4/23 Community notes

• The lady that Tucumcari residents affectionately have called “The Bread Lady,” Mary Jane Edaakie and her family will be in Tucumcari on May 7. Edaakie, who has visited the city in the past, will be making bread, Indian tacos, fry bread and pastries from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Tucumcari Historical Museum, […]

Mesalands roping in students for rodeo team and coach

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The Mesalands Community College Rodeo Team is competing in Stephenville, Texas today and, no matter the individual results, Coach Danny Garcia has team members dedicated to his philosophy of approaching rodeo competition as a team sport. “When one of us does something wrong in competition, all of us come […]

Books available at the Tucumcari Public Library

 Fiction Saturday by Ian McEwan.   Troubled by 9/11 and the impending war in Iraq, a London neurosurgeon comes face to face with senseless violence. Revenge Of the Sith by Matthew Stover.  A new “Star Wars” novel, featuring Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi. The Serpent On the Crown by Elizabeth Peters.  The archaeologist Amelia Peabody and […]

4/23 Around Town

Billy and Lori Otero and big brother Joseph are excited about the birth of their newest family member. Billy Gage Otero Jr. was born at Plains Regional Hospital in Clovis at 2:22 a.m. on April 8. He weighed in at 8.02 pounds and was 21 inches long. Billy has been very alert, and smiles often. […]

4/20 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by Tucumcari Police during the past several days. According to the reports: April 17 • About 7 p.m. a woman in the 400 block of East Aber called in reference to problems with juveniles. An officer advised that he made contact with juveniles and they were ordered […]

4/20 Community Notes

• The Tucumcari City Commission met on Thursday at City Hall for a regular meeting. The commission approved a bid on the Center Street booster station pump, approved an agreement to pay 2.5 percent of the grant received by the airport for a new runway and approved a grant application to assist with DWI saturation […]

4/20 Calendar

Today Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority meeting — 10 a.m. at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Southwest Quay Soil Conservation District meeting — 7 p.m. Friday Swearing-in Ceremony of Robert Roark as the new Postmaster of Tucumcari — 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Tucumcari Post office, 220 S. First St. Refreshments will be […]

Quay County athletes place at Fox-Vixen Relay

Boys Tucumcari — second place, 92 points San Jon — ninth place, 4 points Quay County boys who finished in the top four: Chris McCasland, Tucumcari — 200 meter dash, first place, 22.89 seconds Eric Holt, Tucumcari — 400 meter dash, third place, 54.88 seconds Austin Sellers, Tucumcari— 800 meter run, fourth place, time: 2:19.57 […]

State legislators visit with area residents

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun More than 50 area business leaders and government officials had lunch with state legislators Tuesday. Rep. Brian Moore and Sen. Clint Harden were in town for the annual ACI Roundhouse Review — an event organized by the Association for Commerce and Industry and the Tucumcari/ Quay County Chamber of […]

Grace McMillan

Grace Carmen McMillan, 91 of Andover, Kan., died Friday, April 15, 2005, at the Life Care Center in Andover. She was born on Jan. 29, 1914, in Burleson County near Caldwell, Texas, to Faris Jackson and Mamie Fine Terry. She married H.F. McMillan on Oct. 4, 1931, in Clovis. She was a homemaker. Family members […]