Quanah Parker Reid

Services: 2:30 p.m., Thursday in the Dunn Memorial Chapel, Tucumcari. Quanah Parker Reid, 92, died on Satruday, March 3, 2007, at his home in Tucumcari.  Mr. Reid was born  Feb. 22,1915 in Bovina, Texas to Oscar S. and Oma Reid and came to Tucumcari with his family.  He attended and graduated from Tucumcari High School. […]

Former Rattler chosen for NMAA Hall of Fame

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Former Tucumcari Rattler T.J. Parks will be inducted into the New Mexico Activities Association’s Hall of Fame. “The NMAA is very near and dear to my heart,” said Parks. “To have been part of the organization and to be inducted into their hall of fame is a true honor […]

Fire department making move to center

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Fire Department’s administration office will be officially operating out of a new office building in July, said Fire Chief Mike Cherry. The new location will be at 207 East Center Street. The building has undergone renovations, has been brought up to code and is awaiting a final […]

03-03-2007: 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: Monday • At 1:52 p.m., a male reported a burglary at his residence on East McGee. An officer was told that a tool box had […]

03-03-2007: Calendar

Today: 9 a.m., closed executive session, City Commission, City Hall. Monday: 3 p.m., regular meeting of the Museum Board, Tucumcari Historical Museum. Monday: 6 p.m., annual meeting of the RAD (Rural Area Development) Water Users Coop at K-Bob’s Restaurant. For more information, call 461-9852. Monthly meeting will be held after the annual meeting. Monday: 7 […]

03-03-2007: Around Town

Avery John joins family… James and Heather Malone of Bloomfield, Ind., announce the birth of a son, Avery John, on Jan. 5 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton, Ind. Avery John weighed 7 pounds, one ounce and was 21 inches long. He was welcomed by his brothers, Alex and Aiden. Maternal grandparents are Paul […]

Students look into commercial appeal

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun “I’ll never watch commercials the same way again,” said Beverly Lansdell, 14. “I wasn’t bored during the whole day,” said Caitlin Deitz, 16 . “It was cool,” said Jennifer Osborne, 14. That was the response of several San Jon teens who attended a media literacy program and ad campaign […]

San Jon places second at Science Olympiad

By QCS Staff San Jon Middle School took second place in its division at the annual New Mexico Science Olympiad held late last month at New Mexico Tech, Socorro. With 324 points, they had a solid lead over third place Albuquerque Academy with 304 points. First place went to Albuquerque Area Home School with 418 […]

Do you think with your mind or soul?

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun What does it take to “make up your mind?” Making up your mind takes thinking, doesn’t it? And you do your thinking with that mass of jelly between your ears, right? You know, your brain. Your physical brain. That’s what runs your body, that’s what you ponder with, create […]

It’s no bull, time to get out your hat

By John Villalba During this time of year, farmers and ranchers are getting ready to begin another cycle. Most activity is centered around babies on the ground, field preparation, and seedstock sales. Seedstock sales are commonly advertised during the spring, because it is a good time for ranchers to figure out how or where they […]