2-18 Calendar

Saturdays ongoing: Alcoholic Anonymous Unity Group meeting from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 1424 S. Sixth St. Saturdays ongoing: Narcotics Anonymous Roadrunner Group meeting from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Anne’s Church, 306 W. High St., in the Madonna room. Ongoing: The office of the Quay County ASAP Coalition at 109 E. […]

2-18 Police Blotter

Here is a sampling of calls received by Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Tuesday • At 3:32 a.m., a female called in a suspicious vehicle at South Sixth. The vehicle in question was determined to be a newspaper delivery vehicle. • At 7:52 a.m., a male called in vandalism […]

Feb. 18, 2006 Obituaries

Viva H. Coffman Services: 1 p.m. today at Grady United Methodist Church. Viva H. Coffman, 88, of Clovis, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2006, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. Mrs. Coffman was born Dec. 12, 1917, in Cameron (Wheatland) to Lee and Georgia Williamson Hutchison. Mrs. Coffman was preceded in death by her parents; her […]

Remembering cooking with lard

By Lynn Moncus Not long ago, a group of us began talking about one of our favorite subjects, food, and began to comment about how much we missed both the taste and the foods from the earlier days. Even though we can buy many of the items we grew up eating, they just don’t have […]

2-18 Around Town

Juliaveve Arredondo will be 2 on Sunday. She will be celebrating with her great-grandmother Marie Sturdivant in Portales. She is the daughter of Rick and Shannon Arredondo of Clovis and the niece of Aaron and Lynnsel Hall of Tucumcari. Grandparents are David and Shedra Hall of Tucumcari and Francisco and Lidia Arredondo of Abernathy, Texas. […]

2-18 Local menus

Logan Monday: Bagel, cream cheese, juice and milk. Lunch: Chicken nuggets/strips, mashed potatoes/gravy, green beans or salad, hot rolls, cherry cobbler, milk. Tuesday: Donuts, juice, milk. Lunch: Sirloin tips, mushroom gravy, broccoli/cheese sauce, salad, Jell-O, milk Wednesday: Preschool — NutraGrain bar. Breakfast: Cinnamon roll, juice, milk. Lunch: Green chili stew, chicken noodle soup, corn bread […]

Rattlers survive in double overtime

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By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun When his more heralded teammates couldn’t help him, Jeremy Lopez helped himself and kept Tucumcari in control of its district destiny. Lopez scored on a spinning layup with 9.3 seconds left in overtime, then played a role in both of Tucumcari’s baskets in the second extra session as the […]

New businesses set to arrive in city

By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Tucumcari will soon have two new places to eat and two new places to sleep along South First Street near McStop truck stop, officials said. The quick-rising framework that will house a Long John Silvers is already rapidly under way, but that’s not the only establishment planned for the […]

School officials aim to meet accreditation standards

By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Tucumcari school officials profess high standards. A group of educational gurus from from North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School improvement help them reach those goals. Tucumcari Superintendent William Reents said the accreditation team will be in town April 18-21 to make sure the elementary and high schools […]

Senator Quay has interesting history

By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Even those who live in Quay County may not be aware the term “Quayism” exists. No, it does not mean full of motels, grassland and ranchers and snaked by Route 66. Quayism is synonymous with “shrewd or even ruthless,” according to the Web site bookrags.com, and it was a […]