09-29-07: 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: Tuesday l At 10:20 a.m., a female reported a theft on East Smith Street. An officer was told that several items were missing from the [...]

Mesalands is building its rodea team and potential

Special to the QCS Competing in the first college rodeo of the year, the Mesalands Community College Rodeo team fared well at the Cochise College Rodeo in Douglas, Ariz. The team was represented by 20 contestants in the Grand Canyon Regional Rodeo. The Mesalands men’s team placed fourth overall in the team standings behind strong [...]

Clovis Christian takes all three from San Jon

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The San Jon Lady Coyotes lost their first district game Thursday to Clovis Christian Lady Eagles. The Lady Coyotes lost in three sets at San Jon, 25-23, 25-14 and 22-25. The first and third sets were the best in the matchup. Most of the points were hard fought and [...]

Tips to keep pests away from plants

By Tom Dominguez If you don’t like bugs, weeds and other pests taking over your yard, follow these quick tips to a happier and healthier landscape. Pick the right plant The one most important decision you will ever make is to select plants that are well adapted to the area. Some plants have more pests [...]

State Fair Results: 4-H Educational projects

Quay County 4-Hers sent items they made in their 4-H educational project to the New Mexico State Fair to compete against youth from all over the state. Here is how they placed:   Jordan Runyan, a Junior placed 2nd on her cropped photo, 1st on her good composition photo, 2nd on her embellished pants, and [...]

Community Notes: Opening new Logan school performing arts, DAR awards

Performing Arts Center at Logan to debut At 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 8, the Logan Municipal School will host an open house to celebrate the new Performing Arts Center, at Logan schools. The school will recognize all key individuals who contributed to the success of the new construction projects at Logan schools. DAR recognizes Constitution [...]

Thomas pleads guilty to open container

By Freedom Newspapers Clovis’ City Manager Joe Thomas has pleaded guilty to an open container violation and prosecutors have dropped a more serious charge of driving under the influence, court records show. District Attorney Ronald Reeves was not available Thursday to comment on why the state dropped the DUI allegation, a staff member from Reeves’ [...]

Letters to Editor: Air show cooperative event

Air show cooperative event Tom and I so enjoyed our visit to your welcoming town and the very fine air show. What a delight to see a community come together to make something good happen. And the air show was something really good. Thank you for your town’s hospitality, and for a great day. The [...]

MainStreet activities, plans for visioning sessin

Six Shooter Siding Festival The Six-Shooter Siding Festival Committee still has some space available at our festival on October 13th. “The festival is starting to take shape and it looks like we will have a number of groups participating,” said David Buchen, executive director of Main Street, in a news release. “We are working with [...]

Walking stick gives us a view of life from the ground up

By Lnn Moncus Recently, one of my former students remarked in a letter that I have “more fun than most over the simple pleasures in life.” I think she was a bit amused at one of the pictures of an insect I had taken and had sent to her. Perhaps, not all letter writers would [...]