Comments from the Canyons: Quay tree tradition lives on

Lynn Moncus We have a number of Christmas traditions in our county and can trace many of them back to other countries and times before our county came into being. We also have some more recent traditions and look forward to seeing them age in order to become a part of our celebrations. One of […]

Comments from the Canyons: Cemetery needs our help

Lynn Moncus ‘Tis always good to note that our citizens can still come together when they feel that our traditions are being infringed upon. This past week was an example when a number of individuals appeared at the City Commission meeting to express their concern about the changes at Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Many people […]

Comments from the Canyons: Remembering heritage important

By Lynn Moncus: Quay columnist Most of us who are sons and daughters of the pioneers who helped to settle the Southwest remain proud of the traditions they established. Often when we are discussing the pioneers, people have the notion we are talking about the settlers who came into our area after the Homestead Act […]

Family works to preserve cowboy ways

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun – Family reunion includes annual branding of local ranch’s calves. Lee and Debbie Tillman, and their son Jason Tillman, had a few extra ranch hands Memorial Day weekend. More than 30 family members and friends converged on their property just south of San Jon. Some came from as far […]

Class studies season’s holidays

TV Hagenah As the days of the school year before the holiday break receded down to single digits, one teacher at Tucumcari High School found inspiration for education with the upcoming holiday. High school’s Spanish instructor Mary Haase used the holiday for a special cross-cultural lesson for her students. The instructor had her Advanced Spanish […]