Last dip in the pool

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun On Friday night about a dozen adults and children made the last summer splash in the city’s new pool. The pool, which opened June 19 after being closed for two years, closed last night for the season – much earlier than anticpated. Ten-year-old Anthony Ramirez said he comes to […]

Birthdays, school supplies needed, family reunion

In the birthday swim… Ayden Otero and Joseph Otero will be celebrating their birthdays today. The boys are having a cookout and swim party today at the Elk’s Club with their brother Billy Gage, 2. Ayden, whose birthday was Friday, is celebrating his first birthday. Ayden, whose family members call him “Heavy Duty” or “McGroceries,” […]

Acting police chief Ron Haley resigns

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Lt. Deputy Chief Ron Haley, the city’s acting police chief, turned in his resignation, with a two week notice, on Friday. Haley’s resignation was effective on Friday, said city manager John Sutherland. “It was a personal decision,” Sutherland said. “I would have preferred that he would have stayed.” Haley […]

Inspectors OK bridge on U.S. 54 at Logan

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun State bridge inspectors gave the bridge on U.S. 54 near Logan passing marks on Thursday after spending several hours examining its structure. The bridge is one of four steel-truss bridges in New Mexico that was ordered by Gov. Bill Richardson to undergo a comprehensive inspection last week. Richardon’s order […]

Football to return to House School, House football schedule

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The House Cowboys and Cowgirls are gearing up for the fall sports season. The Cowboys will be returning to the gridiron as 6-man football returns to House. In 2006 House’s football program was canceled by Athletic Director Art Brokenbek when the school could not find a coach. Steve Foust, […]

08-08-2007: Calendar

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. Sixth St. Saturday: 5 p.m., Tucumcari Farmer’s Market, Wailes Park on Route 66 Blvd. Call 461-3346 or 403-7901 for information. Monday: 9 a.m., regular meeting, Quay County Commission, Commission […]

Keeping inner garden clear of weeks takes daily work

by Debra Whittington But he answered and said, Every plant, which my heavenly Father hath not planted, shall be rooted up. Matthew 15:13 As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in him: Rooted and built up in him, and established in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein […]

Fish farm owners tout Clovis as site

By Tony Gutierrez: Freedom Newspapers A Canadian company is interested in bringing a new type of agriculture industry to Curry County — fish farming. Aquaranch Industries representatives presented plans Tuesday to the Curry County Commission to establish a fish farm at the former Swift/Frozefruit plant south of Clovis on County Road K. The Clovis facility […]

August 1960

Ed Potter of McAlister was accidentally shot through the wrist while he and his bother, Frank, and Deeway Beavers were shooting at birds. … Mrs. N. C. Jordan, owner of the Tucumcari Motel, was appointed chairman of the Tucumcari chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business. … The county bought a motor grader with […]

School officials pleased with AYP scores

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tucumcari’s top school administrators are pleased that all of its schools made AYP, but they say that doesn’t mean they are going to sit back this coming school year. “We want to meet next year’s goals and beyond that,” said school Superintendent Aaron McKinney. The passing AYP mark for […]