Arch Hurley to name new general manager

By Quay County Sun staff Arch Hurley to name new general manager The Arch Hurley Conservancy District has scheduled a meeting at 9 a.m. on Monday to announce the appointment of its new general manager. The board of directors met on Tuesday to review applicants. Board chairman, Larry Perkins, said the board had offered the […]

Cold weather bad news for cows

By Casey Peachock: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Come rain or shine, snow or ice, livestock producers must battle the elements on a daily basis to ensure their livestock is cared for and their livelihood is not damaged or lost. Snow and ice storms that have recently hit the area, with temperatures dropping down into the […]

01-20-2007: Calendar

Monday: 9 a.m., special meeting of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District, Arch Hurley headquarters. Monday: 5:30 The Association of Commerce & Industry of New Mexico -Annual Legislative Reception El Dorado hotel, Santa Fe. Tuesday: ACI Business Day, EL Dorado hotel, Santa Fe. Tuesday: 5:15 a.m., regular meeting Planning Commission, City Hall. Wednesdays ongoing: Al-Anon Unity […]

Abduction attempt sends shock waves

By Sharna Johnson Several Quay County schools have tightened their security procedures after an attempted abduction of a 14-year-old Grady girl on Monday, school officals said. “On Monday, Jan. 15th at 4:10 p.m. there was an attempted abduction of a 14-year-old girl who was walking to her grandmother’s house in Grady, New Mexico. The girl […]

Heartfelt thanks

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by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun About 100 students in Glenda Sours’ English and agriculture classes at Tucumcari High and Middle schools are writing Valentines to a group of soldiers in Baghdad. “We had to start now so that the letters will get there in time for Valentine’s Day,” said Sours. “We’ll be mailing them […]

Sense of place comes from within the heart

By Lynn Moncus Last week was very special because I received letters from three former residents of Ima and enjoyed each word because most had to do with descriptions of their lives in that community when they were young. Although none of us lived there after we reached adulthood, all of us have retained our […]

Rattler wrestling team places in top five

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers wresting team had several of their wrestlers place in the top five of their weight class and the team took fourth place overall in points on Friday and Saturday at the Saint Michael’s Al Salazar Memorial Wrestling Tournament in Santa Fe. Rattler Raymond Jimenez was voted […]

Tucumcari to appeal proposed move to Class 3A

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari School District plans to file an appeal to the New Mexico Athletic Association (NMAA) regarding a proposal to change the sports programs for Tucumcari High School from a 2A program to 3A program for the 2008-2009 school year, said Wayne Ferguson, athletic director for Tucumcari High School. […]

Arch Hurley’s top pick goes unnamed

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Arch Hurley Conservancy District Board of Directors has offered the position of general manager to one of five candidates, said Larry Perkins, chairman of the board. “The majority of the board agreed on the candidate. But the offer has accepted or rejected,” said Perkins. “We called the candidate […]

Rattler boys rout House, girls drop nailbiter

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun It was a night of contrasts Tuesday night at the Snake Pit at Tucumcari. The Lady Rattlers lost 41-39 in the closing seconds of the game, while the Rattlers won 70-34. The Lady Rattlers missed four free throws. The Cowgirls missed 14 free throws. The House Cowgirls started Tuesday […]