Housing authority to offer cleaning classes

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Robert Pacheco, Tucumcari’s Housing Authority Director, said public housing residents will soon be required to attend four hours of housekeeping training if their housing units are found to be in violation of cleanliness standards after a second inspection. The Housing Authority Board approved Pacheco’s plan in a meeting Thursday [...]

2/26 Calendar

Today 4-H workshop — 9 a.m. to noon, at the extension office in Tucumcari. Bluegrass music program — 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Quay County Fair barn, 1000 Camino del Coronado. Information: 461-2423. Child identification program — Free fingerprints and snapshots of children 3 to 12, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at [...]

Pets teach lesson about new friendships

By Tova Fruchtman I’ve learned a lot about making friends while moving from place to place of late. I’ve learned about meeting people who are quite different from you and people who are almost the same and how either can end up as your friend. Perhaps I learned the lesson first from my pets — [...]

2/26 Editorial

After two years of rough going with our friends in Europe, President Bush’s trip there this week has begun smoothing things over. He doesn’t have the mischievous charm of former President Clinton, but Bush still has impressed Europeans with his own Texas quasi-cowboy persona. These things are not trivial in international relations. On Iraq, events [...]

Sunday drive brings back fond childhood memories

Lynn Moncus When almost any of us who have called Quay County home drive around in our county, we recall many memories from the past and often pause toe reflect on the times that were and one our great good fortunes to have grown up in this area. Last Sunday afternoon Aggie and I decided [...]

Logan Longhorns win district, advance in finals

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The Logan Longhorns took care of business Friday night as they beat the Grady Bronchos 70-55 at home to win district four and the right to play the district two runner-up in Albuquerque next Friday. Longhorn seniors Wes James and J.D. Estrada led the way. James hit a couple [...]

Job shadowing gives students hands on training, including writing this article and taking the photo

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By Daniella Pacheco: Quay County Sun Shadow On Friday Tucumcari High School teacher Antonio Pacheco had his students join-in on job shadowing. “This is great to have the students see how school work sets up for a successful future,” Pacheco said. “I think what they realize is that their school work is vital at the [...]

Stabbing victim found, testifies

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun A Tucumcari man police say disappeared after he was stabbed Jan. 9 has been located and has given taped testimony against his attackers, officials said. Dustin Raines left an Amarillo hospital sometime in mid-January without notifying the Quay County District Attorney’s office and could not be found until Feb. [...]

Rollover leaves man in critical condition

QCS staff According to Quay County Deputy Sheriff Frank Conley, a single-vehicle accident Thursday afternoon near San Jon sent an Amarillo man to Northwest Texas Medical Center where he is in critical condition. Charles Widick, 55, was found inside his Chevrolet Suburban after it had rolled over at the intersection of Quay Road S and [...]

Performace group brings clean fun to Quay monthly

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By Tova Fruchtman: Quay County Sun Rebecca Cawthon first danced with her husband of three and a half years, Alvin, at a bluegrass music performance. Every fourth Saturday in Quay County Fair barn a club — formed to preserve old time, bluegrass and gospel music — holds a performance. “It’s a real social event and [...]