Pauline F. Mitchell

Services: From 1 p.m. to 6 pm. on Thursday visitation will be at the Chavez Funeral Home in Fort Sumner. From 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Friday, there will be visitation followed by the funeral service at the Methodist Church in House. Pauline F. Mitchell, 89, a resident of Clovis and formerly of House, […]

10-31-2007: Fishing report

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 was fair using crank baits, tubes, drop shot rigs and worms for smallmouth and largemouth bass. Most […]

Yard and Garden: Winter check list

By Tom Dominguez Now that there are fewer garden chores, take time to browse gardening catalogs or search the Internet for those hard-to-find favorites. Place orders for seeds this month so you will have them available when you are ready to plant. By ordering early, you will be more certain of getting the varieties you […]

Be prepared should be motto for everyday lives

By Debra Whittington Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. John 14:27 The recent fires that devastated residents in southern California should serve as a wakeup call for all of […]

10-31-2007: Community Notes

Making a difference Forty people attended the “Make a Difference Day” at the Tucumcari Municipal Library on Saturday. The celebration was hosted by the Tucumcari Altrusa’s Literacy Committee, which donated $250 to the library. The donation was used to purchase Spanish reference books, including encyclopedias and a medical dictionary. Tucumcari Mayor Antonio Apodaca spoke at […]

Halloween safety tips

l Tripping and falling in the dark of Halloween night sends most children to the emergency room. Costumes that fit correctly and don’t have billowing skirts or sleeves and shoes that can be walked in comfortably are the best choice. l Make sure the costumes or props, such as swords, don’t have sharp ends that […]

10-31-2007: 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: Friday l At 10:23 p.m., a female reported a theft at a retail business on West Tucumcari Boulevard. One male subject was arrested for shoplifting […]

K-Bob’s restaurant closes

By Thomas Garcia and Chelle Delaney The K-Bob’s Steakhouse restaurant at 200 W. Estrella Ave. closed on Sunday night, said the restaurant’s former manager. A woman who was at the restaurant on Tuesday confirmed the restaurant’s closing and had no comment on why the restaurant closed. She referred all questions to Star Buffet Inc., which […]

GE, Mesalands ink deal for wind turbine

Special to the Quay County Sun SANTA FE – Gov. Bill Richardson approved $2 million in appropriations to help finance a 1.5 megawatt wind turbine to be installed at Mesalands Community College for the North American Wind Research and Training Center, according to a press release. The turbine is expected to provide clean electricity generation […]

Former Quay trainer leads horses to safety from wildfires

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By QCS Staff QCS staff Clarissa Czuprynski, 23, a 2001 graduate of House School, moved to California three years ago to train horses, said her mother, Margaret Czuprynski, who lives in Tucumcari and works at Dan Trigg Hospital. Clarissa Czuprynski is a former Quay County 4-H Rodeo Queen and worked for several years training horses […]