Antitrust laws hamstring development

On antitrust, the U.S. government seems stuck in the Model T era. It just doesn’t understand that, in this age of Apple, Google, Facebook and thousands of lightning-fast digital companies, it’s practically impossible to build a monopoly. That’s why the Justice Department was so wrong in thwarting AT&T’s attempted $39 billion purchase of cellphone competitor […]

Song leads to craving for steak

By Karl Terry: FNM columnist Ever get a song stuck in your head with no hope of shaking it? Lately for me it’s been the Zac Brown Band’s song “Chicken Fried.” You can’t miss the tune if you listen to a country music station longer than 15 minutes these days. “You know I like my […]

01-28-2009: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Fridayl At 2:06 p.m., a female requested an officer at her residence on south Sixth Street in reference to a stolen purse. Saturdayl At 10:14 a.m., an anonymous […]

Is your brain stuck on a musical tune?

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Sometimes we get songs that are stuck in our heads. We keep hearing the song, or a fragment of a song, over and over. After hearing a TV commercial about the “itsy, bitsy” yellow polka-dot bikini, I kept hearing my brain do a replay for several hours. I even […]