Wellness fair set for April 22

QCS Staff Numerous agencies from Quay County, along with health providers from across New Mexico, will unite in four weeks for the purpose of educating area residents about their health and what resources are available. The Quay County Maternal Child and Community Health (MCCH) Council is planning out the final stages for its bi-annual Wellness […]

Residents plead for commodity location

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Volunteers with Quay County’s commodity program asked the Tucumcari City Commission for its help during Thursday’s regular meeting. During the public comments segment of the meeting, Toni Blea requested that commodities still be distributed at the Tucumcari Recreation Center. The center has been a temporary distribution point while the […]

March 25, 2006 Calendar

Saturdays ongoing: Alcoholic Anonymous Unity Group meeting from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 1424 S. Sixth St. Saturdays ongoing: Narcotics Anonymous Roadrunner Group meeting from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Anne’s Church, 306 W. High St., in the Madonna room. Tuesday: Quay Conty Maternal Child and Community Health Council, regular meeting. 11:30 […]

Tucumcari native working for title

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Being good at fighting wasn’t always the best way for James Martinez to grow up. But it seems to be a good way for him to build a career. “Growing up in Tucumcari, there was a lot of fist fights there,” Martinez said. “I moved to California and went […]

Rattler bats heat up

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun SAN JON — In retrospect, snow might have been the best thing to happen to the Tucumcari High School baseball team. Snow forced the Rattlers to work primarily on hitting Wednesday, and the Rattler bats heated up when the weather did in time for the San Jon Invitational. Tucumcari […]

March 25, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Wednesday At 3:56 a.m., a female requested a welfare check at a hotel. A man was calling for help in one of the rooms. Officers determined during a visit that he was fine, and told […]

March 25, 2006 Notable Notes

ASAP office closed next week The offices of the Quay County ASAP Coalition will be closed next week. The office will reopen April 3. Messages can be left at either 461-4922 or qcasapc@plateautel.net Debt workshop coming in April The New Mexico Bar Foundation, with funding from the New Mexico Legal Services Commission, will hold a […]

Inner dialogue is always funnier

By Kevin Wilson Have you ever wanted to speak out, but stopped yourself because you knew reality couldn’t quite stand up to what you imagine saying? Yeah, I do that a lot. I was eating at a restaurant, on recommendation from a friend, and felt rather slighted. Since this column goes into newspapers distributed throughout […]

March 25, 2006 Letter to the Editor

First of all, I would like to say how proud I am of the Logan Longhorns. The seniors on our team have been entertaining us for 10 years, and what a great job they have done. To them I say thank you. As fans we are supposed to support our teams, and I guess we […]

An Aggie in need is a friend indeed

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist For many years, Debbie Widger, currently Gift Planning Officer at New Mexico State University, has been coming to Tucumcari at this time of year and has rarely been here when we weren’t having a snow storm. We were both delighted when we saw flakes falling because we had feared she […]