Patience helps to fend off clatter of ill chosen words

By Lynn Moncus Have you ever had an acquaintance who seemed to enjoy putting you down inorder to feel superior or simply in order to bruise your feelings if possible? I think most of us have met such people along the trail and have had a few thoughts about letting them fall off the bluff […]

Logan man injured at Ute Lake State Park

By QCS Staff A New Mexico State Parks worker was injured Friday afternoon in Logan while working on a nature trail at Ute Lake State Park, a Parks official said. Rex Stahl was operating a small front end skid loader on a nature trail at 3:55 p.m. when it went off the trail, said Dannie […]

Ag center’s new arboretum is a walking trail, too

Special to the QCS Tucumcari has new outdoor educational center, an arboretum at the New Mexico State University’s Agricultural Science Center on Highway 54.Individuals and educational groups are invited to meander their way through the outdoor arboretum to learn more about the trees and plant life around them as well as to enjoy being in […]

Riding, racing the Santa Fe Trail

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Team Liberty had it much easier than their forefathers when they crossed the Santa Fe Trail. Participants in the Great Santa Fe Trail Race, Dawson Higgins and Shawn Davis, had six horses, a motor coach, a truck with a sleeper and hot meals. The 13-day race covered 800 miles, […]

Birthdays, Seaman completes basic, Santa Fe Trail race

Brotherly love… Robert is finally a big brother. Baby sister Aliyah Roberta Marez was born July 25, 2007 at 5:03 p.m. in Albuquerque. She weighed 6.1 pounds and was 17 1/2 inches long. Her parents are Jose and Veronica Marez of Tucumcari. Other family includes her brothers: Paul Marez and Lara, and niece Adaeus of […]

Team Liberty setting pace on Santa Fe Trail ride

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Team Liberty of Tucumcari is in the No. 3 spot after two days in the Great Santa Fe Trail Horse Endurance Race, said Shawn Davis, Liberty Team captain from Tucumcari. �We�re in third. We�re doing okay. We�re right up there where we need to be,� said Davis in a […]

San Jon to take over Caprock Amphitheater

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Village of San Jon has asked to take over the operation of the Caprock Amphitheater from the Quay County Commission. Village of San Jon administrator, Bobbye Rose, said, “We’re trying to do economic development” through nature and other tours that could be developed with the Caprock Amphitheater at […]

Maps provide soothing journey to past times

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist When the present becomes a bit too overwhelming, I tend to retreat to quieter times in history in order to relax for a moment and to think about the times that were. By looking at a couple of maps drawn in 1849 by Lt. J.M. Simpson, I was able to […]

4/20 Community Notes

• The Tucumcari City Commission met on Thursday at City Hall for a regular meeting. The commission approved a bid on the Center Street booster station pump, approved an agreement to pay 2.5 percent of the grant received by the airport for a new runway and approved a grant application to assist with DWI saturation […]