Spirit of Christmas can last throughout the year

By Debra Whittington And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid. And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you […]

It’s up to each of us to make the best of 2008

By Lynn Moncus We seem to change calendars all too frequently as the years pass more rapidly than ever. ‘Tis hard to believe that we have really gone through 12 months since we last hung a new calendar, but according to the one on the wall, we have reached the last page. As we look […]

12-29-2007: Calendar

Sunday: 10:30 a.m, Ministerial Alliance Joint Worship service, Program led by Ray Haymaker, David England and David McAfee, Tucumcari Convention Center, 1500 W. Route 66 Blvd. Call 461-3106 Sunday: 2:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. Eighth St., Logan. Call 497-2977. Monday – Friday: All day, Playas: Gems of the Plains, a […]

December 1954

Connie Srote, daughter of Opal Srote, was named a princess for the 1954-55 Sun Carnival in El Paso, Texas. … W. P. “Ham” Hamilton announced his run for City Police Judge. …The Tucumcari High School Band left to march in the Sun Bowl Parade in El Paso. … Some 2,406 bales of cotton were ginned […]

12-26-2007: Fishing Report

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conchas Fishing was slow. Fishing pressure was very light. Ute Lake Fishing was good using jigs and slab spoons […]

December 1941

The last six miles of Highway 18 (now Highway 209) were completed. … State Police officer Jimmy Clark warned that all motorists were to have a 1942 driving licenses by Jan. 1; those found without would be arrested and prosecuted to the full limit of the law — no exceptions. … All knitting groups met […]

12-26-2007: Calendar

Today: 10 a.m., regular meeting, Tucumcari/Quay County Regional Emergency Communications Board, City Hall 215 E. Center St. Today: 7.p.m., VFW Post # 2528 Bingo, 105 E. Main St., Tucumcari. Call 461-3061. Thursday: 6:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. Eighth St., Logan. Call 497-2977. Friday: 7.p.m., regular meeting, Alcoholics Anonymous Unity Group, […]

2007: Year in Review, January-February

Here’s a look back at some of the top news stories published in January and February 2007 in the Quay County Sun. January 2007 Jan. 3: The headlines read: Snowbound in Tucumcari – Thousands stranded by storm. An estimated 7,500 semi-trucks and passenger vehicles converged on Tucumcari between Friday and Sunday when access to I-40 […]

12-26-2007: 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 8:16 p.m., a male reported a hit and run on South First Street. The male subject told officers that a vehicle had […]

K-9 helps sniff cache of marijuana

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By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun With the help of a police dog, local police were able to seize 342 pounds of marijuana, police officials said. The dog sniffed out marijuana that was hidden in a pontoon boat, said Tucumcari Police consultant Daniel Lopez. The marijuana was found last month during a routine traffic stop […]