Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Articles from the August 22, 2018 edition

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 By Ron Warnick    News    August 22, 2018

Challenges abound at fair show

A big thunderstorm - the fourth in as many nights - dampened bidding somewhat during the Junior Livestock Sale on Saturday night at the Quay County... Full story

 By Steve Hansen    News    August 22, 2018

Report cards in for area schools

Logan Municipal Schools again led Quay County school systems in the New Mexico Public Education Department’s 2018 annual grading of schools based on student performance and improvement in the...

 By Steve Hansen    News    August 22, 2018

Quay educators speak at workshop

SANTA ROSA — Two Quay County educators made their voices heard Wednesday morning as the New Mexico Legislature’s Legislative Educational Study Committee (LESC) began a three-day workshop in Santa...


Events calendar - Aug. 22

Saturday — Eastern NM Bluegrass & Old Tyme Music Association jam session beginning at 3 p.m. Business meeting, 5 p.m. Program and snacks, 6 p.m. All musicians and families welcome. Quay County... Full story


Five apply for racino license

Warren Frost has long been convinced the race for New Mexico’s sixth racetrack/casino is between Clovis and Tucumcari. He is even more convinced now that the New Mexico Racing Commission has announc... Full story


Local roundup - Aug. 22

Residents invited to meet-and-greet The Mesalands Community College board of trustees invites the community to a meet-and-greet for the new president of the college, John Groesbeck, and his wife,... Full story


Service pet restrictions right decision

Before heading to the airport, people ask themselves, “Am I forgetting anything?” We can’t imagine a time someone might exclaim, “Oh, my pet turkey!” but we seem to have arrived there. And n...


Time for reflection from big media

On Thursday, 300 U.S. newspapers collectively patted themselves on the back and defended themselves against President Donald Trump’s dangerous bellowing about fake news and journalists being the... Full story


Menus - Aug. 22

The following are menus from area senior centers and schools for today through Aug. 28: Schools Tucumcari Wednesday: Breakfast: Cereal and cinnamon graham cracker, fruit choice, milk; Lunch: chicken...


Blotter / jail logs - Aug. 22

The following are 911 calls made to the Tucumcari Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from Monday morning, dating back to Aug. 13: • 7:56 a.m.: Monday, Property damage by vehicle the Quay...


God gives good things, but wants us to ask for them

My grandson asked me to make him a bowl of cereal. So I said, “Abracadabra! You’re a bowl of cereal!” All that happened was my grandson’s laughter. So I tried something I thought might be...

 By Ron Warnick    Sports    August 22, 2018

'Higher expectations' on Rattler volleyball

If the Tucumcari varsity volleyball team doesn't see a lot of improvement, it won't be from a lack of effort. Following a 4-17 season marred by...


Get ready for Rattler football

Ready or not, the Tucumcari High School football team's season begins Friday. Its first foe isn't a cupcake, either. The Rattlers travel to Tierra... Full story


Pages past - Aug. 22

August 1968 White Sands Missile Range is considering the Tucumcari area as a radar site. Lt. Col. Seitzburg of the range visited Tucumcari to check... Full story


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