Mayor reveals battle with brain cancer

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QCS staff Tucumcari Mayor Jim Witcher said Tuesday he is battling brain cancer. Jim Witcher revealed the news of his health to 25 city residents and city commissioners, who had gathered at City Hall for a public hearing on redistricting. “Before this meeting begins I want you all to know what is going on,” Witcher [...]

Press release: Goodwill offers services for Quay County brain injury patients

Ryan Stark Goodwill Industries of New Mexico is seeking participants for its Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Case Management program in southeastern New Mexico. Counties in southeastern New Mexico served by Goodwill’s TBI program are Chaves, Curry, DeBaca, Quay, Eddy, Guadalupe, Lea, Lincoln and Roosevelt counties.

Is your brain stuck on a musical tune?

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Sometimes we get songs that are stuck in our heads. We keep hearing the song, or a fragment of a song, over and over. After hearing a TV commercial about the “itsy, bitsy” yellow polka-dot bikini, I kept hearing my brain do a replay for several hours. I even [...]

Do you think with your mind or soul?

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun What does it take to “make up your mind?” Making up your mind takes thinking, doesn’t it? And you do your thinking with that mass of jelly between your ears, right? You know, your brain. Your physical brain. That’s what runs your body, that’s what you ponder with, create [...]

Computer could be insightful as we sleep

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun BCI stands for Brain Computer Interface. There can be one-way BCIs and two-way BCIs. Some invasive BCIs are implanted in the brain. Some non-invasive BCIs are implanted inside the skull – but not directly in the brain. These devices have been used to produce vision in the blind, hearing [...]