Year-end service set for Sunday

by Quay County Sun Staff The 12th Annual End of Year Community Church Service will be at 10:30 a.m., on Sunday at the Tucumcari Convention Center. The program was started 12 years ago, by a former pastor of First Baptist Church, Bob Miller, said Jim Witcher, pastor of First Christian Church, whose church participates in […]

Joy can come from most sorrowful times

By Debra Whittington To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to […]

Marriage is a test of faith

By Debra Whittington: QCS Religion Columnist Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh. Genesis 2:24 Shirley and R.H. Hale, good friends and mentors of many others, and ours reached a milestone last week as they celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. […]

MCI trailer to be housed in city

Special to the Sun Eastern New Mexico Emergency Medical Services (EMS Region III), in partnership with the Division of Epidemiology and Response of the New Mexico Department of Health-EMS Bureau and Homeland Security Department, is working to increase the emergency preparedness of Quay County through provision of a Multi-Casualty Incident (MCI) Trailer to be stationed […]

Former Rattlers were able to mix, reminisce through golfing, barbecue and dancing.

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By Martha Frost: QCS staff writer Tucumcari would have been hard pressed to find an unhappy Rattler this weekend when the 2005 Rattler Reunion came to town. Kicking off on Thursday night, the three-day gala affair was in its 35th year with more than 500 folks in town just to celebrate their high school memories. […]

Christians have a reunion to look forward to someday

“And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea. And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a […]

Seniors find companionship through program

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By William Thompson Tucumcari resident Marina Valverde, 88, gets a visit from Dora Anaya, 66, two hours a day, five days a week. Anaya enrolled in Quay County’s Senior Companions program four years ago. Valverde was her first client. “Dora is like a relative to me now,” said Valverde. “We crochet together, we sing old […]

Mesalands roping in students for rodeo team and coach

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The Mesalands Community College Rodeo Team is competing in Stephenville, Texas today and, no matter the individual results, Coach Danny Garcia has team members dedicated to his philosophy of approaching rodeo competition as a team sport. “When one of us does something wrong in competition, all of us come […]

Senate race Clinton Harden

TV Hagenah Clinton Harden 1. What is it that makes this senatorial district special to you? 1. This senatorial district is special to me for many reasons, and first and foremost, it is special because of the resilient people who live here. I am proud to represent them. The quality of life we have in […]

Senate race Bob Frost

TV Hagenah Bob Frost 1. What makes the district special to you? 1. District 7 is special to me because it is “home”. That may seem to be too simple of an answer but when I started my family and my business, I chose to locate in Eastern New Mexico. This decision was made because […]