Columnist craves readers’ attention

By Karl Terry: FNM columnist It could be time to apply a little market research to these weekly missives I jokingly refer to as a column. I need to zero in on my audience a bit it seems. For some 22 years I’ve written this column with one target audience in mind. Will my mother […]

Former valedictorian earns top academic award

By Thomas Guengerich: New Mexico Tech News Service SOCORRO — A former Tucumcari High School valedictorian won one of the top academic awards at the commencement ceremonies of New Mexico Tech on May 15. Clay Beevers, a 2006 Tucumcari grad, won the Cramer Award, which is given to the top engineering student at the science […]

Fishing report — June 9

The fishing report from the New Mexico Wildlife Department is generated by officers and anglers.

Senior menus — June 9

The following are the lunch menus for the upcoming week at the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Chili dog, baked potato wedges, mixed vegetables with margarine, orange Friday Meatballs, wild rice, carrots and peppers, breadstick, fruit yogurt. Monday Philly steak sandwich, french fries,broccoli, cantaloupe. Tuesday Chicken breast, egg noodles with alfredo sauce, carrots with margarine, wheat […]

On the shelves — June 9

The following books are available for checkout at the Tucumcari Public Library Fiction “61 Hours” by Lee Child. After a brief stop in New York City, Jack Reacher is on a tour bus on which he bummed a ride. When the bus skids off the road and crashes, Reacher finds himself in Bolton, S.D., a […]

Community Calendar —

Thursday • City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall. Friday • Quay County Commission at 9 a.m., Quay County Court House. Monday • Economic Development Corp at 5:15 p.m., EDC building. June 18 • Library Advisory Board at noon, Tucumcari Public Library. June 22 • Planning and Zoning Advisory Board at 5:15 p.m., City Hall. […]

Police blotter — June 9

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Tuesday • At 2:36 a.m., an alarm was reported at a building on the 500 block of S. Second St. An officer advised they checked the area. • At 9:10 a.m., a man […]

Bikers flock to road rally


By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Weekend attendance and participation in the seventh annual Mother Road Rally was good, according to rally officials. “It got off to a slow start but everything turned out OK,” said Melissa Foster, rally board president. The bikers began to file in and register for the days events which included […]

Frost: Appeal delaying inevitable

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun

Sometimes, ‘Thank you’ is all you can say

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist Kathryn Stephenson, a Quay County native, invited this woman from lma to spend a few days with her at her home in Edmond, Okla. You may recall that she has invited me at other times and that we have had some great experiences as we have explored her surroundings. During […]