Travis Nelson honored

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by Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Quay County Extension clubs honored Travis Nelson of Nara Visa for 50 years of work, commitment and dedication to the improvement of Quay County. And the Travis Nelson Building at the Quay County Fairgrounds was officially dedicated Wednesday afternoon. Tucumcari Mayor Mary Mayfield introduced Nelson and spoke of all […]

Graduations, births, anniversaries, wedding

Pretty in pink… Alyssa Jolene Gutowski was born at 5:18 a.m., on July 17, 2007 in Albuquerque. Her parents are Tony and Deena Gutowski and a sister, Adriana Gutowski, all of Albuquerque. Her grandparents are James and Marcia Blea of Tucumcari and Deborah Gutowski of Albuquerque. Her great-grandparents are Don and Shirley Schlichting of Elkhart […]

Tana Rene’ Greer

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Services: At 2 p.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church in Tucumcari. Tana Rene’ Curry Greer, 44, of Centennial, Colo., died suddenly Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007. She was born Jan. 23, 1963 to Bill and Juanita Curry of Tucumcari. Mrs. Greer grew up and attended school in Tucumcari where she was active in the community […]

08-18-2007: Calendar

Today: 8 a.m. – 9 p.m., Family Day, Quay County Fair, Fair Grounds. Today: 5 p.m., Tucumcari Farmer’s Market, Wailes Park on Route 66 Blvd. 461-3346. Monday: 11 a.m., regular meeting, Senior Citizens Advisory Board, Senior Citizens Center, 523 S. Third St. Monday: 5 p.m., regular meeting, Canadian River Soil and Water Conservation District, conference […]

Lowell Michael “Mickey” Potter

Services: At 2 p.m. Monday at the Asbury United Methodist Church in Albuquerque. Lowell Michael “Mickey” Potter died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2007, in Albuquerque. Mr. Potter was born May 5, 1946 in Canyon, Texas. He attended public schools in Tucumcari and graduated from Tucumcari High School in 1964. He was an all-star athlete at Tucumcari […]

Manuel L. Montoya

Services: At 10:30 a.m. today there will be a viewing and at 11 a.m. Saturday there will be a mass of Christian burial at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Jemez. Manuel L. “Big M” Montoya, 69, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2007. Mr. Montoya was a 30-year resident of Tucumcari. Mr. Montoya was born […]

Rattlers get set for new season

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun In high heat the Tucumcari Rattlers began their preparation for the upcoming football season. In the heat of the day the Rattlers started out their second session of two-a-day practice in the weight room. The Rattlers partnered up and moved from station to station during their circuit weight training […]

Wall brand leaves mark for future

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By Chelle Delaney: QCS Associate Publisher Dozens of brands were etched into the woodwork at a wall branding ceremony on Saturday at the Travis Nelson Building. The ceremony is all part of the centennial celebration of the Quay County Fair. Saturday’s event was hosted by the Wranglers 4-H Club. The Travis Nelson Building also is […]

Youth already fair veteran

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By Thomas Garcia: Freedom Newspapers Ten-year-old Kevyn Thompson, of Tucumcari continues a tradition of fair participation in the 100 anniversary of the Quay County Fair. Kevyn has been showing sheep in the Quay County fair since she was 3 years old. She looks forward not only to the competition and awards but the practice and […]

New trustee sworn in for Mesalands

By Thomas Garcia: Freedom Newspapers A new trustee was sworn in at the regular monthly meeting of the Mesalands Community College board of trustees. Liz Estrada was sworn in to fill the vacancy left when trustee J. Bronson Moore became board president. She was also appointed as a trustee for the Mesalands Community College Foundation […]