Coyotes finish as runnerups

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun The San Jon Coyotes six-man football team wound up their 2006 season as district champions and state runnerups. The Coyotes met the New Mexico School for the Deaf’s (NMSD) Roadrunners in the state championship game Saturday at Albuquerque at Menaul High School. The […]

11-08-2006: Turk’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Some people missed something special when you passed up the fantastic five-course Italian meal at the Country Club last Saturday. Tony Morano and his committee members — Peggy Shipley, Rick and Agnes Morano, Lynn Frost, Gary Lee, Ruth Litchfield, and, of course, Momma Morano — made sure there was great treat for […]

Found a good deal? God says to research

By Leonard Lauriault: Quay County Sun Columnist Recently, some commercials have promoted products using claims of having “good news” in light of present bad conditions. You’ve probably seen them: The world’s about to be destroyed (or something at least as dramatic), but I have good news, I just saved hundreds of dollars on my car […]

11-08-2006: Calendar

Today: 5:15 p.m., THS Class of 2008 Parent Committee, Mesalands Community College Lobby. All parents are encourage to attended. For information, call 461-4437 or 461-2874. 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 […]

11-08-2006: Police bloter

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 • At 6:08 a.m., a female reported a domestic dispute at a house on East Laughlin Street. Officers made contact with a female subject. […]

Rattlers hoping to pull upset

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun After their recent win against Dulce, the Tucumcari Rattlers are preparing to meet Capitan on Friday in quarterfinals of the 2A state playoffs. “The people that come and watch are going to be in for one exciting match up,” Rattlers coach Dub Smith said. “We feel this game is […]

Theodore “Ted” Leroy Whatley

Theodore “Ted” Leroy Whatley Services: Have been held. Local services to be scheduled. Theodore “Ted” Leroy Whatley, 71 of Vermilion, Ohio, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2006 at his home after a short illness. He was born June 2, 1935 in Dinuba, Calif. He has been a Vermilion resident for the past two years after moving […]

Voters approve education bond

By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers Higher education officials in eastern New Mexico expressed gratitude Tuesday for voters in the General Election who approved millions of dollars for higher education in the region. With 70 percent of precincts reporting, unofficial election results showed 55 percent of New Mexico voters gave their approval of General Obligation Bond […]

How Quay County Voted

How Quay County Voted 2006 (vote count is based on provisional numbers) United States Senator l Jeff Bingaman: 2,231 Democratic Party l Allen W. McCullough: 981 Republican Party United States Representative l Tom Udall: 2,243 Democratic Party l Ronald M. Dolin: 1,003 Republican Party Governor and Lieutenant Governor l Bill Richardson and Diane D. Denish: […]

Voters OK senior funds

Freedom Newspapers With 90 percent of precincts reporting on Tuesday, 62 percent of New Mexico voters favored providing $16 million to benefit senior citizen centers across the state. Bond A would fund projects at dozens of senior centers, including some in Curry, Roosevelt and Quay counties. Portales’ senior center had the most to gain, with […]