Nine week honor rolls

The following are honor rolls for the third nine-week session at Tucumcari Middle School.

Community briefs — March 16

Forces of supply, demand drive gas prices

Freedom New Mexico Price gougers are evil executives who harm us at the gas pump. They set outrageous prices that are approaching $4 a gallon. They hold their conspiracy meetings in the Land of Make Believe, among the unicorns and spaghetti monsters. Despite the ranting of pundits and politicos — from Bill O’Reilly to Nancy […]

School menus — March 16

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County.

Senior menu — March 16

The following are the lunch menus for March 17-23 for the Tucumcari Senior Center.

Mesalands gears up for shrimp boil

Kimberly Hanna For many in the Tucumcari area it has become an annual tradition. For the Mesalands Community College Foundation it has become a successful way to generate dollars for scholarships. It is called the annual Mesalands Community College Foundation’s Mardi Gras Cajun Shrimp Boil, and this year will mark the twelfth time the event […]

Letter to the editor: Market and government intertwine

The March 2 editorial in the Quay County Sun dwelled on the ‘evils’ of ‘guvmint’ and worshipped the ‘god’ of ‘free market’ and small government.’ “Free market” is a fantasy that never existed. To Quote “Winner-Take-All Politics,” “The libertarian vision of a night-watchman state gently policing an unfettered free market is a philosophical concept not […]

Mesilla Valley repeats, ends Tucumcari’s surprise run

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By Dave Wagner: Freedom New Mexico ALBUQUERQUE — Tucumcari’s first visit to The Pit floor didn’t exactly go as planned. Mesilla Valley junior guard Trey Correa made sure of it. Correa hit three 3-pointers in the first two-plus minutes and went 6-for-7 from long range in the opening half, helping the defending Class 2A champion […]

San Jon rally falls short in Class B boys title game

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By Dave Wagner ALBUQUERQUE — Top-seeded Quemado may have thought it had gotten away from pesky San Jon in the third quarter of Saturday’s Class B boys state championship game at The Pit, but the Eagles had another thing coming.

Coyotes, Rattlers championship bound

QCSun staff