The games: Mother Road Rally draws crowds

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Robert Ciolli Bikes from across the Southwest filled the parking lot of the convention center last Saturday when 600 to 700

Now that’s mudslinging

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John and his wife Martha had a unique relationship. This is an understatement. Mostly what they had was a war of long duration interrupted now and then by skirmishes that came close to truce talks. They lived about 20 miles from town, the last five miles a dirt road. Most days one or the other […]

Firefighters fight brush fire at I-40 and Route 66

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By QCS Staff A grass fire that was started on Interstate 40 was brought under control Monday in about 30 minutes and about 50 yards from a Tucumcari gas dealership, a fire official said. The fire was in a commercial district on East Route 66 at I-40. The fire was reported about 10 a. m. […]

Some big guys I’ve known

By Glenda Price In the old days some people were “fat,” and fat people were jolly. “Obese” wasn’t even a word then, although I guess Big Henry who lived not far from our place would have qualified. He took the front seat out of his car and sat in the back seat to drive. I […]

Rattler wresters comeback with a first, second

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The Tucumcari Rattler wresting team finished second on Tuesday at the River Road Tournament at Amarillo, Texas. The Rattlers beat both River Road and Bushland with a score of 72-6 but lost to Boys Ranch by a score of 44-31. The Rattlers went into the tournament with a first place finish on Saturday at the […]

Weather to give region a break, no snow on tap

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By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Weather conditions are expected to be more favorable to motorists and travelers, as the storm systems move out of New Mexico, said a National Weather Service official. Today, no snow was expected, and temperatures were to level out with highs reaching the mid-40s and lows falling to the 20s. […]

Holidays turning into winter wonderland

It just might be a white Christmas in Quay County after all. “By Saturday (today) morning there is a possibility of up to four to six inches of snowfall in Quay County,” said National Weather Service meteorologist Jonathan Suk. “There will be blowing snow with winds out of the north, 15-25 mph, leading to poor […]

Birthdays, anniversary, winter weather

Growing on three… Diamond Lashae Harper is celebrating her third birthday on Monday. Joining her on her birthday are her brothers, Cory, Kaleb and Jacob, and her sister, Sierra, all of Tucumcari. Born in Miden, La., the Diamond’s have lived in Tucumcari about six months. Diamond enjoys the singing and dancing of Dora, the Explorer. […]

Quay County hosts some valuable friendships

By Lynn Moncus Those of us who call Quay County home are among the most privileged people in the world because we have such a wealth of good friends who just naturally know how to step in when tension is a bit much and to show their friendship by sharing it. Dorothy and Jimmie Randals […]

Commission looks at possibility of road bypass

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Quay County commissioners are looking into what it would take to build a road, about four miles long, that would be a shorter route between the south side of Ute Lake and access to U.S. 54 before the bridge over the Canadian river. Following their commission meeting on Monday, […]