District attorney declines re-election

QCS staff QCS staff After 12 years of serving as the Tenth Judicial District Attorney Ron Reeves, has announced he will not seek re-election as district attorney and will retire at the end of his term in December. “I feel good about my decision to retire, particularly in light of the fact that the District […]

Hog diseases decline

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Russell Anglin New Mexico Wildlife Specialist Ron Jones told Quay County Commissioners Monday that the area feral hog population is under close monitoring and the disease rate for the wild animals seems to have declined dramatically. “In the last year and a half our positives on the diseases with the pigs have really went to […]

Collision complicates rancher’s plans

Baxter Black Ron said it was just one of those days. In fact, it was the day before the regular auction in Ft. Pierre, SD. He had sorted off a truckload of cows he needed to get rid of. They were in a rain-soaked pasture down by the road that had no corral. No sweat, […]

Ex-Marine walking across America barefoot

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Russell Anglin Ron Zaleski was sporting a pair of flip-flop sandals at Watson’s Bar-B-Que Monday. He said he was giving his feet a rest after walking along historic Route 66 barefoot from the KOA Campground into Tucumcari. Zaleski is walking across the United States without shoes to gather signatures for a petition calling for mandatory […]

Skulls donated to dinosaur museum

Special to the Sun What started out as a lifetime collection of wildlife skulls from Quay County and the surrounding area has turned into a scientific display at Mesalands Community College’s Dinosaur Museum. Donated by area residents Ron and Lisa Jones, most of the collection is now housed in an attractive display case where visitors […]

Crafts fair succeeds

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The 33rd annual Tucumcari Arts and Crafts Fair had only been open a couple of hours Saturday morning at the Quay County Fair Barn. Vendors were already selling items. Potential buyers ‹ some of more that 700 people organizers said attended the weekend event ‹ were examining handmade jewelry […]

Skull collection donated to college

TV Hagenah Ron and Lisa Jones of Tucumcari have donated a collection of 37 skulls from a wide variety of animals from Quay County, northern New Mexico and south Texas to Mesalands Community College. “Well,” said Ron Jones a wildlife specialist with the United States Department of Agriculture, “We donated it because we felt it […]