Former San Jon officer joins Quay County Sheriff’s Office

Thomas Garcia San Jon’s laid off police officer has found new work at the Quay County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Joe Schallert announced the hiring of Ben Gates during Monday’s meeting with county commissioners. The Quay County Commission was told that a new deputy has been hired by the Quay County Sheriff’s Office. Schallert said Gates […]

Frost re-elected to state fair commission

By QCS Staff San Jon rancher Bob Frost was re-elected to serve on the New Mexico State Fair Commission and to serve as vice chairman, according to a press release. The commission held its first meeting on Jan. 16 when Frost, Chairman Luke Otero of Santa Fe and Secretary-Treasurer Nerissa Whittington of Albuquerque were

Community holiday events

By QCS Staff Last performances of Christmas cantata this Friday, SundayThe cantata “A Christmas Offering” will be presented by a choir composed of singers from Center Street United Methodist Church, the San Jon Methodist Church and the San Jon Baptist Church at two different performances:l At

Cantata performances set for San Jon, Tucumcari

The cantata “A Christmas Offering” will be presented by

San Jon entrepreneurs find opportunities at farmer’s market

By Liliana Castillo: Freedom New Mexico For Kelly Boney and Tyra Davis of San Jon, selling ground beef, lamb and goat aside homemade lip balm and soap at Clovis’ farmers’ market is more than an odd combination. It’s a necessity. The two ranchers from San Jon have teamed up to sell mesquite logs, chips and […]

Earl Flint of San Jon honored at Conchas celebration

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By QCS Staff Earl Flint, 98, of San Jon was

Citizens rally to save police officer’s job in San Jon

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By Chelle Delaney San Jon’s police officer Ben Gates still has a job — for now. But a pink slip could still be on his horizon if San Jon doesn’t figure out a way to cover his $33,900 annual salary without “busting its budget,” or a way to negotiate help from a cooperating agency. A […]

2008 Boys Baseball Schedule

Rattler baseball San Jon 1p.m.-3 p.m. March 15 V DH • Logan 4 p.m.-6 p.m. March 17 Jv DH • Tucumcari Tournament TBA March 21 Monte Del Sol 4 p.m.-6 p.m. March 25 V DH San Jon Tournament TBA March 28 Clovis C-team 4 p.m.-6 p.m. March 31 Jv DH • San Jon 4 p.m.-6 […]

‘Old Howlers’ mix it up with sharpshooters

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Several former Coyotes laced up and took to the hardwood Wednesday to see if they could keep up with the swift and very agile Harlem Ambassadors basketball team. Dubbed the “Coyotes Old Howlers,” San Jon School coaches and teachers, and former Coyote players, assisted in drills and demonstrations during […]

Harlem Ambassadors to play at San Jon Wednesday

Members of San Jon High School’s alumni and faculty will be taking on the Harlem Ambassadors next week. Some of the players on San Jon’s “Old Coyote Howlers” will be school superintendent Gary Salazar, girls basketball coach Lacy Bidegan and her husband, Donnie, as well as real Coyote basketball player alums, Tammy Strand and Cynthia […]