Better to do holiday shopping early

As the holidays are quickly approaching I can’t help but feel Chuck Berry had a good point when he sang “Run Run Rudolph.” It seems like each day despite my best efforts I am running out of time. Every week there are more and more events going to than I have time to deal with. […]

Senior menus —

The following are the lunch menus for November 24 – November 30 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday Friday Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday Monday Pork posole, pinto beans, spinach salad with dressing, flour tortilla, strawberries and peaches. Tuesday Steak and stuff, spinach, parmesan potato rounds, wheat roll, lemon bar. Wednesday Stuffed […]

Holiday closings — Nov. 23

The following offices will be closed for Thanksgiving: • Quay County, City of Tucumcari and Village of Logan Offices will be closed Thursday. • Wells Fargo , Citizens Bank , Everyones Federal Credit Union , First National of New Mexico Tucumcari and Logan will be closed Thursday. • All Quay County Post Office will be […]

Community invited to lighting

QCS reports Mesalands Comm-unity College will be hosting the third annual lighting of the courtyard 5 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Mesalands Courtyard. This year the college would like to expand this event and welcome the entire Tucumcari community to this fun holiday event. Included are hot chocolate, apple cider, cookies, and pictures with Santa […]

Holiday closings

The following offices will be closed on Veterans Day: • The Quay County, Tucumcari and Village of Logan offices will be closed Friday in observance of Veteran’s Day. • Wells Fargo, Citizens Bank and Everyones Federal Credit Union will be closed Friday. • First National of New Mexico in Tucumcari and Logan will be closed […]

Child Sense: Creating a keepsake of your summer memories

Priscilla J. Dunstan Summer holidays can seem like they go on forever, and when they end, it’s very easy for little kids to forget all the exciting things they did. By creating a memory keepsake, you will be able to help your child remember and also produce a keepsake for years to come. Tactile children […]

Hostile holiday horse holds hostage

Russell Anglin So, in case you haven’t noticed yet, it’s almost Christmas. I thought this might be a good opportunity to share a story about one of my most memorable Christmases of all time. The year was 1994. I was in the first grade and living off some county road near the Portales Country Club […]

Logan elementary holiday program creates big buzz


Thomas Garcia “Christmas is a time meant for sharing” was the message the Logan Elementary students kept bugging their parents about during Monday night’s program. Bumblebees, lady bugs, fireflies and termites joined together to spread the message of “A Bug’s Christmas.” The preschool, kindergarten and first grade students opened the program with a few bug-themed […]

Holiday rituals under way

Thomas Garcia By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun There is no reason for concern about the low number of entries in the 21st annual Christmas Light Parade and Christmas lighting contest, said Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce officials. “Each year we see a rush of entries come in on Friday,” said Bob Beaulieu, chamber executive director. […]

Holiday meals impede ideals

Russell Anglin As I stumbled around from place to place these last few days trying to shake off a Thanksgiving-induced food coma brought about by my cousin Jody Burrage and her signature “What is in these and why can’t I stop?” mashed potatoes, I realized the holidays are a terrible time for vegans. I’m not […]