2005 Quay County Fair Results

Baking, open and junior classes Quick bread, banana: 1. Maxine Wallace; 2. Serena Gore Quick bread, junior:1. Olivia Mitchell Quick bread, other: 1. Lola Bauler Angel food cake: 3. Sonja Kostedt Pecan pie: 1. Maxine Wallace Chocolate cookies, junior: 3. Natalie Hayes Chocolate chip cookies, junior: 1. Rebecca Rush; 2. Jena Slater Oatmeal cookies, junior: […]

Residents turn out by the hundreds to attend the Quay County Fair.

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun With hundreds attending the Quay County Fair since Tuesday’s kickoff, folks have been riding high on the hog — some of them literally. Tucumcari’s Jared Jennings, 17, who has been raising and showing pigs since he was 9, said showcasing his specimens was by far his favorite aspect of […]

High school gets new principal

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun When Susan Montoya graduated Clovis High School, she walked up to the principal, accepted her diploma and said she would never go back to school again. Now some 30 years later, she’s back in education — as the new principal for Tucumcari High School. Although classes don’t start for […]

8/20 Senior Citizen Menu

Tucumcari/Logan/House Monday: Chili relleno, tossed salad, dressing, pinto beans, Spanish rice, bananas, strawberries. Tuesday: Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, green beans, biscuit, margarine, peaches. Wednesday: Roast beef, brown gravy, broccoli/rice/cheese casserole, buttered carrots, whole wheat roll, margarine, apple crisp. Thursday: Barbecued chicken thighs, coleslaw, corn, biscuit, margarine, chocolate pudding. Friday: Submarine sandwich, lettuce, tomato, cheese, jello, fruit […]

Local law enforcement receives Federal grant

By QCS staff Local law enforcement agencies are nearly $20,000 richer, thanks to a grant from the federal government. Part of the Edward Byrne Memorial Grant program, the $19,679 for the area will be shared by the Quay County sheriff’s department and Tucumcari police department and must be used to fund initiatives regarding evidence, according […]

Snake sighting in kitchen leads to leaping, panic

Throughout most of the summer, Aggie and I have avoided wandering around in pastures because one of us has heard too many stories about the plethora of rattlesnakes throughout the county. Despite taking all sorts of precautions, I found a snake slithering across our own kitchen floor and am now ready to move to the […]

8/20 Police Blotter

The following is a sampling of calls received by Tucumcari police during the past several days. According to the reports: Wednesday • At 10:31 a.m., two unknown males reported an unattended child walking around on South Adams. The 18-month-old girl had followed the dog out the front door, according to the babysitter. Police on the […]

8/20 Quay Personalities

Who: Rosalyn Nguyen She’s a Tucumcari native, daughter of Thanh Van Nguyen and Jan (Huong) Nguyen, and graduate student at the University of New Mexico. What that means: Lots of stuff, since the Board of Regents is a powerful governing body of the university with appointments made by the governor, whom Nguyen got to meet […]

School Lunch Menus

House Monday: Breakfast – Cold cereal, cereal bar, milk or juice; Lunch – Roast beef sandwich, chips/carrot sticks, pudding sticks, milk or juice. Tuesday: Breakfast – Cold cereal, cereal bar, milk or juice; Lunch – Turkey sandwich, lettuce/carrot sticks, fruit cup, milk or juice. Wednesday: Breakfast – Cold cereal, cereal bar, milk or juice; Lunch […]

Some Tucumcari folks have fun with the often mundane

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun For most, going to get the mail is no big deal. But not so for some folks in Tucumcari who have jazzed up their curb with a splash of daisies, a hint of mint or a flash of John Deere green. City residents will also find a Harley-inspired whip […]