Penmanship fading art form

No matter how old we get, most of us still appreciate the cards, letters, and calls we receive from friends and relatives during the holidays. For some reason, we don’t communicate with many of them during the year, thus, we really enjoy hearing from them about the year’s happenings. This year, the woman from Ima [...]

Tucumcari graduates keep in touch

Through the years, we have written about many of our Rattler Alumni and have mentioned that they are proud to be THS graduates. Last Saturday, David H. Stratton, Ph.D. and Class of 1945 THS graduate, took the time to visit for almost an hour from his home in Pullman, Washington. As a Professor Emeritus from [...]

Pet made special memories

On Sunday, Aug.a 14, Dame Agatha Christie, aka Aggie died at her home on this corner. Fortunately, she had a short illness which began on Thursday evening. She was kept as comfortable as possible during that brief interval. Aggie, part blue heeler and part border collie, became boss on this corner on August 8, 1999, [...]

Seniors of THS continue tradition

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Writing their names is one of the first and last things seniors do as students of Tucumcari High School.

Rest is elusive when questions go unanswered

By Lynn Moncus Sometimes while awaiting the arrival of sleep, I let the mind wander in various directions in the hopes of relaxing and finding a thought that might be boring enough to allow a few hours of rest. Well, last night, I certainly found the dull subjects but had to spend more time thinking [...]

Spring fever nipping at heels

By Aggie Moncus I, Aggie, have captured the computer for the afternoon and plan to do a little visiting with my major fans. The slave has kept me away from my writing chores for so long that I fear some of you may have forgotten me, but she assures me that I am a most [...]

Panhandle Press Awards

By QCS Staff The Quay County Sun picked up three awards on Saturday at the Panhandle Press Association’s annual contest. Associate Publisher Chelle Delaney took a third-place for news writing with Kevin Wilson and also picked up an honorable mention in feature stories. The Sun also picked up a third place for headline writing. The [...]

Looking forward to the cowboy’s play on words

By Lynn Moncus Many of us who read the Quay County Sun look forward to seeing what Baxter Black has to say each week, not only because we speak the same language but because we know him. He has caused many smiles through the years and just keeps writing. When I was teaching “Cowboy Lit” [...]

Beyond experience or proving grounds

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun It seems every governor has to have a book. No, we’re not talking about Gov. Bill Richardson’s “Between Worlds.” We’re talking about a book by Gen. Lewis “Lew” Wallace, who was appointed governor of the Territory of New Mexico by President Rutherford B. Hayes. Wallace came to New Mexico [...]

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 [...]