County residents express concerns to Rep. Lujan

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Thomas Garcia More than a dozen Quay County residents met at the Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce Tuesday to speak with U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan. “We always want to meet with the people to hear their concerns,” Lujan said. Lujan met with each resident in a one-on-one session as they voiced their concerns. “We heard […]

Wheatland Extension Club holds final meeting

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Thomas Garcia Together again for the last time, 11 members of the Wheatland Extension Club met at Del’s for their final official function. “Anyone who has not been part of an extension club does not know how they are missed,” said Maxine Wallace. “We are all going to miss it.” For those unfamiliar with Wheatland, […]

Grandparents provide fresh perspective

Russell Anglin If there is one aspect of the human condition I find more prevalent than its tendency to sweet leisure and lethargy, it is a predisposition to self-doubt. Almost every person I have ever met, including myself, wallows in the muck and mire of anticipating an unpleasant task or being afraid to fulfill an […]

Curry County commissioner calls for more openness from EPCOG

By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer The Eastern Plains Council of Governments met Wednesday at the Tucumcari Convention Center with Curry County Commissioner Caleb Chandler calling for more openness and accountability from the organization. Chandler took over representing Curry County in place of Isidro Garcia. “I am still trying to get up to speed,” Chandler […]

Short stay leads to hard goodbye

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor How do you say goodbye to someone you feel like you just met? I am dealing with that problem right now. I have been the managing editor at the Quay County Sun since September and have experienced many good and bad things. But sometimes things just have to come […]

Press release: Rep. Roch meets with Tucumcari FFA members

Freedom New Mexico SANTA FE – State Rep. Dennis Roch, R-67, met this morning in Santa Fe with members of the Tucumcari FFA chapter. “FFA programs have a long history of preparing students for leadership roles,” said Roch, “and I was pleased to meet with these future leaders during their visit to the State Capitol.” […]

Rep. Lujan visits Tucumcari

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Area residents met with Rep. Ben Ray Luj

Patience helps to fend off clatter of ill chosen words

By Lynn Moncus Have you ever had an acquaintance who seemed to enjoy putting you down inorder to feel superior or simply in order to bruise your feelings if possible? I think most of us have met such people along the trail and have had a few thoughts about letting them fall off the bluff […]

Governor to support local projects

Chelle Delaney Gov. Bill Richardson met with local officials on Wednesday and

April 1955

The County Board of Education and rural school district directors met in Tucumcari to discuss a proposed merger of the Forrest district with the McAlister and Fields schools. … “The Beauties and Cultures of the Iris” was discussed by Lillian McIntosh at the meeting of La Esperanza Club in the home of Mrs. Bennie F. […]