Assistant DA to speak at ASAP

Special to QCS The Quay County ASAP Coalition invites all alcohol beverage and tobacco licensees, sales distributors, employees and parents to attend a meeting at noon on Tuesday at the Pow Wow Restaurant. Quay County Assistant DA Ralph Dowden will be the guest speaker. The meeting will address issues of underage drinking and smoking, and […]

Freshman lawmaker new to the game

By Jenna DeWitt Tucumcari Assistant Superintendent Dennis Roch is a freshman lawmaker taking his seat Tuesday in Santa Fe.

Roch, Tucumcari’s assistant super, announces candidacy

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Dennis J. Roch, assistant superintendent for Tucumcari schools, has announced his candidacy for the District 67 state representative position. Roch�s announcement Friday was made jointly with District 67 incumbent, Republican Brian Moore of Clayton, who said he would not seek re-election. Moore�s term expires December 2008. �I think he�s […]

Slipped joint on U.S. 54 bridge causes camper accident

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By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun An RV camper struck part of a bridge expansion joint and caused the bridge at Logan on U.S. Highway 54 to shut down four hours on Thursday, state transportation officials said. �I was driving over the bridge when I saw the joint sticking out about 6-to-8 inches above the […]

Rattlers power up in weight room

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Eighth-grader Esteban Martinez (standing) spots classmate Shawn Martinez. The Tucumcari Middle Schoolers are lifting weights in preparation for the upcoming Rattler football season. The Rattler weight room will be open for the football team for weight training from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m on Monday through Thursday, said assistant football coach Bryan Dunlap.

Basketball camp to start in June

Championship Basketball Academy of Albuquerque will host a summer basketball camp June 4-7 in Tucumcari at the Tucumcari High School gym. “The purpose of this camp is to provide an encouraging, upbeat camp for kids,” said Scott Peterson head coach of the Championship Basketball Academy. “I wanted to have a camp in Tucumcari so that […]

February 1961

Tucumcari’s Assistant Postmaster Albert Lawrence demonstrated the new stamp machine that was installed in the lobby of the post office. The machine made stamps available anytime the lobby was open. … The Tucumcari Education Association honored Mary Wilms for 25 years of teaching and Mrs. Freddie Ratcliff for 20. … Kenneth Humphries was named the […]

Conover

Emogene L. Conover Emogene L. Conover, 79, died June 11, 2004 at Retirement Ranch in Clovis. Emogene Conover was born August 31, 1924 to Ora Lee and Stella Potts Hamby in Dade County, Missouri. The family moved to Clovis in 1926. She graduated from high school in 1942 and worked for the Clovis Printing Plant […]