Rancher uses feminine wiles to lure bull

Most inventions or new ideas result from a problem for which there is no commonly prescribed answer. Women often have more need to find an alternative solution because, unlike their macho counterparts, “brute force” is not usually a choice. Which brings me to Kristy and her pet cow Jers. Jers, pronounced Jerz, belonged to Kristy […]

Generation of today more impatient

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyons Now that spring has arrived, we can hope that the cold weather is just about to end and that snowfall will return next winter. Some of our younger citizens have seen more snow this year than they can remember. Several have asked if those of us in the […]

Volunteers needed for local animal group

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A local animal group is seeking volunteers to find homes for rescued dogs. “Over 50 dogs in need of a second chance have found homes thanks to the efforts of the city’s animal rescue group,” said Christina Fleming, rescue volunteer. Fleming said the City of Tucumcari Volunteer Animal Rescue […]

Logan students show spirit

Thomas Garcia You probably will not find any special celebrations for pajamas, class colors, class themes or the red-and-white day on your calendar but that has not stopped the students of Logan Schools from celebrating spirit week. Students in grades K through 12 have been dressing up and acting out this week to show off […]

Fantastic find: Mesalands class locates possible new form of Triassic reptile

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Thomas Garcia A Mesalands Community College paleontology class has found a fossil that could be of a new form of Triassic reptile at an eastern New Mexico dig site. “I think that we have found a new form of aetosaurs,” said Axel Hungerbuehler, professor of Paleontology at Mesalands Community College.The aetosaur, or eagle lizard, fossils […]

San Jon entrepreneurs find opportunities at farmer’s market

By Liliana Castillo: Freedom New Mexico For Kelly Boney and Tyra Davis of San Jon, selling ground beef, lamb and goat aside homemade lip balm and soap at Clovis’ farmers’ market is more than an odd combination. It’s a necessity. The two ranchers from San Jon have teamed up to sell mesquite logs, chips and […]

Commission apologizes for woman’s arrest

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A Tucumcari woman who was arrested and handcuffed at her business for not paying $136 in fines received a public apology from Tucumcari city commissioners on Thursday night. Hope L. Ortiz said she had been to City Hall three times over the past two months to pay her fines […]

Dowsing: Don’t scoff, it really works

By Leonard Lauriault When I was in high school, our neighbors across the road built a new house and drilled a new well. Before the construction began, the sight of them in the yard trying to find water with a small tree limb caused me to laugh. To set me straight, they put the limb […]

Letters to Editor: Rising gas prices

On Labor Day, my wife and I went to Ute Lake in Logan. We were surprised to find gasoline prices at both stations at least 20 cents cheaper than gas in Tucumcari. Given the fact that Logan is 25 miles off of Interstate-40, a small village and a tourist/recreational area that draws people all the […]

Ride through the country educational

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist Aggie has decided she may not take any more Sunday drives unless I assure her I know where we are going. She tends to get a little excited when I tell her we are hopelessly lost and may not be able to to find our way home before dark. She […]