Visitor quickly outwears welcome

Russell Anglin My Tuesday was made a little less pleasant by an unwanted house guest. I met the intruder during the noon hour in my bathroom. I was fortunate enough to have my glance turned downward as an orange-red centipede quickly crawled under my bathroom door, making hideous zig-zag movements and scurrying under a cabinet. […]

Modern hero names: Monroe is just the beginning

I was sitting here last week, making a list of what I was thinking of as Modern Hero Names – you know, like Palin and Winslet – when the news came in about the names Mariah Carey had chosen for her newborn twins. She’d given her daughter the Old Man Name of Monroe, she said, […]

Weekend fun brings family pride

Thomas Garcia I know it has been a while since I updated you on what has been going on in the world of Thomas. Well, first off, let me get to the important part. My furry little friend is doing good. The rabbit has been a loyal workout companion and has been there for moral […]

House FFA students use their brains at competition

Blake Moon On Feb. 11, the House FFA left for an exciting trip to the Noodle Making Lunch Club. The NMLC is a thrilling get together in which everyone is taught the basics in noodle making. OK, it wasn’t really the Noodle Making Lunch Club. The NMLC actually stands for New Mexico Leadership Conference, and […]

Healthy living matter of choice

Tom Morris The United States Department of Agriculture identifies five food groups: fruits, vegetables, grains, meats and legumes, and milk. The following information will guide you to making more healthy choices when consuming foods from these five food groups:

Students share D.C. experience

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Chelle Delaney Current and past history were brought to life for two Tucumcari students who visited Washington, D.C. for the inauguration of President Barack Obama. “I enjoyed seeing history in the making,” said Desirae Evans. “It was the best experience. It was one-time chance. I was so glad I got to do this in my […]

Nara Visa Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering set for Sept. 19-21

By QCS Organizers are making the final plans for the

Businessman making water offer

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico T. Boone Pickens, one of the country’s wealthiest and most well-known oil men, is selling something else in the ground

Teen suspected of calling in threats

By QCS Staff A 16-year-old boy is suspected of making a bomb threat and making harassing/threatening phone calls to the Tucumcari Middle School on Sept. 25, said the Tucumcari Police Department in a press release on Friday. “After securing a search warrant for phone records, police personnel were able to determine that the phone calls […]

Rattler cross country making gains

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers cross country team will be competing at 9 a.m. today at the Robertson invite at Las Vegas. This is the fourth invite that the Rattlers have competed in. Their last invite was at Pecos on Sept. 22 and the girls placed fifth overall. It their best for […]