County dogs in need of home

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Russell Anglin Two Quay County residents are looking for homes for a number of dogs under their care. Frank William Coles and Dorene Clark currently have 17 stray dogs living in their front yard. Coles and Clark said dogs are frequently dropped off on their county road by previous owners. Clark and Coles provide food […]

Tucumcari fatal shooting eighth for APD

Rozanna M. Martinez Monday marked the eighth fatal shooting by Albuquerque police this year, but this time the confrontation took place in Tucumcari. The suspect was heavily armed and was involved in a standoff with police for more than six hours. According to State Police, Daniel Gonzales, 56, was involved in a domestic dispute with […]

Area teams at home this week

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By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun All four county football teams will use home field advantage to try and improve upon their early season records. Tucumcari (2-3) and Logan (1-3) both suffered losses on Friday while San Jon (3-1) and House (0-3) had bye weeks and have not seen action since Sept. 17. Coyotes head […]

Tucumcari soldier returns from Afghanistan

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QCSun Staff Army Pfc. Travis Munsell, 19, was considering a trip to the lake with his friends Tuesday morning after returning to Tucumcari from Kabul, Afghanistan Friday. Munsell said he grew up in Tucumcari, moving here from Houston at age four or five. Munsell originally planned to join the United States Coast Guard after high […]

County fair nearing

Special to the QCS The Quay County Fair will be here in just one week and now is the time to start preparing your entries for the Home Arts departments. Fair books are available at businesses around the county and at the Quay County Extension Office. The fair has been shortened by one day. We […]

Self-doubt helpful with some memories

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist Have you ever noticed that you can be sitting around doing as little as possible and suddenly have memories from the past flash across the mind’s screen? Often those memories have been hidden in the webs for years and for no explainable reason appear as if the events had occurred […]

Focusing on big picture shows possible obstructions

By Leonard Lauriault: Religion columnist While driving home from church recently, my co-pilot pointed out the dirty windshield and the torn driver’s side windshield wiper. When I nonchalantly responded that I’d swap it out with the good one on the passenger side, she looked at me incredulously just in time to see an oncoming car […]

New device causes a lot of trouble

By Lynn Moncus Some of you may recall that this writer has trouble with directions, such as north and south, left and right, and is apt to get lost on the way to Quay Well, my former student, Eddie Shipley, said he could take care of that problem and seemed pleased to sell me a […]

Spending holiday with good friend leads to many fun events

By Lynn Moncus Since retirement, this woman from Ima has taken very few vacations, but that changed recently when Mrs. Kathryn Stephenson invited me to spend a week with her in Edmond, Oklahoma. Being with such a special friend on Thanksgiving surely made that an outstanding day–a real holiday for a change. She took me […]

Remembering mother’s calmness

Have you noticed that as we grow older, our memories tend to jump around rather randomly and can land on subjects we haven’t thought of in years? For no known reason, I landed in the early ’40′s and relived a sort of frightening experience. A local woman asked Mother to accompany her to lma so […]