Police ‘close’ to arrest on counterfeit money incidents

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Thomas Garcia Tucumcari Police are investigating three reports of counterfeit money being passed at local retailers. “We are very close to making an arrest,” said Deputy Chief Peter Rivera. Rivera said detectives are close to obtaining a warrant for one suspect believed to be responsible for two of the reports. “We feel the third incident […]

Friend passes, memory stays

Lynn Moncus We visit frequently about our great good fortune of living in a rural area in which we can have so many friends of all ages. Among those many friends, we usually have a few heart’s friends, those who are particularly close and who stand by us no matter what we may do or […]

Mistakes facilitate life’s process

Russell Anglin Do you remember that really stupid thing you did not so long ago? Or maybe that one day where all you did was stupid things? Why did you do that, anyway? It’s not very much fun to think about. It might even make it a little harder to just go about your daily […]

Changing tides settle into steadfast working rhythm

Thomas Garcia As the year comes to a close, I am filled with a sense of enthusiasm for what the new year will bring.

Elderly friends offer life lessons

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyons Having friends of all ages is a rare privilege, one that we can enjoy in our own hometown and county. Because my first friends in those canyons were my parents and grandparents, I have always enjoyed being around people who are older than I. As a result, I […]

New Year’s Day closures

Post offices: All will have regular business hours on Thursday and be closed Friday. Quay County courts District: Half day Thursday, closed Friday. Magistrate: Half day Thursday, closed Friday. Clerk’s office: Regular hours Thursday, closed Friday. District Attorneys: Half day Thursday , closed Friday. Banks Wells Fargo: Closed Friday Citizens Bank: Close at 2:30 p.m. […]

Top ten stories of the decade

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun As the decade comes to a close, the Quay County Sun staff has compiled the top ten stories of the decade.

Area cancellations and closures

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QCS Staff San Jon Public Schools closed.District Attorney’s Office closed.District Court Office closed.Tucumcari Public Schools closed.House Public Schools closed.Quay County Magistrate Court closed. Grady Round Robin (basketball tournament) Day 1 all games canceled.

Football season comes to a close for Rattlers

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By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor The season did not end the way the Tucumcari Rattlers football team hoped, but the season was still an overall success in coach Daniel Hutchins’ mind. The Rattlers finished the season 5-6, 0-3 in district, and lost 48-17 in the first round of the Class 2A playoffs to Dexter […]

Comments from the Canyons: Grandmother knew best

By Lynn Moncus: QCS columnist On occasion, I have written about Grandmother Moncus and have mentioned how close we were from the time I can remember. She was the one who planted the seed for my becoming a teacher because she so loved teaching. Although I was not privileged to be in one of her […]