Holiday meals impede ideals

Russell Anglin As I stumbled around from place to place these last few days trying to shake off a Thanksgiving-induced food coma brought about by my cousin Jody Burrage and her signature “What is in these and why can’t I stop?” mashed potatoes, I realized the holidays are a terrible time for vegans. I’m not […]

Feel of pigskin induces memories of old

Karl Terry As the days get shorter and the nights a lot cooler it’s time to put our ball gloves aside and pick up our pigskin preoccupation. I’ve been fortunate to spend a good number of seasons on the sidelines at a high school football game even though the last time I played was in […]

Work continues at high school

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Thomas Garcia As construction continues at Tucumcari High School, seniors are reminded of their first days at Tucumcari public schools. “We were the first class to start kindergarten at the new elementary on Eleventh Street,” said Chris Arias, THS senior. Arias said it seemed a little fitting he and his classmates would start and end […]

Annual program aims to curb drunken driving

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico The New Mexico State Police department is undertaking its annual 100 Days and Nights of Summer, but local officers would like to be able to reduce more than just alcohol-related incidents. “It’s not just about drunk driving,” said Lt. Eric Garcia, public information officer for the state police. “It’s […]

How Santa works

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun With Christmas just two days away many children are ready to get their gifts from Santa. Many of them wrote letters weeks if not months ago telling Santa just what they want for Christmas. We asked some area kids a few questions about Santa.

RFD-TV brings country’s past to curious viewers

By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer With everything on TV these days — from reality TV to game shows, special interests, food programs and sports and news — it’s hard not to find something to watch. While I enjoy episodes of “NCIS” and “24” and “Man vs. Food” along with “Adult Swim” programs, I often […]

Missing my swamp … notr eally

By Karl Terry: FNM columnist Some years in eastern New Mexico we can go all summer with just a handful of 100 degree-plus days. Apparently this isn’t going to be one of them. With a week nearly full of temperatures above the century mark what little rain we’ve received lately has been more than offset. […]

06-20-09: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department.

Last day for Longhorns’ Class of 2009

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Thomas Garcia While many seniors decided to take the day off a handful of Logan high school’s class of 2009 stuck out their last day of school. Finishing a journey that began 13 years ago, the eight seniors each had their own reasons for attending Logan once more. “I can not afford to miss anymore […]

05-02-09: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department.Tuesdayl At 2:25 a.m., a female reported a TV in front of the office at a motel on east Tucumcari Boulevard and she doesn’t know what happened.l At 1:25 […]