Sometimes goals rely on Lord’s timing, not ours

By Debra Whittington Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus. Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching […]

County may see increase in population

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Population projections show Quay County taking a slight dip by 2020, according to the New Mexico Selected Health Statistics 2005 published this year. From 2004 to 2005, Quay County had little change in its population with a total of 10,106 down just three in 2005. Yet, it is the […]

She recoils at thought of rattler

By Lynn Moncus Often while trying to think of a subject for this column, I discuss it with friends and hope for many good suggestions. This time, I asked my friend, Jo Priddy, for a little help, but she said she couldn’t think of anything I hadn’t already written about (probably numerous times). She didn’t […]

07-14-2007: Tuck’s Turf

The course is in good shape, come out and enjoy the events. Upcoming events 35th Vic Breen Scholarship Partnership Tournament. 5 p.m. shootout, July 27. July 28-29 tournament days. Call Howie at 461-1849 for details. Pointer of the Week How many of you know the your proper distance of every club in your bag? Or […]

City nixes event ban

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by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun City Commissioners said they wouldn’t necessarily buy tickets for or attend certain fighting or boxing events, but they did not think it was appropriate to stop others from attending or to ban some events from the Tucumcari Convention Center. Commissioner Chris Maestas said he did not think the city […]

Turkey talk by third graders

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Heaven Chavez, 8, and third-grade teacher Gabriela Walden put the final touches on a flour tortilla that ends up being a tepee. It’s all part of learning about the meeting of Native Americans and pilgrims and what’s now called Thanksgiving. Children have a special way of viewing holidays, so to […]

Planet, or not, Pluto still matters

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Should we believe what they’re saying about Pluto? Since 1930, when Pluto was discovered, kids around the nation have spent years, months and hours learning how the discovery of Pluto made it nine planets instead of eight. And there have been countless styrofoam balls twirling off of coat hangers […]

Caprock’s great for cool lofty thoughts

by Lyn Moncus: Quay County Sun Columnist Trying to think positive thoughts during this extremely hot weather is no easy task, especially when sweat is flowing into my eyes so I can’t see where I’m headed. Just trying to remember why summer used to be my favorite season of the year has stretched my imagination […]

Child remembers as generous, humorous

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun When Maria Yvarra thinks of her boyfriend, she doesn’t think of Agustin Montiel, the 12-year-old who died late last week in an irrigation canal accident. She thinks of Augie, her boyfriend who joked when he said he was “too cool for school” and was serious when he said he […]

There are worse jobs in sports

By Kevin Wilson I hate my job. It’s a comment lament. From the fictional account of the man who works with an office full of monkeys in the Careerbuilder.com commercial to the person who’s just trying to get by on minimum wage and the occasional hour of overtime, everybody has an aspect of their job […]