Barry failed three sobriety tests according to police

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Albuquerque police say Mesalands Community College President Phillip O. Barry failed three sobriety tests when he was arrested last October for driving under the influence. Barry faces pre-trial hearings Jan. 4 on charges of driving while intoxicated. According to a police report obtained by the Quay County Sun: Barry […]

12-23 Senior menus

The following are the lunch menus for Thursday – Dec. 30th for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday-Friday Closed Monday Meatloaf, scalloped potatoes, carrots/raisin salad, wheat roll, tapioca pudding, strawberries, milk Tuesday Enchiladas, Spanish rice, green bean/green chilies, salsa, oatmeal cookie, fru cocktail, milk Wednesday Pork cutlet, masked potatoes/gravy, oriental veggies, biscuit/margarine, grapes, milk

Small-town atmosphere helps create magical Christmas spirit

By Lynn Moncus For some reason, finding the Christmas spirit was a bit slow this year, but last Wednesday, Nancy Napier and Betty Sanders, two of my classmates, took care of that and made me realize just how important this season is and just how important our lasting friendships are. Nancy invited the two of […]

Mesalands receives software donation

Special to QCS Special to QCS Mesalands Community College’s North American Wind Research and Training Center (NAWRTC) recently received a software program and 30 client applications for student use, valued at approximately $230,000 from OSIsoft, a privately held company with worldwide operations that manufactures the PI System. The PI System is the industry standard in […]

12-23 Letter to the Editor

Perfect gift came a long time ago As we prepare to celebrate various holidays this week, some of us may still be looking for the perfect gift. It gives me some pause to consider that the truly perfect gift came long ago, in the form of an unparalleled sacrifice. “For God so loved the world […]

Holiday more than gifts

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor Christmas season has a different feel to it in current times. The country is in an economic recession and unemployment is as high as it has been in many years. It seems like everybody you talk to speaks about how money is tight. It is too easy to get […]

Christmas a chance to acheive your personal peace

By Debra Whittington Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men. Luke 2:14 The hustle and bustle of the Christmas season is almost past as the year winds down. By the time you read this, most of the preparations for Christmas will be through. However for some, Christmas continues […]

How Santa works

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun With Christmas just two days away many children are ready to get their gifts from Santa. Many of them wrote letters weeks if not months ago telling Santa just what they want for Christmas. We asked some area kids a few questions about Santa.

12-23 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday • At 8:30 a.m., a man walked into the PD on the 200 block of East Center Street to report vandalism. An officer was told that three windows had been broken […]

After all Christmas craziness, late gift matters most

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun High anxiety, stress, rushing around like there is no tomorrow and eggnog. It must be Christmas. “’Tis the season to be jolly,” or so the song says. I find myself with a little case of the “humbug.” At first I thought it was the flu. It is not that […]