01-20-2007: Letters to Editor

On the afternoon of Dec. 30, the two of us were sailing along on Highway 54, when we came to the intersection of 54 and I-40 at Tucumcari, and we came upon the blocked road, from snow. The motels were all full and we were directed to the Baptist Church fellowship hall. They were so […]

Air show to continue in Tucumcari

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Tucumcari’s air show will be flying again. Members of the Tucumcari Rotary Club have agreed to sponsor the Tucumcari Air Show in 2007, said the club’s president Elmer Schuster. In fact, a date of Sept. 19, 2007 has been set for the next event, Schuster said. The tragic death […]

Canines rule: Pause and be grateful

By Aggie Moncus: Quay County Sun Coumnist Although I wanted to write this column before Thanksgiving, the slave wouldn’t let me use the computer because she said she didn’t want me to lose the story she was working on. Well, I just waited until she had lost it herself and then told her to move […]

Democrats claim big wins

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Quay County Democrats made a strong statement Tuesday, unseating an incumbent magistrate judge and electing a Democratic candidate for sheriff. David Joel Garnett defeated incumbent Republican Magistrate Judge Edwin Bruhn by 898 votes — 64 percent to 36 percent. “I ran a good race,” Bruhn said. “But the governor (Democrat […]

Amistad celebrates 100th anniversary

By Lynn Moncus: Quay County Sun Columnist Last Saturday, hundreds of people flocked to Amistad to honor the 100th birthday of that village and to spend much quality time just visiting. When the people of that area decide to put on a celebration, they just naturally know what to do and how to do it. […]

Quay County history Lives and endures

Last Saturday, several members of Tucumcari Historical Reserch Institute took a field trip to Forrest Cemetery, and Norton in order to learn more about our history, to have a good lunch, and to enjoy the company of friends. Mary Nancy Sours had arrived early at the Forrest Fire Station in order to turn on the […]

No goodbyes; instead, thanks

By Kevin Wilson: QCS Interim Managing Editor In this Quay County Sun you’re holding, you see me, Kevin Wilson, as the Sun’s interim managing editor. On Monday, Chelle Delaney will join Freedom Newspapers of New Mexico as the QCS managing editor. In other words, I’m 48 hours away from being demoted. My travels will continue […]

March 18, 2006 Letter to the Editor

Dogs deserve our best Next month, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) turns 140. In that time, numerous states and cities have made great strides in making this nation a better place for our animal companions to live. Yet, I wonder where Tucumcari has been. Nowhere else have I seen […]

March 15, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker High School results The following are the scores for Monday’s golf meet at Hobbs: Boys: Justin Alvarez 93, Stephen Smith 94, Anas Badshah 96, Qasim Badshah 96, Drew Hale 109, team score (top four scores) 379. Girls: Oliva Mitchell 105. The team resumes play next Monday for its home meet, starting at […]

Treat someone special this Valentine’s Day

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Managing Editor When you are trying to quit smoking, everyone lights a cigarette. When you’re on a massive diet, the only trucks that ramble by are owned by Sara Lee. And when, like I am, you are moving 1,942 miles to the West Coast and leaving behind five goats, a dog […]