Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Articles from the April 24, 2012 edition

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Ute project bids higher than projected

The Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority had a pair of firsts Monday. CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson Bids for the first phase of construction...


Local historians share stories

More than a dozen residents attended a historical recounting Saturday at the Tucumcari Historical Museum. Local historians shared stories of their experiences growing up in and near Quay County,... Full story


School menus

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County. San Jon Monday Breakfast: Eggs and hashbrowns, fruit, cereal, milk. Lunch: Chicken fajitas, pepper and onions, chips and salsa, fruit, milk.... Full story


Police blotter - April 25

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday At 12:18 a.m., a woman reported a domestic dispute at a...


On the shelves - April 25

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For information call 461-0295. Fiction "Chasing Midnight," by Randy Wayne White. Environmental extremists have taken control of... Full story


Elders' stories reflect real history

As we age, many of us tend to enjoy reminiscing about the "dim, distant past." While we are engaged in some of our conversations, we can note that the younger people's eyes glaze over because they are...


Excuses won't expunge sin

Children sometimes say the most interesting things. Their excuses/explanations for disobedience (not doing what they've been told or doing what they've been told not to do) can often turn anger into... Full story


Letter to the editor: Students deserve pat on back

Earth Day was celebrated by the Tucumcari High School junior class under the direction of Christina Fleming and several other teachers in a great gift to Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Sixty studen...


Fair draws more than 600 residents

The support of the community and efforts of volunteers helped make the Quay County Wellness Fair a success, said event coordinators. QCS photo: Thomas Garcia Crash test dummy Vince walks around the... Full story


Editorial: Horse slaughter offers solution in tough time

Horses are majestic animals, loyal companions, hard workers, even great exercise. All true. But none of those points offer a reason to block the opening of a proposed equine slaughterhouse in... Full story


It pays to listen to inner feelings before taking action

"Trust in the LORD...He shall direct thy paths". Proverbs 3:5-6 Do you believe in divine intervention or that everything happens by chance? The last time I wrote I described the heroes and villains...


Loss puts Rattlers in potential three-way tie

A 11-3 loss Tuesday to the Texico Wolverines at Tucumcari placed the Rattlers in a potential three-way tie for first in district. QCS photo: Thomas Garcia Wolverines second baseman Justin Lopez is...


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