January 1938

Cupid won 3-To-1 over divorces in Quay County. Records disclosed that 185 marriage licenses were issued and 60 divorces were granted in District Court for the previous 12 months. …The local Chamber of Commerce sponsored a luncheon for Governor Tingley at the Rock Island Eating House. … H. W. Ingram, new owner of Barry Bros. […]

Letters to the Editor: Fundraiser benefits cancer patients, thanks for tribute

Your response helped her help others Recently, my sister, Dr. Lynne (Frey) Bliss was diagnosed with cancer. Inspired by the support that the medical community in Farmington is showing her, we organized a fundraiser to help meet the needs of individuals struggling with cancer here with travel assistance for treatment. We would like to thank […]

01-23-2008: Calendar

Today-Friday: 8 a.m. – noon, 1 p.m.-5 p.m., Playas: Gems of the Plains exhibit, Tucumcari Convention Center, 1500 W. Tucumcari Blvd. For group tours in the evening, call 461-3064. Today: 10 a.m., regular meeting, Tucumcari/Quay County Regional Emergency Communications Board, City Hall 215 E. Center St. Tonight: 7.p.m., VFW Post # 2528 Bingo, 105 E. […]

Speeding motorist leads to drug seizure

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A routine traffic stop Sunday netted almost 24 pounds of marijuana, the first drug seizure in 2008 for the Tucumcari Police Department. Gabrielle Tillman, 34, of Tucson, Ariz., was arrested Sunday morning for concealing her identity from officers, said Tucumcari Sgt. Darrick Shaw. Tillman was pulled over for a […]

Honor roll for Tucumcari Elementary School

The following students were on the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period and/or the second semester at Tucumcari Elementary School: Third grade Second nine weeks All As Marcelina Acosta       Joseph Benavidez Brenna Benton Shant Bhakta Andrew Brito Kayla Cherry Jordan Fang Samantha Ford Gabriella Gutierrez Grant Haines Zakery Light Ryanne Lopez Cuin Mendez […]

School menus for Jan. 21-24

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County. There is no school on Friday. House Monday Breakfast: Biscuit/jelly, cereal, juice, milk Lunch: Enchilada casserole, pinto beans, Spanish Rice, salad bar, soup, fruit, milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Cheese/chili quesadilla, cereal, juice, milk Lunch: Green chili cheese burger, tater tots, green beans, salad bar, soup, fruit, […]

01-19-2008: Book Reviews

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information, call 461-0295. Memorial purchases Power Of A Navajo by Henry Greenberg was purchased in memory of Bettie Ditto by Liz Trapp, Susie House, Misty and Taylor Bogard, David Dibble and Jared House Family. The Everything Dog Training And Tricks Book by Gerilyn […]

01-19-2008: 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: Monday l At 1:35 p.m., an officer requested a warrant check on a male subject walking on South Third Street. The officer was told by […]

Head for the hills, or we’ll be howling at the moon

By Aggie Moncus At long last, I, Aggie, am going to visit with you this week. Actually this is our first visit in the New Year, and I am excited to be looking at a new calendar and wondering just what it is. All I can see is a bunch of funny markings, but the […]

Lucy says, ‘Please pass the biscuits’

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun I have a dog again. Like my last two dogs, she’s an English Springer Spaniel – but not a show dog as my other two dogs were. No, Lucy is a field dog, bred to hunt. We are just getting to know each other, but I’m getting used to […]