Walks are wonderful with warm weather

By Lynn Moncus As the last leaves are blowing off the trees, those of us who are a bit opposed to cold weather are now awaiting the “coming of the green” and return of warm weather. Sunday’s cold north wind really got our attention as Aggie and I took our walk in the country. Neither […]

Marriage worth every hurdle

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor I begin my journey of marriage today as I head back to Colorado for my wedding on Saturday. It’s a journey I cannot wait to begin. Love and marriage are two things that go hand in hand. I love my future wife and she loves me right back. Love […]

Special Olympics will remain Shriver’s legacy

Freedom New Mexico It may seem ironic but it is somehow fitting: The most lasting contribution of one of the most intensely political dynastic families in American history will be an institution that transcends politics. It was started by a family member who never held or even ran for political office. The Special Olympics, officially […]

CEO of Freedom Communications to head Playboy

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By Mary Ann Milbourn Scott Flanders, chief executive of the Quay County Sun’s parent company, Freedom Communications Inc., confirmed Monday he is leaving the company to head Playboy Enterprises Inc. Flanders, 52, said he will quit his Freedom post June 30 and become CEO at Playboy July 1. A replacement at Irvine, California-based Freedom Communications […]

Police: Man, 76, in hospital after assault for $5

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Thomas Garcia An elderly Tucumcari man is hospitalized after he was beaten and kicked in the head for $5, police said. Joe Sandoval, 76, was taken to Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital for treatment following the attack on Sunday, according to Quay County Magistrate Court documents. On Tuesday Sandoval was listed in fair condition at […]

Anas Cleo Head

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Services: 1 p.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church in Fort Sumner. Anas Cleo Head, 106, a resident of Clovis for the past two years and a resident of Fort Sumner since 1948, died Tuesday, August 21, 2007, at the Laurel Ridge Care Center in Clovis. Mrs. Head was born in Montague County, Texas, […]

August 1934

Between 350 and 450 people turned out for the first games of the softball league. …The Tucumcari Daily News offered a Steam Cooker or an eight-cup Drip-O-labor or a Stew Pan with each paid one-year subscription. … The city approved salary increases for workers and okayed licenses of 14 liquor dealers, wholesalers and retailers. … […]

‘No Action’ not an option for Sands-Dorsey

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A report from a construction engineer indicates that the century-old Sands-Dorsey building is “a very real safety hazard in its current condition.” However, the report recommends that “the main facade and structural perimeter walls be stabilized and preserved.” Sections of the report, prepared by Sonya Cooper, a construction engineer […]

02-07-2007

By Howie Tucker s it all over with? Let’s hope so. I am wearing out my computer – doing refreshers on my rules and merchandise surfing. That reminds me: Go to the USGA web site and go to the rules quiz link. Reminder to students Golf for high school students started Monday. If you missed […]

01-24-2007: Calendar

Wednesdays ongoing: Alcoholics Anonymous Unity Group meeting 7 p.m., at 1424 S. Sixth St. Thursday: 5 p.m., regular meeting Housing Authority, City Hall. Thursday: 6 p.m., regular meeting City Commissioners, City Hall. Saturday: 7 p.m., Eastern New Mexico Blue Grass & Old Tyme Music Association, Quay County Fair Grounds. Ongoing: Eastern Plains Head Start program […]