Sharing thoughts on Thanksgiving

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QCS Staff QCS staff Tucumcari Elementary School students share with us their likes, dislikes and what is important to them about Thanksgiving.

Be thankful for friends, family

By Lynn Moncus As usual when we approach a holiday, the thoughts of the woman from Ima return to those days spent in the canyons so very long ago. Of course, Thanksgiving was celebrated even in the sticks, and we all had a great time before, during, and after the day. The work for Mother […]

Cherishing family on Thanksgiving

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun On Thursday of last week I was planning my vacation and trip to Las Cruces to see my sister for the holidays. I was planning out the stops that my mother, father and I would enjoy. However that all changed Friday morning when I got a call that no […]

Learning to do without is one Thanksgiving blessing

By Lynn Moncus Because Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays of the year, I was more than a little disgruntled when I overheard some people saying that they surely don’t look forward to it this year because they have so little to be thankful for. They then went on to recount their complaints about […]

Thanksgiving’s done, but giving should continue

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Yes, Thanksgiving Day is for giving thanks, and charities sometimes focus on the image of that day, and all the food we eat, to remind us that not everyone is as fortunate as we are and ask us to give to help others, as well as giving thanks for […]

Thanksgiving holiday driving tips

By QCS Staff State police have launched a DWI blitz in an effort to keep New Mexico’s roads safe, and alcohol free, during the Thanksgiving weekend. The New Mexico State Police will be conducting DWI checkpoints in Quay County from Thursday through Monday, said Lt. Cleo Baker. The checkpoints are part of the annual New […]

Teens prepare Thanksgiving baskets

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Teens from St. Anne�s Catholic Church filled 75 Thanksgiving food baskets Monday night for distribution on Tuesday. It�s a tradition that is about 15 years old at the church, said Clara Rey, coordinator of the church�s teen youth group. Different organizations in town provide names of families, the church writes letters and asks the families […]

School Menus: 11-19-2007

The following are menus for schools in Quay County. There is no school on Wednesday through Friday because of the Thanksgiving holiday. House Monday Breakfast: Breakfast burritos, cereal, juice, milk Lunch: Cheese pizza, corn, brownies, salad bar, soup, fruit, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Cinnamon Toast, cereal, juice, milk Lunch: Thanksgiving Dinner, fruit, milk. Logan Monday Breakfast: […]

Thanfulness comes from contentment

By Debra Whittington In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. 1 Thessalonians 5:18      Thanksgiving is only a few days away according to the official date on the calendar. However, Thanksgiving should be each and every day for Christians. In the midst of trials and […]

Thankful to be counted at the table

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Thanksgiving dinner is when families gather? Right? Wrong. Not just families. Thanksgiving is often an open house. Hospitable families add to their family Thanksgiving by bringing in “others,” people who would otherwise spend Thanksgiving alone. Like people without families – or people just beginning families. The widowed gen tleman from […]