Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Articles from the August 7, 2012 edition

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Slice of Life at the Cornerstone Deli

Eating at the Cornerstone Deli QCS photo: Jerrene Bradley QCS reporter Jerrene Bradley spent 45 minutes Tuesday at noon in the Cornerstone Deli. I spent 45 minutes around noon on Tuesday watching...

 

Carnival rides back at county fair

After a four year-absence a carnival midway will return for the 2012 Quay County Fair, according to fair officials. "We moved our fair up to accommodate the school system and that created a conflict...

 

Coaches altering practices

A lack of effectiveness and health concerns have area coaches changing their strategies when it comes to two-a-day football practices. "There is a concern for the children when it comes to the high...

 

New high school opens

More than 100 attended the official opening of the completed $22 million Tucumcari High School building. "The students will have a chance to start the year off right in this newly constructed...

 

More than 400 alumni attend 51st annual Rattler Reunion

Whether it was a few blocks or 4,000 miles, more than 400 traveled to attend the 51st annual Rattler Reunion in Tucumcari. QCS photo: Thomas Garcia The annual Golden Rattlers Luncheon was held this...

 

Local singers to compete

Three local youths will compete in a country music singing competition Saturday in Tucumcari. The KTNM radio station will hold the Texaco Country Showdown at 8 p.m. at the Pow Wow Lizard Lounge, said...

 

Officials seek simpler budget breakdown

City commissioners expressed an interest to have a simpler breakdown of the $15.772 million 2012-2013 budget. "I would just like a simple budget comparison for straight answers to straight forward...

 

Police blotter - Aug. 8

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday At 3:42 a.m., an alarm was reported at a business on the...

 

Comments from the Canyons: Meeting former students, classmates touching

Thanks to the Rattler Alumni Board of Directors and the many people who helped them, we had one more great Rattler Reunion! Seeing so many classmates, friends, and former students was a major thrill f...

 

Officials break ground on new power station

More than a dozen residents, city and county officials joined the staff of Xcel Energy Tuesday to break ground on a new backup power plant in Tucumcari. QCS photo: Thomas Garcia Mike McLeod, Xcel's re...

 

Event offers health care for animals

More than 100 animals will receive services at the 2012 Dog and Cat Health Fair at the Tucumcari Convention Center this weekend. There are only 105 reservations for the spay and neutering services,...

 

My past now belongs in museum

We all want some of the things we touched in life to live on for posterity but it's a shock to walk into a history museum and find an item you had personal experience operating. Such was the case...

 

Editorial: State needs better oversight over agencies

A potential financial quagmire at the New Mexico Finance Authority, brought to light by a fraudulent 2011 audit report, has spurred concern about oversight of quasi-governmental agencies. Discovery...

 

Lauriault:Christians should help guide others to right path

One dark night recently, while traveling north on U.S. 285 where it's divided between Roswell and Vaughn, we noticed another traveler also headed north, but in the southbound lanes. Although that was...

 

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