Pet made special memories

On Sunday, Aug.a 14, Dame Agatha Christie, aka Aggie died at her home on this corner. Fortunately, she had a short illness which began on Thursday evening. She was kept as comfortable as possible during that brief interval. Aggie, part blue heeler and part border collie, became boss on this corner on August 8, 1999, […]

San Jon rally falls short in Class B boys title game

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By Dave Wagner ALBUQUERQUE — Top-seeded Quemado may have thought it had gotten away from pesky San Jon in the third quarter of Saturday’s Class B boys state championship game at The Pit, but the Eagles had another thing coming.

King wins attorney general race

Kevin Wilson Gary King never thought victory would come easy. But he said the spoils had to be short. “I feel like it was a good, hard battle,” King said after defeating 9th Judicial District Attorney Matt Chandler and securing his second term as attorney general. “We’ll have a chance to enjoy the victory tonight, […]

Tucumcari Detachment going to Iraq

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Chelle Delaney In a few short months, a handful of Tucumcari’s citizen soldiers will be in uniform 24-7 in Iraq. Preparations begin this weekend, when about a dozen men and women from the New Mexico National Guard in Tucumcari and their loved ones attend a family readiness conference in Albuquerque. The conference will focus on […]

Cullum’s aim for 11th win falls short

By QCS Staff After 10 straight wins, Tucumcari’s mixed marital arts champion Abel Cullum lost his

Some say emergency plan fell short during storm

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun After experiencing Wednesday night’s threatening storm and tornado warning, several local families say the city should activate its warning sirens and have an emergency plan to provide shelter. “There was bad weather and people didn’t know where to go or what to do,” said Martha Sandoval. “Nowadays with more […]

Life on short leash

By Lynn Moncus Because several of you were kind enough to call, the slave finally decided I could do the writing this week. She tends to get carried away and forget that I have my own fan club and that I need to write frequently in order to stay in touch with them. Besides she […]

Vernon finishes strong at rodeo

Special to the QCS Mesalands Community College team roper Colt Vernon continued his string of productive National Intercollegiate Rodeo events by finishing the long round in a tie for 6th place, and taking 3rd place in the short round at Stephenville, Texas last weekend. At the end of the roping Vernon had secured fourth place […]

Rodeo team looks toward spring

Mesalands Community College’s Rodeo Team finished the fall season with some good results at the Lubbock competition and can now focus on the coming spring schedule that will start the third week of March. There were 170 teams entered in the team roping event at Lubbock. Ropers from Mesalands did well in the long round. […]

Mesalands rodeoers compete, come close

ALPINE, Texas – Mesalands Community College’s Rodeo Team traveled to Alpine, Texas where according to those taking part the competition was fierce and the weather was chilly. Still, four Mesalands team members came very close to breaking into the short round competition. Christen Martinez in barrels, Chase Pope in steer wrestling, Samantha Southard in goat […]