A tragic tale of two sites

By Kevin Wilson This is a story of two sites — Web Site A and Web Site B. I’m not going to identify A or B, because I’m guessing there are a lot of Site As and Site Bs on this particular topic. Site A, updated by somebody I would consider a friend, contains a […]

Senator Quay has interesting history

By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Even those who live in Quay County may not be aware the term “Quayism” exists. No, it does not mean full of motels, grassland and ranchers and snaked by Route 66. Quayism is synonymous with “shrewd or even ruthless,” according to the Web site bookrags.com, and it was a […]

Keeping Quay cleaner

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS The stocking’s unhung, the boxes unstuffed and the Christmas tree stands naked, dried up and shedding — waiting to be put to rest. But there are better ways to dispose of trash and has-been Christmas trees than simply stacking them into a dumpster or hiding them in an alley, according to […]

Making a difference from Quay to the Middle East

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Making a difference could be as easy as opening a door or carrying some groceries. Or, as Tucumcari’s Altrusa is planning this year, be as involved as revamping the entire library at the Pioneer Senior Center. These are just some of the ideas for Saturday’s Make a Difference Day, which was […]

Submit holiday cheer from the Land of Enchantment

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Some use salt shakers. Others have fashioned decorated fish hooks to hang around flour canisters. Still more use ceramic molds or clothespins. Hide-A-Way Ceramic owner Karlene Mowles said she’s seen a wide array of Christmas ornaments in her five years in the art business. Now New Mexicans get a chance to […]

Web poll results: Rattler football

The Quay County Sun Web poll asked: How do you think the Tucumcari Rattler football team will do this season? A total of 42 people responded, here is what they said: Make the play offs – 17 votes 40.48% Win more than they lose – 8 votes 19.05% Lose more than they win – 5 […]

Area business owners look to Web

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By Ryn Gargulinski When boot maker Tim Bishop first started his Tucumcari-area shop several years ago, he said he had no idea he could easily sell his custom boots to people in other countries. But he said a quick two-day e-commerce workshop helped open his eyes to the miles of possibility the Internet offers. The […]

State launches jistorical Web site

By Martha Frost: Quay County Sun Anyone who wonders how Tucumcari got its name, or what New Mexico was like in 1842 or what battles took place on the plains can now get their answers online. A new Web site was launched Thursday by State Historian Estevan Rael-Galvez that will answer these questions — and […]

Mesalands Rodeo Team makes TV debut

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By Tova Fruchtman: Quay County Sun Fans of the Mesalands Rodeo Team won’t have to wait until next season to see them preform again. In June, they can watch them in the comfort of their own home. About 20 students and coach Danny Garcia had roles in the Turner Network Television’ 12-hour six-part series “Into […]

4/27 community notes

• The Quay County Commission held a regular meeting on Monday. County Manager Terry Turner said that the most significant agenda item was the discussion of a Joint Powers Agreement with the city of Tucumcari when it comes to subdivision regulations for areas within 3 miles of the city. Don Schutte, assistant district attorney gave […]