Early residents eager to settle in state

As we prepare to celebrate the 100th birthday of New Mexico, we might look back to see what was happening in our area as we became a state. By looking at a few of the businesses already in place, we can see how our growth had begun during territorial days. For instance, we had contractors [...]

Slow pitch softball schedule

The following is the schedule for the city slow pitch softball league at Jennings Field. The Gold Division enters more competitive events. The Gold Division enters Gold Division Thursday, field 2 6 p.m., KAOS vs Bo’s Crew 7 p.m., Johns vs Versatile 8 p.m., Versatile vs KAOS 9 p.m., Steel vs KAOS July 3, field [...]

Job is on the line

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By Quay County Sun Staff Lineman Juventino Ortiz installs electrical lines on new steel poles along old Route 66 for Chapman Construction of McKinney, Texas. The $2.166 million project for Farmers Electric Coop covers installation of 187 steel poles on 16.5 miles from a switch station four miles south of San Jon and along Route [...]

Local blacksmith wins in Canada

William Thompson Local blacksmith and farrier artist Jim Keith finished eighth overall at the World Championship Blacksmith’s Competition in Calgary, Alberta recently. Keith and his helper, Mark Milster, also took top prize in the creative forging category at the international competition. Keith said the creative forging category was divided into two parts. “First of all [...]