Owners consider relocating Sonic

By Quay County Sun By Quay County Sun The owners of the Sonic drive-in are considering moving the fast-food restaurant to a new location in Tucumcari, said Donna Volz, regional marketing director for Merrit Group Sonic Drive-ins based in Las Cruces. “Unfortunately, we don’t have a time line right now,” said Volz. Tucumcari has been […]

Logan administrator keeps eye on growth

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun This month Larry Wallin, administrator of the Village of Logan, celebrates 13 years at the position. The Quay County Sun visited with Wallin to learn what changes have occurred and what challenges face the popular lakeside community. How did you come to be manager 13 years ago? I was […]

Vadals shoot out windows of car, shops, residences

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun During October and November there have been 80 cases of vandalism in Tuucumcari – most of which have involved broken windows in vehicles, residences and businesses, police records shows. Between Thursday and Sunday, the number of cases escalated. And car owners, residents and business operators have became more perturbed […]

Air show to continue in Tucumcari

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Tucumcari’s air show will be flying again. Members of the Tucumcari Rotary Club have agreed to sponsor the Tucumcari Air Show in 2007, said the club’s president Elmer Schuster. In fact, a date of Sept. 19, 2007 has been set for the next event, Schuster said. The tragic death […]

12-02-2006: Turk’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Brrrrr. It is chilly, and it is nice to be back in town from my trip to Phoenix for Thanksgiving Holiday. Happy Holiday Season to all! Another reminder to all of the folks who want to set up a special golf tournament for the upcoming year. Please get in touch with me […]

Rattlers drop to 0-2 mark

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers moved to 0-2 after a 58-76 loss to the Estancia Bears Thursday night at Tucumcari. The Rattlers trailed the Tigers early in the first period 12-20. Rattlers center Drew White scored all 12 of the first period points for the Rattlers. In the second period the […]

Ready to wrestle

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattler wrestling team is competing in the Randall Greater Gold invite today. Tucumcari has 17 wrestlers in its program and five wrestlers who placed in last year’s state tournament returning this year. They are Jacob Ramirez, Matt Garcia, Brian Lopez, Ryan Fought and Raymond Jimenez. Last year, […]

12-02-2006: Community Notes

QCS Staff The Chinese Gold Dragon Acrobats are bringing their show to Tucumcari. An additional show for the 2006 line-up, the acrobats’ appearance is sponsored by the Quay Council for Arts and Humanities. The Chinese acrobatic show, which features several balancing acts using everyday objects such as chairs, tables and jugs. They are billed for […]

12-02-2006: Calendar

Saturdays ongoing: Alcoholic Anonymous Unity Group meeting from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 1424 S. Sixth St. Saturdays ongoing: Narcotics Anonymous Roadrunner Group meeting from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Anne’s Church, 306 W. High St., in the Madonna room. Monday: 6 p.m., regular meeting, RAD Water Users, Norton Fire Station. For […]

All aboard te Rock Island Line

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun “Do yuh hear that whistle down the line? I figure that it’s engine number forty nine, She’s the only one that’ll sound that way. On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe!” That’s a song that won an Oscar, in a 1946 film starring Judy Garland. The movie? “The […]