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. […]

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 […]

Shoppers brave cold for Black Friday sales

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Russell Anglin A few Tucumcari shoppers braved early hours and cold weather Friday morning in hopes of catching advertised Black Friday discounts. Eight shoppers browsed Radio Shack in Tucumcari when it opened at 5:30 a.m. One of these shoppers, Johnny Anaya, returned to his car empty-handed after finding out he had been beat to a […]

City shopping causes discomfort

Russell Anglin This town sure has changed my perspective.

Comfort more important than fashion

Recently, a friend and I were discussing shopping and fashions. As most of you know, either subject is rarely on my agenda because I don’t really like to shop and because I rarely pay much attention to fashion. She mentioned, however, that she never shops in the “old ladies’ aisles” in the stores because she […]

Family thankful pet calf going to new home

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Thomas Garcia Most families spend the day after Thanksgiving waiting in line at dawn for holiday shopping deals or enjoying a slow lazy day eating turkey leftovers. But one family from Edgewood was making a “Logan’s Run.” They were transporting a pet steer, affectionately called Logan, across the state line and deep into the heart […]

Shopping locally benefits locals, those beyond

By Lynn Moncus Those of us who have lived here for a few days recall the many stores we could choose from when we wanted to go on a shopping spree. We had but to park on Main Street in then decide which direction we wanted to go from there. Little did we dream that […]

No bidders show for forclosure auction

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun No purchasers showed up to bid on The Historical Pow Wow Inn and a small strip shopping center that were to be auctioned Monday on the courthouse steps. Special master Billie Jo Burlbaw, who was there to conduct the sale, said it was not unusual to see a no […]

Value of money changes when it’s yours

By Helena Rodriguez My brother-in-law Manuel tried to ask me rather inconspicuously about my daughter the other day. “So what’s Laura been up to this summer?” he asked. “Oh, I’ve been trying to keep her busy,” I responded and just as I was beginning to tell him about our summer routine I stopped short because […]

Club holds 33rd annual craft fair this weekend

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The 33rd annual spring craft fair hits the Quay County Fair Barn this weekend with more than 50 booths displaying a variety of arts and crafts, all hand-made according to fair organizers. Rebecca Cawthon, president of the Crafters, Rockhounds and Artists’ Fair of Tucumcari (C.R.A.F.T.), said between 500 and […]