April 8, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Thursday • At 9:33 a.m., a female reported harassment. An officer advised her to fil• out a statement regarding a man she said was harassing her. • At 11:24 a.m., a male reported an […]

Logan advances to title game

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By Jesse Wolfersberger: Freedom Newspapers ALBUQUERQUE — It pays to be at the right place at the right time, especially on the last play of a one-point state tournament game. Down by one with only seconds left in the game, Logan junior Austin Whetten was well short on his desperation mid-range jumper, but junior Daniel […]

11/26 Editorial

This week marked the 127th anniversary of the birth of the founder of Freedom Communications, Raymond Cyrus Hoiles. Freedom is the parent company of 70 daily and weekly newspapers across the nation, including the Quay County Sun and eight television stations. It is the nation’s 13th largest newspaper and broadcast company. The Irvine, California-based company […]

A turkey by any other name just as juicy

By Baxter Black: QCS columnist The latest in the civilized world’s need to right old wrongs is the country of Turkey’s objection to the use of the name turkey to describe a rather intellectually challenged bird with a snood. “It casts us in an unflattering light, offends our ancestors and we are not getting any […]

From one generation to another

Baxter Black Grandpas have a special job and have since days of yore To teach his children’s children things his parents might ignore. Like how to spit and whistle, carve initials on a tree The value of an empty can and why some things aren’t free. Why dogs get stuck, how birds can fly, why […]

Sunshine Week time to trumpet open government

In small ways and more sweeping assaults, government officials have been closing their windows to public scrutiny. It is a troubling and ironic trend. Coming as the president speaks eloquently of developing democratic institutions across the world, Americans cannot be complacent about our own. It is time to seek more openness from federal, state and […]

Logan to get new motel

William Thompson The small town of Logan is trying to grow. A new business currently under construction should help to serve one of the various needs of a community on the rise. Logan entrepreneur Gary Knight is currently supervising construction of a new motel at 501 S. U.S. 54 in Logan. Knight will own and […]

Questions haunt columnist’s mind

Debra Whittington “Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” Hebrews 11:1 For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope: for what a man seeth, why doth he yet hope for? But if we hope for that we see not, then do […]

Letter to the editor: No level playing field

I’m a long ago Tucumcari resident who checks out the Quay County Sun on line. I offer a strong second to your opinion about teams getting a home field advantage for the state championship game. It is unfair and guarantees there is not a level playing field. Arizona has it right. Semi-final and championship games […]

Americans have mixed view on First Amendment

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for redress of grievances.” First Amendment, U.S. Constitution The First Amendment, which guarantees such rights […]