Family thankful pet calf going to new home

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Thomas Garcia Most families spend the day after Thanksgiving waiting in line at dawn for holiday shopping deals or enjoying a slow lazy day eating turkey leftovers. But one family from Edgewood was making a “Logan’s Run.” They were transporting a pet steer, affectionately called Logan, across the state line and deep into the heart […]

Deeds may come and go, canyons never let go

By Lynn Moncus At long last, Aggie and I found the courage and the energy to take a trip out home in order to renew our inner selves and to spend a few hours amid the spirits of the past and the beauty of the present. To do that fairly safely, we put the old […]

Community Notes: Nara Visa reunion, new regs for at home energy systems to connect to grids, federal loan granted to utility

Nara Visa honoring 8s at reunion on SundayThis year’s celebration will be the 53rd Nara Visa Reunion and Homecoming Sunday.The program will honor those who graduated in the 8s—1928, 1938, 1948 and through the current year. If you are a member of a class that graduated in the 8s, please come and represent your class, […]

Extension Service to get new home

By Chelle Delaney In the next two weeks, Quay County expects to complete its purchase of a downtown building that will house the new offices for the Quay County Extension Service, said Richard Primrose, Quay County manager. “As soon as we close on the property, we’ll get them out of basement,” Primrose said. For almost […]

Logan resident harnesses wind for home-based power

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Large companies may envision the caprock rimmed with wind farms. Logan resident, Jerry Griffin dreams of a wind turbine in every backyard.On Tuesday, Griffin installed about a 40-foot, 1.9 kW wind turbine for residential use in his yard. Many motorists slowed to near standstill as they watched the proceedings. […]

Fire leaves couple homeless

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A mother and her son were not injured in a house fire Thursday night that severely damaged a 712 E. Rankin Ave. residence. Carlita Smith said she and her son had recently returned from the nearby Circle K convenience story and that the couch caught on fire. Smith’s husband […]

It is ‘feta-accomplis’ for Tucumcari cheese makers

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Tucumcari Mountain Cheese Factory will be bringing home two awards from a world championship cheese contest.Mountain Cheese and other cheesemakers and buttermakers from around the world were vying for the awards in the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association 27th Biennial World Championship Cheese Contest. Because two individuals from a company […]

Tucumcari native, author will be featured speaker at museum’s annual meeting

By Lnn Moncus For several years, local people have been invited to provide the program for the annual meeting of Tucumcari Historical Research Institute, and they have told us much about the history of this area. We have invited a native and graduate of Tucumcari High School to be this year’s speaker in April. Yes, […]

‘Older’ students closing age gap

By Lynn Moncus Valentine’s Day was made very special with an early-morning call from Jim Nelson, one of my first students to start me on my lengthy teaching career. Through the years, we have visited about the special bond and love between students and teachers, and you have read much about my feelings for my […]

Fire destroys home on Highway 104

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By QCS Staff Priscilla Mirabal had been to Lowe’s for groceries. As she drove down the hill on Highway 104 toward Pajarito Creek she saw the smoke. “I knew it was my house,” she said. Parked on the side of the road, Mirabal watched from her pickup as gray smoke tumbled out the house that […]