Meetings watch: Quay County Commission

The following items were before the Quay County Commission on Monday: Discussion of an appeal request for the Saddleback Acres Subdivision with Tenth Judicial District Attorney Tim Rose. Discussion with David Frank, 12 Shores Representative, requesting an election to serve alcohol on Sundays at the 12 Shores Resort Clubhouse. Monthly activity report from Larry Cooksey, […]

Menus – Feb. 13

The following are the menus for the schools and the senior citizens center in Quay County for Feb. 14-28: Tucumcari Thursday Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, fruit, milk Lunch: Hamburgers, French fries, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, fruit, milk Snack: Peanut butter, pretzel sticks Monday Breakfast: Pancake on a stick, fruit, milk Lunch: Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, gravy, steamed […]

Former resident claims second world barrel racing title

Courtesy photo Former Quay County resident Stassi Pyne won her second consecutive World Champion Barrel Racing Title at the International Professional Finals Rodeo Jan. 18-20 at Oklahoma City, Okla. Once again the International Professional Finals Rodeo is history and Stassi Pyne, a 2000 graduate of then-Mesa Technical College, has claimed her second consecutive World Champion […]

Guest column: Art events growing in rural New Mexico

Santa Fe is one of the largest art markets in America. Taos is also world renowned for its artists and galleries. Recently, it was reported that the arts contribute $300 million a year to Albuquerque's economy. But what about the arts' economic impact on the rest of New Mexico? In my travels throughout the state, […]

Comments from the canyons: Recent dust storm one to remember

Saturday's dust storm was one of the most outstanding storms we have had in a number of years. Actually, it was a dirt and gravel storm much of the time because the dust blew away early, leaving only the heavier materials to lift into the air. People who have not lived here very long expressed […]

Notes from the church lady: Love is a life-long process

"Love never fails…" 1 Corinthians 13:8 What is love? The answer to the question is complex as the world takes the word "love" and tries to fit it into whatever situation that could also use other words such as "like", "favor" or "desire". I can say I love pizza or any other food. I love […]

Thomas: In memory of a friend gone to soon

I still have days, where I wish I would walk into the newsroom to see you in a Yoga stance or even spend my lunch waiting for you to finish your salad. It's been a year and the office still feels a bit gray, since that cold bitter morning the good Lord took you away. […]

Our page – Feb. 13

Maestas Manuel E. Maestas turned 3 on Jan. 3. He is the son of Joey Haas and Jessica Maestas of Tucumcari. He has two sisters, Destiny and Faith. His grandparents are Marcy and (the late) Manny Maestas, Theresa and Steve Brown; of Tucumcari, and Jim and Cheryl Haas of Odessa. He and his little sister […]

Cancer retreat being held May 3-5

Cancer Services of New Mexico's Family Cancer Retreat is being held May 3-5 at the Marriott Albuquerque Pyramid North. This free program provides adult cancer patients and survivors and their loved ones with tools and information they need to manage treatment and survival. Sessions on treatment options, navigating the health care system, palliative care, meditation, […]

DAR members present essay awards

QCS photo: Jerrene Bradley Glenda Reid presents new flags to Fred Porter, commander of the VFW during their luncheon on Friday. The Tucumcari chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently presented awards to the essay winners for Constitution Week. Fifth grader Jackson Rodgers was selected for his essay on "Forgotten Patriots" who supported […]