Quitting a long time habit is not as bad as everyone thinks

By Lnn Moncus Those of you who have known me for more than a few months are much aware that I have been a serious smoker for more years than some people can count – a fact of which I am not proud, but a fact, nonetheless. Well, in January when I thought I merely […]

Swallowing a large dose of pride help life’s medicine go down

By Lnn Moncus Being without words is a kind of unusual for this woman from Ima, but that is not really any stranger than being introduced to new habits after all these years. Obviously, we must continue learning even though we think we are beyond the age to learn any more. Some of the new […]

While some may see business opportunity, others see ruin

By Debra Whittington Those who love money will never have enough. How meaningless to think that wealth brings true happiness! Ecclesiastes 5:10 (NLT) When God created man, he gave him free will to make choices. Moses received laws to help man to do what was right, but in Judges 17:5-7 it says “but every man […]

4-H competition rewards efforts

by John Villalba A late, great judging coach and friend of mine once told me, “John, you as a 4-H agent, have to do everything possible to ensure that competition is never phased out of the 4-H program. You always must make sure that the torch of competition is never put out.” What Mr. Jerry […]

God will guide us through seasons

By Debra Whittington Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created. Revelation 4:10 The crisp cool air in the mornings reminds me that fall is right around the corner. The remaining apples on the tree are […]

Quarles open Gallery 111

BY QCS Staff Gallery one eleven— which is recognized by its distinctive blue Gallery 111 letters on the storefront at the same address on Second Street — opened its doors on Saturday to a crowd of about 60 well-wishers and artists in their own right. It’s the dream of artists Sharon and Doug Quarles. “Ever […]

Rattlers set to face Rams

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The 2A Rattlers will face off against the 3A Rams at 7 p.m. Friday night in Portales. Both teams have one win coming into Friday, but the Rattlers are coming off of a win. Tucumcari held visiting Loving to three first downs, while managing 22 first downs on offense […]

Logan Longhorns win one

The Longhorn varsity 8-man team won Friday night 22-8 against the visiting Coyotes. The Longhorns are now 1-1 on the season. Coach Billy Burns said, “The season is going good for us. We are still adapting to the changes of 8-man football. The team played well tonight. Our seniors did very well.” The junior high […]

You betcha

Leonard Lauriault: Quay County Columnist Whenever I hear someone say, “You betcha,” I can’t help chuckling because it brings to mind a TV commercial I can identify with. This guy’s reading the paper when his knockout wife appears in the doorway behind him wearing a knockout dress and asks, “Honey, does this make me look […]

These rainbows double your pleasure

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun It was in Ireland, quite a few years ago, when, on my grandfather’s farm in County Tipperary, I saw a rainbow. It was an emotional moment. A good omen. Why, after all, as Irish legend has it, seeing a rainbow is good fortune, because you might find the pot […]