Cultivate relationships with other Christians

I did the household gardening when I was in high school. Each year I planted a lettuce bed in late winter that also included green onions. Some people would put different kinds of leafy greens in their lettuce bed so they could experience the different flavors in their salad. Our Christian life is like that […]

NMSU researchers eye low-moisture crops

Audry Olmstead For the better part of the last decade, farmers in eastern New Mexico have had to plan for their summer growing season without knowing how much water – if any – will be available for irrigation, due to severe water limitations. To help farmers make smart decisions about their crops before planting, researchers […]

Press release: Extension service hosting free workshop

Audry Olmsted Want to get a jump on next year’s garden? One way is to build a hoop house to extend the growing season back into late winter.

Cover of darkness not safe from cows

By Baxter Black: On the Edgoe of Common Sense Late-night calls are usually not good news. Especially if it is the police calling to tell you a car has hit a cow on the highway. Jack got the call at 11:15 p.m. on a Friday night. The local police all have his number because he […]

After all Christmas craziness, late gift matters most

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun High anxiety, stress, rushing around like there is no tomorrow and eggnog. It must be Christmas. “’Tis the season to be jolly,” or so the song says. I find myself with a little case of the “humbug.” At first I thought it was the flu. It is not that […]

New babies

May baby…Malaki Devian Alderete, was born May 21 to Davida Salas and Marguis Alderete of Tucumcari. He has a big brother, Marquis Jr. and a big sister, Alissa. His grandparents are Cora Lucero, Geno Ulibarri and Mark and Gina Alderete, all of Tucumcari. His great-grandparents are Beatrice and the late Joe “Mere” Lucero and the […]

Arch Hurley wants to collect $53,370 in delinquent assessments

Chelle Delaney The Arch Hurley Conservancy District is seeking $53,370 in late assessment payments from district members. The delinquent assessments are for four or more years. And one payment is 17 years in the arrears, said Arch Hurley Manager Franklin McCasland. The delinquent amount does represent a 1 percent interest fee, as allowed by state […]

04-04-09: Engagements, births and birthdays

Ready to wed…Robert and Molly Evetts, of Tucumcari, announce the engagement of their daughter, Julie Evetts, to Randy Watts of Sacramento, Calif. Julie is the granddaughter of the late Mary Margaret and Steiner Mason and the late Hansel and Vera Evetts. Randy is the son of Randy R. Watts of Chicago, Ill. and the late […]

Santos exhibit by late Max Henderson opens Saturday

By QCS Staff A retrospective of works by the late Maximilliano “Max” Padilla Henderson will open this weekend at the Eastern New Mexico ArtSpace Gallery.About 20 santos and carvings by the artist from the family’s collection have been generously loaned for the exhibit, said David Buchen, director of ENMAS. The artist’s widow Esther Moya Henderson […]

Tucumcari schools to hold late registration Wednesday

Parents and families who missed registering their children for the 2008-2009 school year are invited to attend “late registration” at each school building between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Wednesday, according to a press release. “We had a great turnout at registration but some families were unable to make it. We still want them […]