Bertie Marie Flint Ragland

Bertie Marie Flint Ragland Services: Have been held. Bertie Marie Flint Ragland, 93, died Friday, Nov. 17, in Clovis, N.M., following an extended illness. Mrs. Ragland was born May 4, 1913 at Bard, N.M. She had been an active member of the San Jon Assembly of God Church where she was a Sunday School Teacher for many […]

Tucumcari Gardsmen return to Tucumcari

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun By Chelle Delaney Quay County Sun There will be much to be thankful for in two Tucumcari households on Thursday. National Guardsmen Sgt. Anthony Lujan and S.Sgt. Jayson Braziel – the first two guardsmen from the Tucumcari-based unit to serve in Iraq – returned home safe and sound Nov. […]

San Jon starts season with mixed results

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Receipts requested Tucumcari Middle School requests residents save cash register receipts from Lowe’s food store. Each receipt collected between Sept. 1 and March 31, 2007 is eligible to help the school earn free educational equipment. Stored receipts might able to give the school an extra boost. Bring Lowe’s receipts, […]

Police sting nets 24 arrests

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun With the temperature in the 20s, Thursday would have been a good morning to sleep in, to stay snuggled under the covers. But for two dozen suspected drug dealers, there would be no extra sleep. At 6 a.m. on Thursday they got a different kind of wakeup alarm. About […]

11-18-2006: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department, during the last few days. According to reports: Tuesday l At 6:42 p.m., a male reported that someone had tried to break into his vehicle on Second Street. A report was filed. • […]

Two coyote packs meet : Girls and Boy’s Basketball

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun SAN JON – Friday night was the battle of the packs. The San Jon Coyotes played the Dora Coyotes in the first boys and girls basketball games in 2A action. The San Jon Lady Coyotes started the season 1-0 with a win over the Dora Coyotes. “It took us […]

Where else can you turn a corner and find a friend and history

By Lynn Moncus During our forty-one years of visiting with each other via this column, we have mentioned frequently how very fortunate we are to live in a small town and a great county. While I was down south, I survived each day by knowing I would be coming home soon even if only for […]

Thanksgiving a la green chiles

By Ryn Gargulinski While Thanksgiving usually brings to mind canned yams, pilgrim hats and cranberry stains on a white lace tablecloth, things may be celebrated a little differently in Eastern New Mexico. That’s because everything’s done a little differently in Eastern New Mexico. One can start by analyzing the menu, which is sure to contain […]

Hunger disappears from UDSA’s vocabulary?

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Will you be celebrating Thanksgiving? Most Americans will. But those who do celebrate should, perhaps, be conscious that not all Americans have reason to celebrate. For example, the “homeless” – people without a roof over their heads. In cities throughout the country there seem to be a great number […]

11-15-2006: Calendar

Today: 11:30 a.m., regular meeting, Substance Abuse Committee of the MCCH Council at Mesalands Success Center, Center St. All who are interested are invited and encouraged to attend. For more information, call 461-6096. Wednesdays ongoing: Alcoholic Anonymous Unity Group meeting from noon to 1 p.m. at 1424 S. Sixth St. Wednesdays ongoing: Vintage Quilting Society […]