Passing through —

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Name: Barbara Sewell Where we found her: Tucumcari Historical Museum Where was she going? Back to her home in Tullahoma, Tenn., from her son-in-law’s college graduation in Albuquerque.

Columnist Novak friend of libertarians

Freedom New Mexico Robert D. Novak died Tuesday of brain cancer at his home in suburban Washington. He had written a syndicated opinion column since 1963, for much of that time with Rowland Evans, who was in some ways his polar opposite, which made for a fruitful partnership. Unlike many opinion columnists, however, Novak began […]

Brush fire threatens homes in San Jon

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Chelle Delaney About 7 p.m. Monday, firefighters had contained a brush fire near San Jon on Interstate 40 that threatened at least one home. The fire started about mid-afternoon some two miles west of San Jon, in the emergency lane of I-40 and then burned grassland northeast and northwest as the wind took it in […]

Is your house a home?

By Debra Whittington And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve…but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD. Joshua 24:14-15

Closeness part of area heritage

By Lynn Moncus: Local columnist Last week, during the Agriculture and Home Economics Seminar, I was privileged to visit with a number of friends from throughout our county and to note that our heritage of friendliness still remains strong. Watching the people standing around in small groups and visiting was a real pleasure, and listening […]

41st Ag and Home Ec seminar set for Thursday

QCS Staff The 41st Agricultural and Home Economics Seminar. hosted by the Quay County Extension Service, will begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Here are times of the work sessions, the presenters and the featired speakers at the luncheon in honor of Tucumcari’s centennial celebration. 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. […]

Quay 4-H team returns champs

By QCS Staff Quay County 4-Hers brought home a first place win last week from the First Annual Family Consumer Sciences Classic competitions in Denver, Colo. Participating in the Third Annual Family Consumer Science Bowl on Jan. 8-11 were Chris Arias, Taylor Atwood, Patrick Wiegel and Carmen Runyan. The team was accompanied by Coaches Brenda […]

Orphaned calf now sharing home with exotic creatures, great and small

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Thomas Garcia Two days and 619 miles through holiday traffic with 400 pounds of cargo that is not afraid to let you know how it feels – sounds like a Hollywood plot? But this story is very real. “It was quite the drive but it was well worth it,” Leona Gallegos said on Thursday. “We […]

Quay County Sun ending home delivery

By QCS Staff Starting with the Jan. 3 edition of the Quay County Sun, subscribers will only receive their paper through the mail. Customers who now have home delivery will have their subscriptions sent via U.S. mail, said Mike Grigg, circulation director for Freedom New Mexico, which publishes the Quay County Sun. Their cost won’t […]

Signs of the holidays

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By QCS Staff From the mailbox to her mantle, Jane Calvo said she loves Christmas decorating. On Tuesday, Calvo was putting the finishing touches on her south First Street home inside and out.