Game and Fish officers seeking information on deer found at Conchas

By QCS Staff The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is looking for information to help solve a case in which a deer was illegally killed Nov. 23 or Nov.

Simple tips can help avoid gardening disasters

By Tom Dominguez Some lawn and garden mistakes are easily made, but a little bit of information can go a long way. Here’s what not to do in your landscape in the soil, watering and pest categories. Soil Don’t till or spade soil when it is overly wet or dry. This destroys the structure of […]

Simple steps help avoid mosquitos

By Tom Dominguez Recent rains have been a blessing to our parched land but have left a buzzing nuisance in the air.

City is getting ready to make its bid for ‘racino’

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun About 120 citizens turned out Monday evening to learn how they could help investors and the Quay County Gaming Authority make their case before the state’s Racing Commission. Coronado Partners is the ownership team that wants to develop Coronado Race Track and Casino in Tucumcari.Attendees signed up for banners […]

Household utensils can hold religious meaning

By Debra Whittington And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ. Colossians 3:23-24 When asked to help decorate for a deacon ordination dinner, my thoughts turned to table decorations. […]

Blessings come to those who give cheerfully

By Debra Whittington But this I say, He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully. Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver. And God is able to make all […]

Scholarhsips donated, birthday, retirement and VFW Valentine queen

Donor provides for scholarships Because of the very positive image presented at Mesalands Community College’s Dinosaur Museum, an anonymous donor has given a $20,000 donation to be used for scholarships. The donor, a geologist living in the Midwest, wanted to make a contribution that would help students at Mesalands for years to come. The funds […]

True Valentine’s Day gift is putting others first

By Debra Whittington A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another. John 13:34-35  As Valentine’s Day draws near, the focus is on […]

Ditto remembered as savvy, stylish entrepreneur

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By QCS Staff Tucumcari and Bettie Ditto were a good pair. The Midwestern gal seemed to thrive in the hot New Mexico sun. For nearly 60 years, her business interests grew and spread beyond the city. In return, she appreciated the town and worked tirelessly to help develop and improve Tucumcari. What follows are remembrances […]

Ministry of Hope deserves town’s help

By Chelle Delaney The Ministry of Hope says it needs help. In the recent past, the ministry has received financial aid from groups outside the Quay County area. However, because of the lingering need from Katrina, tornadoes here and in the southwest, and other natural disasters, the ministry has not received that aid, said a […]