Become doers of the word, not just hearers

by Debra Whittington For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in: Naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick, and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came unto me. Then shall the righteous […]

01-17-2007: Calendar

Wednesdays ongoing: Al-Anon Unity Group meeting 5:30 p.m., at 1424 S. Sixth St. Wednesdays ongoing: Alcoholics Anonymous Unity Group meeting 7 p.m., at 1424 S. Sixth St. Thursday: Agriculture & Home Economics FairTucumcari Convention Center. Friday: 9 a.m., regular meeting Quay County Commissioners, County Courthouse. Fridays ongoing: Alcoholics Anonymous Unity Group meeting 7 p.m., at […]

Rattler reunion planning to begin

Rattler Class of 1997: Time to plan Rattler Reunion The class of 1997 will meet at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Pow Wow Restaurant & Lizard Lounge. The meeting is to plan events for the Rattler Reunion. For more information, call Heather Ferguson at 815-9276.

2007 Basketball homecoming queen to be selected Thursday

The student body of Tucumcari High School will vote for the 2007 Basketball Homecoming Queen on Thursday. The Quay County Clerk, Ellen White, will conduct the election with the help of her office staff. The students will use real ballots for this election. Homecoming queen candidates are Janna Kirksey and Cydnie Rich. • Janna Kirksey […]

01-17-2007: 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: Saturday • At 4:12 a.m., a male reported an unattended death at a fuel station on South Mountain Road. An officer advised that one male […]

Businesses battle for air space in Clovis

By Marlena Hartz Two companies have entered bids to provide federally subsidized air service in Clovis. Wyoming-based Great Lakes Aviation wants to extend its contract serving Clovis, and an airline based in Hawaii wants to create a niche serving Clovis and other small New Mexico cities. Great Lakes has offered two 19-seat flights daily in […]

Alva Ray Firestone

Services: 10 a.m., Thursday at the Assembly of God Church in Logan. Alva Ray Firestone, 84, died in Tucumcari on Monday, Jan. 15, 2007. He was a longtime resident of Logan. Mr. Firestone was born June 17, 1922 at Mosquero. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. He was […]

Gloria Belle Ledbetter

Services: Time and date of services at House Cemetery in House will be announced later. Gloria Belle Ledbetter, 75, a resident of Los Lunas, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2007. She was born in Perry, Okla., in 1931 to Floyd C. Holt and Jesse P. Cross who preceded her in death. Mrs. Ledbetter resided in Tucumcari […]

Tom E. McCarty

Services: The time and date for a memorial service will announced later. Tom E. McCarty, 68, died suddenly on Monday. Jan. 15, 2007. Mr. McCarty was born Feb. 8, 1938 in Tucumcari. He had lived in Tucumcari for the past 15 years. Mr. McCarty had worked for the federal government as a soil conservationist. He […]

Cold keeps clutch on county

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Arctic cold front that moved into the Quay County area on Friday drove temperatures down to 2 degrees, frosted the landscape and iced over roads. It also caused power outages and dozens of accidents but no fatalities were reported. Power outages in Union County caused power failures at […]