Horseshoeing offers many lessons

I was asked by the author of Confessions of a Horseshoer* if he could use one of my quotes in his book. I agreed. He sent me a copy. The quote he used was "It's not that horseshoeing is so hard, it's just the dread of doing it." My first confession: it was not original; […]

QC Sun honored

The Quay County Sun captured two second place and three third place awards at the annual Panhandle Press Association contest held in Canyon, Texas, it was announced Saturday. Other CMI-owned newspapers taking honors in the contest included the Portales News-Tribune with a first place and a third place award and the Clovis News Journal with […]

Fishing report – March 28

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 report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Remember: April 1 is the beginning of the […]

Little League tryouts set

Three Little League tryouts are scheduled for the next four days. The schedule is as follows: 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday tryout at the Tucumcari Recreation Center 5:30 p.m. Thursday tryout at the Tucumcari Little League baseball field 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. Friday registration at the Tucumcari Recreation Center. Noon Saturday tryout at the Tucumcari baseball field

Roch to host town hall meeting

A town hall meeting with State Rep. Dennis Roch, R-Texico, is set for 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. April 3 at the Logan Civic Center. Roch will discuss results of the recent legislative session.

Rabies clinic scheduled

A Quay County rabies clinic is scheduled on Aprl 14 for the following locations. Nara Visa: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. at Nara Visa Fire Station. Logan:1 p.m.-3 p.m., at City Warehouse San Jon: 4 p.m.-5 p.m., at old Fire Station Tucumcari: 9 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. at the city warehouse

All types welcome to attend church services

"To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven" —Ecclesiastes 3:1 Winter is over and the Spring season is finally here although some days felt more like Summer. With the coming of Spring is also the Easter season. It is a special time for Christians as they observe […]

Manning good fit for Broncos

Peyton Manning remade in orange. That's something I can live with. In the last few months I've written a couple of columns about the circus that was Tim Tebow in Denver. So I decided before I started crowing about Manning signing with my favorite team the Broncos, I had better examine just how far onto […]

Questions linger after Florida teen’s shooting

If you turn on a news channel you're sure to see a story on the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. I will admit, Martin's death and the circumstances surrounding it are very suspicious. In case you only read the Quay County Sun (and thank you for doing so), the 17-year-old Martin was fatally shot Feb. […]

Letter to the editor  – March 28

"But those things which proceed out of the mouth come from the heart, and they defile a man." — Jesus of Nazareth Children exposed to obscene speech I am tired of the obscene vocabulary my fellow Tucumcarians tolerate in our community. As I write this letter, two of my neighbors sit on their front porches, […]