Logan High School recognized by national magazine


By Thomas Garcia Logan High School received a Bronze Medal ranking in the 2008 U.S. News & World Report “America’s Best High Schools.” “Being ranked nationally is a great complement to Logan Schools,” said Logan superintendent Doug Hulce. “It is fantastic that the Logan school system was recognized and we hope to continue to do […]

Reed retires from Quay County Public Health Office


By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Registered nurse Dee Reed has worked in fast-paced operating and emergency rooms. But her work in public health in Harding and Quay counties may have been her most satisfying in 28 years of nursing, Reed said. “Until I went into public health, I saw a lot of trauma. I […]

Weather to give region a break, no snow on tap


By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Weather conditions are expected to be more favorable to motorists and travelers, as the storm systems move out of New Mexico, said a National Weather Service official. Today, no snow was expected, and temperatures were to level out with highs reaching the mid-40s and lows falling to the 20s. […]

Chamber’s Christmas lighting contests winners

By QCS Staff The following are the list of winners for Tucumcari/Quay Chamber of Commerce Christmas lights compettion and the Parade of Lights. In Christmas Lights compettion, the winners are: Business 1st Pajarito Interiors 2nd Pow Wow South 3rd Presbyterian Church Residential 1st 1615 S. 6th 2nd 1705 S. 5th 3rd 1110 S. 4th In […]

Our gifts are in plain sight

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Christmas is coming and we’ll all be singing …  We will, you know. We’ll be singing in church – and we’ll be singing out of church. Christmas carols .. pop Christmas songs.  Because Christmas isn’t just a religious holiday; it’s green trees and colored lights, shopping for gifts and […]

Hospital auxiliary reaches ‘Season’s Greeting’ goal


By QCS Staff President of the Dan C. Trigg Hospital Auxiliary, Nancy McNabb, handed over a $10,000 check to hospital administrator Matt Posinski on Friday. The auxiliary raised the funds through its Season’s Greetings campaign. The Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation will match the money. The funds will be used to buy equipment for the hospital.

Toys for Tots


By QCS Staff This past week the Rural 1 Fire Station has been a staging ground for toys for about 60 families. Hundreds of toys, donated by the community, were collected and brought to the station to be delivered Friday. Sorting toys by age group are, from left, Kinley and Rahea Jaynes, Scot Jaynes, Brittni […]

Jan. 8: Day to apply for candidacy, members sought for gray wolf committee

Jan. 8 is date to file to run for City Commission The city of Tucumcari will be taking declarations of candidacy for City Commission districts 1, 2, 3 and 4 on Jan. 8. Persons interested in running for the City Commission must obtain a certified copy of their current “Affidavit of Voter Registration” on file […]

Holidays turning into winter wonderland

It just might be a white Christmas in Quay County after all. “By Saturday (today) morning there is a possibility of up to four to six inches of snowfall in Quay County,” said National Weather Service meteorologist Jonathan Suk. “There will be blowing snow with winds out of the north, 15-25 mph, leading to poor […]

December Birthdays

Dinos join Mario… Mariano “Mario” Garcia of Tucumcari celebrated his eighth birthday on Dec. 14 at Chuck E. Cheese in Amarillo, Texas. The celebration included dinosaurs and was hosted by his mother, Alicia Garcia, and his baby sister, Korissa Ortega, 3. Mario is the son of Alicia Garcia and the late Robert Garcia, Jr. of […]