Jones aims to give back as teacher

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of stories about graduating seniors from high schools within Quay County. In a 1997 song named after the respective color, Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler professed that pink was “love at first sight” and “like red but not quite.” In [...]

May 17, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Friday • At 2:49 p.m., a fire alarm went off at a school. The alarm was triggered by a burned bag of microwave popcorn. • At 4:27 p.m., a female reported suspicious subjects at a [...]

Knowing who we are brings freedom

By Leonard Lauriault: QCS Religion Columnist In the movie, “Alice in Wonderland,” the hookah-puffing caterpillar asks Alice, “Who are you?” Knowing who we are has to do with whose we are. When I was younger, I was known as “one of Hettie’s boys.” People knew my parents and informed me that if I forgot myself [...]

May 17, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

This is the second part of the United States Golf Associaton’s Handicapping System. Handicap Index is your portable handicap that you can take to other courses of different Rating and recieve your proper Handicap from the Handicap Table at course being played. A handicap index compares a player’s scoring ability of a scratch golfer on [...]

MCC has pairs graduate

Special to the QCS Graduation ceremonies at Mesalands Community College class of 2006 could be designated as definitely out of the ordinary. Not only was it the largest ever (76 graduates), but it was the first ceremony where several of the graduates could be classified as being “pairs.” In the graduating class there was a [...]

May 20, 2006 Notable Notes

Ceramics classes offered The Quay County ASAP Coalition will offer ceramics painting classes to children between the ages of 10 and 18. The classes will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 25, May 30 and May 31 at the ASAP office at 109 E. Main Street. All materials and lunch [...]

May 17, 2006 Calendar

Today: Altrusa business meeting at noon at Pow Wow Restaurant. Today: Southwest Quay Soil Conservation District, regular meeting, 7 p.m., Forrest Fire Station. Wednesdays ongoing: Alcoholic Anonymous Unity Group meeting from noon to 1 p.m. at 1424 S. Sixth St. Wednesdays ongoing: Kiwanis meeting, noon, K-Bob’s Restaurant. Wednesdays ongoing: Vintage Quilting Society meets 1 p.m. [...]

May 17, 2006 Obituaries

Ewel Gorham Services: 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Logan Assembly of God Church. Ewel Gorham, 82, died Saturday, May 13, 2006, in Amarillo, Texas. Mr. Gorham was born Dec. 6, 1923, in Grenville. He resided in Fort Sumner, graduating from Fort Sumner High School. Mr. Gorham had been a carpenter. He served in the U.S. [...]

Mesalands says “Way to go,” to graduates

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By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun A college graduate can look ahead to the opportunities they’ve just created for themselves. That same graduate can also look back at the sacrifices made to earn that diploma. Still, others choose to just live in the moment. That was one of many pieces of advice doled out Friday [...]

Logan native set to release album

Freedom Newspapers Kene Terry thinks performing on stage is great. Selling albums and getting on TV would be good too. But Terry’s not out for fame. He just likes jamming with his buddies. “I like the camaraderie,” Terry said. “I like when we get together and make it up as we go along.” Terry, a [...]