Pecan Bake-off yields sweet results

by QCS Staff The first annual Pecan Bake-off showcased 25 entries on Saturday. “We are thrilled with the number of entries for a first time event” said Brenda Bishop, Extension Home Economist. Judged the Best of Show winner, 10-year-old Ashee Bradley credited her secret ingredient handed down from her great-great-grandmother from Mississippi. The recipe has […]

Six Shooter Fest attracts talent for stage and bake-off

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Despite gusting winds off the prairie, the first Six Shooter Siding Festival got off to a good start, say its organizers. “There was heavy traffic. We estimated 350 to 375 showed up before the winds started blowing,” said Sharon Quarles, chairman of the event. The event was sponsored by […]

10-17-2007: Calendar

Today: 7 p.m., regular meeting, Southwest Quay Soil Conservation District, Forrest Fire Station. Thursday: 5:15 p.m., Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corporation (GTEDC) Board meeting to begin examination of six economic development targets, Convention Center, 1500 W. Route 66 Blvd. Friday: Noon, regular meeting. Library Board, Tucumcari Public Library, 602. Second St. Friday: 6.p.m. – 8:30 […]

Ornamental grasses low maintenance

By Tom Dominguez A ballet of light and movement is what you’ll get with ornamental grasses. Tough, graceful, shimmery and beautiful are possible ways to describe one of the best-kept secrets of the gardening world. Now is an excellent time to plant some of these beautiful, no-mow grasses. When the topic of ornamental grasses come […]

10-17-2007: 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 l At 11:44 p.m., a female reported a possible fight on South Third Street. An officer patrolled the area and advised that there was […]

Mindset key in discovering new truths

By Debra Whittington For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. Hebrews 4:12   Every morning, my little dog Gracie […]

Cullum in line to fight for bantamweight championship

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun It only took Quay County’s Abel Cullum 1:19 mintues to become a King of The Cage contender. Cullum, a mixed martial arts fighter, is now in line to fight for KOTC bantamweight championship. To win the championship Cullum would have to fight the titleholder Ryan Diaz of California. “I […]

Martha Shafer

Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Dunn Memorial Chapel in Tucumcari. Martha Shafer, 77, died in Dumas, Texas on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2007, following an extended illness.   Mrs. Shafer was born Jan. 30, 1930 in Clayton. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of San Jon. She had been a homemaker who enjoyed […]

Margaret Wieland

Services: At 2:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Dunn Memorial Chapel in Tucumcari. Margaret Wieland, 95, died at her residence in Tucumcari on Tuesday, Oct. 9 2007. following an extended illness.   Mrs. Wieland was born Aug. 27, 1912 at Forrest. She attended and graduated from the Forrest School system.  She went on to attend […]

Cullum to fight today in King of The Cage event in Albuquerque

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Tucumcari’s own Abel Cullum will make his King of The Cage debut today in Albuquerque. Cullum, a five-time defending Desert Xtreme junior bantam weight champion and a two-time defending South West Fury light weight champion, will fight Eddie Alvarez to be ranked as the number one contender for the […]