Change not always popular

By Lynn Moncus Those of us who have been around for a couple of days have formed a few habits, most of which are rather hard to break. For instance, we rather enjoy reading the morning paper while we have breakfast and beginning the day with a collection of items about which to think. Well, […]

Extension club members show, place in arts show

By QCS Staff Last week Tucumcari hosted 100 women from around the state at the Extension Association of New Mexico State Meeting.

Storm causes damage in Logan

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Thomas Garcia Logan was cleaning up Saturday after a violent thunderstorm produced damage around the community. At 8:58 p.m. Friday the National Weather Service in Albuquerque received a report of damage from wind gusts of 71 mph from residents in Logan, said Meteorologist Jonathan Suk. The wind knocked a mobile home off its foundation blocks […]

Firefighters bring granary conveyor belt fire under control

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By QCS Staff Firefighters brought a small granary fire under control about 4:30 p.m. Monday, said Tucumcari Fire Chief Mike Cherry. Also at that time evacuees of the Mountain View and Chaparral apartments were told they could return to their residences. About 15 residents, some with pets, stayed at the Tucumcari Convention Center for about […]

April 26, 2008 Around Town

Tres arrives …J.W. and Joni Norris of Lubbock, Texas, celebrated the birth of their son, Tres Norris, on March 17. The proud grandparents of Tres are Cindy and Craig Brashear of San Jon, Kenn Romero of Dallas and Jim and Sarah Norris of Tucumcari. The great-grandparents delighting in Tres’s arrival are Tom and Pat Meier […]

Playas exhibit set to open Thursday

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By QCS Staff A special exhibit, featuring the playas of the High Plains opens on Thursday at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Playas are a unique natural feature of the High Plains region, and 96 percent of the world’s playas are found right here. There are over 20,000 playas in the Texas Panhandle and South Plains […]

Pregnant heifer broke dragging records

By Baxter Black Charlie survived and is now a member of that elite group of cowmen who have run the O.B. Chain Marathon. “O.B. chain” for you readers who are poultry producers and might think this refers to manacles worn by Over the Border illegals or a delicate veterinary instrument used to spay heifers by […]

Cattle guards not fit for team

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Horses and cattle guards don’t mix. So, when new cattle guards were installed on QR 70, between Highway 54 and San Jon, rancher Lee Stone wasn’t as thankful as some might expect. Stone is probably one of a few ranchers who still uses a team of horses to check […]

When you least expect, God provides

By Leonard Lauriault In the movie, Forrest Gump, Forrest’s shrimp boat partner, Lewtinint Dan gets mad because they haven’t found any shrimp. Lewtinint Dan begins cursing God and challenging him to show up. Forrest, who’s narrating the story, says, “God showed up,” because at about that time a hurricane struck. Shortly after crossing the Red […]

07-07-2007: Around town

Arya arrives … Arya Elizabeth Bogart arrived on June 6, 2007. Arya weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and is a “star spangled baby,” according to her outfit. She’s the daughter of Tiffany Evans and Roy Bogart of Tucumcari. Her grandparents are Lynda Sills of Tucumcari, Robert Evans of Nara Visa and Leroy and Christi Bogart […]