Picture book helps explain events of 9/11 to children

Sept. 11, 2011 9/11 children's book

McClatchy-Tribune With the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks approaching, it is time for parents to plan how they will explain that day to children too young to remember 9/11. Don Brown’s book “America is Under Attack” might be one way to help a child understand why this day is so sad for […]

Logan July 4 parade contest results

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Antique vehicle 1 – Danny and Linda Ellis 2 – Gerald Brown 3 – Tom Smith Children’s bicycle and motorized 1 – Gage Bruhn 2 – Andy and Tina Cordova Organizations 1 – Tucumcari Farmer’s Market 2 – American Legion Auxiliary Unit 77 3 – American Legion Post 77 Commercial 1 – First National Bank […]

2-24 Obituaries

Inez L. Brown Inez Brown, 93, died on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010, in Portales. She was born July 29, 1916 in Porter. Survivors include four dauthers Geraldine Lawrence, Cindy Muro, Lavone Bond and Jo Rheta McElroy. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Information: 461-3815.

How to diagnose grass ailments

By tom Dominguez, Extension Service Winter kill is a general term used to describe the loss of turfgrass plants during winter months. It can be caused by factors such as: low temperature kill (freeze damage), desiccation (drying out of plant material), disease activity and insect damage such as grubs. In most years, desiccation is the […]

RAD hopes water woes fixed

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BY QCS Staff A valve with a broken gate, that prevented water from flowing east in the water line along the Frontage Road, may be culprit in a local water coop delivery system. “We’re hoping this will fix it,” said Shane Jennings, who conducts maintenance for RAD, the Rural Area Development Coop, and who serves […]

Mesalands celebrates graduation Friday

The following students graduated or received certificates on Friday from Mesalands Community College. They are: Associate of Arts Degree Armando J. Acosta Sandy R. Cordova Pagie A. Evans*+ Alicia J. Garcia***+ Michael Jaramillo** Michelle D. Jaynes**+ Curtis Mericle**+ Kiera Mortensen***+ Ona Le Padilla**+ Kimberly A. Rich***+ Joel Seymour Sundra Delores Span*+ Shirley Joanna Crane Terry** […]

Donald T. Brown

Services: 2 p.m., Tuesday at Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Donald T. Brown, 83, of Aztec died Friday, March 16, 2007, in Farmington after an extended illness. He was born Oct. 18, 1921 in Oconto, Wisc. Mr. Brown graduated from Logan High School, Logan, in 1940. He married Joyce M. Brown in 1941. Mr. Brown […]

Former Rattler plays Pistol Pete

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A couple of years ago, the cowboy with twirling six-shooters, who’d been the Aggies’ mascot for 40 years, suddenly disappeared. A foam-head replacement called Lasso Larry just didn’t seem able to fill Pistol Pete’s capacious boots. Fans at NMSU’s games felt a sense of loss, there was mourning among […]

Wellness fair coming Saturday

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun By all accounts, the Quay County Maternal Child and Community Health Council is ready for its bi-annual Community Wellness Fair, and it hopes for the biggest one in its short history. The fair, which began as a women’s wellness fair, expanded to a community-wide fair in 2000. The 2004 […]

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 […]