Cowboy experiences full day’s work

Baxter Black “… and the old man gave his orders: “Boys, go at them from the jump, no use to go for fancy riding now.” That great line from “The Man from Snowy River” by Banjo Paterson crossed my mind as I started into the thorny brush and wicked mesquite thicket on a steep slide […]

Basketball crowds full of fun

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor Basketball season is under way for all high schools in Quay County. I have had a chance to watch the counties’ teams play on more than one occasion. These trips to the gym remind me how fun and exciting the game of basketball can be. Basketball is fast paced […]

Skies will be filled with thrills

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor The skies above Tucumcari will be filled with excitement on Oct. 7. The 17th annual Tucumcari Rotary Club Air Show comes to the Tucumcari Airport with a full slate of performances and acts. The gates will open at 10 a.m. The main attraction will be the Canadian Air Force […]

Easter is a recollection of fond memories

By Lynn Moncus

07-04-2004: Tuck’s Turf

This week starts off with a bang. The Annual Legends of Mesa CC 3 Person Scramble is at 12:30 p.m. today. The tournament is held each year to remember or departed members and friends from the past. I have been here two years and the families and friends have donated or purchased Pine Trees behind […]

A case of litter in the first degree?

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By QCS Staff Missing something from your pickup? This overhead camper was found sitting in the middle of Main Street at about 5:50 p.m. Tuesday, said Tucumcari Police Officer Shane Strand. Witnesses said it fell off of a pickup towing another pickup. “And they just left,” Strand said. “It was full of trash and they […]

Watch for the full moon monikers

By Ryn Gargulinski If anyone heard some howling on Thursday, I swear it wasn’t me. But it could have been any number of coyotes, demons or anything else that delights in a full moon. The full moon is especially magical for New Mexico as evidenced by the great number of Land of Enchantment souvenirs that […]

Holidays bring trials, blessings

By Debra Whittington: QCS columnist Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ; Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works. Titus 2:13-14. The calendar is full with something […]

County agent gives lawn and garden tips

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun It has been a cooler than normal spring so far, but experts say now is the time to put away fears of a killer frost and get busy with spring planting New Mexico State University County Extension Agent Pete Walden said gardeners begin digging this weekend. Walden offered area […]

New auto shop to open

By William Thompson Don White, a former service manager at Big Country Ford, said he will open a new full-service auto care shop on Route 66 Boulevard by March 1. D & A Auto Care and will have access to a full-line of NAPA parts and warranties for parts and service. “I worked for 14 […]