for sexiest …again?

TV Hagenah People Magazine recently released its list of the world’s sexiest men for 2004, and surprisingly, once again, I received the news that I’m not on it. My wife assures me that it’s merely a typographical error which will probably be remedied next year, but she has been saying that for 17 years now […]

Political posturing becomes tiresome

Lynn Moncus From the beginning of the party conventions to Election Day, we are literally battered by politics — to the point that we might begin to feel more than a little brainwashed if not totally brain dead. If our presidential elections weren’t so serious, they would be laughable because both parties are either braying […]