Rattler foursome mixes it up with Lobos

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Several Rattlers mixed it up with the Lobos this summer for fun and to pick up some tips about court play. Four Rattlers girls attended the 2007 New Mexico Womens Basketball Shooting Camp Aug. 6 – 8 in Albuquerque. They received personal instruction from members of the Lobo women’s basketball team and personal instruction from […]

She discovers quiet strength of life behind bars

By Lynn Moncus As we look at various chapters of our lives, we are often amazed that we had such unique experiences until we mention one now and then. Actually, we think that most of our experiences are similar to everyone else’s until we begin to talk about them, and then we learn more about […]

Frances Kaufman Leiding

Services: Have been held. Frances Kaufman Leiding, 85, a resident of Albuquerque since 1966, died Monday, June 25, 2007. She is survived by her husband, Wally; son, Craig and wife, Joanne, of Arlington, Va.; daughter, Laura and John of Parker, Colo.; granddaughter, Heather of Denton,Texas; sister, Jenny of Sun City, Ariz.; niece, Pam of Sun […]

Quay County pioneering woman honored with marker

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The members of the Cultural Properties Review Committee met Friday and approved a state Historical Marker honoring Yetta Kohn that will be placed in Quay County. Kohn’s granddaughter is Yetta Bidegain of Tucumcari. “It’s an honor for her to be considered for the marker,” said Bidegain. “I live a […]

Card game bridges generation gap

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun My Aunt Helen died last week. She was 84 and the last of my mother’s bridge group. Her death is a marker of memories and a reminder that those of my generation are becoming the family sentinels. She and my Uncle Jack raised five children. And I can’t help […]

June 10, 2006 Library Books

The following books are available at the Tucumcari Public Library: Fiction Dead Watch by John Sandford. A political operative investigates the murder of a former senator. Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky. Two novellas, which came to light more than 50 years after the author’s death at Auschwitz, about life in France under the Nazis. Mother: […]

2/1 Notable notes

Tax help available Low-income people can get TAXHELP now through April 17 from a program offered by Eastern Plains Community Action Agency, according to a release from the organization. TAXHELP is available from 10 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, the release said, asking people bring their […]

Ode to women in chaps

By Baxter Black: QCS columnist There’s something oh, so charming about girl’s basketball Or lawyers wearing pantyhose or sweethearts with a drawl I like doctors with mascara and with painted fingernails And flirty flight attendants with their pretty ponytails There’s school marms in the classroom, some are nice but some are meanies And hurricanes named […]

City forming softball leagues

QCS Staff The deadline for registering for Tucumcari’s summer softball leagues is Monday. Tucumcari’s recreation director Scott Simpson said he expects a number of teams to wait until the last minute to register. “We will have three leagues, a women’s league, men’s league and a co-ed league,” Simpson said. “The registration fee is $300 per […]

Logan women sew bibs for veterans

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By WIlliam Thompson: Quay County Sun Amarillo Veterans Hospital recently put out a call for volunteers to sew terry cloth bibs for patients at the hospital and an adjacent nursing facility. A group of Logan women answered, completing 200 bibs and more than 100 lap quilts for injured and sickly veterans. Bea Scott, of Veterans […]