Local youths celebrate 4-H week

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Wrangler 4-H Club celebrated National 4-H Week Oct. 3. Members gathered at the Travis Nelson Building to hold their annual end of year social and meeting. Oct. 3-9 marks National 4-H Week which is celebrated around the world. This is a time to celebrate, promote and share the 4-H movement. New Mexico is very fortunate […]

Ortiz wins award at Nara Visa gathering

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When someone is described as having earned so much respect and admiration through his honesty, hard work and caring of others, you know that person is Carlos Ortiz. He has lived his life by the traditions of the West, caring for the land, livestock, family and friends. Both his paternal and maternal grandparents homesteaded and […]

Press release: Mesalands clinches championship in Arizona

Mesalands Community College’s rodeo team recently competed at Dine’s College in Tsaile, Ariz., where the men’s team brought home a championship title and finished in second place.

God uses his creation to demonstrate his love

Leonard Lauriault My wife found a clump of grass growing in the shape of a heart with a similarly shaped dead spot in the center so that the green fringe formed a valentine (believe it or not, but I have pictures). It was a sweet moment beyond causing romantic thoughts of valentines in September. First, […]

State senator runs for New Mexico secretary of state

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QCSun staff The Quay County Sun spoke with New Mexico Secretary of State Mary Herrera, a Democrat up for her second term, and District 40 Republican State Sen. Dianna Duran, who is challenging Herrera in November’s secretary of state election. Each candidate responded to a series of questions about the contested office. Below are Duran’s […]

Secretary of state seeks re-election

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QCSun staff The Quay County Sun spoke with New Mexico Secretary of State Mary Herrera, a Democrat up for her second term, and District 40 Republican State Sen. Dianna Duran, who is challenging Herrera in November’s secretary of state election. Each candidate responded to a series of questions about the contested office. Below are Herrera’s […]

Tucumcari man killed in I-40 crash

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County commissioners suspend Ute Lake Ranch subdivision plat

Thomas Garcia Quay County commissioners approved the development of one Ute Lake subdivision while halting another Tuesday. Following the recommendation of Quay County Manager Richard Primrose the commission suspended Ute Lake Ranch’s subdivision plat. “The suspension can be lifted at any time,” said commission chair Franklin McCasland. “The developers must first meet the requirements set […]

Fishing report — Oct. 13

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

Lady Rattlers hunting district win

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QCSun Staff The Tucumcari Lady Rattlers (6-7) lost in 3 to the Texico Lady Wolverines (16-1) Tuesday night at the Snake Pit. The sets, 25-4, 25-14 and 25-7, were largely controlled by Lady Wolverine hitters. Lady Wolverine Jaylyn Cooper had 10 kills, Delanie Crist had six kills and Jordan Cooper had four kills. The Lady […]