Mesalands men’s rodeo team takes first place at regional rodeo event

Special to QCS The Mesalands Community College’s Rodeo Team had one of its best performances at a regional rodeo at the University of Arizona in Tuscon, Ariz. Feb. 4-5. The Team had a total of 19 members place at the rodeo. The men’s team took first place with 954 points and brought home titles for […]

Community briefs — May 11

Scholarship night approaches Tucumcari High School scholarship night takes place at 6 p.m., Thursday at the Tucumcari Auditorium.

Pain of losing loved ones takes patience

Baxter Black

No bull about keeping superstitions

By Glenda Price They say superstition takes over when you’re facing situations you’ve got no control over — like a horse you KNOW is gonna break in two, you just don’t know when. So what you do in a case like that is give yourself an edge. When you get on that particular horse, you […]

Mitchell takes judge’s oath

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Chelle Delaney Chief Judge William Lang of the Second Judicial District administered the oath of office to Albert J. “Scooter” Mitchell, Jr. on Monday. Mitchell was sworn in as judge for the 10th Judicial District. “I hope I live up to your expectations and mine,” Mitchell said. “And if I don’t I’m sure some of […]

Ministry of H.O.P.E. takes a new look at its mission

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Ministry of H.O.P.E. is taking time off to reevaluate its mission and minstry, said David P. McAfee, president of H.O.P.E.’s executive board. “We’re recognizing that we’re not as efficiently organized as we’d like to be,” McAfee said. The ministry which provides emergency funds, food and clothing to those […]

Picture worth a thousand words

by Lynn Moncus Now that the slave has finally finished writing about the Rattler Reunion, she has decided I could write the column this week while she takes a long nap. Although she seems to enjoy that gathering, I rather dislike it because she pays no attention to my schedule and is apt to tell […]