Construction entering next phase

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QCS Staff About five weeks in, the First Street road construction project is about to move into another phase. Work has gone relatively smooth so far, according to First Street Project Superintendent Johnny Macias. Crews are about to finish up the Interstate-40 interchange area to Washington Street, one of four phases of the project. The […]

Anaya set for North-South baseball game

QCS Staff Gabriel Anaya isn’t sure if he’s going to be playing baseball in a few months, but it’s certainly a part of his immediate future. Anaya, who graduated from Tucumcari High School earlier this month, was the only senior on the Rattler baseball squad. Likewise, he’s the only representative in this weekend’s North-South All-Star […]

House senior prepares for military career

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Editor’s Note: This is the fourth story in a series about graduates of high schools in Quay County. With only two graduates from its normal high school, and 14 from its alternative school, there’s no arguing that House High School can be classified as a small school. But tell […]

Inoculate yourself from sins

By Leonard Lauriault: QCS Religion Columnist Ah, the joys of summertime. Recently, I felt an itch on the back of my arm, which I ignored at first because, after all, it was just an itch and I could stand it. But as the little itch continued, I got concerned that a disease-carrying mosquito was biting […]

May 31, 2006 Obituaries

Genevieve Calbert Services: 10 a.m. today at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. Genevieve Calbert, 88, died Friday, May 26, 2006, at her home in Tucumcari. Mrs. Calbert was born Feb. 16, 1918, in Tucumcari. She had been a member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari and was active in the Sacred Heart Society. […]

May 31, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

What a fierce couple of weeks for the grass — or for that matter, anything — thanks to the wind. Expensive ace Kenny Kingston made a hole-in-one on the No. 5 hole a couple of weeks ago and eventually had to take on a couple of extra jobs to pay for the party the players […]

May 31, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the Tucumcari Police Department in the last few days: Sunday • At 2:03 a.m., a female called in a fight at a hotel. Officers arrived and the people fighting were separated. • At 2 p.m., a female called in a burglary at Chaparral Street. An officer […]

House man set for huge journey

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun As a retired math teacher, Darryl Petrak has always had an affinity for numbers and making them mean something. This summer is an extension of that, played out in a big trip on a little motorcycle. Petrak is getting set to travel the Rebel Bike Trek, a 37-day journey […]

High Plains offers plenty for travelers

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS columnist Summer tourists will soon be flocking to the shores of California, unbending their maps and looking lost on New York City’s subways and even popping their heads into Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. While New Mexico has it made with places like Santa Fe and Taos until Julia Roberts wrecked it, more […]

Grants approved by city

QCS Staff City commissioners approved a liquor license transfer and a grant agreement for city zoning ordinances during a short meeting Thursday night at Tucumcari City Hall. The Commission approved a transfer of liquor license No. 0352, from Jerry’s Liquor Store to DFS Properties. The transfer was made due to an ownership change in the […]