Letters to the Editor

By Bob Wicks, Jr. When I was three weeks old I made my first trip to town. My mother placed me on the pharmacy counter for all to see and admire. From then on Sands-Dorsey became my main hang-out. I have great memories of the store, from all the people who worked there to all [...]

Afternoon outing puts her sanke alert

By Lnn Moncus While Aggie and I were taking our walk in the country Sunday, one of us had a major nervous breakdown. Yes, we ran head on into a snake, thus scaring the daylights out of me and making Aggie wonder why her leash had become so short. Fortunately, I saw it before she [...]

Direct mail is way too personal

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun It was a few years ago that I got this letter from my drug store The letter was a reminder that I had not yet ordered a prescription drug that I took then. I remember thinking at the time that it was a helpful reminder. Sometimes people do forget [...]

Tiggers take championship

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The Tiggers won first place in the girls city softball league. They competed against the Blue Angels and the Sluggers. Back row, from left, Coach B.J. Molinas, Olana Romero, Sista Powell and Brianna Molinas. Front row, from left Madeline Wiegel, Heidi Strong, Alex Garcia, Melissa Garcia and Rosario Lucero.

Car show results from Route 66 festival

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Below are the results from the Rotary Route 66 Car Show: Late sport trucks First: Matt Guillian, GMC Sierra Second: David Romero, 2007 Ford Third: Robert Munoz, 2000 Ford Military truck 4×4 First: Art Barnard, 1934 Chevy Second: Charles Dunn, 1981 CJB Scrambler Tie-Third: Diena and Charley Crossly, 1976 CJ7 Jeff Ellison, 1984 Chevy Street [...]

06-23-2007: Calendar

Today: 5:30 p.m., Pot Luck dinner, Eastern New Mexico Bluegrass & Old Tyme Music Association, Quay County Exhibit Hall, fairgrounds. Admission free. Call 461-0456. Monday:  9 a.m., Quay County Commission meeting, Commission Chambers, Quay County Courthouse, 300 S. Third St. Monday: 6 p.m., Recreation Board meeting, Youth Recreation Center, 900 E. Laughlin Ave. Mondays ongoing: [...]

Vacation Bible school joint effort of churches

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Children at the First Spanish Baptist Church are wild with praise. Jungle Jaunt is the theme for their summer vacation bible school. The Bible school is being held jointly by the Trinity, Immanuel and First Spanish Baptist Churches. There are 37 children enrolled and 12 volunteer teachers. “We found [...]

06-23-2007: 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: Tuesday At 1:45 p.m., a female came to the police department regarding some stolen Department of Labor checks. Wednesday At 1:41 a.m., a female reported [...]

Jessie Evelyn “Bob” Alford

Services: 12:30 p.m. (MDT) today funeral services will be conducted at the Logan United Methodist Church. Jessie Evelyn “Bob” Alford of Nara Visa, 93, died Tuesday, June 19, 2007, following and extended illness at Autumn Blessings in Logan where she had resided for the past year. Mrs. Alford was born Sept. 12, 1913 near Nara Visa on the [...]

Highlights of Route 66 fesitval

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Route 66 festivities on Saturday brought out several hundred locals and visitors who participated in the morning parade and enjoyed the day’s activities through the monster truck crush.