Police blotter — Sept. 15

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department.

Sen. Udall staff member to meet with citizens

QCSun Staff David Williams, a staff member for U.S. Senator Tom Udall of New Mexico, will be available on Sept. 15 at Santa Rosa City Hall at 9 a.m., Fort Sumner City Administration Building at 11:30 a.m., and Portales City Hall at 2:30 p.m. He will be available Sept. 16 at the Clovis City Library […]

Feel of pigskin induces memories of old

Karl Terry As the days get shorter and the nights a lot cooler it’s time to put our ball gloves aside and pick up our pigskin preoccupation. I’ve been fortunate to spend a good number of seasons on the sidelines at a high school football game even though the last time I played was in […]

Rising, shining not always so simple

Russell Anglin As I awoke to cars zooming by my intersection, dogs yelping and the sun infiltrating my bedroom window, I realized once again that I am not a huge fan of mornings. Tucumcari certainly is, though. The 8 o’ clock hour seems to be one of the busiest along the major streets, and everybody […]

Our page: Quay County youths win buckles

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Four of our Quay County youth competed in The All Breed Horse Show Association (ABHSA) and won top honors.

Comments from the Canyons: Handling wasps a delicate affair

Lynn Moncus As those of you who have been out and about know, this is the time of year during which the wasps swarm and tend to cause the nerves to shatter. Aggie and I seem to be among them wherever we stop to take our walks. She is the one who needs to avoid […]

Fear must not consume our everyday lives

Freedom Newspapers The images are still vivid in many Americans’ minds: Planes careening into buildings; New Yorkers staring upward as people launched themselves toward certain death; families grasping photos of the missing, clinging to flimsy hopes; the numerous memorials in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania.

Loved ones make birthdays special

Debra Whittington “I thank my God every time I remember you. In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy”. Philippians 1:3-4

Heroes of old still resonate today

Baxter Black There was a horse sold this summer down in Missouri. Probably the most famous horse in the world … Trigger. RFD-TV paid a lot of money to own the mounted figure of this celebrity equine, Roy Rogers’ Paramount Palomino. They also purchased his dog Bullet. They did it for the sentimental value, but […]

Mesalands president sentenced

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QCSun staff