Tenants complain lawn care fees are too high

Chelle Delaney The cost for lawn maintenance cuts too deep, said several residents of the city’s public housing

Shooting victim out of intensive care

By QCS Staff Nikko Nathan, 19, is out of intensive care at the Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo, said his uncle George Aragon on Friday.Nathan was shot Monday night and transported to Amarillo. The gunshot wound entered his left buttocks and ricocheted into his colon, his uncle said.“He’s been up on a walker,” Aragon said. […]

Tucumcari gunshot victim in intensive care

Chelle Delaney A 19-year-old Tucumcari man shot Monday night is in intensive care in an Amarillo hospital. Nikko Nathan, 19, was shot about 8 p.m. Monday, Tucumcari Police Chief Roger Hatcher said. Thirteen shots, including the shot that hit Nathan, were fired from Hines Avenue across South First Street and into the vicinity of a […]

Commissioners hope health care funds stay in county

By Chelle Delaney, Quay County Sun Quay County Commissioners expressed concern over the financial health of rural hospitals, if they lose funds to a proposed statewide health care plan. In a discussion about whether or not pending legislation on Gov. Bill Richardson’s desk would survive, the governor’s proposed health care coverage plan, if it taps […]

Reed retires from Quay County Public Health Office

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Registered nurse Dee Reed has worked in fast-paced operating and emergency rooms. But her work in public health in Harding and Quay counties may have been her most satisfying in 28 years of nursing, Reed said. “Until I went into public health, I saw a lot of trauma. I […]

Thanfulness comes from contentment

By Debra Whittington In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. 1 Thessalonians 5:18      Thanksgiving is only a few days away according to the official date on the calendar. However, Thanksgiving should be each and every day for Christians. In the midst of trials and […]

07-14-2007: Community Notes

Benefit for June May The Logan Community will hold a Benefit BBQ meal and auction on July 22, 2007 at Logan School for June May. A lifelong resident of Logan, she worked for over 20 years at Logan School, is a member of and played the organ at the Baptist Church, and is loved by everyone […]

Children find a hearlfelt place

By Debra Whittington And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him. Colossians 3:17 I thank my God every time I remember you. Philippians 1:3 I once heard the saying that it takes a village to raise a […]

Quay County Artisans: Michael Crane

By QCS Staff Since moving to Tucumcari, New Mexico, three years ago, Michael Crane said many people have asked him: “‘Why here?’ as if no one would move to this little corner of the world on purpose.” Well, Crane did move here “on purpose” he said. “I usually refer them to the unique opportunity offered […]

01-20-2007: Letters to Editor

On the afternoon of Dec. 30, the two of us were sailing along on Highway 54, when we came to the intersection of 54 and I-40 at Tucumcari, and we came upon the blocked road, from snow. The motels were all full and we were directed to the Baptist Church fellowship hall. They were so […]