Yearbook staffers win awards

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Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari High yearbook staff decided to take a gamble on changing the layout and postponing the arrival to the fall for the 2011 yearbook. “Our biggest concern was that our fellow classmates were going to hate the new look,” said senior Dominic Lopez. Senior Isabel Herrera said the old layout was plain […]

Southern journey sentimental, worth remembering

Most of you are aware that this woman from Ima is a proud Aggie. As such, I decided to attend homecoming at New Mexico State University to celebrate my 56th anniversary of having graduated from the then New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts. Yes, I took one more sentimental journey to the southern […]

We’ll meet again some sunny day

Russell Anglin Well, Quay County, it looks like we are near the end of our time together. I have decided to move to another town. There’s just something about this time of year and the 100-plus-degree heat that gets me in the mood to pack heavy boxes and carry them around outside. Over the last […]

Saturday brings adventure

Lynn Moncus A change of scene and a few hours of visiting with a good friend surely can help relieve some of the stresses of the day and add pleasant memories to our ever-growing collection. Last Saturday, for instance, Mrs. Dorothy Randals and I began our tour from her home to Santa Rosa via the […]

Auto Pros owner named client of year

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Leon Linfield The Mesalands Community College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has named Pete Deiana of Auto Pros in Tucumcari as outstanding client of the year. Mr. Deiana is to be honored in a special ceremony in February at the State Capitol. In 2009, Mr. Deiana and his wife Ashley decided to raise their family […]

Letter reunites teacher, pupil

Lynn Moncus Earlier this month, a former student sent an e-mail to Quay County Sun in an effort to contact her English teacher. Joyce Vines Fisler did not realize that teacher is totally illiterate in the internet world but hoped someone at the newspaper office would know how to reach me. Fortunately, that e-mail was […]

Garage building students learn construction skills

Special to the QCS While some high school students were taking a break this summer, others were learning how to build a garage. Mesalands Community College offered a class in garage construction this summer that concluded last week. Eight Tucumcari High School students and four students from the community, all had the opportunity to learn […]

School Board considers raises for advisory staff

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A salary increase for advisors and others who supervise or provide extracurricular services with students was weighed Monday night by the Tucumcari School Board. Overall, the increase will total $4,500, assistant school superintendent Dennis Roch said. The increases affect salaries for duties such as the student council and yearbook […]

Giving way to herd instinct is long way from easy chair

By Aggie Moncus The slave decided I, Aggie, could do the writing this week because she was otherwise occupied–meaning she was too lazy to do any extra thinking. She and I really have had some good times on our Sunday walks of late because the weather has been cooler and more comfortable. She even decided […]

Passed over for sexiest …again?

TV Hagenah People Magazine recently released its list of the world’s sexiest men for 2004, and surprisingly, once again, I received the news that I’m not on it. My wife assures me that it’s merely a typographical error which will probably be remedied next year, but she has been saying that for 17 years now […]