3/5 Calendar

Today Quay County Little League Registration — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Rattler Gym, call 461-2874 for details. Girl Scouts’ paper drive — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mesalands Community College on 11th Street. Sunday Quay County Little League Registration — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Rattler Gym, call 461-2874 for details. […]

Cattle damage car, raise insurance

Some cows you can walk right up to. Others are like department-store employees: You see one at the end of the aisle and by the time you get there, they’re gone! This particular cow was pretty skittish, so Keeler knew something was wrong when she wouldn’t get out of the way of his pickup. He […]

Being teary-eyed has become natural for me

I found myself teary-eyed as Dan Roberts sang “Beaches of Cheyenne,” on Thursday night at the Chamber banquet. So I figure it’s time to come clean, and give readers perhaps the most true glimpse into who I am. That was not the first time I cried because of a song, or for that matter even […]

Zero-tolerance policy is not common sense

We understand the need for rules. We understand the need for discipline and consequences. Having established these things, however, there is a need for common sense to intervene when someone breaks a rule without causing any harm. Zero-tolerance rules seem to block such a common sense approach. In Wapakoneta, Ohio, a zero-tolerance approach to guns […]

Visiting with good friends is great gift

By Lynn Moncus: Local columnist Recently Janice Howard a high school classmate, ambled in this direction from her home near Texico to spend the day just visiting and sharing ideas. She always surprises me by showing up at the table in Del’s before I arrive so she can be ignored because I rarely recognize her […]

3/5 Obituaries

Nola Schubert Nola Schubert, 86, died in New Braunfels, Texas on Feb. 28, 2005 following an extended illness. Schubert was born Feb. 4, 1919 in Sagerton, Texas. She was a retired registered nurse. She was preceded in death by her husband Quintas Mathis Schubert in 1991. Survivors include a son Marshall Schubert (and wife Julie) […]

San Jon Coyotes prepare for baseball season

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By William Thompson The San Jon High School baseball team began practice Monday and Head Coach Waymond Ragland is brimming with optimism. All the players from last year’s are back to give Ragland 20 players to work with. He said he expects much from three talented seniors. “Jason Bell, Trey Rusk and Jared Archuleta are […]

Logan secures spot in state tournement

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The Logan Longhorns assured themselves a spot in the state basketball tournament next week by defeating the Monte Del Sol Dragons 68-63 Friday at Albuquerque High School. Logan will play either Temple Baptist tonight at 6:30 p.m. for the regional championship. With the Longhorns up by just three points, […]

Area chamber of commerce banquet a success

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By Tova Fruchtman: QUAY COUNTY SUN A sold-out crowd of 200 filled the Tucumcari Convention Center for the Tucumcari/ Quay County Chamber of Commerce Banquet Thursday evening. The event — a major yearly fund raiser for the chamber — showcased many of the local businesses and local talent. Businesses got their name out through donations […]

Man’s death still under investigation after one year

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun A year has passed since a 20-year-old Logan cowboy died on a ranch near Grady, but New Mexico State Police still have not ruled on what caused his death. At the time of Juan Lucero’s death on Feb. 24, 2004, State Police Sgt. Cleo Baker said it appeared Lucero […]