Ag Science Center Field Day set for Aug. 6

Tree and turfgrasses will be featured topics at the Annual Field Day sponsored by the New Mexico State University Agricultural Science Center at Tucumcari. The featured speaker will be Lowell Catlett, regents professor and dean and chief administrator officer of the College of Agriculture and Home Economics, NMSU at Las Cruces. Attendees also will get […]

Population stable, unemployment falls

By QCS Staff The population in Quay County has stabilized, according to a labor report presented at a recent Quay County Commission meeting. The Labor Study’s executive summary noted the stabilization is “the estimate of the most recent population projections by the University of New Mexico Bureau of Business and Economic Research (UNMBBER).” However, the […]

Revised city codes cover future growth, past culture

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A work session to review a proposed Unified Development Code for properties in Tucumcari went smoothly Tuesday night. The City Commission met with members of the Planning and Zoning Commission to go over the proposed unified development code by Consensus Planning, Inc. of Albuquerque. The cost of revising and […]

Rattlers ready to roll for Rattler Reunion

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Getting ready for the annual Rattler Reunion parade at 9 a.m. on Saturday are Alvin Cawthon (1944), parade marshall, and his wife, Beca Thomas Cawthon (1957). And sure to be an attention-getter is “Fang,” the Rattler mascot, aka Nathan Andrada (2010).

08-01-2007: Community Notes

White to celebrate 90th at San Jon on Saturday Cora White, who is turning 90 this week, is having a birthday party and you’re invited, said her family. Events begin at 4 p.m. on Saturday at the San Jon Community Center. The family says no presents just come and visit. White worked for many years […]

08-01-2007: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. According to reports: Saturday • At 2:25 a.m., a male reported a possible fight at a residence on South Rock Island Street. An officer made contact with the […]

46th Annual 4-H State Horse Show Results

Senior Runner– up was Calley Thompson of Bernalillo County on Zip N Deluxe Senior High Point was Caitlin Dralle of Bernalillo County on Five Oh Declared War Junior Runner-up was Becca Alden of Quay County on Montoya Imagine Senior High Point was Kadie Glen of Curry County on Rockey Squeaky Novice Runner-up was Kayla Myers […]

When you least expect, God provides

By Leonard Lauriault In the movie, Forrest Gump, Forrest’s shrimp boat partner, Lewtinint Dan gets mad because they haven’t found any shrimp. Lewtinint Dan begins cursing God and challenging him to show up. Forrest, who’s narrating the story, says, “God showed up,” because at about that time a hurricane struck. Shortly after crossing the Red […]

2007-2008: Logan Longhorns football, volleyball schedules

Longhorn Football Aug. 31 4 p.m., Springer (JH-V) Sept. 8 11a.m., Mountainair (JH-V) Sept. 14 4 p.m., Tatum (JH-V) Sept. 21 4 p.m., Dora (JH-V) Sept. 28 7 p.m., Valley Christian (V) Oct. 6 Noon Magdalena (JH-V) Oct. 12 Open Oct. 19 4 p.m., *Clovis Christian (JH-V) Oct. 26 4 p.m., Floyd (JH-V) Nov. 2 […]

08-01-2007: Fishing Report, hunting permits

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conchas Fishing for largemouth and smallmouth bass was quite good this past week although most of the fish caught […]