Conservation farming techniques featured at field day

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News Channel 10 Summer Celebration tour

News Channel 10 will be coming to Tucumcari on Monday to celebrate our community. Local organizations have planned a day of community Events.  

American citizenship precious to all

Baxter Black What a country! July Fourth, Indepen-dence Day 2010 — as dissent and malaise fill the headlines, and bitter diatribe and blame mongering flood the airwaves, the question we should each ask each ourselves is, “Where would we rather be?” Would I have a happier life if I took my family and moved to […]

Memorial Day chance to remember loved ones

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyons As we approach Memorial Day, we need to recognize what two Quay County natives did recently to be sure that all graves are marked in the Hudson Cemetery. Duane Moore and Marvin Nials took the time to place crosses at all the unmarked graves they were aware of […]

Vietnam war veterans owed apology

By Baxter Black: On the edge of Common Sense This Memorial Day weekend, my thoughts will go back to a friend from college — Clovis May. He was a mild-mannered, hard working, good cowboy from a ranching family in Deming, New Mexico. I don’t recall exactly what his major was, but probably range management or […]

Ceremony brings back memories for surviving Conchas Dam builder

By Thomas Garcia: QCS Staff Writer Even with the applause of 50 people and presentation of gifts Friday was just another day for Earl Flint. “A great deal of people have come out to celebrate this project,” Flint said. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers held a celebration for the 75th Anniversary of Conchas Dam […]

Recycling day scheduled

QCS staff Participants in the Leadership Development Program have scheduled a recycling day from 8 a.m. to noon on May 22 in the Lowe’s grocery store parking lot. Proceeds from the event will be used to provide scholarships for next year’s participants. Members are asking residents to donate aluminum cans, copper, brass, iron, tin, batteries, […]

Area students participate in Earth Day activities

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Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Area students participated in Earth Day learning activities at the Tucumcari Elementary’s Outdoor Classroom on Thursday. “This is the 11th year that we have done this,” said Natural Resources Conservation Service’s Relissa Nials. Nials, a soil conservationist, said the children learn about Earth Day in school but this day of […]

Cattle growers to celebrate Earth Day

On Thursday, New Mexico Cattle Growers Association is celebrating the 40th anniversary of Earth Day with events that will be held all over the state and the world. There are people from 190 countries and one billion people taking this day to recognize the importance of all the magnificent wonders and natural resources that is […]

Day care center set to open

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Tucumcari’s newest day care is set to open its doors on April 5. Dana and Patrick Benavidez of Portales have partnered with Daniel Gonzales and Liz Esquibel of Tucumcari to open Tucumcari Children’s Haven at 714 W. Route 66. Teambuilders, at 302 E. Tucumcari Blvd., also provides public day […]