Savior’s love eases hardships, repairs broken lives

By Debra Whittington Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him. […]

Yard and Garden: Taking care of your live Christmas tree

By Tom Dominguez The boughs of holly have been used to deck the halls, and sprigs of mistletoe hang over every door, but the one plant that Christmas would not be complete without has yet to be brought in — the Christmas tree. The kids are anxious; they want to decorate the tree NOW! But […]

September is still prime time for garden chores

By Tom Dominguez Here are some items you can attend to and enjoy outside while the days cool down. Dead Limbs There’s no reason why dead or damaged tree limbs can’t be removed right now. Pruning out dead or damaged wood now can simplify it because you know exactly which limbs need to be removed. […]

Elm leaf beetle taking bite out area elm trees

By Tom Dominguez In the recent days I have had a flood of calls asking, “Why are the elm trees in Tucumcari all dying out?” Another question overflowing the answering machine is, “What are these little yellow and black beetles in my yard and house?” Well, after much observation, collection, calling and research, I have […]

Ag Science Center Field Day set for Aug. 6

Tree and turfgrasses will be featured topics at the Annual Field Day sponsored by the New Mexico State University Agricultural Science Center at Tucumcari. The featured speaker will be Lowell Catlett, regents professor and dean and chief administrator officer of the College of Agriculture and Home Economics, NMSU at Las Cruces. Attendees also will get […]

Angel tree makes Christmas wishes come true

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun On Saturday afternoon, 98 children were greeted by Santa Claus at the Wautonomah Hall. Each of the children was given a bag of goodies and a gift chosen especiallly for them. This holiday cheer was made possible by the Angel Tree, supported by the Tucumcari Housing Authority, City Hall, […]

There’s more simplicity to Christmas

By Lynn Moncus Aggie and I stopped in Quay Valley to admire the beautiful tree decorated in memory of Bert Waterman. She was very pleased when she would decorate that tree and would talk about its being her major Christmas gift to herself and her friends.We would then talk about its simple decorations making it […]

Good fruit comes from good soil

By Debra Whittington But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance: against such there is no law. Galatians 5:22-23 During my morning walks I pause to check out the apple and pear trees. There is nothing like fresh fruit and I am getting anxious to sink my […]

March 18, 2006 Notable Notes

Scholarship opportunity available The Tucumcari Lodge has a scholarship opportunity for the 2006-07 school year. Scholarships for any post-secondary, accredited, not-for profit educational institutions will be awarded to students, with a minimum of $500 awarded. To qualify, recipients must be either • a member in good standing of the Tucumcari Lodge or the biological child, […]

Keeping Quay cleaner

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS The stocking’s unhung, the boxes unstuffed and the Christmas tree stands naked, dried up and shedding — waiting to be put to rest. But there are better ways to dispose of trash and has-been Christmas trees than simply stacking them into a dumpster or hiding them in an alley, according to […]