How Santa works

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun With Christmas just two days away many children are ready to get their gifts from Santa. Many of them wrote letters weeks if not months ago telling Santa just what they want for Christmas. We asked some area kids a few questions about Santa.

Three questions with Bob McClelland Jr.

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer 1. What new attractions can people expect at the air show?? This year we are going to use pyrotechnics in parts of the air show. We want to see how the people will respond and if they like it well try and do it every year. 2. What is […]

Our page: Aug. 5, 2009

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Meet your neighbor Name: Tara Marie Hatfield Profession: Water and land management clerk for Arch Hurley Conservancy District Born: July 1, 1979 Hometown: Tucumcari of course. Because sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name. Family: Four kids — three girls and a boy ranging in age from 15 to 7. Tell us […]

TEDC to survey Tucumcari’s growth

By Thomas Garcia: QCS sstaff writer Meslands Community College officials want the Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corporation board to

Tips to keep your poinsettias thriving until the next holiday

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension Every year as the holidays come to a close, people want to know how they can keep their poinsettias looking good and, eventually, replanting them.Here are a few tips:

Getting Santa’s attention …

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Letters to Santa can take all shapes and forms. Nowadays, they can be emailed, sent in a text message or snail mailed. But when you�re two or three years old, it�s good to have mom or dad help with your letter to Santa. That�s what parents did for their children who attend the Early Head […]

Rattlers Razz

By QCS Staff A Rattler reunion is like a large Cheers party televised on a wide screen. And at any moment you expect to hear these lyrics in the background: Be glad there’s one place in the world Where everybody knows your name, And they’re always glad you came; You want to go where people […]

When you least expect, God provides

By Leonard Lauriault In the movie, Forrest Gump, Forrest’s shrimp boat partner, Lewtinint Dan gets mad because they haven’t found any shrimp. Lewtinint Dan begins cursing God and challenging him to show up. Forrest, who’s narrating the story, says, “God showed up,” because at about that time a hurricane struck. Shortly after crossing the Red […]

Council plans to revive Princess Theater

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tucumcari’s Princess Theater on Main Street got a new lease on life at Thursday’s City Commission meeting. The commissioners approved a 10-year lease, renewable each year, of the Princess to the Quay Council for the Arts and Humanities. The council has discussed leasing the theater for several years and […]

Quitting a long time habit is not as bad as everyone thinks

By Lnn Moncus Those of you who have known me for more than a few months are much aware that I have been a serious smoker for more years than some people can count – a fact of which I am not proud, but a fact, nonetheless. Well, in January when I thought I merely […]