Birthdays, weddings and military training completed

Turning two…Payson Ray Nials will turn 2 years old on Saturday. Payson is the son of Dustin and Relissa Nials. He’s the grandson of Robin and Aleta Smith and Ray and Jo Ann Nials. His big sister is Rilee Jo Nials. Payson will share his birthday with his aunt, Tina Smith, as she ties the […]

Presentation offers keys to success for small towns

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Thomas Garcia Despite conventional folk wisdom, small towns do have a future, and can succeed, said Milan Wall, a leadership and economic development consultant. Wall, founder of the Nebraska-based Heartland Center for Leadership Development, gave a presentation Tuesday on the “Six myths about the future of small towns” to about 50 area Tucumcari residents. The […]

06-03-09: Calendar

Today: 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Story time for all children ages 2 1/2 to 5 years of age, Tucumcari Public Library, 602. Second St. Call 461-0295.Today:

06-03-09: 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. FridaylAt 8:56 a.m., a male reported a customer at a gas station on east Tucumcari turned in a wallet he found on gas pumps.l At 3:16 p.m., an […]

Mesalands dean’s list and president’s citation honorees

The following are Mesalands Community College’s

Afternoon storms could produce hail

By QCS Staff Numerous showers and thunderstorms will continue developing across the Eastern Plains, including Tucumcari, through 6 p.m., according to a 3:57 p.m. short-term forecast from the National Weather Service in Albuquerque. “The strongest storms will contain pea to dime-sized hail. Gusty winds up to 45 mph.,” the forecast said. There will also be […]

Press Release: RENEW 09 conference set for June 23-24 in Tucumcari

RENEW 09: Empowering the Land Conference and Expo, on June 23 -24 in Tucumcari, will highlight and feature many new and exciting developments in renewable energy. Designed as a “nuts and bolts” conference for anyone looking to prosper from the emerging renewable energy economy, the two-day conference will feature major industry thought leaders, top governmental […]

Blast of wind sends dumpsters flying at Barnes and Fourth

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Chelle Delaney A blast of wind that several residents described as a small twister caused three Dumpsters to be lifted up in the air on Barnes Avenue between south Third and Fourth streets about 7:15 p.m. Monday. Witnesses said the dumpsters were up in the air twisting higher than the trees and telephone poles. “I […]

CEO of Freedom Communications to head Playboy

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By Mary Ann Milbourn Scott Flanders, chief executive of the Quay County Sun’s parent company, Freedom Communications Inc., confirmed Monday he is leaving the company to head Playboy Enterprises Inc. Flanders, 52, said he will quit his Freedom post June 30 and become CEO at Playboy July 1. A replacement at Irvine, California-based Freedom Communications […]

05-26-09: Fishing Report

This fishing report from May 26 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 Lake