High winds plague area

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Red flag warnings continue in Quay County with a forecast of lighter winds but no chance of moisture in the area until Monday.

High winds have area fire departments on alert

By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Area fire crews are checking equipment and staying in touch with department chiefs as red flag warnings continue in Quay County.

Easter tradition continues

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun An area church will continue an annual tradition Saturday by hiding 12,000 plastic eggs for area youth. The First Assembly of God Church in Tucumcari will hold its fifth annual egg hunt at 10 a.m. at Dunn Park. “The eggs come to us unassembled,” said Gail Owen, volunteer coordinator. […]

Ranchers take turkey troubles to state

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun When hunting them failed to curb population growth, two area ranchers took their turkey troubles to the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish. “This has been going on for quiet a few years,” said Daniel Garcia, a Tucumcari Rancher. “Three years ago there was a flock of 300 […]

Area sporting events canceled due to weather

QCS Staff Saturday’s Rattler Relays have been canceled due to the weather, said Wayne Ferguson, Tucumcari Athletic Director.

Area residents developing food Co-op

Thomas Garcia Area residents have joined together to create Tucumcari Food Cooperative, which plans to offer organic food to area shoppers. The Co-op’s mission is to provide high quality, natural and organic products at the lowest prices possible, according to a press release. “They will be offering a different type of natural food for the […]

Weather delays area schools

Inclement weather has delayed the start of school on Tuesday in the following districts: * Tucumcari schools are delayed two hours. * Logan schools are delayed two hours. * San Jon schools are delayed two hours. *

Locals donate shoes to help residents of Haiti

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The New Mexico State Police in Tucumcari, Casa De La Hope and area Subways are taking part in the donation of shoes for Haiti residents affected by last month’s earthquake. “We have received a donation of 300 pair of shoes,” said Noreen Hendrickson, New Mexico State Police dispatcher, on […]

Residents voice opinion at Arch Hurley meeting

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun More than 75 area residents attended Thursday’s special meeting of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District. The 65 seats for visitors set up inside the meeting room of Arch Hurley, located at 101 East High St., were filled an hour before the 1 p.m. meeting. “It was an overwhelming public […]

Local athlete looks to raise money

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun An area track athlete is raising money for a chance to compete in Australia this summer.