Rattlers to face 0-5 Mora

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun If trends hold true this week, the Tucumcari Rattlers should have no problems in their final home football game of the regular season. Tucumcari (2-5) opens district play Friday night when it hosts the Mora Rangers, mired in an 0-5 season with their second coach of the year. The […]

10-11-2006: 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: Friday • At 6:59 a.m., a male reported a suspicious male subject in front of a gas station on West Tucumcari Boulevard. Officers made contact […]

Quarles open Gallery 111

BY QCS Staff Gallery one eleven— which is recognized by its distinctive blue Gallery 111 letters on the storefront at the same address on Second Street — opened its doors on Saturday to a crowd of about 60 well-wishers and artists in their own right. It’s the dream of artists Sharon and Doug Quarles. “Ever […]

Denish to tour downtown Thursday

By QCS Staff Denish to visit Thursday Lt. Governor Diane Denish will be in Tucumcari on Thursday with small-business and economic development experts to highlight successful Tucumcari small businesses and help others navigate state government. The following is the public schedule for the Denish’s visit: 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Business luncheon, Tucumcari Rotary Club, […]

Herman R. Clark

Herman R. Clark Services: 10 a.m., Saturday at the Center Street United Methodist Church, Tucumcari. SGM Herman R. Clark, ARNGUS/NMARNG (Ret.), 61, died Sunday, Oct. 8, at his home in Tucumcari. He was born on Sept. 6, 1945 in Clarksville, Ark. Survivors include his wife, Pamela Clark of Tucumcari; a sister, Brenda (Don) Mann of […]

10-11-2006: Calendar

Today: 5:15 p.m., Parent Committee of the Class of 2008, College Lobby, Mesalands Community College. All parents are encouraged to attend as fundraising activities are underway for Senior Week Activities. For more information, call Kim Enriquez at 461-4437 or Yvette Fazekas at 461-2874. Wednesdays ongoing: Alcoholic Anonymous Unity Group meeting from noon to 1 p.m. […]

Never leave business unfinished

By Leonard Lauriault: Quay County Sun Columnist Whew!! Finally, it’s done! I’d started a project during Christmas break last year that I hadn’t been able to, or taken the time to complete. It wasn’t a big job and actually, it was rather simple. I dreaded it, although I also wanted it behind me. The task […]

United Way auction nets more than $6,000

By QCS Staff United Way’s auction raised $6,295, said treasuårer Pat Sparks. “That’s $824 more than last year’s,” she said. The group’s goal is raise $25,000. “We’re about 45 percent there,” said Sparks, adding that about $10,000 has been raised. “We’ll know better at the end of the year when we see how many payroll […]

Family business is a “kamping”

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff The Lewis family are one group of KOA campers who came to stay in Tucumcari. The Lewis’ are the new owners of the KOA camp on Frontage Road at I-40. Lane and Cindy Lewis and their son, Dylan, have been operating the camp since August. Their son Dylan is their […]

Properties up for auction for back taxes

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff About 70 properties are expected to be auctioned on Oct. 24 for unpaid taxes by the state’s Taxation and Revenue Department, tax assessor Janie Murray said at Monday’s County Commission meeting. Property owners have until 5 p.m. on Oct. 23 to pay the taxes or make arrangements for payment with […]