8/17 Obituaries

Walter Carlson Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Walter Carlson, 81, of Tucumcari, died Friday, July 22, 2005, at Laurel Hills Health Care in Tucumcari. He served his country and was a military veteran. He was of the Baptist faith. The Rev. Jim Witcher will officiate the services. Burial will be at […]

8/17 Calendar

Today — Altrusa will have a business meeting at Bambinos restaurant at noon; to include car party planning and yearbook distribution. Call Glenda Reid at 461-2244. Today through Saturday — The Quay County Fair. Call Brenda Bishop at 461-0562 for more information. Today and Thursday — Mesalands Community College enrollment for fall semester in the […]

City celebrates $100,000 worth of history

By Martha Frost: Quay County Sun In August 1940 Tucumcari and cities all over New Mexico were celebrating the journey of Francisco Vasquez de Coronado through New Mexico and the Southwest. The Spanish explorer expected to find streets paved with gold and houses studded with turquoise, but the only gold Coronado and his men found […]

8/17 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Saturday • At 8 a.m., a retail store clerk reported vandalism to the shop. Police arrived to find a small hole and broken window, apparently done by a BB gun. • At 11:08 a.m., a […]

We have common bond despite different experiences

By Debra Whittington: QCS columnist “Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his face continually. Remember his marvelous works that he hath done, his wonders, and the judgments of his mouth.” 1 Chronicles 16:11-12. The host class for this year’s Rattler Reunion was the class of 1975, which also happens to be the same year […]

Football Schedule

It’s was kick-off time for the Rattler Football season with the full schedule appearing below. (Two-a-days began Monday.) Aug. 19 time TBA — St. Mikes Scrimage, away Aug. 27 at 1 p.m. — Mora, away Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. — Crownpoint, home Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. — Estancia, home Sept. 16 at 7 […]

8/17 Community Notes

Depot artwork still up for grabs The Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce said it has extended the drawing for Sharon Quarles’ train depot artwork to Nov. 28. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the chamber office. All proceeds benefit the chamber. For more information, call 461-1694. Vacancy on chamber board The Chamber Board […]

City Commission talks trash, alleys, airport

By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Tucumcari city commissioners spent a good portion of Thursday’s meeting talking trash. Effective Sept. 15, they said the city will begin heavy enforcement of the Solid Waste Ordinance. This means placing anything besides household trash in the dumpsters is prohibited. Non-household trash items will not be picked up unless […]

8/13 Obituaries

Lillie Huff Services: 1:30 p.m. Monday at Dunn Funeral Home Memorial Chapel in Tucumcari. Lillie Stein Huff, 92, of Tucumcari, died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2005, at Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari. She was born on Jan. 5, 1913, in Sagerton, Texas. She moved to Tucumcari in 1936. She was a retired registered nurse […]

8/13 Calendar

Monday — Tucumcari Middle School football practice begins at 4 p.m. Prospective players must have had physical. Monday — Tucumcari Public Schools Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. in the administrative office conference room. Tuesday — The Quay County Republican Party will hold its regular meeting at 6 p.m. at Dean’s restaurant. Dutch […]