Does it matter how much we do or make?

By Debra Whittington The LORD hath appeared of old unto me, saying, Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with loving kindness have I drawn thee. Jeremiah 31:2 God is faithful, by whom ye were called unto the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord. I Corinthians 1:9 Last week, Mark […]

Are we on the road not taken, or life’s broad avenues

By Leonard Lauriault Many eastern New Mexicans drive a lot. Our smaller communities have lots to offer, but not everything we need. So, we have to go to the larger cities for some things. There are several routes from Tucumcari to Clovis, each requiring about the same amount time, although they’re slightly different distances. No […]

Time to register for city football, volleyball leagues

Registration has begun for the Quay County Junior League Football program and the Tucumcari Recreation Center Girls Volleyball. Children in grades four through six are eligible to participate in the Junior League Football. The cost is $30 per player. Girls in grades three through six are eligible to play volleyball. The cost is $25 per […]

Keep your cool with ice cubes

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Oh, it’s so nice to be cool. That’s what people thought even before Willis Carrier produced the first air conditioning system in 1902. A Roman emperor ordered that snow be brought to his garden and formed into mounds so that natural breezes might be cooled. That’s an early item […]

Stargazing

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By QCS Staff Ashley Lopez and her family met the cast of the television series “Law and Order: SVU” on June 27 in New Jersey. The trip was made possible through the New Mexico Make-a-Wish organization. An added bonus of the meeting with the actors of Law & Order Special Victims Unit was that Ashley […]

Sands-Dorsey receives structural, safety review

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A structural engineer surveyed the fire damage at the burned out Sands-Dorsey Building on Thursday. One of the first issues to address is stabilizing the building, said Sonya Cooper, a construction engineer and professor at New Mexico State University at Las Cruces. Cooper was brought in through the state’s […]

Highlights of Route 66 fesitval

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Route 66 festivities on Saturday brought out several hundred locals and visitors who participated in the morning parade and enjoyed the day’s activities through the monster truck crush.

Stormy weather often leads us to our source of strength

By Debra Whittington I will bless the Lord at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul shall make her boast in the Lord: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad. O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together. I sought the Lord and he […]

New to fleet, new school plan

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By QCS Staff Groundwork was laid on Monday to eventually build a new high school in Tucumcari. Cost of the new high school could be as much as $20 to $26 million, said school superintendent Aaron McKinney. The Tucumcari School Board agreed to a $1.25 million financing package through the state’s Finance Authority. Voters approved […]

Pike chronicles advertised Southwest

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Yes, my calendar says that Feb. 22nd is George Washington’s Birthday, 1732. Skip to Feb. 26, and my calendar says: “1807: Zebulon Pike’s party was captured by Spanish soldiers from Santa Fe.” Who was Zebulon Pike? His father was an officer in George Washington’s army and who, after the […]