Cattle formidable foes under stress

By Baxter Black: QCS columnist “Isn’t that Larry’s heifer?” asked Dick. The two-year old black whiteface was running down the fence line along Highway 90. Traffic was moderate on the 4-lane highway. The shoulder was not smooth. Arroyos and ridges thick with rocks and brush made any chase risky. “Pull over,” said Dick. The south […]

Tucucmari Elementary fifth graders learn water safety and get tour of Conchas dam on field trip

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By William Thompson:Quay County Sun Tucumcari fifth graders learned about water safety and went deep inside Conchas Dam Friday on a field trip to Core of Engineers Day Use Area at Conchas Dam. Julie Stone, a Corps of Engineers park ranger, taught students the “Reach, Throw and Go” techniques of water safety. Fifth grader Kyle […]

Easter reminds of God’s gift

Debra Whittington “The Lord is risen indeed…” Luke 24:34 But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day. The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is long suffering to us-ward, […]

Visiting with good friends is great gift

By Lynn Moncus: Local columnist Recently Janice Howard a high school classmate, ambled in this direction from her home near Texico to spend the day just visiting and sharing ideas. She always surprises me by showing up at the table in Del’s before I arrive so she can be ignored because I rarely recognize her […]

Lady Rattlers lose close game to Springer

By William Thompson The Springer Lady Red Devils outlasted Tucumcari 34-30 in Saturday’s game at Rattler Gym. With a minute remaining in the game, Lady Rattler Sam Montano hit a free throw to bring Tucumcari within one point, 31-30. The Lady Rattlers let some time run off the clock before fouling a Springer player. The […]

Rattlers lose 66-63 to Pecos

William Thompson The Tucumcari High School boys basketball team jumped to a big lead early but wound up losing 66-63 to the Pecos Panthers Thursday in Santa Rosa. Head Coach John Span said his team could have won with better free throw shooting. “We jumped to a 29-8 lead, but I knew Pecos was going […]

Longhorns lose tose to Melrose

William Thompson The Logan High School girls basketball team dropped a game to Melrose Tuesday Night in Texico. The Lady Longhorns lost 64-43 and Logan’s coach, Gary Miller, said he was disappointed. “Personally, I feel we could have progressed faster this season,” he said. “For some reason we haven’t been consistent, but every player does […]

A concept — A holiday tree

TV Hagenah Christmas has come and gone, well sort of gone. Our Christmas Tree is still up and the lights on the house are still there too and if a person listens to my wife they would believe both the tree and the lights will be there until next Christmas. I must say this is […]

A visit to Grandmother’s house

Lynn Moncus Through the years, we have visited about some days that were just so special they were almost unreal and have commented about our great good fortune to be able to experience such days right here in Quay County. One more special day occurred last Sunday when Aggie and I headed for the canyons […]

Dog gone following accident

TV Hagenah Dan and Wendy Walker left Greece, New York Sunday morning heading for their new home in Tucson and it was to be a pleasant move to the Arizona high desert. All of that was literally turned upside down on Monday around 2:30 p.m. as they headed west on Interstate 40 between Tucumcari not […]