Local groups, volunteer honored with statewide award

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Special to the QCS Three Tucumcari based organizations and Relissa Nials were recipients of USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) statewide Earth Team Volunteer awards on Wednesday in Albuquerque. The awards were presented by NRCS state conservationist, Dennis Alexander, to the Canadian River Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD), El Llano Estacado Resource Conservation & Development […]

To catch a thief: $4k reward offered

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A $4,000 reward is being offered in hopes of recovering $30,000 in tools that are missing from the Route 66 Ethanol plant, said Brian Wink, project supervisor at the plant. Wink said his job trailer and tools were taken sometime between 6 p.m. April 4 and 8 a.m. April […]

Mesalands seeking first class students for new wind program

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun At a height of nearly 400 feet, some might say, the North American Wind Research and Training Center will have one of the tallest classrooms in the world. For the past six weeks, officials of the center have been recruiting and working to select 30 qualified candidates for its […]

04-09-2008: Wedding, birtday and sisters are top piano players

Wedding vows exchangedLewis and Vivian Martinez of Tucumcari announce the marriage of their son, Lewis Jr., to Jacqueline Wong today in Long Beach, Calif. Jacqueline is the daughter of Daniel and Maria Wong of Long Beach. Lewis Martinez Jr. is a 2001 graduate of Tucumcari High School. The newlyweds are both serving in the U.S. […]

04-12-08: Calendar

Today: 5 p.m., the Republican Party of Quay County fund raiser, Del Norte Center, 423 N. Fourth St.

Sorry, Duke’s not for sale

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Duke has a fancy schmancy AQHA name, but Bobby calls him Duke “because John Wayne would’ve liked him just as much as I do,” he says. Bobby and Duke hit it off the first time they met. The usual “horse breaking” activities were not necessary. “I pretty much just got on him and we went […]

New look for Web site

Quay County Sun Staff In case you haven’t noticed, our Web site has a new look today. The idea is to make navigation a little simpler. One new feature online is called “Data Central.” Look for the link on the home page or find it under the “News” category in the blue bar at the […]

Game Commission to review progress on Mexican Wolf

By QCS Staff The state’s Game Commission will consider a recovery plan for two state-endangered rodents, hear status reports on the Mexican wolf reintroduction program and river otter restoration efforts, and open several regulations for prospective revisions during its meeting Friday in Santa Rosa, according to a press release. The meeting will be from 9 […]

Yard and Garden: Tomatoes difficult, but rewarding

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension Tomatoes are a winning vegetable because of taste, nutrition and color. They aren’t the easiest vegetable to grow, but with a few guidelines you can have good success with this tasty fruit. Tomato success comes from the following: site selection, soil preparation, variety, planting dates, planting techniques, watering, fertilizing […]

04-09-2008: Community Notes

Youth luncheon for tobacco prevention to be heldThe Youth in Action Coalition is offering a free training session, which also includes lunch,