June 17, 2006 Around Town

Smith newcomer arrives Kirksey Lynae Smith, 7 pounds and 10 ounces, was born June 2 to Kara and Jeremy Smith of Logan. She is the granddaugther of Jeri Robinson of Tucumcari; Dean Smith of Logan; and Sandra Roman of Hawaii. Her great-grandparents are Bennie and Freddy Kirksey and Hershell and Mary Lou Martin, all of […]

June 10, 2006 Around Town

Haller to marry Dwight and Pam Haller of Tucumcari announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Tana Rae Haller to Jose Jesus Gutierrez of both of Portales, son of Joe and Maria Gutierrez of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows July 15 at Tucumcari Convention Center. The reception will follow the ceremony. The […]

June 3, 2006 Around Town

Eight is great Kaitlyn J. Sena will celebrate her eighth birthday in Tucumcari with family and friends. Kaitlyn was born in Tucumcari. Her birthday was Friday. Her parents are Sandy Sena and Paul and Tonya Sena of Tucumcari and Logan. Sisters are Katherine and Destanie Sena. Mariah Morrison is her stepsister. Cody Morrison is her […]

January 1960

Tucumcari’s Safeway grocery store brought in the new year with a contest to win 100 silver dollars to be given away three times on Jan. 13, 20 and the 27th. … The first winter band concert by the juniors and seniors of the Tucumcari High School Band featured the trombone trio of James Whetstone, Nelson […]

Precipitation situation

Precipitation situation… The New Mexico State University Agricultural and Science Center at Tucumcari released earlier this week its year end report for precipitation and snowfall. • Total precipitation for 2006: 23.44 inches Normal for year: 15.66 inches • Total Snow for 2006: 13 inches Total winter snow: 11.5 inches Total snow December 2006: 9 inches […]

Rotary looking for good causes to assist

By QCS staff A performer at last year’s Rotary Air Show returned his check for $3,000 to the Rotary, said Elmer Schuster, Rotary Club president. The club, in turn, decided to return the money to the community, and Tom Broom has been appointed head of a committee to review community activities and programs that could […]

County wish list for 2007 Legislature

By QCS Staff The Quay County Commissioners have put together a $4.875 million wish list to present to the 2007 New Mexico Legislature. The sum covers four projects and the commissioners’ top priorities for 2007, said Franklin McCasland, chairman of the commission. While the commissioners are making their case to legislators, they and other representatives […]

01-06-2007: Letters to Editor

Gym of a birthday appreciated After spending a week skiing in Colorado my husband and I along with our three children headed home to Texas. We were in search of a seafood restaurant for my son’s 16th birthday. Instead, we ended up stranded in New Mexico and were informed that the local high school gym […]

Percipitation situation

Precipitation situation… The New Mexico State University Agricultural and Science Center at Tucumcari released earlier this week its year end report for precipitation and snowfall. • Total precipitation for 2006: 23.44 inches Normal for year: 15.66 inches • Total Snow for 2006: 13 inches Total winter snow: 11.5 inches Total snow December 2006: 9 inches […]

He’s driven to succeed

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Tucumcari resident and business owner Charley Crossley is trying to bring a Jeep off-road event to Tucumcari — when he is not breaking world records. Crossley, is a 43-year-old retired monster truck driver who moved to Tucumcari in 2000 with his wife Deena. Years of monster truck driving have […]