09-06-2006: Calendar

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 is no cost. For information, call 461-6186 or 461-2342. Thursdays ongoing: Narcotics Anonymous Roadrunner Group meetings from noon […]

Rattlers take to the road

By Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Rattlers will match up against the Estancia Bears at 7 p.m. on Friday in Estancia. The Class 2A state runnerup Rattlers go into this match 0-2 with losses against Class 3A St. Michael’s and Class 4A Capital. Being 0-2 isn’t exactly the start Rattler coach Dub Smith would like, but […]

09-06-2006: Turk’s Turf

Just another quick reminder about top dressing and overseeding. The action will be starting on Monday morning. Hopefully, the weather will provide us with favorable conditions. Please bear with us on the plugging. Upcoming events Sunday the 10th Ryder Cup Type Tourney will be held starting at 12:45 p.m. Two-person teams, with first nine scramble […]

Texas group buys ethanol plant

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A Dallas-based partnership, SOZO Energy, LP, and the Tucumcari Greater Economic Development Corp. (TGED) inked a deal on Aug. 25 for SOZO to purchase the ethanol plant on Rock Island Road, said a SOZO company official on Thursday. “SOZO will produce up to 10 million gallons of ethanol per […]

Ethanol production increasing nationwide

Ethanol developments near Quay County The Dallas-based Panda Ethanol Inc. announced Wednesday that it intends to build a 100 million gallon per year ethanol plant in Sherman County, Texas. It will be fueled by more than 1 billion pounds of cattle manure a year, according to a company press release. And on June 24, Gov. […]

Love’s plans to build bigger travel stop

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Construction on a new $4.5 million Love’s travel stop at Mountain Road and I-40 is expected to begin in October, said Jenny Love Meyer, public relations director for Love’s. The new 4,321-square-foot operation, scheduled to open in late April, will add 12 new positions to its existing staff of […]

09-02-2006: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County at the Tucumcari police headquarters, during the last few days. According to reports: Tuesday At 1:22 p.m., a female reported a runaway juvenile from the high school. Officers advised they were told that the juvenile was possiblely at a […]

Lena Mae Bridges-Clem

Lena Mae Bridges-Clem Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Lena Mae Bridges-Clem, 49, died Thursday, Aug. 31, 2006 at her home in Tucumcari. She was a home maker and a member of the Baptist Church . Survivors include her husband Billy L Clem of Tucumcari; a son Timothy Clem of Tucumcari; four […]

09-02-2006: Calendar

Monday: All Quay County and Tucumcari city offices will be closed in observance of Labor Day. Tuesday: 9 a.m., Arch Hurely Conservancy District will hold a special meeting, district office, 101 E. High St.,. Preliminary agenda calls for appointment to director in Precinct #2, approval of classified ad for district manager, hiring of an interim […]

Planet, or not, Pluto still matters

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Should we believe what they’re saying about Pluto? Since 1930, when Pluto was discovered, kids around the nation have spent years, months and hours learning how the discovery of Pluto made it nine planets instead of eight. And there have been countless styrofoam balls twirling off of coat hangers […]