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Articles from the December 18, 2012 edition

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On the shelves - Dec. 19

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information call 461-0295. Fiction "Notorious Nineteen" by Janet Evanovich. The New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum jo...


Sands Dorsey demolition hitting roadblocks

City officials continue to work on a way to demolish and dispose of the Sands Dorsey building in a way that is financially responsible for the residents of Tucumcari. "We have not walked away from...


Wrestling coach has high hopes

If you're a coach, the only thing better than having a strong team this year is getting them back next year. This year is one of those great next years for Eddie Encinias, coach of the Tucumcari...


Cash mob strikes again

The Tucumcari cash mob hit again on Thursday night with a dozen people shopping at a local small business. Thursday night brought in several people shopping and buying items on their Christmas lists....


Sports briefs - Dec. 19

Basketball Thursday 4:30 p.m., Tucumcari Rattlers vs Dexter Demons Saturday The Tucumcari Rattlers Wrestling Invite will be held on Saturday at Rattler Gym. Results of the Logan Basketball Tournament...


Our page - Dec. 19

Student of the month Garrett Le Mons, 16, has been named December 2012 Student of the Month at Tucumcari High School. He is the son of Jimmy and Tammy Le Mons and is a senior. Le Mons has been active... Full story


Letter to the editor: Clean energy important to future

Last Tuesday's edition of the Quay County Sun had an informative article, "Senator pushes for wind energy tax credit extension." Our two senators and one representative, Ben Lujan, are for the extensi... Full story


Calendar - Dec. 19

City and County Offices will be closed on Monday and Tuesday in observance of Christmas. The Quay County Sun office will be closed Tuesday, and we resume normal business hours Wednesday. Dec. 27...


Menus - Dec. 19

The following are the menus for schools and seniors in Quay County for Dec. 20 - 21. Tucumcari Thursday Cook's Choice Logan Thursday Breakfast: Hot pockets, cereal, milk, juice Lunch: Sack lunch,...


Notes from the Church Lady: Jesus will bring peace to violent world

"Who shall separate us from the love of Christ?" Romans 8:35 "Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning" Psalm 30:5 "Sleep in heavenly peace." Where is the peace in a world where... Full story


Comments from the Canyons: Tragedy shouldn't destroy joy of season

This is the time of year during which we are supposed to be joyful as we approach Christmas. We were building up to that until the twenty children and six teachers were slaughtered in the Sandy Hook... Full story


Officials look to improve school safety

In the wake of the Dec. 14, mass shooting at an elementary in Newton, Conn., area school administrators are working to improve their lockdown procedures. "It's scary," said Johnnie Cain,... Full story


Bicyclist raising awareness on trip

QCS photo: Jerrene Bradley Bicyclist Joe Fors, traveling from Chicago, stopped at the Blue Swallow Motel in Tucumcari before continuing his trip to Los Angeles to raise cancer awareness. Tucumcari... Full story


Tucumcari resident becomes citizen

A desire for her voice to count and call Tucumcari and the U.S. home prompted a resident to take the steps to become a citizen. QCS Photo: Thomas Garcia Tracey Griego's office at the Tucumcari Senior...


Street repair bid tabled

A need to understand the selection process prompted city commissioners to table the awarding of a $196,048 bid for repair on Whitmore Street. Commissioners tabled one of two agenda items to be voted...


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