Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Articles from the July 10, 2019 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    July 10, 2019

Farmers market to open Saturday

The growing Tucumcari Farmers Market opens for the season Saturday with at least two new vendors and activities for children and adults. Organizers for the market at Wailes Park will ring the bell at...

 By Ron Warnick    News    July 10, 2019

Woman accused of assault, battery

A Tucumcari woman was jailed last week following a seven-count complaint, including three felonies, where she was accused of kicking two police officers and an emergency-room technician. Maria Eleana...


Calendar - July 10

• Saturday — Tucumcari Farmers Market. Get the freshest locally grown produce at the Tucumcari farmers market from 10 am to noon. EBT credits are applicable. The farmers market also is from 5:30 t...


Menus - July 10

Tucumcari Senior Center Wednesday — Beef fajita, pinto beans with green chile, salsa, flour tortilla, oatmeal cookie, peaches. Thursday — Hidden chicken legs, mashed potatoes and gravy, broccoli...

 By Ron Warnick    News    July 10, 2019

Retiring the flag

On the morning of the Fourth of July, American flags were cut apart and burned in Tucumcari. But it wasn't an act of desecration or protest. It was...

 By Ron Warnick    News    July 10, 2019

Commission votes to approve new lobbyist contract

A divided Quay County Commission on Monday voted 2-1 to approve a new contract with a Curry County-based lobbyist that would pay the firm $1,000 monthly instead of an annual deal. District I...


Even tough or sad times can provide inspiration

Here’s one for ya: How many aircraft technicians does it take to change a light bulb? I don’t know, but here’s what actually happened recently. We had flights booked since March to send our... Full story


Lawmakers need to get busy fixing taxes

It’s been a bumper crop of sorts in recent years for New Mexico as far as tax revenue goes. State coffers have swelled to epic proportions — revenues are expected to reach $7.5 billion for fiscal...

 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    July 10, 2019

Quake shook loose some memories

The July 4 temblor that rattled Southern California and even Las Vegas, Nevada, shook up some memories for me. The last time Southern California had a quake that measured as high as 6.4 on the...

 By Tom McDonald    Opinion    July 10, 2019

Continental Divide beautiful drive

I took advantage of a long holiday weekend to travel up to the Continental Divide, where I camped and explored some of the highest points in Colorado. “Civilization” came to me through the radio,...


Pages past - July 10

On this date ... 1969: In Cape Kennedy, Florida, a leak was discovered in the Apollo 11 booster rocket today, and troubleshooters climbed into its... Full story


Jail log - July 10

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from July 1 to July 4: • William Fugett, 49, Tucumcari, charge not listed. • Michael Romero, 40, Tucumcari, municipal charge...

 By Staff report    Sports    July 10, 2019

Quay trio to participate in rodeo finals

Three teenagers who hail from Quay County schools will participate in next week’s National High School Finals Rodeo in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Amanda Kanapilly, a junior at Logan High School, will co...


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