Mobile procedure ends in serendipity

Baxter Black Imagine the header clinging to the rack on the back of a flat-bed, chasinga cow across the high plains of Colorado with the hazer banging alongbeside him in a quarter-ton Ranger with a vet-box in the bed.

Cleanliness requires effort

Russell Anglin While making a stop on my reporting rounds Monday afternoon, I paused for a second before getting into my car to absorb my surroundings. My location provided me a particularly good vantage point from which I could take in the scenic landforms surrounding our fine city. My mind cleared as I shifted contemplation […]

Area schools supplies list — Aug. 11

House Schools Pre-K/Kindergarten – Mrs. Fury Please label all supplies before sending them to school 6 pencils (#2 yellow) 2 large boxes of Kleenex Fiskars scissors for kids 2 spiral notebooks (70 sheets, no perforated edges) (Pre-K only I spiral notebook) Backpack (large enough to hold plastic folder) 1 pillow (child size) 1 blanket (child […]

Ending taxation pain begins at ballot box

Freedom Newspapers April 15 — traditionally the most dreaded day of the year since it’s the deadline for filing income tax returns or extension requests — has past. The pain we all feel from heavy taxation remains. This caused the populist Tea Party movement to arise last year. Hundreds of thousands of people rose up […]

Ingenuity common among cowboys

By Baxter Black: Humor columnist Cowboys are nothing if not ingenious. It takes that sort of out-of-the-box mentality to allow them to solve the myriad of problems that arise when you combine horse, cow and rope. In the northeastern Montana country, Jim and Norvell (aliases) were backtracking one fall after the gather. By noon they […]

Holiday mailings, pageants sparkle in Tucumcari

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By QCS Staff The Tucumcari Post Office has put out a special mailbox for children wanting to get their letters to Santa at the North Pole. Tucumcari Postmaster Robert Roark said he had the old-fashioned box for several years and wanted to put in on display for children at Chirstimas. Enter local artist Connie Falls, […]

Local group seeks members for TV’s future in Quay

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Thanks to the UHF-TV Users Association, households in Quay County receive television reception even if they don�t have TV programming coming into their homes from cable or satellite dish. Many satellite users also receive network programming from the association�s translators that broadcast TV signals to the area, said Martinia […]

Summer Menu Program

The newly formed Manna Ministries, similar to Angel Food Ministries, is providing food in bulk for the second time this year. The program provides food that is more affordable to area residents, said Cora Lucero, a program specialist with the Community Services Block Grant program in Tucumcari. The basic menu is guaranteed to be worth […]

RAD hopes water woes fixed

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BY QCS Staff A valve with a broken gate, that prevented water from flowing east in the water line along the Frontage Road, may be culprit in a local water coop delivery system. “We’re hoping this will fix it,” said Shane Jennings, who conducts maintenance for RAD, the Rural Area Development Coop, and who serves […]

RAD’s water delivery worries residents

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Mike Trujillo, frustrated by low pressure in his water lines, turned his vehicle into a billboard and took his cause to First Street and Route 66. Trujillo who lives on Quay Road 64 near the Tucumcari Municipal Airport said his home often has little, if any, water during the […]