Cowboy creativity entertaining

By Baxter Black: FNM columnist Cowboys can be quite creative when hard times cut into the daily operating expenses. Take Roy’s cousin BB. One of BB’s heifers had come off his badlands and crossed onto Roy’s pasture. On that fateful day BB had driven his pickup and gooseneck trailer to Roy’s place to pick him [...]

Tournament schedule for Tucumcari Golf Course

Tournaments set at city golf course The following are upcoming golf tournaments at the Tucumcari Municipal Golf Course. For times and entry fees, call 461-1849. l May 23: San Jon Tournament. l June 6-7: Mesa Open. l June 27: Rotary Tournament. l July 4: Legends 4 person Scramble. l July 24-26: Vic Breen Tournament. l [...]

Homecoming reminder of good times past

By Lynn Moncus Attending Homecoming at NMSU last week was a major treat for this Aggie who earned her first degree there 53 years ago. Seeing people with whom I had attended the College of New Mexico Agriculture and Mechanic Arts reminded me of the great times we had during those years and of the [...]

Celebrate your freedoms, vote as you see fit

By Lynn Moncus Being a member of the over-the-hill-gang certainly has its advantages because we can remember times that were and be thankful to have lived during them. For instance, we can remember when we weren’t battered by politics and politicians for more than a few months at a time. In fact, we rarely were [...]

Use Less Salt workshops set for House, Logan, Tucumcari

Salt is essential for good health. But often too much of a good thing is not healthy, according to a press release from the Quay County Extension Office. We must have a balance of sodium and water in our body fluids and tissues at all times. Too much of either, however, will upset the balance. [...]

Easter is a recollection of fond memories

By Lynn Moncus

February 1965

Seferino Jimenez, a Tucumcari railroad man for 35 years, was killed instantly when an east-bound freight train struck his work crew as they worked on the track near Pastura. … An earth tremor with a strength rating of 4 was felt by residents in Nara Visa, Logan and Gallegos about 4:30 a.m. on Feb. 3, [...]

RAD’s water delivery worries residents

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Mike Trujillo, frustrated by low pressure in his water lines, turned his vehicle into a billboard and took his cause to First Street and Route 66. Trujillo who lives on Quay Road 64 near the Tucumcari Municipal Airport said his home often has little, if any, water during the [...]

Landmark building destroyed

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Forty firefighters worked Friday night to contain a fire that destroyed the Sands Dorsey Building in downtown Tucumcari. At times flames leaped from the building’s roof and windows and smoke poured out making nearby streets invisible. Bursts of flames could still be seen from the structure at 10:30 p.m. [...]

Facing the giants who drain joy from our lives

By Debra Whittington And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. Romans 8:28 I love to watch movies and have a few that I can watch over and over. Each time I see them they are fresh and [...]