Portales, Clovis, Tucumcari papers sold

Freedom Communications Freedom Communications has agreed to sell the Clovis News Journal, Portales News-Tribune, Quay County Sun and their affiliated publications to Clovis Media Inc., Publisher Ray Sullivan told newspaper employees Tuesday afternoon. All 60 full-time and two part-time associates will retain their jobs in ownership transition, expected to take place before the end of […]

Governor appoints new racing commission members

QCSun staff Gov. Susana Martinez has appointed four new members to the state racing commission, the Albuquerque Journal reported Wednesday. According to the Journal, the new members include veterinarian Jerald Glenn Cosper of Los Lunas, American Quarter Horse Association Director Gayla McCulloch, attorney Rob Doughty III and race horse owner Beverly Bourguet. Ray Willis, a […]

At least my moustache is worth trading

By Baxter Black: On the edge of Common Sense As medical progress marches on, the use of transplants and body parts has become commonplace. Worldwide, from India to Italy, from Iran to Indiana, the surgeries are routine. According to the Wall Street Journal, the U.S. alone has 83,000 people on the waiting list for a […]

Panhandle Press Awards

By QCS Staff The Quay County Sun picked up three awards on Saturday at the Panhandle Press Association’s annual contest. Associate Publisher Chelle Delaney took a third-place for news writing with Kevin Wilson and also picked up an honorable mention in feature stories. The Sun also picked up a third place for headline writing. The […]

QCS wins 7 NMPA awards

Freedom News Service The Quay County Sun won seven New Mexico Press Association awards this weekend for weekly newspapers under 3,000 circulation. During the association’s Saturday evening award banquet in Albuquerque, the Quay County Sun’s sister papers also won 11 awards. The Clovis News Journal won the New Mexico Press Association’s general excellence award for […]