Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Articles from the August 28, 2012 edition

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Swallows won't be gone for very long

Just when I was beginning to think it was safe to go out on the front porch again — they're back. Several years ago I wrote about the barn swallows nesting on my front porch and how I put up with...

 

Editorial: DWI laws need to be enforced, not increased

What happened to Aileen Smith as she drove through New Mexico on one of the happiest journeys in a woman's life is a mind-numbing tragedy. But adding to the state's DWI laws in the name of getting...

 

Senior menus - Aug. 29

The following are the lunch menus for August 30- September 5 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Tuna salad sandwich, wild rice, buttered squash, strawberry, banana, peach and cantaloupe....

 

Parent committee meeting set

The Class of 2017 Parent Committee will meet 5:30 p.m. Sept. 4 at the Tucumcari Public Schools Central Office. It is important that all parents attend this meeting. Information: Jerry Lopez,...

 

Mesalands holds welcome back barbecue

QCS photo: Jerrene Bradley Mesalands Community College welcome back barbecue had a very good turnout by returning and first year students. Mesalands held their welcome back barbecue Wednesday with a...

 

On the shelves - Aug. 29

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For information call 461-0295. Fiction "Black List," by Brad Thor. If the counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath can discover who...

 

Chamber of commerce budget OK'd

With an outpouring of support from more than 50 residents the city commission approved the 2013 budget for the Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce. Commissioners voted unanimously to approve...

 

Mesalands, UNM expand partnership

Mildred P. Lovato, president of Mesalands Community College, and Jerónimo Dominguez, vice provost, distance education programs and services at the University of New Mexico, recently signed an... Full story

 

Animal ordinance up for commission vote

The Quay County Commission will vote on a proposed animal ordinance during its regular meeting Sept. 7. The commission meeting has been moved to 9 a.m., Sept 7 from Sept. 10, said County Manger Richar...

 

Commissioners approve Route 66 museum

A local committee received approval from the Tucumcari City Commission to convert portions of the Tucumcari Convention Center into the New Mexico Route 66 Museum. QCS photo: Thomas Garcia Warren...

 

Police blotter - Aug. 29

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday At 12:31 a.m., a woman reported an unwanted man at a hote...

 

Senior menus - Aug. 29

The following are the lunch menus for August 30- September 5 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Tuna salad sandwich, wild rice, buttered squash, strawberry, banana, peach and cantaloupe....

 

Slice of life: Lunch and traveling

I spent 30 minutes Tuesday afternoon at the corner of First Street and Miel de Luna, watching life pass in front of me. Here's what I saw: QCS photo: Jerrene Bradley QCS reporter Jerrene Bradley... Full story

 

School menus - Aug. 29

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County. Logan Tuesday Breakfast: Sausage rolls, cereal, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch: Chicken nuggets/strips, mashed potatoes/gravy, wheat rolls, corn,...

 

Comments from the Canyons: Start of school special time

For those of us who enjoyed our school years, this is a special time as school begins. We were eager to meet our new teachers and to see all our friends again after a summer of work and or play. We... Full story

 

Notes from the Church Lady: There is a season and time for everything

"To everything there is a season..." Ecclesiastes 3:1 Where did summer go? It seems as though we were just celebrating Memorial Day and already it is time for the last hurrah of summer with the...

 

Tucumcari volunteer firefighter charged with DWI

A Tucumcari volunteer firefighter involved in a collision while responding to a fire call Sunday has been charged with driving while intoxicated. Edgar Shipley III, 36, failed to stop at a red light...

 

Letter to the editor: Important to look at candidate's history

When considering someone to fill a responsible position you have to carefully investigate their record. Let's look at GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan's record. He supported Bush tax cuts...

 

Tumcumcari volunteer firefighter charged with DWI

A Tucumcari volunteer firefighter involved in a collision while responding to a fire call Sunday has been charged with driving while intoxicated. Edgar Shipley III, 36, failed to stop at a red light... Full story

 

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