Cowboy home needs strong freshener

I had the pleasure of spending the weekend with a roundup of cowboy friends. (This means that you fed the horses and caked the cows before breakfast). Tales were told, goats were cooked, music was played and it went on for days! But the background in my grand memories of this long weekend was the […]

Living through past gives hope

On August 21, the woman from Ima felt compelled to take a short drive to lma to spend some time just scouting around while enjoying moments of the present and of the past. Although I don’t go there very often, I have noticed for some time that few cattle were to be seen along the […]

Children give touching Mother’s Day presents

Beth Whitehouse When Ryan Tierney was 11, he was a boy with a plan: To present Mom with a homemade book about their life together for Mother’s Day. He sneaked a blank notebook from the family’s closet, and every night after Robin Tierney went to sleep, Ryan worked on it. He looked through old photo […]

Extension office teams up with Joslin Diabetes Center to present program

By QCS Staff The Quay County Extension Office is teaming up

05-03-08: Community Notes

Cinco De Mayo fest set for Monday at Mesalands Mesalands Community College will present its annual Cinco De Mayo celebration from 5:30 p.m.

UNM students present downtown redevelopment designs

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Plans for downtown redevelopment by students from UNM were received with enthusiasm by local residents. “I like what I see here,” said Beth Parmer, who joined more than a dozen residents as the presentation on Saturday. The students from the UNM School of Architecture and Planning provided illlustrated drawings […]

Racino planners present site plan for Coronado Park

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tuesday’s audience was eager and receptive. All the odds were in the presenters’ favor. But the stakes are getting higher as an investor group, Coronado Partners, LCC, seeks to win the last available license from the state’s Racing Commission to operate a racetrack and casino in Tucumcari. Investors and […]

Past and present mayors share a laugh

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By QCS Staff Before the Tucumcari City Commission convened Thursday night, commissioners presented past Mayor Mary Mayfield with a plaque and proclaimation for her service to the city.Mayfield, the city’s first woman mayor, resigned last year for health reasons.At last night’s meeting, commissioners re-elected Antonio Apodaca mayor and Jim Witcher mayor pro tem.Former Mayor Mary […]

‘Cactus Pass’ set for stage on Tuesday

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By QCS Staff The Tucumcari High School drama class will present “Cactus Pass,” a comedy in two acts. In this play, Trevor Barrington wants nothing more than for his snooty, rich family to see the “real America.”

Learning forgiveness

By Leonard Lauriault As the leading character of the Revolutionary War movie, “The Patriot,” Mel Gibson had been a brutal soldier in the French and Indian War. Upon losing his second son during the Revolution, he made the following statement “I have long feared that my sins would return to visit me and the cost […]