Anaya set for North-South baseball game

QCS Staff Gabriel Anaya isn’t sure if he’s going to be playing baseball in a few months, but it’s certainly a part of his immediate future. Anaya, who graduated from Tucumcari High School earlier this month, was the only senior on the Rattler baseball squad. Likewise, he’s the only representative in this weekend’s North-South All-Star […]

Vernon finishes strong at rodeo

Special to the QCS Mesalands Community College team roper Colt Vernon continued his string of productive National Intercollegiate Rodeo events by finishing the long round in a tie for 6th place, and taking 3rd place in the short round at Stephenville, Texas last weekend. At the end of the roping Vernon had secured fourth place […]

Adams: Fire safety includes drivers

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Weekend fires throughout Quay County are becoming almost commonplace, and County Fire Marshal Donald Adams is concerned residents aren’t treating them as dangerous situations. Adams reported during Monday’s regular County Commission meeting that the county fire crews have performed well with the large number of fires throughout the year, […]

Altrusa chapter earns national recognition

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun The room was hardly fitting a library — a dark, dusty space with shopping carts, exercise equipment and a few boxes of old books. Now, the Pioneer Senior Center Library looks more like a living room, with new shelving, rugs, lamps and furniture to go along with nearly 1,000 […]

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 […]

Weekend set at Logan

QCS Staff A parade through the streets of Logan on Saturday will kick off this weekend’s Fourth of July festivities in Logan and at Ute Lake State Park. A free barbecue and “bean feed” Saturday at the north entrance to the park, followed by fireworks at dusk at the park’s Windy Point entrance, should have […]

Club holds 33rd annual craft fair this weekend

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The 33rd annual spring craft fair hits the Quay County Fair Barn this weekend with more than 50 booths displaying a variety of arts and crafts, all hand-made according to fair organizers. Rebecca Cawthon, president of the Crafters, Rockhounds and Artists’ Fair of Tucumcari (C.R.A.F.T.), said between 500 and […]

Brunch fund raiser

TV Hagenah A sspecial brunch is scheduled this weekend to lhelp raise funds for the completion of Veterans Park on Main Street. The fund raiser is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 7 at the Veterans of Foreign War Post at 105 E. Main. The brunch will feature Huevo Rancheros with either red or green chili. A […]

St. Anne’s holds church retreat

TV Hagenah St. Anne’s Catholic Church will be holding a “Weekend of Christian Living” retreat Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 23-24 at Hammond Hall in Tucumcari. According to the event coordinator, Clara Rey, the purpose of the activity is to reaffirm religious ties within believers. “It’s a Catholic faith-based retreat,” said Rey about the purpose of […]

Summer ends at area lakes

William Thompson On Labor Day afternoon, many visitors to Ute Lake and Conchas Lake were pulling boats and jet skis out of the water, perhaps for the last time this year. Tara Carter, administrator for Ute Lake State Park, said visitation will decline sharply as cooler weather approaches. “We expect park visitation to slow down […]