No bidders show for forclosure auction

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun No purchasers showed up to bid on The Historical Pow Wow Inn and a small strip shopping center that were to be auctioned Monday on the courthouse steps. Special master Billie Jo Burlbaw, who was there to conduct the sale, said it was not unusual to see a no […]

School Board considers raises for advisory staff

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A salary increase for advisors and others who supervise or provide extracurricular services with students was weighed Monday night by the Tucumcari School Board. Overall, the increase will total $4,500, assistant school superintendent Dennis Roch said. The increases affect salaries for duties such as the student council and yearbook […]

Baked goods are holiday sweeteners from here to Iraq

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By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Tucumcari�s own Dora Maes makes a lot of holiday gatherings sweet. She bakes all kinds of goodies including sugar cookies, cakes, pies and a local favorite ��biscocitos. Biscocitos are sometimes known as the Rio Grande Biscuits or wedding cookies. Maes has grown her business, Maes Special Occasions, from homebaked […]

Savior’s love eases hardships, repairs broken lives

By Debra Whittington Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him. […]

Safety measures important, but fear counter-productive

By Lnn Moncus The article about the dangers of being in the Quay County Courthouse caused many memories to erupt as I recalled the 11 years during which Dad was Quay County Sheriff, and we lived in the Sheriff’s Residence on the third floor. Of course, to those of us who were around when that […]

Country’s pets in need of representation

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The presidential debates are getting so bad that the moderators are being criticized. So what do the candidates do about it? They ask for their children’s help. John Edwards, for example, has been bringing his two kids, Jack, 7, and Emma Claire, 9, on the campaign trail with him. […]

12-15-2007: School Menus

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County. There is no school on Friday. House Monday Breakfast: Cinnamon toast, cereal, juice, milk Lunch: Frito pie, ranch style beans, salad bar, soup, fruit, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Pancake on a stick, cereal, juice, milk Lunch: Cheese pizza, corn, salad bar, soup, fruit, milk. Wednesday Breakfast: […]

Chamber announces Christmas lights contest winners

Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce announed the following winners of the Christmas Lights contests. Take the kids on a nighttime drive to enjoy the winners: Business Pajarito Interiors 106 W. Main St. Pow Wow South 415 E. Washington Ave. Quay Broadcasters 902 S. Date St. Radio Shack 1324 W. Route 66 Blvd. Presbyterian Church 306 […]

12-15-2007: 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: Wednesday l At 12:36 a.m., a male reported a fight on South Jackson Street. An officer advised that all was OK. l At 3:48 a.m., […]

12-15-2007: Calendar

Today: 5:30 p.m., Eastern New Mexico Bluegrass & Old Tyme Music Association Christmas Pot Luck, Quay County Exhibit Hall, fairgrounds. Free. Call 461-0456 or 461-0161. Today: 7 p.m., Mariachi Christmas, Tucumcari High School Auditorium. Tickets: $10 each or two for $15, children under 12- $2 w/adult. Sundays: 2:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, […]