Volleyball teams start practice

Area high school volleyball practices are in full swing this week in preparation of the 2012-2013 season. QCS photos: Thomas Garcia Lady Rattlers middle blocker Briana Molinas digs for the ball during Tuesday's practice at the Snake Pit. "We are excited to start off our season competing in the Eunice tournament," said Lady Rattlers head […]

‘Texas’ timeless tale for everyone

It had been awhile since we'd all been to "Texas" and a recent trip to Palo Duro Canyon didn't disappoint. We had great weather, if anything it was a little too hot in the amphitheatre with its cozy, close-together seating and the trip was relaxing. My wife and I went to see the West Texas […]

Editorial: Football exciting sport, but filled with danger

If you're ready to play some football, make sure your safety gear fits properly, it's used properly and you pay close attention to the rules related to contact. One of our favorite sports can be dangerous, and it's attracting attention from those who want to protect us from ourselves. Lawmakers have already instituted rules by […]

Senior menus – Aug. 15

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County. Logan Monday Breakfast: Baked cheese sticks, cereal, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Spaghetti with or without meat, breadsticks and sauce, green beans, salad, fruit, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, cereal, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Hamburger/cheeseburger with all the trimmings, fries, fruit, milk. Wednesday Breakfast: Biscuits and […]

Quay County all-stars finish season with district title

The Quay County Senior League all-stars finish their year with a district championship and a state tournament appearance. "I am so proud of these guys. They were a very dedicated group, coach B.J. Molinas said. Molinas said the team lost their two state games, though he is so proud of the progress they made this […]

Slice of life: Farmer’s Market

Farmer's Market QCS photo: Jerrene Bradley QCS reporter Jerrene Bradley spent 30 minutes Saturday morning at the corner of Route 66 and Lake Street. I spent 30 minutes on Saturday morning at the Farmer's Market, watching life pass in front of me. Here is what I saw: People were walking through all the booths and […]

Comments from the Canyons: Exhibit features Rattler spirit

If you didn't have time during Rattler Reunion to visit the special Rattler Exhibit at Tucumcari Historical Museum, you still have until the end of the month to enjoy it. Thanks to Elizabeth Morris, secretary of the Tucumcari Historical Institute Board, this exhibit was placed in the annex and contains an overview of school history […]

Free certification training continues

The North American Wind Research and Training Center of Mesalands Community College will feature a one-semester occupational certificate in basic wind energy technology. A total of 28 students have received the certificate from Mesalands, including Orlando Encinias of Albuquerque. A May graduate, the 43-year-old Encinias oversees eight fulltime employees and 40 wind turbines as site […]

Police blotter – Aug. 15

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday At 3:02 a.m., a woman reported a burglary at a residence on the 1600 block of S. Jackson Street. At 8:14 a.m., a woman went in to the Police Department on the […]

Spay/neutering bus services 102 pets

Quay County residents are thankful to Santa Fe Humane Society's spay and neutering bus and the organizers of this weekends Dog and Cat health fair. QCS photos: Thomas Garcia Mychele Moody and Jennifer Toennies prep a dog for a neutering Friday afternoon aboard the Santa Fe Humane Society's mobile spay and neutering clinic. "I think […]