Mesalands set for graudation ceremonies

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Plans are set for Mesalands Community College’s graduation ceremonies Friday, school officials said at Tuesday’s Board of Trustees meeting. The college will have two sets of graduations, both Friday afternoon at the Tucumcari High School Auditorium. The first is the 4 p.m. general equivalency diploma (GED) graduation program, followed […]

Many county races unopposed

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Editor’s Note: This is the fourth story in a series about the June 6 primary elections. This story focuses on unopposed candidates. Sue Smith Moore was interested in the position of Quay County probate judge. She just wasn’t interested in campaigning. There are no such worries for Smith, who […]

Landowners work for compromise in subdivision

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Landowners of the Montoya Subdivision showed a willingness to compromise on one landowner’s request to change land status during Monday’s Quay County Commission meeting. Robert Beasley, one of about 10 owners of the land east of Tucumcari, has sought to have the county abandon the subdivision and change his […]

Teacher focuses on life skills

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Not every person who leaves Tucumcari High School will need to do differential equations. But they will surely be better off if they know what kind of spouse they want. Or if they can stay within a budget. Or if they work well with others. Gail Balzano takes this […]

May 10, 2006 Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Saturday • At 12:05 a.m., a male reported a semi stuck on Tucumcari Boulevard. The truck was stuck between businesses and not blocking traffic. The driver said he would stay the night and call a […]

May 10, 2006 Notable Notes

Grady to hold alumni meal Grady’s annual Memorial Day and alumni meal will be May 28 at the Grady School Cafeteria from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The cost for the meal will be $7 a plate for adults and $3 for children from kindergarten through 12 years. The cafeteria will open at 9 a.m. […]

May 10, 2006 Letters to the Editor

Mexico boycott may be necessary I read another’s comments that they canceled their vacation to Cancun, Mexico, so as not to give support to Mexico. I have taken that message to heart and I will no longer buy any produce, goods, or services from Mexico. It’s time to show what Americans contribute to the Mexican […]

May 10, 2006 Calendar

Today: Altrusa board meeting at noon at Pow Wow Restaraunt. Thursday: City Commission meeting, 6 p.m., City Hall. Wednesdays ongoing: Alcoholic Anonymous Unity Group meeting from noon to 1 p.m. at 1424 S. Sixth St. Wednesdays ongoing: Vintage Quilting Society meets 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Senior Citizen’s Building on Third Street. There […]

All women can be mothers

By Debra Whittington: QCS Religion Columnist Honour thy father and mother; (which is the first commandment with promise;) That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth. — Ephesians 6:2-3 Mark and I were discussing Mother’s Day on our way home the other night. I told him that it […]

May 10, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

Tournament results Here are the results from the Mills-Strebeck Partnership Tournament held last weekend. Many thanks go out for the players, sponsors, volunteers and high school golf team players for making the 2006 tournament a great affair. First: Trever Mitchell, Travis Street, Gary Kibbe, team score Minus-22 Second: Ted Woolridge, A.C. Chavarria, Shannon Freedle, team […]