Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Articles from the November 13, 2012 edition

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Residents place flags on veterans' graves

On Friday morning the community came together at the cemetery to put flags on the graves of our veterans. QCS photo: Jerrene Bradley Veterans Mucio Lopez and Dave Hine spent Friday morning put out... Full story


Rattlers to face underrated Sonblazers

The (7-3) Tucumcari Rattlers prepare for the first round of tournament play against a strong and underrated team in the 2A state tournament. The number five seed Rattlers will host the 12-seeded...


Digging up cemetery history

You do one story on an old cemetery and before you know it you're labeled as the guy who writes about old cemeteries. That's what I was thinking recently when the phone rang and the lady on the other...


Fishing report - Nov. 14

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the... Full story


We must realize God has final say in everything

Sometimes you just can't win. My wife was taking a youngster to pre-school one day and as they crossed the railroad overpass on U.S. 54, the child saw some cars on the sidetrack and commented that...


Longhorns travel to Tatum for quarterfinals

The third seed Logan Longhorns will travel to play the second seed Coyotes Friday at Tatum in the quarterfinals of the 8-man state tournament. "We did what we needed to do to advance past Mountainair...


Lady Rattlers take district title

The Tucumcari Lady Rattlers cross country team ended their season with a district championship and ninth place finish at state. "I did not expect such a strong start when this season began," said... Full story


Group holds service for veterans

The Daughters of the American Revolution held their veterans services Sunday at the Elks Lodge with several citizens attending. QCS photo: Jerrene Bradley Daughters of the American Revolution held... Full story


Editorial: Public deserves to hear truth from Mesalands

On Nov. 1, Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees Chairman J. Bronson Moore signed a letter informing college President Mildred Lovato that she'd been fired. The letter was not made public....


College board appoints signatories

Mesalands Community College's board of trustees Tuesday appointed a new signatory and board member of the college's foundation in response to Mildred Lovato's termination as president. "(New appointme... Full story


Terriers rescued from grain silo

QCS photo: Jerrene Bradley Two terriers were uninjured after being rescued from beneath a grain silo. Two dogs were rescued Thursday from three stories underground. Gene Ross and his son Chris Ross,...


Film features resident

One of Tucumcari's own will be featured in the film "The Dust Bowl" on PBS 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday. R. L. "Boots" McCoy was born in the Oklahoma Panhandle on Dec. 1, 1926, and was raised on a farm... Full story


Mesalands president fired

Mesalands Community College's board of trustees fired its president Oct. 31 without cause through a certified letter. "We did terminate Mildred Lovato's contract on Oct. 31," college trustee Chairman... Full story


World War II code talkers death march survivors celebrated in Logan

QCS photo: Thomas Garcia The Navajo "Code Talkers" Robert Wally and Jack Jones, left, sign the Veteran's Day programs for Madison Osborn and Desarae Ricketson Saturday at the American Legion Post 77...


Residents honor veterans

A dozen residents and members of the VFW 2528 gathered to honor veterans Monday at Tucumcari Memorial Park cemetery. QCS photo: Thomas Garcia Members of the VFW 2528 and residents of Tucumcari gathere... Full story


Cash mob highlights local stores

The Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce held their first Cash Mob event Friday. QCS photo: Jerrene Bradley Tucumcari's first cash mob brought in area residents and chamber of commerce members. Patsy... Full story


Police blotter - Nov. 11

The following are samples of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department: Friday At 4:40 a.m., an alarm was reported at the recreation...


'Dad' kept Aggies informed during WWII

While remembering our veterans, I have been privileged to read a book about many of our friends during World War II. "The Whole Damned World — New Mexico Aggies at War," The 1941-45 WWII...


Meetings watch - Nov. 14

At the Tucumcari City commission meeting Thursday: Commissioners Robert Lumpkin thanked the staff of the county clerk's office for a job well done during the election and asked the city to send out...


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