County fair nearing

Special to the QCS The Quay County Fair will be here in just one week and now is the time to start preparing your entries for the Home Arts departments. Fair books are available at businesses around the county and at the Quay County Extension Office. The fair has been shortened by one day. We [...]

Press release: Winter storm warning issued until Tuesday

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a winter storm warning for heavy snow…which is in effect from 5 p.m. this afternoon to 11 a.m. Tuesday. • Snow accumulations…snowfall accumulations of 3 to 6 inches below 7,500 feet can be expected with 6 to 12 inches above 7,500 feet. Locally higher amounts will be [...]

Don’t wait for weather to storm

by Leonard Lauriault Our nation has faced some difficult times this century. Recession, terrorism, war, even the weather has been in the news. These are all among the storms of life that will continue until Jesus returns; although, they won’t be an indication that his return is imminent (Mathew 24: 3-8). Still, we are to [...]

Three questions with Aaron McKinney

By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer Have the students and staff adjusted well to the active construction at the high school? It has not effected anything going on in the classrooms. We have been observing the class rooms since school has started and have not seen a difference. What is the status of phase I [...]

Wynashe preliminary hearing recessed until Monday

Thomas Garcia By Thomas GarciaQuay County Sun The preliminary hearing of Tucumcari man charged with shooting another man in the neck at the Redwood Lodge was recessed until Monday. This proceedings before Magistrate Court Judge Joel Garnett were to determine if the case against Robert W. Wynashe, 66, would be bound over to district court [...]

Tornado watch in effect in Quay County

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The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Quay County that remains in effect until 9 p.m.The warning is in effect for extreme central Quay and southeastern Harding counties and extreme Southeastern San Miguel County, according to the NWS.At 8:21 p.m., the NWS stated that Doppler radar continued to indicate that a line [...]

Elm leaf beetle: Best to wait until next year to launch your counter attack

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension In the recent days I have had a flood of calls asking, “Why are the elm trees in Tucumcari all dying out?”

David Allen Paris

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Services: Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p .m. on Thursday at Dunn Funeral Home in Tucumcari. Funeral services will at 2 p.m. on Friday at the Dunn Funeral Home. David Allen Paris, of Midland, Texas, died Monday, Sept. 10, 2007. Mr. Paris was born Nov. 30, 1938 to John Hoyle Paris and [...]

She discovers quiet strength of life behind bars

By Lynn Moncus As we look at various chapters of our lives, we are often amazed that we had such unique experiences until we mention one now and then. Actually, we think that most of our experiences are similar to everyone else’s until we begin to talk about them, and then we learn more about [...]

Over-the-hill gang can tell fun tales

Quite often, young people seem to have a hard time believing that any of us in the over-the-hill gang were ever young or ever led very active lives. When questioned, they sometimes admit that their parents don’t talk about their youth and what they did for entertainment, thus leading the youngsters to believe that they [...]