Quay County 4-H Rodeo, State 4-H Horse Show this weekend

by Quay County Staff Hundreds of New Mexico 4-Hers will compete for saddles, bits, belt buckles, belt pins, and other prizes in over 60 events this weekend at the State 4-H Horse Show and Quay County 4-H Rodeo at the Quay County Fairgrounds.  “Horse show enthusiasts will want to watch our own Valtie Riddle attempt […]

Anna Mae Hughes

Anna Mae Hughes Services: were held on Tuesday at the First Baptist Church in Logan. Interment to followed in the Logan Cemetery.  Anna Mae Hughes, 94, died on July 22, 2006 in her home at Autumn Blessings in Logan. Mrs. Hughes was born Nov. 1, 1911 in Devol, Okla. to Wesley and Ocie  Parsons Stewart. […]

July 26: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the Tucumcari Police during the last few days. According to the reports: Saturday lAt 1:45 a.m., a male reported a fight at a lounge on West Tucumcari Boulevard. Officers advised it was a verbal argument only and that the parties were separated. lAt 6:44 a.m., a […]

Team Liberty plans to join the Great Santa Fe Trail Horse Race

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Shawn Davis of Tucumcari and eight other horsemen from Quay County are setting their sights on The Great Santa Fe Trail Horse Race of September 2007. Entered as Team Liberty, they will be one of the inaugural teams riding in the first race. The 13-day event from Sept. 3 […]

County gets update on Ute Lake Ranch; New requirements on control burns

By Quay County Sun Staff In a presentation before the Quay County Commission at their regular meeting, Lonnie Phelps, engineer for the Ute Lake Ranch development project, discussed the developer’s progress regarding the planned golf course and development of homes around the course. Phelps said The Interstate Stream Commission had concerns about possible pollutants getting […]

Logan Longhorns prepare for 8-man team

by Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Logan Longhorns are preparing for a new season of football in a new eight-man league. The league was initiated by the New Mexico Activities Association following a recommendation from a committee that discussed the new league with several schools. “Some smaller schools were concerned about the unlevel playing […]

Tucumcari’s airport caters to variety of traffic

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Watching the hand signals from Ernie Baker, Colette and Dave Eneboe rounded the fuel island and got out of their small single engine prop plane. Baker, assistant manager at the Tucumcari Municipal Airport, welcomed the couple and then began fueling the plane. “We’re just stopping for fuel. We’ve always […]

Track getting a new surface

By Thomas Garcia In preparation for the upcoming sports season, the Tucumcari High School track is undergoing a complete renovation. The project is to be completed by mid-August, said Wayne Ferguson, athletic director of Tucumcari Schools. The track has not had any major work on it since it was resurfaced in 1994, he said.“This project […]

Science field day is Aug. 1

Special to the QCS Crops, climate, turfgrass and dairy will be the themes of an Aug. 1 field day at New Mexico State University’s Agricultural Science Center at Tucumcari. “The primary goal of the field day is to increase the community’s awareness of the center and its activities, and to highlight the broad range of […]

July 22: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the last few days. According to the reports: Wednesday l At 12:40 a.m., a female reported a suspicious vehicle in the area of Barnes and Jackson. Officers patrolled the area and were unable to locate the vehicle. l At 3:13 a.m., a […]