Tax dollars should not fund religious center

Freedom New Mexico Park 51 developers, formerly known as Cordoba House, the group behind what is popularly known as the proposed “ground zero mosque” two blocks away from the site of the 9/11 attacks, has catapulted its proposed project back into the news spotlight. By applying for a $5 million grant from the Lower Manhattan […]

Jesus’ presence makes good company

Leonard Lauriault The Christmas season is now upon us. An article I read recently about Christmas mentioned that the book of Matthew begins and ends with reminders that God is with us, which is the meaning of Jesus’ name – Immanuel (Matthew 1: 20-23; 28: 18-20). God had made this promise throughout history and fulfilled […]

Shoppers brave cold for Black Friday sales

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Russell Anglin A few Tucumcari shoppers braved early hours and cold weather Friday morning in hopes of catching advertised Black Friday discounts. Eight shoppers browsed Radio Shack in Tucumcari when it opened at 5:30 a.m. One of these shoppers, Johnny Anaya, returned to his car empty-handed after finding out he had been beat to a […]

County officials oppose low-altitude flights

Thomas Garcia By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Quay County Commissioners passed a resolution opposing low altitude tactical navigation flights from Cannon Air Force Base. “There has been no opportunity for citizens or elected officials to adequately address the LATNs,”

Logan resident celebrates 100th birthday

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QCSun staff While many will give thanks for family, friends and a great meal this Thanksgiving, Geralladin Barry will be thankful for celebrating her 100th birthday. Barry said she was born Nov. 25, 1910 in Pennsylvania. She said she cannot recall the town of her birth and her birth certificate contained an error. “I don’t […]

Community calendar — Nov. 24

Dec. 4 Christmas Light Parade at 5:30 p.m., Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce. Dec. 9 Eastern New Mexico Feral Hog Symposium at 9 a.m., Tucumcari Convention Center. Dec. 10 Quay County Pecan Treasures Food Show at 8 a.m., Quay County Extension Service.

Police blotter — Nov. 24

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

NMSU to host feral hog symposium

By Audry Olmsted Landowners struggle daily to keep their crops, animals and land free of pest damage that can harm their livelihood. A newly encroaching pest – the feral hog – has made the eastern side of the state its home and New Mexico State University is offering a symposium for landowners to learn about […]

Fishing report — Nov. 24

This fishing report, provided by the Department of Game and Fish and thefishphone.com, has been generated from the best information available from area officers, anglers, guides and local businesses.

Our page — Nov. 24

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Kristen Rich, a 2010 graduate of Tucumcari High School, was sworn into the U.S. Navy on Nov. 2. She departed the same day for her training in Great Lakes, Ill. She is the daughter of T.J. and Kim Rich. Her grandparents are Jimmy and Jane Fields and Don and Sharon Rich. — Submitted by Kim […]