Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Articles from the March 26, 2013 edition

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Mesalands students holding Easter Bunny charity event

Mesalands Community College's student government organization is holding an Easter Bunny charity event Thursday. To help usher in the holiday and give back to the community the student government... Full story

 

Fire destroys local business

A fire late Monday night destroyed a local business and left the owner in shock and disbelief. QCS Photo: Thomas Garcia Danford Cross is brought to tears as he discovers the only picture he had of...

 

Student of the month - March 27

Benjamin Aragon, 15, and Genesis Rodriguez, 17, are the students of the month at Tucumcari High School. Aragon is the son of Ramon Aragon and is sophomore. He has been active in track and has a grade... Full story

 

Area resident takes honors at stock show

Courtesy photo KJ DWE Sheila 457Y, owned by Kyle and Tonya Perez, was named 2013 National Champion Horned Female at the National Western Stock Show in Denver. C&M Herefords of Nara Visa New Mexico... Full story

 

Local elected game commission chair

The New Mexico State Game Commission elect recently appointed Scott Bidegain of Tucumcari as chairman. Bidegain, 33, was selected to serve as the chairman during the March 21 meeting in Albuquerque....

 

Mesalands rodeo teams bring home championship titles

The Mesalands Community College's Rodeo Team competed in their best rodeo of the spring season last weekend at the University of Arizona. The Mesalands Rodeo Team brought home both the Men's and...

 

Hay growers hold meeting

QCS photo: Jerenne Bradley Concerned farmers and ranchers were in attendance for the Hay Growers roundtable discussion on Thursday afternoon. The Quay County Hay Growers roundtable discussion was... Full story

 

Easter events

Easter events planned for the area: Thursday 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Tucumcari High School Carnival at High School. 6 p.m.,- 8 p.m., Easter Bunny at Mesalands Community College Building A. Friday 2 p.m., VFW...

 

County commission holds meetings on road

The Quay County Commission held their regular meeting in Nara Visa and plan on holding meetings in San Jon and House to reach out to the communities they represent. "We appreciate the commissioners co...

 

New businesses - March 27

Tucumcari will be the site of a new business with Kodiak Fresh Produce set to open in mid-April, soon, Site Manager John Perry said Monday. Perry, who is from Logan, said their goal is to be the...

 

Menus - March 27

The following are the menus for schools and senior center in Quay County for Mar. 28 - April 3. Tucumcari Thursday Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, fruit, milk Lunch: Corn dog, baked beans, salad, carrot...

 

Ticket calendar - March 27

The Ticket Calendar is a listing of upcoming events and places of general interest in the area and across the region: Spring carnival at Tucumcari High School, 1100 South Seventh on March 28 starting...

 

Letter to the editor: Obamacare only bad for special interests

The constant pitch you hear from conservative publications, talk shows and columnists: Obamacare is bad. The reason: There is a well funded and organized group that benefits billions from the status...

 

Thomas: Proud to call Nara Visa home

I was reminded Monday about how nice it is to go back home, and see the people of the community interested in current events. The Quay County Commission had their regular meeting in the gym kitchen...

 

Notes from the church lady: Gift came at time I needed it

"Now upon the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they came unto the sepulchre... Luke 24:1" It was so dark I could hardly see when I climbed into the pickup early that morning. How I lo...

 

Comments from the canyons: Respecting privacy should be automatic

Those of us who have spent much of our lives in rural areas are accustomed to having our privacy and can become a little upset when it is violated — especially if we are unaware that someone else...

 

Calendar - March 27

Thursday Housing Authority Board at 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall Friday Tucumcari/Quay County Regional Water Association at 9 a.m., Liberty Room Tucumcari Convention Center... Full story

 

Christ-followers need to be cross-bearers, not consumers

We stand this moment on a holy threshold, waiting to enter into the joy of the resurrection. Easter is almost here! Almost, but not quite. I understand the dangerous and common temptation to...

 

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