Head for the hills, or we’ll be howling at the moon

By Aggie Moncus At long last, I, Aggie, am going to visit with you this week. Actually this is our first visit in the New Year, and I am excited to be looking at a new calendar and wondering just what it is. All I can see is a bunch of funny markings, but the […]

Postal worker retires after 30 years with USPS

By Chelle Delaney Retirement for postal worker Phil Liles will be like going back to the future. Although he retired Friday after 30 years with the the U.S. Postal Service, he’s going back to work today. From Tucumcari, he’s going to Logan where he first started working for the USPS. Liles said he’ll be doing […]

Rattlers going for second win against Lobos

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The 2A Tucumcari Rattlers head south Friday to play the 3A Chaparral Lobos at Anthony. Chapparal’s stadium is under renovations, so the game will be played at 7 p.m., at the Gadsden high school in Anthony. “It’s going to be a long trip down there but I told the […]

Rattlers hopeful going into 2A playoffs

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers will meet the Lordsburg Mavericks today in the first round of the 2007 AA State Tournament. The Rattlers seniors are determined to bring home a state title. The Rattlers have not advanced beyond the first round in the last four years. “We got the route we […]

Can’t wait for Sunday reruns

By Aggie Moncus As you can see, I, Aggie, am in charge of the column this week because the slave is still pretending to be ailing too much to be able to do any writing – or anything else for that matter. Now and then I have to be rather forceful in order to get […]

04-28-2007: Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Does anyone have a crystal ball to let us know what the weather is going to do this year? Is there going to be a golf season or not. Boy, we all do need a golf-fixin’ weather soon. Course condition Please bear with us with the watering situation. Bad weather, high winds […]

Logan woman injured by tornado recovering

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By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff The only Logan resident to be hospitalized after the tornado that hit March 23, Tamie Elam, 42, has a message for everyone: “Take tornado watches and warnings seriously,” she said. “Go somewhere safe.” Elam spoke via telephone from her parents’ home in Liberal, Kan., where she is recovering. “I think […]

4-H competition rewards efforts

by John Villalba A late, great judging coach and friend of mine once told me, “John, you as a 4-H agent, have to do everything possible to ensure that competition is never phased out of the 4-H program. You always must make sure that the torch of competition is never put out.” What Mr. Jerry […]

Couple finds love, degrees at ENMU

By Helena Rodriquez John and Betty Ellis ironically met in a marriage and family class at Eastern New Mexico University in 1986. They had differing views on marriage, yet they tied the knot and put their education on hold. Twenty years later, following careers in restaurant management and the birth of their two now-teenage daughters, […]

Raindrops won’t be fallin’ on her for long

By Ryn Gargulinski Someone called it playing hopscotch. My Clovis editor asked if it were a mission to live in every state in the nation. I call it getting out of the rain. And with the rainfall the Oregon coast gets – which lasts through April and has already flooded nearly every river in the […]