Web page, other changes coming Monday

CMI staff To our readers: Beginning Monday, you will see a new design for our four newspaper web pages belonging to the Clovis News Journal, Portales News-Tribune, Quay County Sun and Cannon Connections. As well on Monday, we will move the content for those pages and our email to a server in a new location. […]

Publisher: Newspaper thieves can expect prosecution

To all Quay County Sun readers: One or more people reading this may be thieves. Specifically, you may be stealing extra copies of the Quay County Sun, your hometown weekly newspaper, from coin racks placed around the town and region. Shame on you. You are better than that. Theft has gone up quite a bit […]

Teaching children love for reading

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Parenting is a difficult job. Parents are expected to raise their children, discipline them, clothe and feed them, provide for them and care for them. And parents are expected to teach them rules, courtesy, manners and proper behavior. Further, parents are expected to assist in the educational process and get them ready for school and […]

Compassion for animals can be complex

Baxter Black I was sitting on the beach reading the Malibu newspaper to acquaint myself with their local concerns. There were the usual stories — real estate, recession, anti-motorcycle rants, the Interior Secretary’s visit to the park, and the anti-rodenticide brigade.

Library sitting pretty, thanks to Altrusa gift

By QCS Staff The Community Service Committee of Tucumcari Altrusa International donated $1,350 in early spring to the Tucumcari Public Library to purchase new sitting area furniture. Now, a three-piece maroon faux-leather brass-tab couch set was purchased from the downtown business of Pajirito Interiors, said an Altrusa officer. “It gives a new look to that […]

02-03-2007: Around Town

Graduation day… Irene Quintana Triviz, daughter of Angel and Dolores Quintana of Tucumcari, graduated Dec. 15, 2006 from the University of New Mexico with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She took a minor in business management. She is currently working in Albuquerque. Dolores Quintana said, “We are very proud of her. She made it.” Giving […]

Photo-op teaches valuable lesson

By Kevin Wilson Over my years working in newspapers, I’ve come to believe they are — at their most basic form — a source for information the average citizen could compile, but done on scale large enough that said information is worth a few quarters. Over the years, I’ve also come to learn what a […]

Teacher of the Year

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Glenda Sours encourages her Tucumcari High School students to read the newspaper — in class. The idea is for students to become aware of local events and issues and to increase their reading skills. Sours, an English and communications teacher, was presented Monday with the local Newspapers in Education […]

We need your help to improve the paper

Tova Fruchtman:Quay County Sun When I was first learning how to drive, I wasn’t very good. My parents helped me. My dad taught me to relax. He said that when other drivers or I make mistakes on the road, remaining calm is the most important way to stay safe. I took his advice, and I […]

Newspapers offer young people place to gain insight into their communities

It’s hard to think of any ingredient to success as important as a good education. Unique talents, be they athletic, artistic or scholastic, certainly play their roles. Hard work always has its place. Even dumb luck leads some to success. Whatever other factors help a person find success, none has played a leading role for […]