Quay County tax base increases by almost $15 million

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Quay County expects to receive its Christmas present from taxpayers in early December. Tax payments are due Dec. 10 to the Quay County Treasurer’s office. And the good news for schools and municipalities is that the taxable value has risen compared to 2006. Property tax receipts in Quay County […]

Teens prepare Thanksgiving baskets

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Teens from St. Anne�s Catholic Church filled 75 Thanksgiving food baskets Monday night for distribution on Tuesday. It�s a tradition that is about 15 years old at the church, said Clara Rey, coordinator of the church�s teen youth group. Different organizations in town provide names of families, the church writes letters and asks the families […]

Phillip Foster

Services: At 7 p.m. Tuesday a rosary will be recited at Rix Funeral Chapel in Hereford, Texas. At 2 p.m. Wednesday a funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Hereford. Philip Foster, 39, died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007, at Northwest Texas Healthcare System in Amarillo, Texas. He was born Aug. 19, […]

School Menus: 11-19-2007

The following are menus for schools in Quay County. There is no school on Wednesday through Friday because of the Thanksgiving holiday. House Monday Breakfast: Breakfast burritos, cereal, juice, milk Lunch: Cheese pizza, corn, brownies, salad bar, soup, fruit, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Cinnamon Toast, cereal, juice, milk Lunch: Thanksgiving Dinner, fruit, milk. Logan Monday Breakfast: […]

Jack E. Ready

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Services: Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Mora Valley Baptist Church in Cleveland. Jack E. Ready, 82, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2007, at the Taos Living Center in Taos. Mr. Ready was a resident of Tres Ritos Valley for the past 10 years and a former resident of Pendaries Valley and […]

Police recruits undergo training

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By Thomas Garcia Four police officer recruits were maced on Thursday. �It burns so bad, I have a entire new level of respect for mace,� Robert Vargas, a recruit, said. Getting maced is part of the training experience for recruits who want to become officers with the Tucumcari Police Department. The four men in training […]

11-17-07 Around town

Birthday wishes… Greyson Bollinger celebrated his first birthday on Nov. 3 at his home in Tucumcari. Helping him celebrate were his parents, Justin and Kerri Bollinger, and big brother, Garrett Bollinger. His grandparents are Darrel and Brenda Bollinger of Clovis, and Mona Rutter of Logan. His great-grandparents are Johnnie and Velma Bollinger of Clovis, and […]

Seniors given legal rundown at workshop

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By Thomas Garcia Legal problems that sometimes catch senior citizens off guard were presented at a workshop on Nov. 7 by Susan E. Page, staff attorney for the State Bar of New Mexico. The workshop was held at Tucumcari Senior Citizens Center to inform senior citizens about the Lawyer Referral for the Elderly Program, which […]

Ministry of Hope facing shortage of money, food

By Chelle Delaney The cupboard at the Ministry of Hope is almost bare, said Mary Ann Garrett, a Southern Baptists’ outreach ministries consultant. In fact, “because of this shortage, we will not be giving Thanksgiving baskets as we have done in the past. However, we are planning a ‘Holiday Feast’ in early December for the […]

November 1945

November 1945 Jim Burns, cashier of the First National Bank of Nara Visa, reported that the community had invested a total of $27,018.75 in Victory Bonds. … Orville I. Croft, acting regional director of the Bureau of Reclamation, said water flow into into the first unit of the Tucumcari Irrigation Project would be postponed until […]