Mary Ruth Bugg Morton

Services: Have been held. Mary Ruth Bugg Morton, 89, died Friday, May 11, 2007. Mrs. Morton was born on Dec 13, 1917 to A.H. and Myrtle Bugg in Toyah, Texas. The Buggs were a west Texas pioneer family. Mrs. Morton’s paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John H. Bugg came to Texas in a covered wagon […]

05-19-2007: Birth and birthday announcements

Sleepy time guy… Josh Griego and Luisa Otero announce the birth of their son Joshua Zain Greigo. He was born April 25, 2007 at 1:20 p.m at the Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. Joshua weighed 7 pounds, 4.3 ounces and was 20 and 1/4 inches long. Joshua’s sisters are Destiny Jade Griego and Arissa […]

Authority selects management team for racino

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Quay County Gaming Authority placed their bets on the Las Vegas management team of Navegante Group and the Friedmutter Inc. Authority members voted to negotiate with the management team regarding eventual fees and the selection of a horsetrack management company. The competing group, Whitesands, Inc., was equal in […]

Teens spread message by ‘sticker shock’

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By QCS Staff Student volunteers in the “Sticker Shock” project stuck warning stickers on multipacks of alcoholic beverages that it’s a criminal offense to sell alcohol to minors. They are members of the Quay County Substance Abuse Committee, Quay County DWI. On each of the packages was a neon pink or yellow sticker that reads: […]

Bullard finshes MCC before Tucumcari High

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Joshua Bullard is just 18 years old. But there he was, on the stage, in his cap and gown, at the Mesalands Community College graduation on May 11, getting his reward for two years of hard work. Oh, and that was before Bullard is to graduate from Tucumcari High […]

Judge Purcell set to retire

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U.S. District Court Judge Ricky Purcell seemed a little out his comfort zone on Friday. He was sitting in the jurors box. Purcell sat quietly as court administrator Diane Ulibarri hosted a light roast for the 75 people who had gathered for the judge’s retirement party. Purcell who has served as judge for 15 and […]

05-16-2007: Fishing Report

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conchas Lake Anglers fishing for largemouth bass and smallmouth bass reported fishing good-to-excellent this past week. They did well […]

05-16-2007: Tuck’s Turf

San Jon Boosters There was a great turnout for the San Jon Booster Club Benefit There were 64 players in the scramble and there was also a great hamburger fry and wonderful weather. Over 60 special prizes were drawn along with the fun time. Many thanks to all of the sponsors and committee for making […]

Rattlers hopeful going into 2A playoffs

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers will meet the Lordsburg Mavericks today in the first round of the 2007 AA State Tournament. The Rattlers seniors are determined to bring home a state title. The Rattlers have not advanced beyond the first round in the last four years. “We got the route we […]

A mother’s loving touch brings thankfulness

By Debra Whittington And Adam called his wife’s name Eve; because she was the mother of all living. Genesis 3:20 The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him. Psalm 28:7   Although Mother’s […]