Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Articles from the May 29, 2012 edition

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Senior menus - May 30

The following are the lunch menus for the upcoming week at the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Lemon baked chicken, rice, cucumber salad with dressing, beets, spice cake. Friday Beans and ham,...

 

Student completes war sculpture

Jim Curry, 67, a Fine Arts Student at Mesalands Community College, recently completed a bronze war sculpture honoring the soldiers from Union County that died in World War I, World War II, Korea, and... Full story

 

Voters should look past mudslinging

First, let me be clear: I do not believe it is right for political party officers and elected officials to take sides in a contested primary. I have represented New Mexico as a state representative...

 

Dollar linked to Clovis man turns up in Illinois

A 1935 dollar bill, signed by the deceased brother of a Clovis man in 1943, turned up at Daphne's restaurant in Lincoln Ill., earlier this month....

 

Q&A: Clovis native talks about rodeoing at Mesalands

Clovis native Hayden Moore always loved rodeoing. When college time came up, he decided winning didn't sound that bad, either. Hayden Moore Moore,... Full story

 

Drought leaves soil vulnerable to wind erosion

Drought and fire have destroyed crops and vegetation in eastern New Mexico, leaving the dry and barren soil vulnerable to wind erosion and leading...

 

Dead heat

Nine days before primary elections, a Clovis Media Inc. poll shows one of the most hotly contested state races is in a dead heat. Angie Spears, left,... Full story

 
 By QCS staff    publish/News    May 29, 2012

Clerk's office to host seminar

The Quay County clerk's office will host a public school of instruction for precinct boards at the following times and locations: Wednesday: 9:30 a.m., Precincts 6-12, Quay County Exhibit Center.... Full story

 
 By QCS staff    publish/News    May 29, 2012

Wildfire consumes 250 acres

A wildfire near Conchas has burned 250 acres and continues to burn along the Canadian River, according to New Mexico State Forestry officials. Dan Ware, the department's fire prevention and outreach... Full story

 
 By QCS staff    publish/News    May 29, 2012

Police blotter - May 30

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday At 4:37 a.m., a man reported a prowler on the 500 block o...

 

Tragedy brings people together

Those of us who live in rural areas suffer much when any of our friends are hurting. This past week, when the Tucumcari Animal Hospital was burned, and 50 helpless animals were killed, we became more...

 

Letters to the editor: Democracy can't exist without compromise

A new book "It's Even Worse Than It Looks" is an excellent evaluation of our dysfunctional Congress. The authors are Thomas E Mann and Norman J. Ornstein. Mann is the W. Averell Harriman chair and...

 
 By CMI staff    publish/News    May 29, 2012

Police: Teen drowns at Conchas Lake

A 15-year-old Sandia Park male drowned at Conchas Lake diving off of his family's fishing boat Tuesday, according to the New Mexico State Police. The name of the teen was being withheld Tuesday...

 

Romney savors GOP nomination victory

WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney says he's honored and humbled to become the Republican Party's 2012 presidential nominee. And he's expressing confidence in his chances of winning the White House this... Full story

 
 By CMI staff    publish/News    May 29, 2012

Portales woman critical after boating accident

Shaina Pool, 22, of Portales, is in critical condition with life threatening injuries at an Amarillo hospital following a boating accident Sunday on Ute Lake in Logan, according to state police.... Full story

 
 By CMI Staff    publish/News    May 29, 2012

Portales woman critical after Ute Lake accident

Shaina Pool, 22, of Portales, is in critical condition at an Amarillo hospital following a boating accident about 6 p.m. Sunday on Ute Lake in Logan,...

 

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