Mary Ruth Bugg Morton

Services: Have been held. Mary Ruth Bugg Morton, 89, died Friday, May 11, 2007. Mrs. Morton was born on Dec 13, 1917 to A.H. and Myrtle Bugg in Toyah, Texas. The Buggs were a west Texas pioneer family. Mrs. Morton’s paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John H. Bugg came to Texas in a covered wagon […]

Windy season making clean sweep

By Lynn Moncus When the Scottish broom begins to bloom in February, or even earlier, many of us have the notion that spring can’t be far behind and begin to look for other sighs of the coming of that special season. We see the greening of some delicate looking weeds and know they are a […]

Ills of winter are cabin fever, yearning for spring

By Aggie Moncus Because the slave is pretending to be ailing, I decided to do the writing in order to prevent your having to hear all the whining I have had to listen to. She really likes to put on a show, but if we just ignore her, she’ll take a nap and stay out […]

11-15-2006: Turk’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Turkey Shoot signup Remember the Turkey Shoot Scramble on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. Shotgun, Teams will be blind draw by the Turkey Committee. $20 entry fee per player. Many prizes and hopefully the weather will agree for all of us. Please call by 5 p.m. Saturday, if possible. You might notice some […]

Crafts fair set for weekend

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Twice a year, Tucumcari residents get together with visitors from out of town and out of state to celebrate crafts and companions. Today and Sunday will see the Quay County Fairgrounds host the 34th annual Spring Craft Fair, a production of the CRAFT (Craftsmen, Rockhounds and Artists Fair at […]

Bad weather shall pass in life

By Debra Whittington These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. John 16:33 But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:19 […]

Spring will prevail

By Debra Whittington: QCS Religion Columnist These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. John 16:33 But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ […]

Georgia’s spring turns outdoors yellow

Tova Fruchtman:Quay County Sun It seems as though springtime has finally set in here in New Mexico, and for this Georgia girl, I’ve been blown away. Literally. The wind here is unbelievable. It’s quite different from springtime in Georgia. Here, in the mornings you check wind speeds before venturing out of the house for daily […]

Rodeo team looks toward spring

Mesalands Community College’s Rodeo Team finished the fall season with some good results at the Lubbock competition and can now focus on the coming spring schedule that will start the third week of March. There were 170 teams entered in the team roping event at Lubbock. Ropers from Mesalands did well in the long round. […]

April showers bring spring sights

Lynn Moncus Not long ago, we visited about the beauty of Quay Valley and the plains after the rain fell, leaving the roaring creek and filled water holes. Now is the perfect time to tour those areas again in order to see the changes. Aggie and I took a most pleasant drive last Sunday afternoon […]