Articles from the August 14, 2012 edition

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Quay County Fair schedule

Wednesday Entries in all deparments 8 a.m. — Departments open to receive entries Noon — Entry Deadline: Home arts sweepstakes applications due, agriculture products, rabbits poultry, commercial...


Notes from the Church lady: Good idea to take breaks from technology

"Teach me, O LORD, the way of thy statues..." Technology is a wonderful thing which makes life easier for us (most of the time). Typing this column is much easier than writing it with pen and paper,... Full story


Senior fitness program offered

The Quay County Extension Service and Mesalands Community College will offer the Strong Seniors Stay Young Program, an exercise program for middle-aged and older men and women in Tucumcari, starting... Full story


Senior Olympic team competes at state games

Despite having half the number of its normal competitors, the Tucumcari Senior Olympic team won 16 medals at the State Senior Olympics in Las Cruces. "This year we only had five compete in the state...


Volleyball teams start practice

Area high school volleyball practices are in full swing this week in preparation of the 2012-2013 season. QCS photos: Thomas Garcia Lady Rattlers middle blocker Briana Molinas digs for the ball during... Full story


'Texas' timeless tale for everyone

It had been awhile since we'd all been to "Texas" and a recent trip to Palo Duro Canyon didn't disappoint. We had great weather, if anything it was a little too hot in the amphitheatre with its cozy,...


Editorial: Football exciting sport, but filled with danger

If you're ready to play some football, make sure your safety gear fits properly, it's used properly and you pay close attention to the rules related to contact. One of our favorite sports can be...


Senior menus - Aug. 15

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County. Logan Monday Breakfast: Baked cheese sticks, cereal, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Spaghetti with or without meat, breadsticks and sauce, green... Full story


Slice of life: Farmer's Market

Farmer's Market QCS photo: Jerrene Bradley QCS reporter Jerrene Bradley spent 30 minutes Saturday morning at the corner of Route 66 and Lake Street. I spent 30 minutes on Saturday morning at the... Full story


Quay County all-stars finish season with district title

The Quay County Senior League all-stars finish their year with a district championship and a state tournament appearance. "I am so proud of these guys. They were a very dedicated group, coach B.J....


Comments from the Canyons: Exhibit features Rattler spirit

If you didn't have time during Rattler Reunion to visit the special Rattler Exhibit at Tucumcari Historical Museum, you still have until the end of the month to enjoy it. Thanks to Elizabeth Morris,... Full story


Free certification training continues

The North American Wind Research and Training Center of Mesalands Community College will feature a one-semester occupational certificate in basic wind energy technology. A total of 28 students have...


Police blotter - Aug. 15

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday At 3:02 a.m., a woman reported a burglary at a residence... Full story


Spay/neutering bus services 102 pets

Quay County residents are thankful to Santa Fe Humane Society's spay and neutering bus and the organizers of this weekends Dog and Cat health fair. QCS photos: Thomas Garcia Mychele Moody and Jennifer... Full story


Teen wins country music contest

A Tucumcari teen won the Texaco Country Showdown Saturday night earning her an opportunity to compete at the State Fair at Albuquerque. QCS photos: Thomas Garcia Olana Romero, left, is caught off...


Water allocation withheld

The Arch Hurley Conservancy District is continuing to maintain and repair canals in hopes of future water allocations. There has not been a water allocation since 2009, which was only 2 inches out of...


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