Elks Lodge post raises funds

On April 11 the Tucumcari Elks Lodge #1172 made a number of donations to youth groups in Quay County. The lodge donated $2000 to the Tucumcari High School Family, Careers and Community Leaders of America organization. The group is raising funds for national competition to be held this summer in Anaheim, Calif. The lodge also […]

Senior menu — April 20

The following are the lunch menus for April 21 – 27 for the Tucumcari Senior Center.

DAR chapter awards local residents

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By Glenda Reid

Kyle James Mendoza, Danielle Perea announce marriage

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Kyle James Mendoza and Danielle Perea will join their lives in holy matrimony on April 30 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Tome. Kyle, Danielle and their son Drake will celebrate with extended family. Kyle is the son of Arnold and Gloria Mendoza, grandson of Ralph and Bermea Mendoza and Kenneth and Louis Kelly, […]

Extension office offers tip moth management tips

Tom Dominguez By Tom Dominguez Special to the Quay County Sun Facts • Tip moths are caterpillars that feed on and kill back new growth of various pines. • Damage by tip moths is conspicuous but rarely threatens tree health. • The southwestern pine tip moth that commonly infests Scotch, ponderosa and mugho pines is […]

Senior menu — April 13

The following are the lunch menus for April 14 – 20 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Trailblazer, California vegetables, wild rice, beets, roll with margarine, pineapple upside down cake. Friday Baked paprika fish, salad, broccoli with margarine, whole wheat bread with margarine, cherry cobbler. Monday Chili dog, baked potato wedges, mixed vegetables, fruit cocktail. […]

U.S. 54 fire contained

QCSun staff A grass fire that started at U.S. 54 mile marker 310 around 1 p.m. Saturday has been contained by area fire crews, Tucumcari Fire Department Chief Mike Cherry said. “It’s not controlled. It’s contained, but we think fully contained. There’s still hot spots. We’ve released almost everybody and there’s a couple of trucks […]

Police honored for enforcement

QCSun staff The MCCH Substance Abuse Committee awarded area law enforcement officers for their underage drinking and DWI enforcement for fiscal years 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 at its Law Enforcement Officer Appreciation ceremony. Committee chair Noreen Henderson said the awards are determined by the number of arrests officers make in each category over the course of […]

David Gonzalez named New Mexico Elk of Year

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Tucumcari Elks Lodge 1172 Youth Activities Chairman David Gonzalez was named the New Mexico 2010-11 Elk of the Year on April 2 at the New Mexico Elks State Spring Convention in Albuquerque. All of David’s work with the Elks has been with youth activities. He is the outgoing northeast district youth activities chairman for New […]

Senior menu — April 6

The following are the lunch menus for April 7-13 for the Tucumcari Senior Center.