Community briefs — Nov. 10

VFW post hosts garage, bake sale VFW Post 2528 is having a garage/bake sale Saturday at 105 E. Main Street from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Youth soccer event nearing Annual Tucumcari Soccer Shoot-out will be held from 11 a.m until 2p.m. Saturday at the Tucumcari Youth Soccer League field behind the Tucumcari Convention Center. […]

Seek out new holiday friendships

By Debra Whittington Let brotherly love continue. Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. Hebrews 13:1-2 I was preparing to back the car out of the garage when I suddenly saw two sparrows swoop down and land on the edge of the cat’s food bowl. I suppose they thought […]

10-24 Passing through

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By QCS Staff Name: Tracy Hardy Where we found her: A garage sale on the 400 block of West High Street. Where was she going? Traveled from her home in Amarillo to attend a funeral. She stayed in Tucumcari an extra day to help her sister with a garage sale.. Where did she come from? […]

Garage building students learn construction skills

Special to the QCS While some high school students were taking a break this summer, others were learning how to build a garage. Mesalands Community College offered a class in garage construction this summer that concluded last week. Eight Tucumcari High School students and four students from the community, all had the opportunity to learn […]

If this is user-friendly, complicated must be the enemy

By Lynn Moncus On occasion, we have visited about how fortunate some of us are to have been born in quieter times during which we were most definitely not surrounded by gadgets. Of course, the young people have the notion that we were deprived if not actually depraved because they cannot imagine life without the […]

10-04-2008: Calendar

Today: 8 a.m.- 4 p.m., Route 66 Flea Market, Convention Center parking lot, 1500 W. Route 66 Blvd. Call 461-4079.Today: 8 a.m., VFW Post #2528 Ladies Auxiliary Garage Sale and Bake Sale, VFW Hall, 105 E. Main St., Tucumcari. Tables can be rented for $5. Call 461-3061.Today: 5 p.m., Tucumcari Farmers’ Market, Wailes Park on […]

San Jon grad set to fine tune car crafting

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Editor’s Note: This is the third story in a series about graduating seniors in high schools around Quay County. By naming their son Chaz and their daughter Sahara, Bert and Kathi Sherwood ensured their children would have unique names growing up. Likewise, Chaz is working toward a career where […]

Daughter’s memory motivates Mom to help

By Marc Schoder: FREEDOM NEWSPAPERS For some, it’s just a good way to clean out the garage. For one Tucumcari woman, it’s a labor of love for a good cause. “I am not doing this garage sale for profit. I am doing it to benefit kids who have cancer in local (Albuquerque area) hospitals,” said […]

Treasure hunting at garage sales

By Ryn Gargulinski: QUAY COUNTY SUN Tucumcari resident Mary Ann Molinas laughs when she admits it, but, yes, she once bought a bed pan at a garage sale. “It was made out of that blue and white speckled tin like they used in old dishes,” she said of her 50-cent purchase. “I was going to […]

TV Time: Men see things differently

I was reading an article the other day in Psychology Today which said the average woman sees 119 shades of color that men cannot. Even when men are specially trained, women can see 48 more shades than men. It went on to say that was on of the reasons for the proliferation in different colors […]