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Name: Valarie Montano Your profession: Project Coordinator Age: 20 Hometown: Tucumcari Your family: Single Your pets: I have a poodle her name is Skittles. She’s black and white and she definetly has a personality. Fantasy dinnerp arty: Audrey Hepburn – She is just fabulous. Faith Hill- Because I love her music. TV show: My favorite […]

Turning 30 not that terrible

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor Milestone birthdays are something that can be dreaded or welcomed. Whether it is turning 18, 21, 40, 50, 60 or whatever it may be, age is something that can get to a person and weigh on a person’s mind. I am facing this problem today. Yep, I am turning […]

King’s style of government loved by citizens statewide

By Karl Terry As I grew up and came of age it seemed Bruce King had always been governor of New Mexico. With three different terms he was in the governor’s chair a long time. It seemed the man, who passed away Friday at 85, truly loved the job of governor and the people of […]

Comments from the canyon: Therapy possible after most recent ‘computer age’ experience

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist Life on this corner is never dull, but it is sometimes more frustrating than this woman from Ima can tolerate. Living in the “computer age” is a remarkable experience, one that is indescribable by those of us who were born in another era. Yes, I have been playing with computers […]

Sport Notes: Time to sign up city rec teams, Youth fishing day planned

Are you ready for some … softball?The Tucumcari Recreation Center is collecting names of school-age girls and boys who are interested in playing slow-pitch softball.Those interested can call the rec center at 461-1647.The number of teams and age parameters will be determined by interest, officials said. Learn fishing skillsKids of Tucumcari and nearby areas have […]

The joys of jumping generational boundaries

By Lynn Moncus Seeing ourselves as others see us can be quite an experience and can cause us to pause and reflect just a bit. Recently, for instance, one of my young friends compared me to her grandparents and then tried to talk her way out of that when I blew a gasket. Fortunately, she […]

Jeffrey Phelps Lane

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Services: At 2 p.m. today, a memorial service will be held at the Bell Ranch Hacienda. Jeffrey Phelps Lane, 57, died in a single-engine airplane crash on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2007. Mr. Lane is survived by his wife, Janet and their children, Travis (Kari), Sarah and Brandon. He was also a grandfather to Torin, 3, […]

School board talks about master plan

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Tucumcari School Board members viewed a presentation of the facilities master plan during Monday’s board meeting. Architectural Research Consultants, Inc, of Albuquerque is building a master plan for Tucumcari, and two representatives came to the meeting to present growth and enrollment projections and building utilization, among other items. Stephen […]

9/17 Library books

Fiction The Interruption Of Everything by Terry McMillan. At the age of 44, an unhappily married California woman discovers that she is pregnant.   No Country For Old Men by Cormac McCarthy. Mayhem ensues after a Texas man finds $2 million in drug money – and decides to keep it.   Lunar Park by Bret Easton […]