Expo reminder of agriculture’s importance

Portales reached a wonderful milestone last week in hosting its 20th New Mexico Ag Expo. Officials estimated 3,000 people came through the gates of the Roosevelt County Fairgrounds to an event that celebrates the region’s agricultural industry and provides opportunity to enhance its growth. More than 100 vendors, most from out of town, were on […]

Comments from the Canyons: Cherished friend celebrates birthday

Lynn Moncus Last Saturday, Mrs. Lucille Coleman was honored by her daughters, Nancy and Sandra, with a surprise party to celebrate her 94th birthday at the Convention Center. This woman from lma was privileged to be invited and to spend time visiting with many friends. Mrs. Coleman is one of the treasures of our county […]

Letters to the editor: Rodeo coach commendable

Tucumcari is a wonderful town with a wonderful community college. Above all, you have an amazing rodeo coach. I hope you realize and appreciate the talents and accomplishments of C.J. Aragon. Here in Idaho, we are so proud of our Idaho native and have sent students from here to be tutored under his expertise. We’ve […]

01-06-2007: Letters to Editor

Gym of a birthday appreciated After spending a week skiing in Colorado my husband and I along with our three children headed home to Texas. We were in search of a seafood restaurant for my son’s 16th birthday. Instead, we ended up stranded in New Mexico and were informed that the local high school gym […]

Holiday recollections in days of yore

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist At this time of year, those of us in the over-the-hill-gang tend to cause the climbers to roll their eyes as we recall our memories of Christmas during our childhood. We merely smile because we feel sure they will do likewise as they age and begin to share their memories. […]

Reunion rekindles flood of memories

Lynn Moncus Through the years, we have visited about some days being so special that we can hardly believe they actually happened. When we are surrounded by so much turmoil, we really need to appreciate such days because they are major treasures. Last Saturday evening, Eddy Shoemaker of the Cuneva called to invite me to […]

Irish singers head to Tucumcari

TV Hagenah Tuesday will see the first performance in Tucumcari of this year’s New Mexico Presenters’ Alliance entertainers and according to Quay County Center for the Arts president Judy Hiner, it should be very good. The Jan. 27, 7 p.m. performance will feature what is being billed as “a Musical Tour of Irish Musicians.” “I […]