“Hair of the dog” solution to financial crisis would be disaster

By Leon Logan The editorial “Government doesn’t belong in banks” blames the financial crisis on the supposed government pressure to make home loans to unqualified buyers. That is referring to The Community Reinvestment Act passed in 1977. It took 31 years for it to affect the economy? The act applied to depository banks only – […]

RAD hopes water woes fixed

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BY QCS Staff A valve with a broken gate, that prevented water from flowing east in the water line along the Frontage Road, may be culprit in a local water coop delivery system. “We’re hoping this will fix it,” said Shane Jennings, who conducts maintenance for RAD, the Rural Area Development Coop, and who serves […]

RAD’s water delivery worries residents

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Mike Trujillo, frustrated by low pressure in his water lines, turned his vehicle into a billboard and took his cause to First Street and Route 66. Trujillo who lives on Quay Road 64 near the Tucumcari Municipal Airport said his home often has little, if any, water during the […]

Science Fair entertains

William Thompson Over 270 Tucumcari public school students began setting up their science fair projects at the Tucumcari Convention Center, Monday. Small groups of students wandered from display to display, asking other students about their projects. Many students were more than willing to talk about their own projects. Seventh graders Jessica Rey and Kadi Powers […]

Creating needed holiday pressure

Lynn Moncus This surely is a most special season although some of us are a bit slow in going into action. As I receive each beautiful Christmas card and letter, I wonder when I am going to begin sending mine. As friends mention that their shopping finished, I wonder when I am going to begin. […]

Championship comes with baggage

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Entering the 2003 playoffs as defending state champions, the Rattlers have big game experience, but they also have a target on their back. “I think it gives us a little more pressure,” said junior quarterback Chris McCasland. “Everybody wants to beat the defending champion, that is their goal.” The Rattlers will meet Tularosa Saturday in […]