Local DAR chapter hands out flags

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By Glenda Reid The Tucumcari Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has a program where they give out new United States Flags for torn or faded flags. The Tucumcari Chapter members drive around town and jot down places that fly the United States flag and see if that flag needs replacing. Then the […]

Tucumcari soldier returns from Afghanistan

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QCSun Staff Army Pfc. Travis Munsell, 19, was considering a trip to the lake with his friends Tuesday morning after returning to Tucumcari from Kabul, Afghanistan Friday. Munsell said he grew up in Tucumcari, moving here from Houston at age four or five. Munsell originally planned to join the United States Coast Guard after high […]

Healthy living matter of choice

Tom Morris The United States Department of Agriculture identifies five food groups: fruits, vegetables, grains, meats and legumes, and milk. The following information will guide you to making more healthy choices when consuming foods from these five food groups:

British election may affect November polls

To get through its current crisis, the United Kingdom needs another Iron Lady. That’s the derogatory term bestowed by her opponents upon Margaret Thatcher, the Conservative Party’s prime minister from 1979-90. But the moniker later was adopted by supporters when they admired Thatcher’s getting the country through the major crises of the late 1970s and […]

Rush missteps representing HSUS

By Baxter Black: Humor columnist I felt a tremor in the Earth. Rush Limbaugh joined the dark side. Limbaugh is a spokesman for the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). It was like finding out your brother is a cross dresser. Why does it matter? It probably doesn’t to most people, but whether you […]

Cutest kids help raise funds for United Way

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Sometimes the cutest kids can do the darnest things. And that’s what happened with Alco’s Cutest Baby Contest. Funds raised from the project, about $450, were donated to the Quay County United Way.

Tucumcari students going to Washington for inauguration

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Chelle Delaney Fourteen students from Tucumcari High School will be joining millions of others in Washington, D.C. to be nearby when president elect Barack Obama is sworn in Jan. 20 as the 44th president of the United States. It may not be the inauguration they wanted, however. Of the students interviewed recently, two of the […]

11-22-2008: Calendar

Today: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., Christmas Craft fair, pancake breakfast, bake sale, lunch, American Legion Bingo Hall, 100 S. Eighth St., Logan. Call 487-2803 or 487-9282 to rent a space.Today: 1:30- 4 p.m., opening of show of the private family collection of Santos by the late Maximilliano Padilla Henderson, ENMAS Gallery, 201 S. Second […]

United Way auction set for Wednesday

The annual United Way of Quay County Auction at Wells Fargo Bank kicks

Bowlers compete at state

By Robert Ciolli Three Mountain View bowling teams are competing this weekend at the New Mexico United States Bowling Congress (USBC) open tournament in Albuquerque. “We’re proud to finally have Tucumcari represented,” said Locos team captain Gerald Lucero. Held every other year in Albuquerque, the tournament is open to all USBC members. Featuring team, double […]