Free roping clinic set for Friday, Saturday

by QCS Staff A free roping clinic with two-time national qualifier John Paul Lucero of Villanueva will be held Friday and Saturday in Tucumcari. The clinic is being sponsored by the Mesalands Community College Rodeo Team. “This clinic is free to all the students of Mesalands and to the public,” said rodeo coach C.J. Aragon. […]

Letter to Editor: Spay clinic boon to community

by Lynn C. Rodgers Our town was lucky. We had the spay and neuter mobile clinic here on Oct. 17. We need that clinic here again. And if we could arrange for two or three days, what a lifesaver in dogs and cats that would be. Twenty-nine animals were sprayed and neutered that Wednesday. Over […]

Community Notes: Pasghetti dinner, legal workshop for seniors

Pasghetti, anyone? St. Anne’s annual “Pasghetti” dinner will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday at Hammond Hall, 5th and Hancock Pasghetti with meat or vegetarian sauce, salad, bread sticks, iced tea or coffee, and sherbet with pizzelles. Adults: $6.50; children ten years and under: $2.50. For carry-outs call 461-3155. Legal workshop for […]

Spay and neuter clinic gets rave reviews

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Thirty Tucumcari cats and dogs lost, er, their sex appeal on Oct. 17. They were brought in by their owners to the free spay/neuter clinic, a one-day program to help petowners prevent their dogs and cats from having unwanted kittens and puppies. “Our dog population is getting way too […]

Campers paint the town

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun This summer five campers are creating their own petting zoo of sorts. But not to worry – even though most of these critters are larger than life –  they won’t bite. And what better place to set up your own zoo than on the wall of a vet’s clinic. […]

Vets urge owners to get pets rabies shots

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By William Thompson: QUAY COUNTY SUN Area veterinarians want pet owners to get their animals vaccinated against rabies. Upcoming rabies clinics in Quay County will provide the opportunity. Dr. Jim Alexander, director of the Texas Public Health office in Canyon, said there has been an increase in rabies-infected animals in the Texas panhandle. “Right now […]

Rabies clinic set to start

TV Hagenah According to Mike Martinez, Animal Control Supervisor for the Tucumcari Police Department, it is time once again for the annual Quay County Rabies Clinics and he expects a good number of the pet population of Quay County to be there for a number of reasons. “Well,” said Martinez, “it’s important that it gets […]