Last chance for your summer vacation

Disney cruise

Kathy Witt The kids have read all their books, played every video game and watched all their favorite reruns – at least a half dozen times. They’ve attended camp and gone on countless play dates, running Mom and Dad ragged in the process. They’ve reached that point of summer break where they claim – loudly […]

Frumpy Middle-Aged Mom: Lost something? Not my problem

Marla Jo Fisher If my kids were cast into an episode of the TV show “Lost,” they would have to stay that way. Forever. This is because I have a very firm rule in my house: I do not look for kid stuff. Period. Exclamation point. End of paragraph. Some people think this one is […]

Sports briefs — Feb. 9

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The (11-8, 2-1)Tucumcari Rattlers’ and (6-10, 1-2) Lady Rattlers’ next basketball game will be at 5:30 p.m., Thursday at Floyd. The Rattlers will play at 5:30 p.m., Saturday at Clayton. The Tucumcari Rattlers wrestling team will compete Saturday in district competition at West Las Vegas. The (11-8, 1-2) Logan Longhorns and (11-9, 0-3) Lady Longhorns […]

Fishing report — Jan. 19

This fishing report, provided by the Department of Game and Fish and thefishphone.com, has been generated from the best information available from area officers, anglers, guides and local businesses. Conditions may vary as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.

Fishing report — Dec. 15

This fishing report, provided by the Department of Game and Fish and thefishphone.com, has been generated from the best information availablefrom area officers, anglers, guides and local businesses. Conditions may vary as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conchas Lake – Fishing is reported as slow with very little pressure. No […]

Fishing report — Nov. 24

This fishing report, provided by the Department of Game and Fish and thefishphone.com, has been generated from the best information available from area officers, anglers, guides and local businesses.

Faking injury acceptable cheat

Karl Terry Are we a nation of cheaters or just competitive to the end? That question has been on the minds of every sports fan and Little League coach this fall after New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter won an Oscar for his acting performance in a game against Tampa Bay. Jeter grabbed his elbow […]

District 3 Little League Tournament brackets

Little League District 3 Tournaments 9-10 Wednesday Game 1: Zia 8, Roosevelt 7 Friday Game 2: American 21, Zia 10, 6 innings Saturday Game 3: Zia 4, Roosevelt 2 Monday Game 4: Zia at American, 7 p.m. Wednesday Game 5: Game 4 loser at Game 4 winner, if necessary, 7 p.m.

Ranchers take turkey troubles to state

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun When hunting them failed to curb population growth, two area ranchers took their turkey troubles to the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish. “This has been going on for quiet a few years,” said Daniel Garcia, a Tucumcari Rancher. “Three years ago there was a flock of 300 […]

Sportsmanship easily noticed

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor Basketball coaches show no matter how hard their teams compete on the floor, Quay County and surrounding county teams are full of sportsmanship. From pregame handshakes and interviews to after-the-game pats on the back, there are plenty of examples of it. Especially in the last couple of weeks. First […]