Tips to get garden in tiptop shape for fall

By T Don’t allow plants with green fruit or berries to suffer from lack of moisture. Hollies will frequently drop their fruit under drought conditions. Some vegetables such as cucumbers or eggplants also become bitter if underwatered during peak growing times. l Coleus and caladiums require plenty of water this time of year if they […]

Strong community support vital to city’s survival

By Freedom New Mexico Tucumcari can only declare itself a winner this week, even though Raton was the chosen site for New Mexico’s last horse track and casino operation. The reason is the community, inside and outside the town boundaries, won’t abandon its efforts to rebuild our economic base. Many have said they will retool […]

Seeds of friendship blossom years later

By Lynn Moncus Often we visit about renewing friendships during Rattler Reunion and how very fortunate we are to know so many people of all ages who attended our schools. For some reason this year, I spent much time with members of the Class of ‘45 even though I didn’t graduate until ’52. Obviously, I […]

County official claims 911 central dispatch is not working

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Quay County Commissioner Franklin McCasland called on the Tucumcari elected officials to get more involved and more effectively manage the Quay County Central Dispatch. Central Dispatch receives 911 calls from the Quay County area and dispatches law enforcement and rescue units. McCasland told the Tucumcari City Commission at Thursday […]

Man, 30, arrested in sexual assault of 9-year-old girl

By QCS Staff A convicted sex offender from Curry County has been charged with the criminal sexual penetration of a Tucumcari 9-year-old, according to a press release from the Tucumcari Police Department. Kenneth Leon Mills, 30, was arrested Tuesday and pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to the charges before the Quay County Magistrate Court. Mills […]

08-30-08: Calendar

Today: 9 a.m., Logan FFA Chili Roast, near the Logan Carwash.


Third year for cowgirl…Emily Otero will be celebrating her third birthday on Sunday. Emily is the daughter of Gino and Miquela Otero

Community Notes: Jazz group to perform Tuesday, Nara Visa church turns 100

Nara Visa church set to celebrate 100 yearsThe Nara Visa United Methodist Church will be celebrating its 100th anniversary in October.Services commemorating the church’s centennial year will be at 11 a.m. on Oct. 26 at the church and a lunch will follow at the Nara Visa Community Center.For more information call 633-2212 or 633-2209. Clemons […]

School Menus for Sept. 1-5

The following are the menus for Sept. 1-5 for schools in Quay County. There is no school on Friday. LoganMondayNo SchoolTuesday Breakfast-Muffins, juice and milk.Lunch-Ravioli, salad or veggies, hot rolls, fruit and milk.WednesdayBreakfast-Cinnamon toast, juice and milk.Lunch-Hamburger steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, hot rolls, fruit and milk.ThursdayBreakfast-Nutra grain bars, juice and milk.Lunch-Popcorn chicken, mashed […]

08-30-08: Police Blotter