Mistakes facilitate life’s process

Russell Anglin Do you remember that really stupid thing you did not so long ago? Or maybe that one day where all you did was stupid things? Why did you do that, anyway? It’s not very much fun to think about. It might even make it a little harder to just go about your daily […]

Englishman writes novel set in Tucumcari

QCSun staff QCSun staff Manchester, England native and researcher for BBC Radio Manchester, Brendan Yates was looking for contact information for Tucumcari book stores on Monday to see if they would carry copies of his novel, “The Devil’s Dust,” an adventure tale published in late 2010 with a climax set in Tucumcari. Yates sent a […]

Pleasant reunion clears slate for 2010

Lynn Moncus Last year ended on a very high note for this woman from Ima. Mrs. Kathryn Stephenson, her son, Jamie, his wife, Susan, and their sons, Bryan and Aaron invited me to spend a few days with them in Edmond, Okla. Being with such good friends was a major privilege. Of course, Kathryn and […]

Community calendar — Jan. 5

Monday Quay County Commission at 9 a.m., Quay County Courthouse. Economic Development Corp. at 5:15 p.m., EDC. Jan. 13 City Commission work session at 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall. Jan. 20 Magic presentation by Bill Martin Houdini at 7 p.m., at the High School Auditorium. Free admission but donations […]

Police blotter — Jan. 5

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 12:15 a.m., an alarm was reported at a building on the 300 block of South Second Street. An officer advised that all was OK. • At 1:32 a.m., an […]

Tucumcari tightens belt

Thomas Garcia With a dim outlook for capital outlay money from the state, city and county officials are focusing on streamlining services to residents. “The main goal of the city is to get our asset management plan in place,” said Tucumcari City Manager Bobbye Rose. Rose said the plan would include asset identification throughout the […]

Logan School Board candidates weigh in on education

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Thomas Garcia Two candidates have filled to run for Position 1 of the Logan School Board as incumbent Cinda Barber will not seek re-election. “It was a personal decision not to seek re-election,” said Barber. “My oldest child is graduating this year. I felt it was time for someone to give it a go.” Barber […]

School menus — Jan. 5

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County.

Senior menu — Jan. 4

The following are the lunch menus for Jan. 6-12 for the Tucumcari Senior Center.

KENW-TV transmitter under repair

Russell Anglin The Tucumcari KENW-TV transmitter is out of service as of Monday afternoon while station employees work to restore service. KENW program director Duane Ryan said the station’s repair crew hopes to have the channel back on by tonight. Tucumcari resident Marilyn Ford reported having poor reception of the local PBS station on her […]