Granger School razed

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun When I was five, I started school at Third Street School, which later burned. I remember the night of the fire… The rebuilt school became Granger School, named for my favorite teacher, Oscar T. Granger, according to

Bonds proposed to save Sands Dorsey

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Saving the Sands Dorsey should be put to a vote of the residents through a bond issue, suggested commissioner Jim Witcher at Thursday’s city commission meeting. Commissioner Jim Lafferty said he was perplexed by Witcher’s suggestion because Witcher had voted in a previous city commission meeting to have the […]

Mesalands rodeo team ranks No. 4 in Canyon Region

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By Robert Ciolli: Quay County Sun The Mesalands Community College mens rodeo team finished the season in fourth place for the Grand Canyon Region of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA) while the women’s team took seventh. The team also will have three members competing at the nationals in June. During the regional finals last […]

The horse, of course, must be compatible

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Most children love horses, whether or not they’ve ever been on one. They love stories about horses, too. “My Friend Flicka,” “Black Beauty” and “The Black Stallion” come quickly to mind along with the classic Zane Grey novel, “Wildfire.” Most of us know and love Will James’ many books about horses, also. Lest we think […]

Next stop nationals for taekwondo athletes

Special to the QCS Twenty-five martial arts athletes, from adults to childen, qualified for and were invited to the 2008 National AAU Youth and Adult Taekwondo Championships to be held June 30-July 5 in Madison, Wisc.

05-07-08: 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 LakeFishing was very good using crank baits, tubes, spinner baits, worms and jigs for smallmouth bass and largemouth […]

05-07-08: 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

05-07-08: Calendar

Today: Noon, Tucumcari Kiwanis Club, Pow Wow Restaurant, 801 W. Rt. 66 Blvd. Call 461-3715 for information.Today: 5:30 p.m., meeting of The Class of 2008 Parent Committee, Mesalands Community College. All parents and students are encouraged to attend. Call Kim Enriquez, 403-6713; Yvette Fazekas, 403-8536; or Jennifer Debord, 403-7865.Today: 7 p.m., VFW Post #2528 Ladies […]

05-07-08: Community Notes

Legion to hold flea market, bake sale and pancake breakfast SaturdayThe American Legion Auxiliary Unit 77 is having a flea market, bake Sale and a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.on Saturday

Amistad preparing for New Deal celebration May 17

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Special to the QCS Historic Amistad will host the New Deal/WPA Celebration Day on May 17. Registration begins at 10 a.m. The keynote speakers are Kathryn Flynn, executive director of the National New Deal Preservation Association, and Richard Melzer, president of The New Mexico Historical Society, author and expert on the Civilian Conservation Corps. This […]