Coyote calling contest planned

QCS reports The Quay County 4-H program is hosting a coyote calling contest fundraiser to provide supplies and equipment for the rapidly growing shooting sports program. The series consists of four one-day hunts. The first day will be Saturday. There will be a prize for the person with the most points each day. The person […]

Cousin’s visit provides boost for mind

Last Sunday was a special day on this corner when Mark Nixon called to say he would be in town shortly and would buy me a cup of coffee. As many of you know, Mark is cousin Tink Nixon’s son and is thus a special person in my life. Although we rarely see each other, […]

Press release: Person of interest sought in double homicide

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Tucumcari – Through the course of the investigation, New Mexico State Police have identified Muziwokuthula (Muzie) Madonda as a person of interest. Madonda was last seen in a 1996 Chevrolet Astro Van with Illinois license plate H188855. If you have any information as to the whereabouts of Mr. Madonda or the vehicle in question, you […]

Gift cards ease Christmas panic

Karl Terry Did you get a little piece of plastic in your stocking this Christmas? Business experts say Americans gave a record amount of gift cards this Christmas. According to the National Retail Foundation the average person in the U.S. gave $145.61 in gift cards this year. Nearly $25 billion was likely spent this year […]

Feds revoking U.S. citizenship unconstitutional

U.S. citizenship is a right protected by the Constitution; it is not a privilege that can be taken away at will. That truth needs to be maintained. Several members of Congress have sponsored a bill that would allow the government to take away citizenship and kick certain people out of the country. The Terrorist Expatriation […]

Graduates require community’s support

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyons Graduation from high school is one of the major events in a young person’s life — a time to be remembered and cherished. We can but hope that today’s seniors will look back upon this experience as fondly as do many of us in the over-the-hill gang. They […]

Focused minds not easily filled with temptation

By Leonard Laurialt: Religion columnist Sometimes I get a lot more out of a sermon than the preacher may have intended. That probably happens on both sides of conversations when one person says something meaning it one way and the other person’s frame of mind at the moment is such that what is said strikes […]

Writing something can be simpler than typing it

By Lynn Moncus Although this woman from lma isn’t apt to become comfortable in what we call the “Computer Age,” I hope I can still enjoy the humor, especially when dealing with the sales people in the various computer companies. Last week, for instance, I was trying to order something from one of the well […]

Turning 30 not that terrible

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor Milestone birthdays are something that can be dreaded or welcomed. Whether it is turning 18, 21, 40, 50, 60 or whatever it may be, age is something that can get to a person and weigh on a person’s mind. I am facing this problem today. Yep, I am turning […]

Words, not pictures, show real person

By Debra Whittington …Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me. Mark 8:34