God gives us the desires of our hearts

I like to eat, and there were several days between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day that my tummy got tight as a tick, almost to the point of misery. It should be noted that this condition is not exclusive to the holidays. Although it wasn’t a holiday meal, I know of one young person who […]

Local leaders helped state thrive

As New Mexico celebrates its 100th year as a state it’s easy to daydream about what life in our portion of the state was like back in 1912. Portales had been around just over a decade, Texico was 10 years old and Clovis had been established six years earlier when a division point for the […]

New year opportunity for fresh start

“This is the day which the LORD hath made…” Psalm 118:24 What difference does a number on a piece of paper known as a calendar make in our lives? What about the year? Is Jan. 1 that much different than Dec. 31? Does all of this make a difference to average people like you and […]

Year in review

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Progress met with protest Hundreds attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the first phase of the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water System in August at Ute Lake. The first phase is an intake structure, or pumping station, that would move the water from the reservoir to authority members that have reserved it — Clovis, Portales, Texico, […]

Warmer weather predicted

Thomas Garcia Warmer weather is forecast for Quay County going into the New Year, according to the National Weather Service Albuquerque. A break in the recent winter weather patterns will begin on Wednesday as temperatures begin to rise into the upper 40s to mid 50s, said Amanda Martin, a National Weather Service meteorologist. “Rain or […]

Penmanship fading art form

No matter how old we get, most of us still appreciate the cards, letters, and calls we receive from friends and relatives during the holidays. For some reason, we don’t communicate with many of them during the year, thus, we really enjoy hearing from them about the year’s happenings. This year, the woman from Ima […]

Extension agent reports busy year

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Thomas Garcia Quay County Extension agents report a busy and successful year and are now preparing for next year. Brenda Bishop, extension agent, detailed successes of the program to a year end committee who brainstorm on potential projects for the following year. Bishop said several of the programs grew from the previous year. She said […]

4-H Year End and Hall of Fame awards

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QCS Staff Quay County 4-H Holds Year End Achievement Night

Rollover claims life of 72 year old resident of House

A single-vehicle rollover on State Road 252 Tuesday evening killed a 72-year-old House man, police said.

Our page — Nov. 2

Altrusa announces Cash Party winners Altrusa International of Tucumcari hosted their annual Cash Party on Oct. 29 at the Quay County Exhibition Center. Three hundred tickets were sold to the event with the ticket holder of the last number drawn, taking home $15,000, and the runner up taking home $500. Proceeds of the event benefit […]