8/24 Education Update

Area school board meetings this month were brief but beneficial to students and school spirit, according to school officials. The Logan Longhorns will be restarting their band program after almost two decades of no live music during games and other school activities, according to Connie Jackson, administrative secretary at the school. Jackson said the new […]

2005 Quay County Fair Results

Baking, open and junior classes Quick bread, banana: 1. Maxine Wallace; 2. Serena Gore Quick bread, junior:1. Olivia Mitchell Quick bread, other: 1. Lola Bauler Angel food cake: 3. Sonja Kostedt Pecan pie: 1. Maxine Wallace Chocolate cookies, junior: 3. Natalie Hayes Chocolate chip cookies, junior: 1. Rebecca Rush; 2. Jena Slater Oatmeal cookies, junior: […]

Intelligence failure not fully explained by 9/11 report

Freedom Newspapers There is probably still more that we don’t know than we do about the likelihood that a military intelligence unit identified 9/11 highjacker Mohammed Atta a year or so before the World Trade Center was attacked. but didn’t pass on the information to the FBI. What we think we know now is likely […]

Dog pulled Houdini to find girlfriend

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Managing Editor The dog found himself in deep doo doo when he up and ran away. Actually, the deep doo doo came when my boyfriend and I got the dog back — when he fled it was more like a medium pile of doo. Not even a dark and stormy night, […]

Strong different than tough, in varying degrees

By Baxter Black: QCS columnist There is a difference between being tough and being strong. A 600-pound roping steer is tough; a 2,000-pound Angus bull is strong. Wrestling calves at a recent spring branding, there were several young men there to help flank calves. They were all good boys and came to lend a hand. […]

Residents turn out by the hundreds to attend the Quay County Fair.

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun With hundreds attending the Quay County Fair since Tuesday’s kickoff, folks have been riding high on the hog — some of them literally. Tucumcari’s Jared Jennings, 17, who has been raising and showing pigs since he was 9, said showcasing his specimens was by far his favorite aspect of […]

High school gets new principal

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun When Susan Montoya graduated Clovis High School, she walked up to the principal, accepted her diploma and said she would never go back to school again. Now some 30 years later, she’s back in education — as the new principal for Tucumcari High School. Although classes don’t start for […]

8/20 Senior Citizen Menu

Tucumcari/Logan/House Monday: Chili relleno, tossed salad, dressing, pinto beans, Spanish rice, bananas, strawberries. Tuesday: Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, green beans, biscuit, margarine, peaches. Wednesday: Roast beef, brown gravy, broccoli/rice/cheese casserole, buttered carrots, whole wheat roll, margarine, apple crisp. Thursday: Barbecued chicken thighs, coleslaw, corn, biscuit, margarine, chocolate pudding. Friday: Submarine sandwich, lettuce, tomato, cheese, jello, fruit […]

Local law enforcement receives Federal grant

By QCS staff Local law enforcement agencies are nearly $20,000 richer, thanks to a grant from the federal government. Part of the Edward Byrne Memorial Grant program, the $19,679 for the area will be shared by the Quay County sheriff’s department and Tucumcari police department and must be used to fund initiatives regarding evidence, according […]

8/20 Obituaries

Bobbie L. Collins Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Dunn Funeral Home Memorial Chapel in Tucumcari. Bobbie L. Collins, 68, of Tucumcari, died Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2005. He was born on Sept. 24, 1936, in Clovis. He attended his first year of school in Clovis and later moved to Grady with his family. He graduated from […]