Daylight saving time flies

Russell Anglin What a difference an hour makes. I could care less what the Hawaiians, the Arizonans and the Russians may think about daylight saving time. When it works in my favor, I love it. Setting the clock back one hour Sunday meant an extra hour of sleep and I felt refreshed and vibrant when […]

Sibling rivalry refines with age

Russell Anglin Sunday marked one of those rare instances when my nuclear and extended families could get together and relax for a minute or two. Having somehow awoke at a reasonable time Sunday morning at my grandma’s house, I had the chance to join my step dad, little brother and grandpa as they made their […]

Living an abundant life not a sin

Leonard Lauriault One Sunday many years ago, our songleader came along introducing himself as if he were running for office as “John Doe — Democrat.” He often did fun things like that. As he went by, and keeping in mind that this was at church, I wondered how I’d describe myself religiously. I decided it […]

Mesalands students to compete in national rodeo finals

QCS staff Seven rodeo students from Mesalands Comm-unity College are competing in the College National Finals Rodeo in Wyoming. The students started CNFR competition on Sunday at Casper, Wyo. Sydni Blanchard, who qualified for the women’s CNFR, in barrel racing was bucked from her horse on Sunday, according to associated press reports. She overcame the […]

Our page — May 26

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Graduation Amanda Lucille Tapia of Tucumcari received a Post-Baccalaureate certificate in Mathematics from Smith College on Sunday. She was one of the 85 advanced degree and diploma candidates who graduated during the college’s 132nd commencement exercises. Tapia is a 2005 graduate of Tucumcari High School. Before beginning advanced studies at Smith, she graduated from Regis […]

Area sees powerful storm Sunday

Freedom New Mexico Severe thunderstorms over northern Quay County developed multiple tornadoes Sunday evening that damaged areas of Union County and Western Texas. “This type of weather is typical for this time of year,” said Albuquerque National Weather Service Meteorologist Brian Guyer. Guyer said storms developed quickly at 5:45 p.m., north of Nara Visa and […]

From crazy nights to quality downtime

As I age, I begin to see how short weekends actually are. I can recall when I was younger how Friday hit and I had all three days to sit back, party and have a great time. Friday night was the starter pistol if you will. We were off. Fun made the turn with foolishness […]

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Jay Hugh Richardson celebrated his fifth birthday on Sunday at the village park in Logan. He celebrated with friends and family with a “Spider-Man” theme party. He is the son of Rhonda Miller and Jory Richardson of Logan. Chris McKinney and Crystal Dominguez of Tucumcari are the parents of a 7-pound, 5-ounce baby girl on […]

Singing church hymn all about effort

By Karl Terry: Local columnist To the youngster two rows in front of me, it sounded beautiful. To his embarrassed father, it likely sounded like a mad tomcat trapped in a sack. On a recent Sunday morning in church the little guy — probably about 2 and likely not even talking real well — joined […]

Holiday visitors down; revenues up

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Attendance at Ute Lake State Park was down over the holiday week, but visitors generated record revenues, officials said. Ute Lake officials reported 34,104 visitors were on hand from June 29 through Sunday, about 5,000 fewer than a year ago. But this year’s visitors produced $31,735 in revenue — […]