Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Chuck wagon cook-off starts Thursday

People will have a chance to enjoy the smell, taste and feel of the Old West this weekend as several teams compete at the 17th annual chuck wagon...

Jail log - April 26

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from April 15 through April 21: • Joshua Hyslop, 32, aggravated battery against a household member • Samantha Hyslop,...

Chamber banquet 'a huge success'

More than 250 area residents enjoyed dinner and the musings of Cowboy comedians Chad Prather and Cooper Wade during the Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber ...

Senator: 'Legislators need to go back'

The state’s budget, cuts to funding and recent and future legislation were the topics of discussion Wednesday at a New Mexico Association of Counties meeting. NMAC board members, area county...

College presidents worry over funding

As the New Mexico Legislature and Gov. Susana Martinez battle over the state budget, and funding for higher education is currently at zero, there’s no doubt there is uncertainty — and local...

Local roundup -April 26

Railroad museum to open May 4 The Tucumcari Railroad Museum will open on May 4 with Mike Lucero serving as seasonal director, according to museum officials. "We are delighted that Mike Lucero will...

Burn ban is lifted

The countywide burn ban was lifted Monday with Quay County commissioners advising residents to use caution on red flag windy days and notify dispatch of plans to conduct a controlled burn. “We...

Pages past - April 26

April 1946 • Claude Moncus and Bert Jennings were two of the candidates for Democratic nomination for Quay County Sheriff. • G. M. Benson, Forrest Currell, Tom McCart, R. O. Sandusky, Walt...

Letters to the Editor: Tax return would tell a lot about Trump

Last week’s editorial page had columns by Steve Hansen and Rube Render defending our “so called” president. Regarding Hansen’s column “President’s tax return not the real issue:” The...

Events calendar - April 26

Today • Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board: 10 a.m., Tucumcari City Hall Monday • Quay County Commission: 9 a.m., Quay County Courthouse • Library Advisory Board: 5:15 p.m.,...

Lady Rattlers win over Santa Rosa

By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer tgarcia@qcsunonline.com The Tucumcari Lady Rattlers softball team is second in the District 5/6-3A standings with...

There's reason to be skeptical of DOE project

By tabling a vote on whether they will support a U.S. Department of Energy plan to drill a 3-mile-deep borehole on private property to test the feasibility of burying nuclear waste in deep wells,...

Science has failed in obligations

Once upon a time the earth was flat. Or at least this was the scientific consensus at the time. Einstein’s theory of relativity is grounded in part ...

Passion is cultivated, not followed

Some say you should work in an area that you are passionate about. Others say that’s a lot of landfill fodder. When I was a teacher, I used to encourage students to pursue passions first. They...

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