Veteran asks for help to keep office open

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Tucumcari city commissioners on Thursday vowed to write letters in hopes of keeping the local veterans’ affairs open and agreed on the first phase of renovating the local wastewater treatment facility. Joe Valverde, a veteran of the Korean War and the Vietnam War, told commissioners he was concerned about […]

April 15, 2006 Library Books

The following books are now available for checkout at the Tucumcari Public Library. Fiction Gone by Jonathan Kellerman. Two acting students stage their own disappearance – but then one of them is murdered and Alex Delaware is called to investigate. Prior Bad Acts by Tami Hoag. Two Minneapolis detectives search for a kidnapped judge. Otherwise […]

April 15, 2006 Lunch Menus

House Monday: Breakfast, Biscuit, egg, and sausage, cereal, juice, and milk. Lunch, Grilled cheese, chicken noodle soup, fruit, salad bar/soup, variety of milk. Tuesday: Breakfast, Pancake and sausage on a stick, cereal, juice and milk. Lunch, Chili cheese dogs, tater tots, corn, fruit, salad bar/soup, variety of milk. Wednesday: Breakfast, Breakfast tacos, cereal, juice and […]

College board plans for future retirements

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Interest rates and retirement dates were key items of discussion during Tuesday’s Mesalands Community College Board meeting. Two items were handled with future retirements of President Phillip Barry and Dean of Administrative Services David Gallatin, and board members also voted on two options for an interest-bearing account for operational […]

Commissioners approve road grader

By Phillip Barnhard: QCS Correspondent Appreciation followed by implementation were two themes present at the Quay County Commission meeting on Monday. Appreciation, was introduced by Commission Chairman Franklin McCasland in recognition of the service of Blanton Morrison, a county employee. The plaque presented to Blanton was recognition for the 17 years of service to Quay […]

Rattlers rally to rout Coyotes

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun It was better late than never for pitcher Matt Smith and the Tucumcari Rattler offense. Tucumcari posted its ninth win of the season Monday, rallying from an early two-run deficit to defeat visiting San Jon, 12-3. “I’m very pleased with the way we hit the ball,” Tucumcari coach Tony […]

April 12, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker It is that time of the year to start all of the fun and excitement. The annual Tri-Format Tournament kicks off 9 a.m. Saturday. The format of the tourney is three different types of Team Play. The first nine holes will be scored using the best ball of the twosome, the second […]

April 12, 2006 Obituaries

Moyers S. Shore Services: June 19 at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver. Col. Moyers S. Shore, 99, died April 5, 2006, at his home in Aurora, Colo. Col. Shore was born June 19, 1906. He was a decorated World War II veteran, rancher and community leader. Col. Shore was preceded in death by former […]

April 12, 2006 Calendar

Today: Lenten Luncheon for Ministry of Hope, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Trinity Baptist Church. Today: Altrusa board meeting at noon at Caravan Xpress and Grill. Wednesdays ongoing: Alcoholic Anonymous Unity Group meeting from noon to 1 p.m. at 1424 S. Sixth St. Wednesdays ongoing: Story Time for children ages 2 1/2 to 5 at […]

April 12, 2006 Notable Notes

Work session set for Thursday The Tucumcari City Commission will hold a work session at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Waste Water Treatment Plant, located at 1700 N. Rock Island. The purpose of the work session will be to conduct a walkthrough of the facility with engineers. Following the work session, the regular Commission meeting […]