Let faith lead to the first steps, let the Lord do the rest

By Debra Whittington eek the LORD and his strength, seek his face continually. Remember his marvellous works that he hath done, his wonders, and the judgments of his mouth; 1 Chronicles 16:11-12 Many, O LORD my God, are thy wonderful works which thou hast done, and thy thoughts which are to us-ward: they cannot be [...]

2007:Time to begin inventory of good times

By Lynn Moncus Trying to select a favorite New Year’s Day would be an impossible task for this woman from Ima because very few stand out a clearly as do particular Christmas days. Although we always celebrated that day as a family and ate our black-eyed peas, we rarely did anything spectacular other than being [...]

Joy can come from most sorrowful times

By Debra Whittington To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to [...]

It was just yesterday for friends, memories

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist While other people have developed hobbies and have done all sorts of impressive things during their retirement years, I have just ambled around, enjoying each day in my home county. Visiting with old friends and making new ones have made these years most pleasant. Last Sunday afternoon, the phone rang, [...]

First Presbyterian celebrating 100 years

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun On Saturday and Sunday, the First Presbyterian Church of Tucumcari will be celebrating its 100th anniversary. Joining the current pastor, Iola Allender, who became pastor in 2001, in the celebrations will be past pastors Don Shepherd (1990-1991) and John Mikow (1991-1998). Barbara Cherry, who serves as an elder in [...]

Rattlers relive memories

By Lynn Moncus: Quay County Sun Columnist When this column appears today, let’s hope some of the returning Rattlers will join in the sharing of memories of our school days as they are getting ready to attend the banquet. This is one of the greatest weekends of the year for those of us who have [...]

‘Get the gate’ for view for Quay County

By Lynn Moncus Leslie H. (Bob) Mead, one of our own natives of Quay County, recently published “Get That Gate!,” a book containing many of his memories of the good and bad times he has had throughout his life. Joanne M. Mead, his wife, illustrated many of the stories, and his daughter and her husband, [...]

New times don’t call for new greetings

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist Recently, a group of us began to reminisce about other times in our area and where pleased to have so many positive memories about those gracious days. Maybe we were just less hurried and harried then and had the time to use even the simplest social amenities. One of us [...]

Man walks the nation, with cross, to carry his message

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Traveling man Chuck Johnson said it sometimes may feel as if he has the weight of the world on his shoulders – and with good reason. This chap has been walking back and forth across America for the last six years – carrying a giant homemade cross. “Every time I have [...]

We have common bond despite different experiences

By Debra Whittington: QCS columnist “Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his face continually. Remember his marvelous works that he hath done, his wonders, and the judgments of his mouth.” 1 Chronicles 16:11-12. The host class for this year’s Rattler Reunion was the class of 1975, which also happens to be the same year [...]