Logan stifles Cowboys for Class 1A championship

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ALBUQUERQUE — The Logan Longhorns went in to the locker room down seven against a 28-0, top-seeded Cliff squad Saturday night at The Pit. Yes, they had the Cowboys right where they wanted them. A stifling press and a rejuvenated offense turned the script upside down in the second half, as the Longhorns opened the […]

Police honored for enforcement

QCSun staff The MCCH Substance Abuse Committee awarded area law enforcement officers for their underage drinking and DWI enforcement for fiscal years 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 at its Law Enforcement Officer Appreciation ceremony. Committee chair Noreen Henderson said the awards are determined by the number of arrests officers make in each category over the course of […]

Deregulation lead to recession

The economic recession we are in is the

Holiday cooking, travel presents hazards

Thomas Garcia Driving and deep-fried turkeys can present hazards during Thanksgiving, but the most unsuspecting hazards can lead to holiday disaster, said Tucumcari Fire Chief Mike Cherry.

Letter to the editor: Weakening government control lead to crises

The recent editorial “Government no good at dealing with catastrophes” is the usual approach used by conservative organizations such as Cato Institute, Heritage Foundation, American Enterprise Institute and, in New Mexico, the Rio Grande Foundation to promote their ideology in a situation regardless of the facts. The contention is that government can do nothing right […]

Sight seeing can lead to prickly mess

By Baxter Black: On the Edge of Reason It is a photo imbedded in my memory — partly cloudy blue skies, a nearby mountain range coursing diagonally across the background, a finger shadow on the lens, and the glimpse of a startled horse’s left eye in the bottom right hand corner. I was making a […]

Will your vote reflect your mindset

By Nick Le Compte, Tucumcari Soon we will have the privilege to cast our vote for those wishing to lead us in our government. I encourage all to take advantage of this privilege, because as cliche’ as it may sound, your vote does make a difference. More importantly, if you do not vote, then you

Slow job growth in Quay County follows state’s lead

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The estimated unemployment rate in Quay County rose slightly in May to 4.2 percent from the previous month and the same time a year ago, according to a report released this week by the state’s Department of Workforce Solutions. The unemployment rate in April 2008 was 4 percent and […]

Shepherds lead 100th Quay County Fair

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Kelli Lamm, 4, shows off her technique at the Shepherd’s Lead on Tuesday.

Children’s jewelry recalled due to lead concerns

QCS Staff The New Mexico Health Department is warning families that children’s jewelry in several New Mexico’s stores have been recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) due to a lead poisoning hazard, according to a press release. The products include a variety of items from jewelry to key chains and rings. “If you […]