Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Articles from the April 3, 2012 edition

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Fishing report - April 4

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the... Full story

 

Senior happenings - April 4

Tucumcari Senior Center Daily Activities Monday Billiards 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Wii 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Dominoes 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Bridge 10 a.m.-3 p.m. First Monday of the month April 2, 2012 Canasta 1 p.m.-3... Full story

 

We must hold off Satan's assault until Jesus' return

I enjoyed westerns as a young person in the 1960' and 70's. One of the favorite action scenes was of a covered wagon circled to ward off an attack by "Indians," as Native Americans were once called....

 

Missing Cannon officer reports to California base

A Cannon Air Force Base lieutenant missing since March 12 reported to a California air force base on Monday, according to a press release from Cannon Air Force Base public affairs officials....

 

Candidates should consider Johnson's ideas

New Mexico remembers Gary Johnson as the two-term governor, 1995-2003, who vetoed more legislative bills than maybe all 49 other governors. By his count Johnson signed more than 750 vetoes. That left...

 

Foolish not to expect pranks

It's not easy being a fool. Then again it hasn't been easy turning 26 today either. OK, maybe I better ask for forgiveness and just admit there's a fine line between April Fools prankster and liar....

 

All District basketball

2012 District 4-2A All District Basketball Team Tucumcari Boys First team Travis Garcia Luke Smith Honorable mention Shawn Martinez Girls First team Esperanza Moncayo New Mexico High School Coaches...

 

Honor rolls - April 4

Tucumcari Elementary All A's Fifth grade Jaxon Arguello Fourth grade Brittany Benton Aaliyah Brown Megan Callison-Martinez Jayden Diaz Erin Encinias Gabriella Gray Darya Haines Shivani Kapadia Emily... Full story

 

Checkpoints, patrols planned

The New Mexico State Police will be conducting saturation patrols and checkpoints in Quay County over the next two months. The department reminds citizens that the legal blood alcohol content is .08... Full story

 

Rattlers finish second

The Tucumcari High School boys golf team finished second at its March 26 tournament at the Tucumcari Public Golf Course. Tucumcari's 409 put them well ahead of East Mountain in the three-team meet....

 

VFW holding bingo fundraiser

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 2528 is holding a scholarship bingo tournament 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the post. Admission costs $25.... Full story

 

On the shelves - April 4

The following books are now available at the Tucumcari Public Library. Fiction "The House I Loved," by Tatiana de Rosnay. The reforms will erase generations of history—bur in the midst of the...

 

School menus - April 4

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County. Logan Monday Breakfast: Yogurt, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch: Hamburger/cheeseburger, all the trimmings, fries, dessert , fruit, milk. Tuesday...

 

Senior menus - April 4

The following are the lunch menus for the upcoming week at the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Barbecue chicken thighs, creamy coleslaw, green beans, whole wheat roll and margarine, chocolate... Full story

 

Landscape showing signs of spring

Despite the lack of moisture, signs of spring can be seen as we wander around in our town and county. Although a number of fruit trees bloomed a bit early and were caught by some frost, others managed...

 

Police blotter - April 4

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday At 7:12 a.m., a man reported an unwanted man at a... Full story

 

Official requests authority's help

PORTALES — A Tucumcari city commissioner requested help Tuesday from the Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority. At the end of the authority's meeting at Portales City Hall, Robert Lumpkin said... Full story

 

Water focus of town hall meeting

State Rep. Dennis Roch, R-Texico, met with Quay County residents Tuesday night at a town hall meeting at the Logan Civic Center. "I knew there are a lot of issues on their minds, water being one of...

 

Mesalands rodeo team earns titles

The Mesalands Community College rodeo team competed in a pair of weekend rodeos March 10-11 in Arizona, taking men's and women's titles home in both events. Following wins at Central Arizona College...

 

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