Memorial Services for Tom E. McCarty

Memorial Services for Tom E. McCarty will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Divine Connection Church (formerly, the Living Word Church) at 306 E. Tucumcari Blvd. Fred Caton, pastor of the Divine Connection, will officiate. Mr. McCarty of Tucumcari was born Feb. 8, 1938 and died on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2007. The remains […]

Fabbie Janie Trujillo

Services: A funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday at Our Lady of The Holy Rosary in North Hollywood, Calif. A memorial service will be announced for Tucumcari later. Fabbie Janie Trujillo, 62, died at her home in North Hollywood, Calif., on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2007, after a prolonged illness. She was born Feb. 8, […]

Conrad of Logan chosen for Arch Hurley manager

By Quay County Sun Staff The new manager selected for The Arch Hurley Conservancy District is Bill Conrad of Logan. Conrad, who is currently a building trades instructor at Mesalands Community College, was selected three to two by Arch Hurley’s Board of Directors at a special meeting on Monday. Conrad will receive a salary of […]

Officials express disappointment with dispatch

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Several fire chiefs throughout Quay County have complained about the 911 central dispatch system based at the Tucumcari Police Department, said Donald Adams, Quay County fire marshal. Dispatchers are calling out the wrong codes, more dispatcher training is needed and dispatcher turnover at the job is too high, Adams […]

Area stays safe despite snow

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Accidents were at a minimum on Friday and Saturday when snow blanketed Tucumcari. However, road crews are putting in long hours to keep the roads clear and safe, a state transportation official said. “We were a little busy but only worked two accidents,” said Quay County Sheriff Joe Schallert. […]

Snow rollers appearance is rare

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun On Sunday morning, they were all over several sections of Tucumcari. Women likened them to jellyrolls, or rolls of batting. Men described them as looking like logs or cylinders. “They look like a roll of insulation,” except they are snow, said Charlie Liles, chief meteorologist at the National Weather […]

Longhorns outplay Coyote squads

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Logan Longhorns took a double dip on district wins Thursday night against the San Jon Coyotes. Girls The Lady Longhorns trampled the Lady Coyotes 60-31. While the Longhorns battled to the end for a 63-57 win over the Coyotes. “I feel good about how we played tonight. It […]

Doug Walker

Services: Graveside services are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Doug Walker, 53, died at his residence in Tucumcari on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2007.   Mr. Walker was born Nov. 13, 1953 in Tucumcari. He had been a Chef.   Surviving Mr. Walker are his mother, Wanda Walker of […]

Without challengers…

No candidates filed on Wednesday for positions on the Board of Trustees of the Mesalands Community College, according to the Quay County Clerk’s Office. Incumbents up for re-election on the five-member board are Bronson Moore, District 4, and Jimmy Sandoval, District 2. The filing day for write-in candidates is Jan. 30 before 5 p.m. at […]

Weather cancellations

This weekend’s weather has caused cancellations. • The “Tucumcari’s Got Talent” show, to be presented by the Quay Council for Arts and Humanities, at the Tucumcari High School Auditorium scheduled for 7 p.m. today has been canceled. • The Tucumcari High School wresting team’s meet this weekend at the Sierra Blanca Invite at Ruidoso also […]