God’s children are filled with Holy Spirit

Leonard Lauriault Recently, I was asked a question I couldn’t answer, which isn’t unusual, but I did know someone who probably could. Because I even knew their phone number (it was our New Mexico State University Quay County Cooperative Extension Service office), the person asking the question said, “Wow, you’re just full of good information […]

Gathering to honor ‘spirit of the west’

Special to QCS The Nara Visa Cowboy Gathering is taking nominations for the Buck Ramsey Heritage Award to be presented on Sept. 25 at the annual gathering. The award is given to an individual, family or ranch that reflects the “Spirit of the West”. Heritage is defined as “Something handed down from one’s ancestors or […]

Friend’s spirit felt at cattle drive

By Baxter Black: On the Edge of Common Sense Dear Norm, I just wanted you to know we’re still punchin’ cows here on the S X. Not much has changed. The Beacon well is working again. It’s opened up the west side for us. We’re trying to get the stragglers all into the Kline pasture […]

Rattler cheerleaders take fourth

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The fourth place Tucumcari Rattlers Cheerleaders were 1.5 points behind third place Texico in the 2A State Spirit Competition in Rio Rancho. “We did not realize we were so close to beating Texico,” said Rattlers Cheerleader coach Christine Montano. Montano and the seven member Lady Rattlers fell short of […]

Nara Visa’s Travis Nelson possessed indomitable spirit

By Thomas Garcia: QCsun Columnist Nara Visa’s Travis Nelson has passed away. She was a big part of the community, and one of Quay County’s proudest residents. She spent her life working to help 4-Hers and Garden Clubs throughout the county. I can remember Travis from the age of 6. I always thought of her […]

Keeping spirit fit just as important as your body

By Debra Whittington But exhort one another daily, while it is called To day… Hebrews 3:13 Before Jillian Michaels and Bob Harper of “The Biggest Loser” television show by many decades came the original fitness guru, Jack La Lanne. While fitness and health are in the forefront of American society, Jack pursued a healthy lifestyle […]

Small-town atmosphere helps create magical Christmas spirit

By Lynn Moncus For some reason, finding the Christmas spirit was a bit slow this year, but last Wednesday, Nancy Napier and Betty Sanders, two of my classmates, took care of that and made me realize just how important this season is and just how important our lasting friendships are. Nancy invited the two of […]

Spirit of Rattlers needed for ‘The Rattler’ reunion paper

By Lynn Moncus As always, Tucumcari High School alumni and teachers were pleased to receive this year’s copy of “The Rattler.” No doubt, most of us quit whatever we were doing and perused the publication from front to back in order to see what had happened last year and to know what plans are in […]

Logan students show spirit

Thomas Garcia You probably will not find any special celebrations for pajamas, class colors, class themes or the red-and-white day on your calendar but that has not stopped the students of Logan Schools from celebrating spirit week. Students in grades K through 12 have been dressing up and acting out this week to show off […]

Remember to capture, share Christmas spirit

By Lynn Moncus Didn’t we just finish celebrating Christmas a couple of days ago? As we get farther over the hill, the days seem to pass all too rapidly and to keep us confused as to just where we are on the calendar. When I was gainfully employed, I never began preparations for the season […]