Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for Quay County until 7:15 p.m. today

By QCS Staff A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect until 7:15 p.m. today in Northeastern Curry and east central Quay counties, according to the National Weather Service. Some of these storms could produce damaging winds and large hail, the NWS said

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 […]

She recoils at thought of rattler

By Lynn Moncus Often while trying to think of a subject for this column, I discuss it with friends and hope for many good suggestions. This time, I asked my friend, Jo Priddy, for a little help, but she said she couldn’t think of anything I hadn’t already written about (probably numerous times). She didn’t […]

Canyon trips always welcome

By Lynn Moncus A couple of weeks ago, Aggie and I stood beside he Plaza Larga to watch that Colorado water rushing by, and my mind did its usual trick of heading to the canyons to see the beginning of that creek. When we are very young we take almost everything for granted and don’t […]

9/24 Quay County sportster

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Who: Jamie Jones, Lady Rattler JV volleyball player and senior at Tucumcari High School. What she plays: Middle blocker on the volleyball team. She also plays basketball and participates in track. “I have no favorite,” Jones said of her sporty trio. She said her favorite part of any sport is playing together and working as […]

Ides of March snow gives locals chance to watch travelers

Lynn Moncus “Beware the ides of March” caused some of us to pause when our major snow storm hit on that day this week. Although the soothsayer was warning Julius Caesar, that same warning could have been given last Saturday while we were enjoying 80 degree weather and admiring the many fruit trees in full […]

Neighborhood watch sought for public housing

William Thompson: Quay County Sun Tucumcari’s Housing Authority Director Robert Pacheco is soliciting resident and police help to try to keep public housing units safe. He hopes to set up neighborhood watches in local units by May 1, he said. Working with the police would be key to Pacheco’s plan, he said. “I have spoken […]

Artists pour iron

TV Hagenah The scene on the south side of the Mesalands Community College art room on Friday afternoon and evening looked more like some sort of post-apocalyptic film rather than a place of art. One almost expected to see Mad Max step out from the shadows as fire belched toward the sky and people ran […]