DAR retires flag at Flag Day ceremony

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Mary Potter, left, holds the flag as GiGi Parker, center, cuts the white and red fields in a flag retirement ceremony conducted by members of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The ceremony was held at the Senior Citizens Center on Flag Day, Thursday.

New agent joins extension office

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tom Dominguez, 37, is the new agriculture extension agent for Quay County. Dominguez came to the Quay offices from Pecos, Texas, where he was the extension agent in Reeves County for four years. He’s been involved with the extension program for about 10 years. He holds a master’s degree […]

Route 66 Festival starts off with watermelon feed

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Alvin Cawthon and Dallas Kelly help kick start the Route 66 Festival at Friday night’s watermelon feed sponsored by the Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce. More festivities begin today. Click on the related link for scheule.

One million gallons of water used to douse fire

By QCS Staff One million gallons of water were used to fight the fire at the Sands-Dorsey Building, said Tucumcari Fire Chief Mike Cherry. Also about $1,100 was used in foam to fight the fire, which began at about 5 p.m. on June 8 and was finally pronounced out at 9:30 a.m. on June 10, […]

Logan Rebuilding

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Combined with the hard work of the community and federal programs, life in Logan for many tornado victims is returning to normal, said a Village of Logan official. Many of the damaged residences and buildings have been repaired and many of those that were lost in the March 23 […]

01-16-2007: Around Town

Help Quarles find space… The Eastern New Mexico ArtSpace approved at its board meeting this week to launch a campaign to help muralists Doug and Sharon Quarles find a new art space. The Quarles lost Gallery 111, when the Sands- Dorsey Building burned last week. Donations may be sent to Eastern New Mexico ArtSpace, P.O. […]

Each parent gets his/her special day

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Mother’s Day was on Sunday, May 13. Father’s Day will be coming up on Sunday. So neither of them gives anybody a chance to take some time off.  But their children spend a lot for both celebratory days. An estimated $15.73 billion was spent for Mother’s Day this year. […]

06-16-2007: Letter to Editor

All of the members of the volunteer fire district number 2 want to thank the businesses for their donations to the fire fighting effort at the Sands-Dorsey Building on June 8. Thanks to: Del’s for the burritos, the Sonic for water and hamburgers, the Subway for the many sandwiches and bags of chips, the Pizza […]

Stormy weather often leads us to our source of strength

By Debra Whittington I will bless the Lord at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul shall make her boast in the Lord: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad. O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together. I sought the Lord and he […]

Sands-Dorsey brings back many fond memories

By Lnn Moncus The conversations at the coffee tables and almost anywhere the natives of our county have met this week have been devoted to discussion of that major fire at the Sands-Dorsey Building and of the memories we have of that large area of our history. We have all felt a major loss because […]