Pro baseball commissioner eyes Clovis for team site

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Kevin Wilson A professional baseball league commissioner is hoping bringing Clovis aboard isn’t a wild pitch. Andrew Dunn, the commissioner of the Pecos League of Professional Baseball Clubs, toured a pair of parks in the city Tuesday in the hopes he could add Clovis as a seventh site for the rookie ball league, scheduled to […]

Faking injury acceptable cheat

Karl Terry Are we a nation of cheaters or just competitive to the end? That question has been on the minds of every sports fan and Little League coach this fall after New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter won an Oscar for his acting performance in a game against Tampa Bay. Jeter grabbed his elbow […]

West Nile virus case confirmed in Curry County

Freedom New Mexico The New Mexico Department of Health has confirmed a case of West Nile Virus in Curry County. The department said in a press release Tuesday the Curry County case was one of 13 confirmed in New Mexico. Ten of the patients had the more serious West Nile neurological disease, including meningitis and […]

Autumn’s arrival brings beauty to area

Lynn Moncus During some years, our seasons change so abruptly that we are almost unaware of just what happened to fall or spring. This year, we are fortunate enough to see the coming of autumn and to appreciate the various changes. Of course, we could have a sudden frost any time and be forced to […]

Special meeting prompted by voiding of La Mesa gaming license

By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Quay County Gaming Authority Executive Director Waren Frost will host a special meeting to discuss the future of a race track and casino in Quay County. Frost said he will hold the meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Tucumcari Convention Center exhibit hall and it is open to […]

Area teams at home this week

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By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun All four county football teams will use home field advantage to try and improve upon their early season records. Tucumcari (2-3) and Logan (1-3) both suffered losses on Friday while San Jon (3-1) and House (0-3) had bye weeks and have not seen action since Sept. 17. Coyotes head […]

Middle school students to teach nutrition to third-grade class

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Russell Anglin Tucumcari Middle School’s Family Career and Community Leaders of America organization prepared lesson plans in class Thursday morning to present to Tucumcari third graders next week. The middle school students will teach the elementary school students about proper nutrition and exercise standards as part of the New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension Service’s […]

Press release: USAF Extends Initial Public Scoping Period on Low Altitude Tactical Navigation Area Proposal

CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. – The United States Air Force is extending the public comment period on the proposal to establish a Low Altitude Tactical Navigation area for Special Operation Forces here.

Theatrics in sporting events worth contemplating

Karl Terry Are we a nation of cheaters or just competitive to the end?

Junk science requires mistaken faith

Freedom Newspapers A recent poll asked Americans who and what they trust. It found that Republicans trust religion more than science; Democrats trust science more than religion. Neither should trust in science, as it is a discipline of proof. Most religious beliefs cannot be proved, so those who submit to religion do so in nothing […]