Former Tucumcari student gets book published

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QCSun staff Former Tucumcari High School student Max Holman published his first book in April and is currently working on the second of his mutli-trilogy series. “Writing the book was the easy part. Getting published was the painstaking process,” Holman said. Holman’s first book, “The Chronicles of White Raven and the Book of Vanderbolt: The […]

Zumba gets Mesalands moving

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Russell Anglin This semester, 54 area residents, Mesalands Community College faculty, staff and students have found a new groove in the college’s zumba dance classes. “They’re actually mainly community members,” zumba instructor Jessica Elebario said. “There’s a few college students in there as well, but mainly community members. A class is 50 minutes. We’re going […]

Cold gets old

Russell Anglin Don’t you just hate the cold? I really do. In fact, there’s nothing about it that I particularly care for. I would just as soon skip the chilliness of winter months. We could all celebrate Christmas at Disney World — better yet, Oodnadatta, South Australia — and I don’t think anybody would truly […]

Obama showing he’s human like the rest of us

Freedom New Mexico Every new president gets a “honeymoon” period when most Americans, even those who didn’t support him, wish him well and hope for the best, almost always followed by a certain disillusionment as it becomes apparent the problems facing the government — usually created by previous government actions — are beyond the capacity […]

If this is user-friendly, complicated must be the enemy

By Lynn Moncus On occasion, we have visited about how fortunate some of us are to have been born in quieter times during which we were most definitely not surrounded by gadgets. Of course, the young people have the notion that we were deprived if not actually depraved because they cannot imagine life without the […]

Mesalands first intercollegiate rodeo gets a thumbs up

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By QCS Staff The first Grand Canyon Regional Intercollegiate Rodeo was held at the Quay County Rodeo Arena Friday and Saturday and proved to be a positive event for the region and Mesalands Community College, college officials said. Thirteen teams came to compete, bringing 310 contestants. The stands were close to full during the two-day […]

Raton gets racetrack

By Eric Butler Though quite a bit of money was at stake in their bid to land a racetrack in eastern New Mexico, Tucumcari representatives were sportsmanlike Monday after getting the bad news. The New Mexico Racing Commission voted down the proposal from Coronado Park Partners, the group led by Albuquerque businessman Don Chalmers that […]

Trigg Hospital gets grant for roof

By Chelle Delaney

Despite dogged determination, still human

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Managing Editor Those positive-thinking people who say you can envision what you want and get it are usually on the mark. However, I have been breaking my brain to achieve my latest desire. Alas, to no avail. I am still not my dog. There are several reasons someone would want to […]

I’ll get to it when I get to it

By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Managing Editor When I was in some class that no one was paying attention to some 200 years ago, I recall the instructor, in an attempt to tame his unruly bunch, stand in the middle of the room and scream “Slow Down!” That’s sort of like New Mexico. Even […]