Work stopped on Sands-Dorsey building

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Work on the Sands-Dorsey building has been halted and a citation is to be delivered to the building’s owner, said city officials on Friday. Concerns about construction at the burned out building to make it safe were discussed at Thursday night’s City Commission meeting. And on Friday, Daniel Lopez, […]

Paris receives state parks’ highest honor

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By QCS Staff Rodney Paris, park superintendent at Ute Lake park, has been given The Governor’s Award, the highest honor to a field employee at the state’s Parks Division. “It is an honor to receive this award,” said Paris. “This truly shows the effort that the entire Ute Lake staff puts into improving the park.” […]

Mother and son duo take to the screen

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A Tucumcari mother and son have been spending time together on the silver screen. Donna Booher and her son, Gerren Loman, of Tucumcari can be seen in the remake of the 1957 western-action film, “3:10 to Yuma,” staring Russell Crowe, Christian Bale and Peter Fonda. The film opened on […]

Local artist’s work to be exhibited in Taos

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Special to the QCS Work by local artist Dejean Jawrunner will be on exhibit at the Harwood Museum of Art/Millicent Rogers Museum in Taos Sept 28 to Dec. 30. Over 500 New Mexico women artists submitted their work for this biennial juried exhibition and 98 were accepted. Jawrunner said she is honored and excited to […]

Rattlers show off gridiron skills at Purple and Gold scrimmage

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun About 50 fans turned out Friday afternoon for the Rattlers annual Purple and Gold scrimmage. For many of the Rattlers this scrimmage is a long running tradition but for some it was new and exciting first. “This is a great new experience for me,” said sophomore Cedar Bomar of […]

Keeping inner garden clear of weeks takes daily work

by Debra Whittington But he answered and said, Every plant, which my heavenly Father hath not planted, shall be rooted up. Matthew 15:13 As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in him: Rooted and built up in him, and established in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein […]

Hulce back at school helm

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Doug Hulce was named as the interim superintendent of Logan Schools at special meeting of the Logan school board on June 26. Hulce is filling in for former superintendent Carolyn Franklin who retired last year. Hulce is a familiar face in the community and has a long history with […]

One million gallons of water used to douse fire

By QCS Staff One million gallons of water were used to fight the fire at the Sands-Dorsey Building, said Tucumcari Fire Chief Mike Cherry. Also about $1,100 was used in foam to fight the fire, which began at about 5 p.m. on June 8 and was finally pronounced out at 9:30 a.m. on June 10, […]

Logan Rebuilding

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Combined with the hard work of the community and federal programs, life in Logan for many tornado victims is returning to normal, said a Village of Logan official. Many of the damaged residences and buildings have been repaired and many of those that were lost in the March 23 […]

Graduation pays off for many seniors

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun An open letter to area high school graduates: You’re being congratulated! Your photo is in the newspaper. You have made a great step in your life. You have graduated from high school. But you have also graduated to a new school. It may be college or some other school […]