May 1936

Jack Davis was arrested in Colorado Springs, Colo. Davis was charged with slaying

Mesalands initiates collegewide alert system


By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Students signing up for summer classes at Mesalands Community College are the first to participate in the college’s new emergency alert system, said Aaron Kennedy, dean of student services. All the students have to provide is their cell phone numbers and email addresses. If there is an emergency situation, […]

Cleanup hailed as best ever


Three years ago,

County’s dentention center to house juveniles

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun It’s cheaper to keep problem kids at home, say county officials who are re-establishing juvenile jail cells at the Quay County Detention Center. And housing other county’s juveniles at $120 per day, as well, in those jail cells is expected to bring in revenue and reduce the detention center’s […]

Firefighters fight brush fire at I-40 and Route 66


By QCS Staff A grass fire that was started on Interstate 40 was brought under control Monday in about 30 minutes and about 50 yards from a Tucumcari gas dealership, a fire official said. The fire was in a commercial district on East Route 66 at I-40. The fire was reported about 10 a. m. […]

School Menus for: May 5-8

The following are the menus for May 5-8 for schools in Quay County.

May Checklist for your garden

By Tom l It is not too late to sow directly into the soil seeds of sunflower, zinnia, morning glory, portulaca, marigold, cosmos, periwinkles, and gourds. Achimenes, cannas, dahlias, and other summer-flowering bulbs can also be planted in May. l Allow foliage of spring-flowering bulbs to mature and yellow before removing. l Pinch back the […]

05-03-08: Community Notes

Cinco De Mayo fest set for Monday at Mesalands Mesalands Community College will present its annual Cinco De Mayo celebration from 5:30 p.m.

Polls add confusion, division to politics

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Poll-itics — no that’s not a typo. To add to our confusion about

Photographer, sculptor featured artists at ENMAS gallery

By QCS Staff Local artists Mike Lucero,