Fire claims home, officials unsure of cause

Russell Anglin Area firefighters are not sure what caused a June 7 fire that claimed a Quay County man’s home. “The guy lost everything. The arsen investigator came out, spent about three hours, and ruled it as undetermined cause,” Rural District 3 Fire Chief Del Choate said. Choate said the district 3 fire department was […]

People perceive prettiness

Russell Anglin While at a restaurant drive-thru last week, I encountered a nice lady, maybe a little older than me, who told me … well, I can’t tell you exactly what she told me as it may prove a tad PG-13 for the Quay County Sun. Suffice it to say she made a flattering comment […]

City shopping causes discomfort

Russell Anglin This town sure has changed my perspective.

Tucumcari soldier returns from Afghanistan

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QCSun Staff Army Pfc. Travis Munsell, 19, was considering a trip to the lake with his friends Tuesday morning after returning to Tucumcari from Kabul, Afghanistan Friday. Munsell said he grew up in Tucumcari, moving here from Houston at age four or five. Munsell originally planned to join the United States Coast Guard after high […]

Town bustles with big-city energy

This sure is a fascinating town we live in. From the population marker I saw on the way in from Lubbock, I did not expect to see the bustle of activity that I have seen every day. I would hardly call Tucumcari a “small town.” In fact, on my way to work this very Monday […]

Walks are wonderful with warm weather

By Lynn Moncus As the last leaves are blowing off the trees, those of us who are a bit opposed to cold weather are now awaiting the “coming of the green” and return of warm weather. Sunday’s cold north wind really got our attention as Aggie and I took our walk in the country. Neither […]

Halloween safety tips

l Tripping and falling in the dark of Halloween night sends most children to the emergency room. Costumes that fit correctly and don’t have billowing skirts or sleeves and shoes that can be walked in comfortably are the best choice. l Make sure the costumes or props, such as swords, don’t have sharp ends that […]

Spay and neuter clinic gets rave reviews

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Thirty Tucumcari cats and dogs lost, er, their sex appeal on Oct. 17. They were brought in by their owners to the free spay/neuter clinic, a one-day program to help petowners prevent their dogs and cats from having unwanted kittens and puppies. “Our dog population is getting way too […]

Giving way to herd instinct is long way from easy chair

By Aggie Moncus The slave decided I, Aggie, could do the writing this week because she was otherwise occupied–meaning she was too lazy to do any extra thinking. She and I really have had some good times on our Sunday walks of late because the weather has been cooler and more comfortable. She even decided […]

11-15-2006: Turk’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Turkey Shoot signup Remember the Turkey Shoot Scramble on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. Shotgun, Teams will be blind draw by the Turkey Committee. $20 entry fee per player. Many prizes and hopefully the weather will agree for all of us. Please call by 5 p.m. Saturday, if possible. You might notice some […]