Water authority discusses money

Mike Linn The Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority met on Wednesday to once again discuss many pieces of the giant jigsaw puzzle that is the Ute water pipeline project. The meeting included the bonding of 12 entities when officials from each signed on to be part of the authority at the Roosevelt restaurant in […]

Senior Olympians prepare for meet

Quay County Senior Olympics will have a competition in track events, soccer kick, frisbee throw and baseball throw 4 p.m. May 28 at the Tucumcari High School track field. The air gun competition will be 3 p.m. June 5 at the Quay County Fair Barn. Senior Olympics is committed to provide senior adults, age 50 […]

Horse ride in bar, play on tap for celebration

Judy Hiner Upcoming issues of the Quay County Sun will carry articles about the combination Route 66 Celebration Tucumcari has and Route 66 Roadie Gathering and combined event that is expected to bring three thousand people to your community. The kick-off for the gathering is a horse ride through the Trails West Lounge. Seven cowboys […]

Comments from the Canyons

Lynn Moncus When two country cousins set out to explore areas of the county, citified folks might tend to question our sanity. Yes, last Sunday, Cousin Tink and I made a hasty decision to check out the plains in the southwestern section of the county and set off with some good sandwiches, plenty of water, […]

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Maxine Blitz Elliott Maxine Blitz Elliott, 80, died Sunday, May 18, 2003, after a lengthy illness. She was the daughter of Louis and Birdie Blitz. She earned her BA and a Master’s Degree and was had a couple of hours left to receive a doctorate in library science. She was an English instructor at UNM, […]

Scam targeting elderly

SUN STAFF The Quay County Sheriff’s Office reports a phone scam targeting the elderly is working its way around Quay County. Deputy Frank Conley said a Logan woman reported the call to him. While it is the only report he has received, he doubted it is the only time the scam will be tried. The […]

Water authority to meet Wednesday

Freedom newspapers The passage of the tax increase gives Tucumcari officials some bragging rights as the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority meets at 2 p.m. today at The Roosevelt restaurant in Portales for its monthly meeting. The meeting will be the first with all 12 entities implemented as one authority. Tucumcari City Manager said […]

Voters approve tax increase

Dave Gragg Tucumcari voters approved a quarter-cent gross receipts tax increase Tuesday by a nearly 3-to-1 margin. The voters approved the measure 255 to 87. The new tax will add nearly $216,000 to a fund dedicated to building a water delivery system from Ute Lake near Logan to Tucumcari and will go into effect Jan. […]

First Christian Church

Jim Witcher Choices It is said that the first step to wisdom is knowing how dumb you really are! I have personally found this to be 100-percent true. When I face a problem the first thing I should realize is just how much I don’t know about that particular problem. That way instead of just […]

NMSP find drugs, cash in men’s car

By Dave Gragg New Mexico State Police arrested two Indiana men Friday afternoon after finding methamphetamines and more than $30,000 in cash in their vehicle. Officer Rigo Chavarria stopped the pair of 40 year olds a couple of miles west of Tucumcari around 4 p.m. Friday. He said the two men’s stories were inconsistent, so […]