Rattlers come home: Tucumcari High School reunion draws 500 alumni

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Thomas Garcia Rattler Reunion event coordinator Norma Jean Crellin was pleasantly surprised at the number of attendees at this year’s Rattler Reunion. “I thought the numbers were going to be down a lot due to the economy,” Crellin said. Crellin said more than 500 Tucumcari High School graduates attended this weekend’s annual reunion. “It was […]

Five-minute recipe to get thousands of Twitter followers for your business – But why do you want them?

Shelley Straitiff How many Followers do you have? Who cares? By the stacks of books and blog posts, obviously someone thinks the number means something. You can even sign up to get paid for tweets based on how many followers you have. That will soon be proven worthless. Social media needs to be about strategy […]

Holiday rituals under way

Thomas Garcia By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun There is no reason for concern about the low number of entries in the 21st annual Christmas Light Parade and Christmas lighting contest, said Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce officials. “Each year we see a rush of entries come in on Friday,” said Bob Beaulieu, chamber executive director. […]

Altrusa chapter to host annual cash party

Altrusa International of Tucumcari is pleased to announce that their annual cash party is Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. and will be held at the Quay County Exhibition Center. Tickets to this event are $100. Three hundred tickets will be sold and the last number drawn will win $15,000. Proceeds of this event will benefit […]

Art of conversation lost in modern world

Lynn Moncus: Local columnist Can you imagine what our parents and grandparents would have said had we pulled out a stack of cards imprinted with a number of subjects to be used to begin conversations at the dinner table? Of course, their language would have been less colorful than mine when I saw such cards […]

Press Release: Eight H1N1 cases now confirmed in state

By QCS Staff The number of H1N1 flu, swine flu, cases in New Mexico is now at eight, according to information released today from the New Mexico Department of Health. In all there are 20 probable cases in the state located in 10 counties. The ages range from infancy to 57 years old, the press […]

Update on HINI flu virus from N.M. Department of Health

The New Mexico Departmetn of Health released the following information early Saturday afternoon. Number of confirmed cases in NM:

Winners of pecan show to be announced today

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Thirteen sounds like the lucky number for the first-ever Quay County Pecan Show, said county agent Tom Dominguez. “The only county that has one is Dona Ana,” Dominguez said. “Hopefully, this will be a yearly deal for Quay County.” The 13 entries in the show were being judged Friday night by Dominguez, who was looking […]

Total voter registrations on a slow uptick

Chelle Delaney The number of eligible voters in Quay County has edged up slightly for the presidential election compared to the number of eligible voters in the June primary, according to statistics from the Quay County Clerk’s office. “I attribute it to interest in the presidential election,” said Quay County Clerk Ellen White. There have […]

Rest is elusive when questions go unanswered

By Lynn Moncus Sometimes while awaiting the arrival of sleep, I let the mind wander in various directions in the hopes of relaxing and finding a thought that might be boring enough to allow a few hours of rest. Well, last night, I certainly found the dull subjects but had to spend more time thinking […]