Write-in candidates sought for House

Because nobody filed to run for the school board in House, persons interested in running for those positions may still file as a write-in candidate, according to a press release from the Quay County Clerk’s Office. The filing day for write-in candidates is Jan. 2, the release stated. According to state law, any member of […]

April 1, 2006 Notable Notes

Good Friday meal coming The Logan United Methodist Church is having its annual Earl Christian Meal on Good Friday at 6:30 p.m. on April 14 at the Logan Civic Center. There is no charge. For information or to make a reservation, call 487-9170. Writing workshop in May A Free River Press Writing workshop will be […]

E-mail not as good as old-fashioned letter

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist Through the years we have visited about the joy of writing and receiving letters. Last week, had I not known better, I’d have thought friends had ganged up on me when I received five wonderful letters in one day. Ordinarily, I receive two or three a week and am delighted. […]

Some student humorous writing not funny

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist Not long ago, I had the opportunity to read a set of essays written by college freshmen and was a bit taken aback by the differences between what professors accept today and what we accepted last century. Standards have most definitely changed. The assignment had been to write a humorous […]

Political posturing becomes tiresome

Lynn Moncus From the beginning of the party conventions to Election Day, we are literally battered by politics — to the point that we might begin to feel more than a little brainwashed if not totally brain dead. If our presidential elections weren’t so serious, they would be laughable because both parties are either braying […]

My war with income tax

TV Hagenah Well, Income tax day has come and gone and once again my wife has sworn not to let me near our income tax forms next year. In the past the members of the Internal Revenue Service have requested much the same. Back in the 1990s they suggested that their computers were not up […]

What’s in a name?

Dave Gragg I received a plain manila envelope on Friday addressed to “Quay County Sun Paper,” no return address. “Oh, goody,” I giggled. “These can be interesting.” Sometimes a letter with no return address is just another press release from someone who forgot to say who it was from. Sometimes, though, it’s someone complaining about […]

Route 66 writers wanted

Judy Hiner Do you like to write? Would you like to see your story published in an international magazine? Would you like to get paid for it and receive a plaque and hear it read in public by a Pulitzer Prize nominee? Your chance is here and now. As part of the second annual nternational […]