2-18 Around Town

Juliaveve Arredondo will be 2 on Sunday. She will be celebrating with her great-grandmother Marie Sturdivant in Portales. She is the daughter of Rick and Shannon Arredondo of Clovis and the niece of Aaron and Lynnsel Hall of Tucumcari. Grandparents are David and Shedra Hall of Tucumcari and Francisco and Lidia Arredondo of Abernathy, Texas. […]

2-18 Local menus

Logan Monday: Bagel, cream cheese, juice and milk. Lunch: Chicken nuggets/strips, mashed potatoes/gravy, green beans or salad, hot rolls, cherry cobbler, milk. Tuesday: Donuts, juice, milk. Lunch: Sirloin tips, mushroom gravy, broccoli/cheese sauce, salad, Jell-O, milk Wednesday: Preschool — NutraGrain bar. Breakfast: Cinnamon roll, juice, milk. Lunch: Green chili stew, chicken noodle soup, corn bread […]

New businesses set to arrive in city

By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Tucumcari will soon have two new places to eat and two new places to sleep along South First Street near McStop truck stop, officials said. The quick-rising framework that will house a Long John Silvers is already rapidly under way, but that’s not the only establishment planned for the […]

School officials aim to meet accreditation standards

By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Tucumcari school officials profess high standards. A group of educational gurus from from North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School improvement help them reach those goals. Tucumcari Superintendent William Reents said the accreditation team will be in town April 18-21 to make sure the elementary and high schools […]

Senator Quay has interesting history

By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Even those who live in Quay County may not be aware the term “Quayism” exists. No, it does not mean full of motels, grassland and ranchers and snaked by Route 66. Quayism is synonymous with “shrewd or even ruthless,” according to the Web site bookrags.com, and it was a […]

2/15 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Saturday • At 8:16 p.m., a female reported a disturbance on South Jackson. Passengers in a car were yelling at a person on the street. • At 12:59 a.m., a female reported suspicious subjects on […]

2/15 Notable Notes

Cooking classes offered A series of four cooking classes will be held for people with diabetes, according to a release from the Quay County Cooperative Extension Service. The free classes are three hours each and will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23, Feb. 28 and March 2 in the extension office, the release […]

Voting update

Absentee voting by mail is now being accepted for Tucumcari’s March 7 municipal election, according to a release from the city clerk’s office. The release said absentee ballot applications may be picked up at City Hall or mailed by calling 461-3451. No reason has to be given to vote absentee. Votes can also be made […]

2/11 Notable notes

Annual writer’s seminar The Amarillo chapter of the Inspirational Writers Alive annual seminar will be held on April 22. Registration is at 8 a.m. at Kingwood United Methodist Church, 4801 S. Austin in Amarillo, according to a release from the organization. A preview meet-the-speakers dinner will be held at the same location on April 21. […]

2/11 Police blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by the Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Tuesday • At 7:49 a.m., a male reported harassment at a cafeteria. Police found a female being harassed by an old boyfriend. • At 12:55 p.m., an unwanted subject was reported at an apartment […]