Fishing report — June 15

By Relissa Nials Special to the Quay County Sun The following are the Tucumcari Elementary and Logan Elementary School winners of the Canadian River Soil and Water Conservancy District’s poster-drawing contest. This year’s theme was “Forests for People — More Than You Can Imagine.”

Canadian River Soil, Water Conservancy District announces contest winners

The following are the Tucumcari Elementary and Logan Elementary School winners of the Canadian River Soil and Water Conservancy District’s poster-drawing contest. This year’s theme was “Forests for People — More Than You Can Imagine.” Tucumcari Elementary Kindergarten 1– Makenzie Moore 2 – Diamond Harper 3 – Rebekah Herrington First Grade 1 – Jordon Young […]

Stunt pilots acrobatics thrill air show crowd

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun About 1,000 people attended the 15th Annual Tucumcari Rotary Club Air Show Wednesday at the Tucumcari airport. The performance also received sky-high marks from students. “They had a lot of new stuff this year at the air show,” said Brent Rusk, 14, of San Jon. “It is a great […]

David Allen Paris

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Services: Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p .m. on Thursday at Dunn Funeral Home in Tucumcari. Funeral services will at 2 p.m. on Friday at the Dunn Funeral Home. David Allen Paris, of Midland, Texas, died Monday, Sept. 10, 2007. Mr. Paris was born Nov. 30, 1938 to John Hoyle Paris and […]

The Bell Ranch on market for $115 million

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By Chelle Delaney A large and significant piece of New Mexico history is for sale. The Bell Ranch, all 250,000 acres, with its Red Bell cattle, horses, a hacienda and an airstrip is being marketed for $115 million by Orvis Cushman & Wakefield of Colorado Springs, Colo. The Bell Ranch in San Miguel County takes […]

Spraying to eradicate salt cedars

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun By Chelle Delaney A spraying program to kill salt cedars on land along 160 miles of the Canadian River in New Mexico and Texas is hoped to help the flow of water into Lake Meredith, said officials of the Canadian Municipal Water Authority. Last week, Lake Meredith hit an […]

Invasive plants suck New Mexico dry

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS It may not be an invasion of leaf-eating beetles or the body snatchers, but conservationists say the influx of salt cedar trees in New Mexico may be equally as dangerous. Perhaps for indigenous plants the body snatcher allusion is not too far off, according to experts from New Mexico State University, […]