Baby blue Thunderbird lost in stampede

By Baxter Black We all face our own addictions — chocolate, horse training clinics or chewing tobacco. Lonnie’s curse was whiskey. With the help of AA and a loving family, he finally put his demon behind him. But those who know the problem appreciate that the demon waits just around the corner. Lonnie worked for [...]

11-3-07 Letter to the editor

Festival committee extends thanks The Six Shooter Siding Festival Committee would like to thank our community for all of its help in producing our recent festival here in Tucumcari. We have had help from businesses, civic organizations, the National Guard, VFW, local clubs, extension, our community college, city of Tucumcari and many individuals. Our goal [...]

She recoils at thought of rattler

By Lynn Moncus Often while trying to think of a subject for this column, I discuss it with friends and hope for many good suggestions. This time, I asked my friend, Jo Priddy, for a little help, but she said she couldn’t think of anything I hadn’t already written about (probably numerous times). She didn’t [...]

Koas claims softball championship

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Area athletes swept the New Mexico 2007 state softball championship tournament 6-0. The Kaos Undertakers softball team won the New Mexico tournament in class D slow pitch softball held on Aug. 11-12 in Albuquerque. Made up of athletes from Quay and Curry counties the Kaos Undertakers were seeded 19th [...]

Handouts: Learning to share with others

By Debra Whittington Apply thine heart unto instruction, and thine ears to the words of knowledge. Proverbs 23:12  Shew me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths. Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day. Psalm 25:3-5 Life [...]

Route 66 Festival starts off with watermelon feed

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Alvin Cawthon and Dallas Kelly help kick start the Route 66 Festival at Friday night’s watermelon feed sponsored by the Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce. More festivities begin today. Click on the related link for scheule.

Logan’s clean up costs could reach $150K

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The village of Logan is seeking federal funding to help in the cleanup of the damage from the tornado that hit Logan March 23. Representatives from U.S. Rep. Tom Udall’s office visited the town of Logan on Thursday afternoon to talk with Larry Wallin, Logan’s village manager. “The two [...]

Tornado Relief: Ways to help, where to find help

Ways you can help • Contribute to the Community Action Tornado Relief Fund for tornado victims in Logan and Clovis. The fund has been set up in the name of Community Action New Mexico. Make a contributions at any Wells Fargo branch in New Mexico. • Call Community Action in Tucumcari at 461-1914 to offer [...]

Some call it public service, watchdog

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff What’s the source of the sunshine? Throughout this past week, Sunshine Week 2007, you may have heard about how Sunshine Week started with Sunshine Sunday back in 2002. And how the first Sunshine Week was in 2005. You may have heard who supported it. That was the Knight Foundation and [...]

Cherokee Drive residents seek county help to fix road

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Some homeowners on Cherokee Drive in the Best Western Estates subdivision sought the help of the Quay County Commission on Monday to have their road turned over to the county. Residents said they could not get the road fixed and were seeking the help of the county to get [...]