Post officers were centers of activity

As we continue looking at our history just before our becoming a state, we note that much was going on in our Quay County. For one thing, the map was peppered with names of communities, many of which have been forgotten and most of which have few bits of their existence still showing. Before 1912, […]

Building Resilience in Children: The art and importance of listening

McClatchy-Tribune The key to getting a child to open up is to say very little. Simply use short phrases that reassure and prompt more conversation. This is particularly important at the beginning of a conversation because we want children to reach a point where they’re comfortable enough to express whatever is on their minds. To […]

DWI arrests continue downard trend

Russell Anglin By Russell Anglin Quay County Sun Monday’s Quay County Commission meeting brought quarterly reports from the county DWI compliance office and Quay County Detention Center, as well as a discussion about the status of U.S. Air Force Low Altitude Tactical Navigation (LATN) flights over Quay County. Bryan Rinestine of the county DWI compliance […]

Assistant superintendent: AYP distracting

Russell Anglin Dave Johnson has replaced State Rep. Dennis Roch as assistant superintendent of Tucumcari schools this year. Johnson comes from Adrian, Texas where he served as superintendent of the Adrian Independent School District. Superintendent Aaron Mckinney said he and his new colleague will continue to approach academic performance goals with the same administrative strategy […]

Seniors of THS continue tradition

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Writing their names is one of the first and last things seniors do as students of Tucumcari High School.

High winds plague area

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Red flag warnings continue in Quay County with a forecast of lighter winds but no chance of moisture in the area until Monday.

Easter tradition continues

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun An area church will continue an annual tradition Saturday by hiding 12,000 plastic eggs for area youth. The First Assembly of God Church in Tucumcari will hold its fifth annual egg hunt at 10 a.m. at Dunn Park. “The eggs come to us unassembled,” said Gail Owen, volunteer coordinator. […]

Our job to continue down path of righteousness

By Leonard Lauriault: Religion columnist Jesus spent 40 after his resurrection continuing to teach his disciples (Acts 1: 1-14). During that time, he appeared to several people, proving he was who he said he was because he’d foretold his death, burial, and resurrection to the detail of the timeframe (Matthew 16: 21; 27: 62-66; 28: […]

Press Release: Freedom Chapter 11 first day motions approved

Freedom Communications Freedom Communications, a national privately owned media company of print publications, broadcast television stations and interactive businesses, announced today that it has received approval of first day motions designed to ensure that daily operations continue normally during the Company’s restructuring. The first day relief approved today by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the […]

Closeness part of area heritage

By Lynn Moncus: Local columnist Last week, during the Agriculture and Home Economics Seminar, I was privileged to visit with a number of friends from throughout our county and to note that our heritage of friendliness still remains strong. Watching the people standing around in small groups and visiting was a real pleasure, and listening […]