11-15-2006: Turk’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Turkey Shoot signup Remember the Turkey Shoot Scramble on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. Shotgun, Teams will be blind draw by the Turkey Committee. $20 entry fee per player. Many prizes and hopefully the weather will agree for all of us. Please call by 5 p.m. Saturday, if possible. You might notice some […]

Rattlers prepping to meet Lordsburg Mavericks

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Most expect the Santa Rosa Lions to be in the Class 2A title game, and if they do so they would be 12-0. If the Tucumcari Rattlers are to face the undefeated, they’ll have to beat another undefeated. The (6-6) Tucumcari Rattlers are gearing up to meet the second-seeded […]

Wind brings invasion of tumbleweeds

By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers Trapped by an ocean of tumbleweeds, little Christian Madden Jr., 2, pushed aside a curtain and peeked out his window. Wide-eyed, he stared as his father stabbed twiney thistles with a rake, hurled them out of his way, and cleared a tenuous path to his front door and his family […]

Charles R. “Bob” Keele

Charles R. “Bob” Keele Services: None scheduled. Charles R. “Bob” Keele died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006 in Amarillo, Texas. Mr. Keele was born In Lovell, Wy., in 1940. He lived for many years in Montana, where he was an electrician until he retired in 2002. In 2003, he and his wife, Joan, retired to Tucumcari […]

Clovis man dives into business

by Kevin Wilson When you sell a product that has no particular use within a 100-mile radius, it helps when your customers are your friends. That’s the key to business for Jeremy Kitzhaber, who has taken a love for scuba diving and some extra space in his house and turned it into Clovis SCUBA. Kitzhaber, […]

Board and super come to agreement

By Quay County Sun William Reents, Tucumcari School Superintendent, and the Tucumcari Public Schools have come to a resignation and settlement agreement. Reents has been on administrative leave since June 6 and was given a termination letter by the Tucumcari Board of Education in July. Reents had appealed the board’s decision. Before coming to the […]

Questions about title transfer of Arch Hurley brings out large group

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun With the water getting to be a bigger concern, about 70 ranchers and farmers met last night to hear the possibilities of transferring ownership of the Tucumari irrigation canal, which is operated by Arch Hurley Conservancy District, from the federal Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) to the local conservancy district. […]

Services set for Sci-Fi Grand Master

By Karl Terry: Freedom Newspapers Services: at 2 p.m. on Thursday at the Campus Union Ballroom at ENMU. While Portales people knew him as “Jack,” the Eastern New Mexico University professor and all-around nice guy, Jack Williamson cast a large shadow in the science fiction community. Terms and even ideas adopted by science or Hollywood […]

Being Thankful

By Debra Whittington Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing. Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be than thankful unto him, and bless his name. Psalms 100:2,4 Thanksgiving Day is almost upon us once again with Christmas not far behind. Already the stores are featuring […]

11-15-2005: 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: Friday • At 12:49 p.m., a female reported a juvenile with a knife at a recreation center on East Laughlin. Officers made contact with juvenile […]