Child Sense: Plan your child’s summer around their sensibilities

Priscilla J. Dunstan Summer holidays are looming, and it’s hard to know what to do with our little ones. It’s a hard balance to get right. Enough time to rest, enough time to spend with family and enough activities to keep them busy and interested. By being aware of your child’s dominant sense you will [...]

Heroes of old still resonate today

Baxter Black There was a horse sold this summer down in Missouri. Probably the most famous horse in the world … Trigger. RFD-TV paid a lot of money to own the mounted figure of this celebrity equine, Roy Rogers’ Paramount Palomino. They also purchased his dog Bullet. They did it for the sentimental value, but [...]

Amarillo man’s death is the second this summer at Ute Lake

QCS Staff An Amarillo man died following a boating accident at Ute Lake State Park in Logan, state park officials confirmed on Wednesday.

Stock contractors rowdy behind scenes

Baxter Black Bennie Beutler got inducted into the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame this summer. He’s one of a good handful of stock contractors that have been so honored. Stock contractors are an odd lot. They’re not smilers. They’re always on the job … sort of a cross between a prison guard and the captain [...]

Our page — July 28

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Summer reading program [image #1, align=right, size=medium] The Summer Reading Program Grand Finale was held July 22 at Dunn’s Park. We had a total of 348 children register and 155 of them finished the program. Out of the six-week program, the children read 7,320 books for a total of 1,830 hours of reading.

News Channel 10 Summer Celebration tour

News Channel 10 will be coming to Tucumcari on Monday to celebrate our community. Local organizations have planned a day of community Events.  

Our page — June 30

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[image #1, align=right, size= medium] On Thursday, June 24, the Summer Reading Program at Tucumcari Public Library held a magic show featuring the Amazing Bodinni from Albuquerque. We had 207 people attend the program held at the Mesalands Community College. The people in the picture are of course the Amazing Bodinni, Arissa Griego, Thomas Morris, [...]

Annual program aims to curb drunken driving

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico The New Mexico State Police department is undertaking its annual 100 Days and Nights of Summer, but local officers would like to be able to reduce more than just alcohol-related incidents. “It’s not just about drunk driving,” said Lt. Eric Garcia, public information officer for the state police. “It’s [...]

Local athlete looks to raise money

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun An area track athlete is raising money for a chance to compete in Australia this summer.

12-2 Our page

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Name: Eric Martinez Your profession: Farrier science aide Your age (and birthdate): 21, 10/24/1988 What do you consider your hometown: Taos What do you think about Quay County? Quay County is a nice place, the magestic mesas, summer sunsets or the economical wind farms up on the horizon. Tell us about your greatest individual accomplishment: [...]