Nearly 600 run in Route 66 Team Roping competition

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During the three-day Route 66 team roping championships nearly 600 teams were run from June 29 to July 1 in Tucumcari. It was the second annual event sponsored by the Tucumcari/Quay Chamber of Commerce and produced by Zamora Roping Productions. Ropers from Texas, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico made the trip to compete for $22,000 […]

Frances Kaufman Leiding

Services: Have been held. Frances Kaufman Leiding, 85, a resident of Albuquerque since 1966, died Monday, June 25, 2007. She is survived by her husband, Wally; son, Craig and wife, Joanne, of Arlington, Va.; daughter, Laura and John of Parker, Colo.; granddaughter, Heather of Denton,Texas; sister, Jenny of Sun City, Ariz.; niece, Pam of Sun […]

Liberato “Levi” Garcia

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Services: Have been held Liberato “Levi” Garcia, 73, a resident of Roy, New Mexico died Wednesday, June 27, 2007, in Roy. He was born in Garita on July 25, 1933 to the late Juan R. Garcia and Rumalda Martinez Garcia who survives him. He was united in marriage in Trujillo on Feb. 13, 1952 to […]

RAD hopes water woes fixed

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BY QCS Staff A valve with a broken gate, that prevented water from flowing east in the water line along the Frontage Road, may be culprit in a local water coop delivery system. “We’re hoping this will fix it,” said Shane Jennings, who conducts maintenance for RAD, the Rural Area Development Coop, and who serves […]

Conchas rollover claims life, local rollover injures travelers

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun One person was killed and two injured in a rollover on State Highway 104, said San Miguel County under sheriff Joe Robert Urban. At 5 p.m., Sunday, 20-year-old Adam J. Ortiz of Ribera over corrected for an unknown reason while driving a 1996 GMC SUV and rolled the vehicle […]

Logan man part of class action suit against Lottery

BY QCS Staff A Logan man, Chris Channing, is part of a class action law suit seeking to stop the New Mexico State Lottery from pulling games from the market that still have substantial cash prizes available, according to court papers filed last week in Bernalillio County. Others specifically named as a part of the […]

07-04-2004: Around Town

Gallery open house… Nelda L. Smith is holding an open house of her gallery, Colors of My Soul Studio from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, 205 1/2 South Second St. All are invited to attend. Janet and Joe to wed… Jerry and Ann Hall of Tucumcari announce the engagement of their daughter, Janet […]

Hulce back at school helm

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Doug Hulce was named as the interim superintendent of Logan Schools at special meeting of the Logan school board on June 26. Hulce is filling in for former superintendent Carolyn Franklin who retired last year. Hulce is a familiar face in the community and has a long history with […]

07-04-2004: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. According to reports: Friday l At 8:51 a.m., a male reported a theft at a residence on South First Street. An officer advised that an air conditioner was […]

07-04-2004: Calendar

Today: At dark, Elks Lodge fire works display. Thursday: 5:30 p.m., monthly meeting, Liberty Water System, Arch Hurley Meeting Room, 101 E. High St Fridays ongoing: .p.m., regular meeting, Alcoholics anonymous Unity Group, 1424 S. Sixth St. Saturday: 8 a.m., Ranch Horse Competition, Rodeo Arena, Fair Grounds. Monday: 9 a.m., regular meeting, Quay County Commission, […]