Mesalands to host college goal Sunday

Kimberly Hanna Mesalands Community College will be hosting College Goal Sunday on February 20, 2011, from 2-4 p.m. College Goal Sunday is a national initiative to inform families about the millions of dollars in financial aid available and assist students and their families in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Participants are […]

No fatalities after Jeep drives through beauty shop

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QCSun staff By Russell Anglin Quay County Sun A Tucumcari man remains hospitalized after an SUV drove through a beauty shop Friday. Syliva and Woody Wampler were injured in the accident and airlifted to Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo. Police and EMS personnel responded to an emergency call at the Hair Shop, a beauty salon […]

TV habits deserve scrutiny

Russell Anglin Somewhere in the middle of my hours long “Parks and Recreation” binge Sunday, I wondered to myself whether TV has paid off in any way after my years of dedicated viewing. Has it been worth it for any of us? At first glance, the answer is a resounding no. I’m sure if I […]

Cody Fields sworn into Army

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Cody Fields, a 2010 graduate of Tucumcari High School, was sworn into the U.S. Army on Feb. 3. He will complete basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. He is the son of Delmarie Fields and brother of Dakota Fields. —Submitted by Daniel Perez

Looking back — Feb. 9

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2010 obituaries

The following people with area ties died in 2010 and their obituaries were published in the Quay County Sun. A Abeyta, Steve F., 70 of Tucumcari, Jan. 17 Adams, Sidney Edward, 88 of Tucumcari, June 5 Adelina Moya, 70 of Tucumcari, Jan. 17 Andrada, Casey, 49 of Tucumcari, March 20 Apodaca, Charlene Antionette, 41 of […]

Sports briefs — Feb. 9

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The (11-8, 2-1)Tucumcari Rattlers’ and (6-10, 1-2) Lady Rattlers’ next basketball game will be at 5:30 p.m., Thursday at Floyd. The Rattlers will play at 5:30 p.m., Saturday at Clayton. The Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team will compete Saturday in district competition at West Las Vegas. The (11-8, 1-2) Logan Longhorns and (11-9, 0-3) Lady Longhorns […]

National anthem brings inspiration

Thomas Garcia “O’er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming.” Those words I have heard and read about so many times on TV., talk radio and the Internet. Yes, Christina Aguilera, messed up the verses on the song. We all know that, or did we? I myself know the words to the national anthem. […]

FFA students compete for state spots

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Police blotter — Feb. 9

The following is a sampling of calls recently received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday • At 9:50 a.m., a woman reported an open door at a residence on the 1200 block of South Seventh Street. An officer advised that all was OK. • At 1:19 […]