Elementary students get hands-on ag lesson

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John Villalba, 4-H extension agent Eighteen Tucumcari Elementary students got a hands-on lesson in animal agriculture on Monday. Quay County 4-H member Aleahna Branch brought her show steer, “McLovin”, and Ashlee Bradley brought her horse, “Cody.” Students learned about the importance animals have in agriculture and how they contribute to the world. The program, entitled […]

Earth Day Observations

Chelle Delaney Students got to be up close and personal with Mother Nature at the Outdoor Classroom on Thursday. From animal skulls and pelts to live chickens and goats, it was all hands on during the Earth Day festivites. On Thursday, about 675 students visited the outdoor classroom, said Relissa Nials, coordinator of the event. […]

Vote is increasingly out of voters’ hands

PLEO — do you know what this acronym stands for? You’ve heard them mentioned a lot lately by the political speculators. They’re also known as “superdelegates” but that’s not what the Democratic party calls them. They are actually “Party Leaders and Elected Officials” who are not pledged to any candidate. There are other PLEOs who […]

Cold weather values remain constants

By Lynn Moncus: Quay County Sun Coumnist Through the years, we have visited much about the weather and its ever-changing attributes. The sudden changes are the ones that really catch our attention and cause us to wonder what will happen next. Our warm, fall days disappeared in one big hurry Wednesday and shocked our minds […]

Tucumcari woman’s dream comes true with hospice

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun The dream of longtime Tucumcari native Earlene Klaverweiden was to open a hospice in town. Although she died four months ago, she was around to witness that dream — as did more than 100 others who showed up for the 10th anniversary celebration of the Helping Hands Hospice on […]

State to host tree workshop

A Tucumcari event next week will feature windbreak establishment and hands-on programs. The New Mexico State Forestry Division, along with the El Llano Estacado Resource and Conservation Development Council (RC&D) will sponsor the Eastern New Mexico Shelter Belt and Tree Care Workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 21 and Wednesday, Sept. 22, at the Tucumcari Convention Center […]