DAR honors students

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Special to the QCS American History month was celebrated by the Tucumcari Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution with their annual essay awards luncheon. Students from area schools were recognized for their winning essays. The DAR Good Citizen essay was written by a senior, selected by the faculty of their school. The student has two […]

Local DAR chapter hands out flags

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By Glenda Reid The Tucumcari Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has a program where they give out new United States Flags for torn or faded flags. The Tucumcari Chapter members drive around town and jot down places that fly the United States flag and see if that flag needs replacing. Then the […]

Great American Cleanup sweeps city

Thomas Garcia City and Chamber of Commerce officials are coordinating three community beautification projects in an effort to promote Tucumcari. “It takes all of us to make our town beautiful,” Cathy Estrada, the city’s code enforcement officer said. This year’s cleanup has three projects organized by Estrada, Carole Keith and Tucumcari MainStreet. Estrada said she […]

Trail riders net $9,000 for cancer

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QCSun staff Quay County horse enthusiasts and businesses helped raise money for cancer research last weekend at the American Cancer Society’s 2011 Ride for Life at the Lazy LB Ranch near San Jon. The yearly event included a trail ride, games and activities, live music and food. According to Ride For Life Captain Amber Workheicer, […]

Area youths win essay contest

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The Tucumcari chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution was honored to have two state essay winners. Kamelia Lamm’s essay on Paul Revere was the fifth-grade winner of the American History Essay Contest. Kamelia and her mother, Jodie Lamm, were able to attend the state conference, where Kamelia read her essay. Blake Moon, junior […]

Caffeine causes cravings, column

Russell Anglin There is not a single person I know that does not engage in caffeine consumption. This has to be one of the most prevalent activities of American culture, right next to spectating and not walking places. It doesn’t always make us hyper or more alert. Sometimes we don’t even think about it when […]

Tucumcari DAR chapter holds essay contest

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Gi Gi Parker American History and Christopher Columbus Essay Contest winners were recognized Feb. 11 at the monthly luncheon meeting of the Tucumcari chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. First place winners along with their parents and teachers were invited to lunch, where the winners read their essays. Winners received their certificates, medals […]

Gratitude for God brings peace

Leonard Lauriault Thanksgiving is next week. While Thanksgiving and harvest festivals are celebrated at various times during the year throughout the world, you remember the historical basis for this great American holiday — how the Pilgrims in Massachusetts joined with the local Native Americans in thanking their Creator and Provider after the Pilgrims had survived […]

Daughters of American Revolution honor veterans

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The Tucumcari Daughters of the American Revolution chapter honored veterans and active military Personnel Sunday with a program on at Veteran’s Park.

American citizenship precious to all

Baxter Black What a country! July Fourth, Indepen-dence Day 2010 — as dissent and malaise fill the headlines, and bitter diatribe and blame mongering flood the airwaves, the question we should each ask each ourselves is, “Where would we rather be?” Would I have a happier life if I took my family and moved to […]