Try to quit during ‘Great American Smokeout’

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Chelle Delaney Thursday is the 33rd annual Great American Smokeout Day. “If you quit for a day, we hope you’ll quit for a lifetime,” said Susan Lease, director of the Quay County ASAP Coalition, or the Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition. Smokers as well as

Mesalands seeking $3.2 million to build residence hall

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Mesalands Community College’s Board of Trustees voted to seek approval from the state for $3.2 million to construct an on-campus residence hall. The proposed two-story residence hall was presented to the trustees at Tuesday’s board meeting by Mesalands dean of Administrative Services, David Gallatin. The hall will house [...]

11-18-2008: 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 slow for all species. Ute LakeFishing for white bass was fair using spoons at 30-to-32 feet [...]

Think about what you are doing …

By Leonard Lauriault A few of my recent articles have dealt with our thought processes. We must be careful about what thoughts we entertain because our thoughts can take control of our lives, eventually becoming expressed through actions. Jesus said that evil gets stored up in our hearts (or minds) making us unclean (sinful; Matthew [...]

11-15-2008: Calendar

Today: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., St. Anne’s annual “Pasghetti” dinner, Hammond Hall, corner of Hancock Avenue and Fifth Street. Tickets: $6.50 adults, $2.50 children 10 years of age and younger. Carry-outs available. Call 461-3155. Sunday: 1 p.m., 1979 Rattler Reunion planning meeting, Elks Lodge, 2118 S. Adams St. Sundays ongoing: 2:30 p.m., American Legion [...]

birthdays for two year olds

Greyson ushers in two with Elmo…Greyson Bollinger,

11-15-2008: 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. Monday l At 12:33 a.m., an anonymous caller reported a drunk driver eastbound on Interstate 40. An officer advised that the driver had been on the road for [...]

Gas prices dip below $2

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By QCS Staff Leon Hewitt of Conchas was smiling as he filled up his ‘94 GMC pickup. “The last time I filled up, it cost me $94,” Hewitt said. “Now it’s $40.” Allsup’s gasoline had been $1.99 earlier and then dropped again Friday to $1.95 Because gas had gotten so expensive Hewitt said he hadn’t [...]

Investigators still seeking details of crash

By Freedom New Mexico Crash investigators are still trying to determine which of two vehicles involved in a fatal head-on collision Wednesday night was driving in the wrong lane, according to State Police Lt. Gary Ross. Three Clovis men were killed about 5 p.m. when two vehicles crashed in the southbound lane of N.M. 209 [...]

Commission sets hearing date for owner of Sands Dorsey

Chelle Delaney A hearing for the owner of the Sands Dorsey Building will be held at 6 p.m. on Nov. 24, the Tucumcari City Commission said Thursday night. The building’s owner Bob Hengstenberg had requested the hearing to oppose a recommended demolition of the building. An engineering firm recommended demolition after conducting an environmental survey [...]