Local athlete looks to raise money

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun An area track athlete is raising money for a chance to compete in Australia this summer.

Area farmers struggling with water restraints

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Area farmers are having to deal with water restraints limiting them to seasonal crops or even preventing them from planting crops.

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Wanda C. Tarpley Wanda C. Tarpley, 82, died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010, in Albuquerque. She was born on Jan. 26, 1927 in Melrose. She is survived by her sister Ouida Lowrey. Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, at the Center Street Methodist Church in Tucumcari. Information: 505-823-9400.

Area bench warrants

The following are outstanding bench warrants for failure to pay fines issued by the Quay County Magistrate Court:

Certified candidates announced for March election

Freedom New Mexico The following have been certified as candidates for the regular municipal election on March 2.

Tucumcari teacher killed in car accident

QCS staff Family, friends and students attended the funeral Tuesday for Kevin Severance, a freshman science teacher at Tucumcari High School. “Severance had only been teaching at Tucumcari High School for one semester,” said Dennis Roch, assistant superintendent. “Even with his short time at Tucumcari schools, Mr. Severance made a significant impact on students and […]

Three questions with Christine Dougherty

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After the holiday is the workload heavier then usual? Yes, this year more than last year. We have an election coming up in March and today was candidate filing date.

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Antonio and Annie Pacheco are happy to announce the arrival of their son, Antonio Alexander Pacheco, Jr. born November 14, 2009. He weighed 8 pounds and 13 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long. Antonio joins his parents and proud big sister, Olivia, at their home in Rio Rancho. His grandparents are Paul and Kathy […]

‘The Simpsons’ no longer funny

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor When one of your favorite TV shows of all time is preparing to celebrate its 20th anniversary you should be thrilled and excited. Any show that can last that many years still has to make people laugh, right? Not necessarily. I’m trying to figure out when “The Simpsons” stopped […]

Don’t get caught up in past

By Debra Whittington For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)