Jose Munoz honored for scholarship

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Jose Munoz of Tucumcari has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). Jose will be honored at Kaplan University’s induction, which will take place online in the fall, for his commitment to the ideals of scholarship, leadership and service. NSCS is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and is […]

Trail riders net $9,000 for cancer

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QCSun staff Quay County horse enthusiasts and businesses helped raise money for cancer research last weekend at the American Cancer Society’s 2011 Ride for Life at the Lazy LB Ranch near San Jon. The yearly event included a trail ride, games and activities, live music and food. According to Ride For Life Captain Amber Workheicer, […]

Community calendar — Oct. 27

Thursday City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall. Tuesday Red Hat Society meeting at noon, Del’s Restaurant. Nov. 3 Museum Advisory Board at 3 p.m., Museum. Nov. 5 Lodger’s Tax Advisory Board at 10 a.m., City Hall. Nov. 8 Economic Development Corp. at 5:15 p.m., EDC. Nov. 11 City Commission Work Session at 5 p.m., […]

Loyalty important trait for employees

I think modern society has almost lost touch with the concept of loyalty. The most recent example of this was when basketball superstar LeBron James used free agency to leave the team and fans who had invested seven years in him at Cleveland, taking his talent to a loaded team in Miami that may be […]

Realy for life set for Friday

QCS staff The American Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life fundraiser is set for Friday and Saturday at Tucumcari High School. The event, which features volunteers walking around the track for the duration of the event, starts at 5:30 p.m. with a survivor and caregiver reception. The opening ceremony and first lap for survivors is […]

12-30 Our Page

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Joshua Saville, a 2008 graduate of San Jon High School, has been selected for the Dean’s List of the college of engineering and applied science at the University of Colorado in Boulder in all three semesters that he has attended. He was inducted into the National Honor Society of Collegiate Scholars for high achieving first […]

12-30 Letter to the Editor

Laws regulate society Regarding your Dec. 9 editorial “Private sector holds key to more jobs:” The writer says government does not have a clue of how the economy works and its policies keeps small business from creating jobs. This ideology says markets are always right and need no controls. The article’s final paragraph reads, “reduce […]

Rush missteps representing HSUS

By Baxter Black: Humor columnist I felt a tremor in the Earth. Rush Limbaugh joined the dark side. Limbaugh is a spokesman for the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). It was like finding out your brother is a cross dresser. Why does it matter? It probably doesn’t to most people, but whether you […]

Residents walk for cancer treatment

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Thomas Garcia Dozens of Quay County residents began to gather at Rattlers Stadium Friday night to take part in the American Cancer Society’s 2009 Relay For Life. “Our main goal is to raise money for the treatment of Quay County residents fighting cancer,” said Amy Sandoval, Chair Quay County’s Relay for Life. “All of the […]

Government of the money, by the money, for the money

Government of the money, by the money, for the money The first thing that comes to mind when I hear the anti-tax spiel is “make a list of things that taxes pay for.” Taxes make the American lifestyle possible. Taxes are a part of the responsibility of living in a civilized society.