Unofficial school board election results

Yesterday was election day for school board members in the area. The polls closed Tuesday at 7 p.m. with these unofficial results (winners are highlighted): San Jon- Position No. 1: Frank D. Gibson, 118; Robert L Frost, 65 Position No. 3: Arthur L. White, 90; Ronald L. Stoner, Jr., 89 Position No. 4: Timothy L. [...]

New auto shop to open

By William Thompson Don White, a former service manager at Big Country Ford, said he will open a new full-service auto care shop on Route 66 Boulevard by March 1. D & A Auto Care and will have access to a full-line of NAPA parts and warranties for parts and service. “I worked for 14 [...]

Calendar for 2/02/05

• Feb. 2 – A cooking school for people with diabetes to learn how to prepare healthy dishes. Call 461-0562 to enroll. • Feb. 2 – Story time at the Tucumcari Public Library, 9:30 a.m., 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. • Feb. 2 – Quay County Commissioners will hold a work session in the commission [...]

Sunday strolls bring back memories

By Lynn Moncus As you are aware, Aggie and I take a ride every Sunday afternoon in order to enjoy the many vistas in Quay County and to recall some of the history of the area which we mosey around while enjoying the open air. Walking keeps us in touch with the past as we [...]

Commodities distributed in Tucumcari

By William Thompson Wednesday morning approximately 100 area residents showed up at the Quay County Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall to receive free U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities. Volunteer Delfinio Garcia, one of 17 volunteers on hand, said he expected around 400 people to visit over the course of the day. “We give out food items once [...]

community briefs

QCS Staff Free school lunches continue for now Tucumcari schools announced recently that all students will continue on Provision II “Free” Lunch status until after a school board meeting on Feb. 21. At that time, a final determination will be made for the remainder of the school year. Board members attend training Local school board [...]

Beverly “Priss” Shepherd obit

Beverly “Priss” Shepherd, 69, of Channing, Texas, died Sunday, Jan. 30, 2005 in Channing. Shepherd was born Nov. 15, 1935 on the Mel Davis Ranch in Gray County to James LeRoy and Bernice Lee (Andis) O’Neal. She attended school in Lefors, Texas. Later she moved to Clarendon, Texas where she met and married Richard Clyde [...]

All-stars named from Logan, San Jon

By William Thompson John Allen Maestas, J.D. Estrada and Wesley James of Logan High School’s football team have been selected to play for the Class A North All-Stars six-man football team. San Jon High School football player Trey Rusk was also named to the team. Logan’s Coach Billy Burns said he has coached the all-star [...]

Mosquero whips House Cowboys and Cowgirls

By William Thompson The House Cowboys fell at Mosquero Friday, 61-60. The House Cowgirls also lost by a point at Mosquero, 48-47. Boys Cowboy Nathan Foust scored 48 of House’s 60 points, but Mosquero held on for a one-point victory after leading from the second quarter onward. Cowgirl Coach Marc Foust, speaking on behalf of [...]

Ostrich recipe wins contest

By William Thompson The Holiday Inn’s Branding Iron Restaurant held a cooking contest Saturday, and Gigi Parker’s “Ostrich Diane” won first prize and will appear on the restaurant’s menu. Five area residents entered the restaurant’s first-ever cooking contest. Peter Kampfer, Tucumcari’s new economic development director, was on hand to judge entries along with Mayor Mary [...]