House schools host FFA contests for District IV

Blake Moon On Jan. 18, House schools hosted Junior High Leadership contests for District IV participants. Contests included the opening/closing ceremonies as well as junior high prepared speaking contest. The opening and closing ceremonies team consists of seven members who repeat the FFA opening and closing ceremonies. The Prepared Speaking Contest requires an individual to […]

County extension hosting seminar

QCS staff The 44th Annual Agriculture and Home Economics Seminar, hosted by the Quay County Extension Service, will be held Friday at the Tucumcari Convention Center. The doors will open at 8 a.m. for registration, refreshments and visiting. Programs will begin at 8:30 a.m., with an opening key note speaker. Several sponsors will have booths […]

Christmas brings back memories

Lynn Moncus By the time this is printed, we should have most of the major Christmas tasks completed and should be thinking about plans for Christmas Day. Remember when we were children and these last days went by so very slowly? Our excitement would build as those seconds ticked by, and we would be so […]

Bar set for Friday opening

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QCSun Staff A new bar is set to open in Tucumcari on Friday at 4 p.m. Mike Awais, Pakistan native and owner of the Tristar Inn Xpress hotel, was preparing for his hotel bar’s opening on Wednesday. He emphasized that Friday’s opening was not a “grand” opening as his planned restaurant will not be open. […]

Credibility questioned at Hittson murder trial

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico Opening arguments in the first-degree murder trial of a 25-year-old Roswell man Tuesday morning foreshadow a battle for credibility. The state says it’s eyewitness watched Brandon Barela bash Ron Hittson in the face with a concrete block. But the defense said the eyewitness is diverting guilt from himself. Characterizing […]

Rattlers face Dexter in opening round

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer The 10th-seeded Tucumcari Rattlers will take on No. 7-seed Dexter at 7 p.m. Friday in Dexter in the first round of the Class 2A state football playoffs. “If we play like we know we can, we will win,” said Rattlers head coach Daniel Hutchins. “We just have to limit […]

Ministry of Hope opening two days a week next month

By QCS Staff Ministry of Hope will begin opening two days a week next month, said Doyle Frasier,

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More than 500 children and adults attended the opening of the Women’s Club “Youth Center,”

ENMAS featured artists, fiber artist grand opening

Special to the QCS April’s featured ENMAS artists Local artists Cheston Keck and Denette Johnson will be the featured artists for April at the Eastern New Mexico Art Space Gallery. An opening reception will be at 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on April 5. Artwork by Keck of Tucumcari is 3-D computer-generated art. His style […]

Cornerstone Deli has its red ribbon opening

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By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun The Cornerstone & Frozen Custard Deli held its official opening on Wednesday. Members of the Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce, guests and friends helped the owners Rachel and Mike Hicklin of Tucumcari cut the traditional red ribbon. The Hicklins began planning the deli in December 2006. The business opened its […]