Bell Ranch pilot was flying new plane at time of crash

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Jeffery Lane, 57, who died Aug. 15 in a plane crash near Mosquero, had only been in possession of his new airplane for six days. Lane, who was piloting the plane, and passenger Ryan Hartley, 34, of Roy died in the crash that is being investigated by the National […]

Finale for completion of First Street construction

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By QCS Staff After two years of construction to complete a 2.7-mile stretch of First Street, city, state and construction company officials took to the streets Thursday to celebrate. About 8 p.m., traffic was blocked on First Street north of the overpass. Then officials gathered along the cross walk and snipped the ceremonial ribbon signaling […]

Anas Cleo Head

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Services: 1 p.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church in Fort Sumner. Anas Cleo Head, 106, a resident of Clovis for the past two years and a resident of Fort Sumner since 1948, died Tuesday, August 21, 2007, at the Laurel Ridge Care Center in Clovis. Mrs. Head was born in Montague County, Texas, […]

2007 Quay County Fair Results

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The following are the results for exhibitors in some events and departments at the Quay County Fair: Ball Canning Award Winners Fruits 1st Corinne Hayes – Pneapple 2nd Marjorie McKenzie – Pears   Vegetables 1st Linda M Eichler Green Beans 2nd Rex Maddaford, Tomatoes   Pickles 1st Noma Tillman Pickled Peppers 2nd Sue Griggs Salsa […]

Time to register for city football, volleyball leagues

Registration has begun for the Quay County Junior League Football program and the Tucumcari Recreation Center Girls Volleyball. Children in grades four through six are eligible to participate in the Junior League Football. The cost is $30 per player. Girls in grades three through six are eligible to play volleyball. The cost is $25 per […]

Quay County football teams ready for Friday

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By QCS Staff Three Quay County football teams are set for gridiron action on Friday. They are: • The 1A San Jon Coyotes will kick off their 6-man football season at 4 p.m. against the 1A Vaughn Eagles in San Jon. • The 2A Tucumcari Rattlers will host a scrimmage game at 5 p.m. against […]

08-22-2007: Calendar

Today: 10 a.m., regular meeting, Tucumcari/Quay County Regional Emergency Communications Board, City Hall 215 E. Center St. Thursday: 5 p.m., regular meeting, Housing Authority, City Hall 215 E. Center St. Thursday: 6 p.m., regular meeting, Tucumcari City Commission, City Hall, 215 E Center St. Fridays ongoing: 7.p.m., regular meeting, Alcoholics Anonymous Unity Group, 1424 S. […]

08-22-2007: 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 • At 3:18 p.m., a female reported a theft at a lounge on West Route 66. An officer was told that a wallet had […]

August 1965

The Chamber of Commerce planned a day-long dedication for the new Trigg Memorial Hospital. … Seventy-one members of the Bell Ranch Cowboys Association and their families came from seven states and the country of Rhodesia in Africa to their annual reunion held at the Chappell-Spade headquarters. … Numerous Quay County residents reported seeing UFOs in […]

Early and absentee voting for Sept. 18 hospital tax is ongoing

The Quay County Clerk’s office is conducting early and absentee voting for the Special Hospital Tax Election on Sept. 18. Voting began Tuesday, said Ellen White, county clerk. Voters can cast their early ballots on weekdays between 8 a.m. and noon and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Court House. Eligible voters may […]