Scary setups needed for haunted house

QCS STAFF DECA wants to scare up some friends. And the scarier the better. They need volunteers to take on the decorating of about seven spaces at the haunted Dungeon House. As part of Red Ribbon Carnival and its anti-drug campaign, the group is putting up the haunted house for the community for Halloween, said […]

Money can’t buy sunrises, sunsets

By Lynn Moncus: Quay County Sun Coumnist If you receive as much junk mail as I, you probably wonder along with me just how many people bother to open it and how many fall into the traps when they read that they could win big money if they will only send a few dollars to […]

Uranium stakes require more resposibility

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff The city of Tucumcari recently announced that uranium levels in Tucumcari’s water supply exceeded the federal guidelines. Some people joked that we might start glowing. On the other hand, it also looked like bottled water on shelves at the local grocery was getting sparse for a while, too. Tests  indicated […]

Dumster driving

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff After a long day on Interstate 40, most men come into Dean’s restaurant in Tucumcari and order the special. But on Thursday night, Charles Anderson and Scott Turlington, came in and asked for all the restaurant’s leftover cooking oil. Cook Antonio Encinias admitted to being a little flummoxed, when an […]

10-21-2006: School Menus

San Jon Monday Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, cereal, fruit and milk Lunch: Chili cheese fries, broccoli,fruit, cookies and milk Tuesday Breakfast: Fruit danishes, cereal, fruit and milk Lunch: Enchiladas, chips and salsa, pinto beans, fruit, salad bar and milk Wednesday Breakfast: Eggs and hash browns, cereal, fruit and milk Lunch: Hamburgers, onion rings, corn, fruit, salad […]

Doodling artist has many talents

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff They’ve auctioned off the doodles of Robert deNiro and Meryl Streep at charity events. Inventions by Leonardo da Vinci’s are said to come from his bursts of doodles. Doodling is and has become a new art form. “I wouldn’t call it fine art,” said artist Jan J.C. Jones, a Tucumcari […]

New school super for San Jon

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Gary Salazar, a former principal of Tucumcari High School, will become on Jan. 3, the new superintendent of San Jon Schools, said Bill Coker, interim superintendent of San Jon. There are about 150 students in grades pre-K through 12. Salazar is currently the principal at Capitan High School. Salazar is […]

City sells six properties

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Six properties that are in fore- closure will be purchased by the Tucumcari Greater Economic Development Corp,. TGED. The City Commission met at a special meeting on Friday and approved the purchases, which will cost $6,839.38. The properties would have been auctioned, for back taxes, at the upcoming sale on […]

10-21-2006: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County based at the Tucumcari police headquarters, during the last few days. According to reports: Monday • At 2:16 p.m., an officer was flagged down on Tucumcari Boulevard. The offi- cer was told about a fight on Fourth Street. One […]

Stella Mae Creech

Stella Mae Creech Services: 10 a.m. Monday at the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Stella Mae Creech, 90, died at her home in Tucumcari on Oct. 18, 2006 following and extended illness. She was born April 7, 1916 in Chillicothe, Texas. She had been a home maker. Mrs. Creech was preceded in death by her husband, […]