How to run a great youth sports practice

Jack Perconte Parents often have unrealistic expectations of youth sport coaches. After all, most youth sport coaches are volunteer coaches who are only coaching because their sons or daughters are playing the sport. However, this should not provide an excuse for volunteer coaches to lack, enthusiasm, preparation and at least some measure of expertise. An […]

Tucumcari student receives anonymous donation

QCS Staff A check for $8,500 from an anonymous donor has been presented to Tucumcari High School student Donnie Price, 15, to be used for his education at Mesalands Community College. The donor toured Mesalands Dinosaur Museum where Price works as a volunteer and was impressed with Price’s knowledge, volunteerism and goals for the future. […]

Local groups, volunteer honored with statewide award

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Special to the QCS Three Tucumcari based organizations and Relissa Nials were recipients of USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) statewide Earth Team Volunteer awards on Wednesday in Albuquerque. The awards were presented by NRCS state conservationist, Dennis Alexander, to the Canadian River Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD), El Llano Estacado Resource Conservation & Development […]

Tucumcari student receives anonymous $8,500 scholarship

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By QCS Staff A check for $8,500 from an anonymous donor has been presented to Tucumcari High School (THS) student Donnie Price, 15, to be used for his education at Mesalands Community College. The donor toured Mesalands Dinosaur Museum where Price works as a volunteer and was favorably impressed with Price’s knowledge, volunteerism and goals […]

Volunteer firefighters cut loose by county

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Seven volunteer firefighters from Rural I station, including its station chief, received letters from the Quay County interim manager stating their services were “no longer needed or desired,” according to one of the firefighters who received a letter. The letter from Interim County Manager Wayne Cunningham also stated, “your continued […]

Letter to Editor: Family, community thanks kindness of stranger

Recently, there was a young girl killed in an automobile accident. She was in the company of three friends. One young man was also killed, and two others sustained numerous injuries. This impacted the community of Logan. The girl who was killed was Kateri “Kat” Trujillo. She had been an EMT with the Logan Volunteer […]

Tucumcari woman’s dream comes true with hospice

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun The dream of longtime Tucumcari native Earlene Klaverweiden was to open a hospice in town. Although she died four months ago, she was around to witness that dream — as did more than 100 others who showed up for the 10th anniversary celebration of the Helping Hands Hospice on […]