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Rattlers Desmond Engel works to pin Demon's Gustavo Sauecenado during the Rattlers Middle School wrestling tournament Saturday at the Snake Pit.

Middle school wrestling tournament benefits home, away teams

By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer The Tucumcari Middle School wrestling program has coaches excited about the future of the program following Saturday’s successful tournament at the Snake Pit. The single-day middle school tournament drew more than 10 schools from Texas and from across New Mexico, said Tim Clark, middle school wrestling coach. The middle-school […]

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Letter to the Editor

A recent Quay County Sun editorial was headlined, “Lawmakers must find system to meet budget needs.” It stated the state needs $85.2 million next year to meet the cost of extending Medicaid to the poor. Let’s put a little sunshine on this claim. The federal government covers 100 percent of the cost of extending Medicaid […]

Steve Hansen: Thankful for things both big, small

By Steve Hansen Former QCS Managing Editor I’d like to mention some small things I’m thankful for as I prepare for tomorrow’s holiday. Many others will talk about the big ones, like being thankful not to be a Syrian refugee, which applies to everyone I know. I am thankful that yard work is over for […]

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Faith and Lifestyles

Lauriault: God gives all that make us thankful

By Leonard Lauriault Religion Columnist This Thursday, Nov. 25, is Thanksgiving Day. I’ve always looked forward to this day as it’s the beginning of the winter holiday season, which runs through Easter, as far as I’m concerned. I think it’s significant that the season begins with Thanksgiving and ends with the main reason we should […]

Whittington: Be thankful for each new day

By Debra Whittington Religion Columnist Watching the sun come up this morning, I thought of all the Thanksgiving columns I wrote for 20-plus years. Is there something new to share with readers? Right at that moment the sun popped over the horizon, bathing the mountain in various hues of rose, orange, and purple clouds. I […]