Officials celebrate completion of facility

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Thomas Garcia More than 25 residents, city staff and congressional representative attended Monday’s ribbon cutting at the new wastewater treatment plant in Tucumcari. “There were 160 jobs created with the construction of this plant,” said Terry Brunner, state director for U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development. The $9.1 million plant was built with money provided […]

Cara Hendrickson, Quinten Bugg announce wedding

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Mr. and Mrs. Willis Jack Hendrickson II and Mrs. Catherine Bugg of Tucumcari announce the upcoming wedding of their children, Cara and Quinten. The wedding will be Saturday, June 4 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in San Jon. A reception for family and friends will follow at the Quality Inn in Tucumcari. Mrs. […]

City commissioners consider cuts

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Thomas Garcia More than 50 Tucumcari residents attended Thursday’s city commission meeting where the reduction in funding for the city sports leagues was discussed. “I’ve coached volleyball and basketball for three years, and if you take these sports away from them, what else will they have?” Tucumcari resident Diana Dominguez said. “My daughter is a […]

Residents voice opinion at Arch Hurley meeting

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun More than 75 area residents attended Thursday’s special meeting of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District. The 65 seats for visitors set up inside the meeting room of Arch Hurley, located at 101 East High St., were filled an hour before the 1 p.m. meeting. “It was an overwhelming public […]

Tucumcari teacher killed in car accident

QCS staff Family, friends and students attended the funeral Tuesday for Kevin Severance, a freshman science teacher at Tucumcari High School. “Severance had only been teaching at Tucumcari High School for one semester,” said Dennis Roch, assistant superintendent. “Even with his short time at Tucumcari schools, Mr. Severance made a significant impact on students and […]

Tax Day Tea Party highlights April 15

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By Thomas Garcia

Seeds of friendship blossom years later

By Lynn Moncus Often we visit about renewing friendships during Rattler Reunion and how very fortunate we are to know so many people of all ages who attended our schools. For some reason this year, I spent much time with members of the Class of ‘45 even though I didn’t graduate until ’52. Obviously, I […]

April 1952

More than 500 children and adults attended the opening of the Women’s Club “Youth Center,”

Area church recites rosary for dying pope

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By William Thompson: Quay County SUn More than 30 local residents attended a special saying of the rosary Friday evening at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. Those who attended gathered in prayer for Pope John Paul II as he lay near death in Rome. Benito Ramirez, new to the Catholic faith, said he was […]

Summer reading program goes well

TV Hagenah Few things are more natural during a long summer day than settling in with a good book and the Tucumcari library’s system Readiscover New Mexico helped over 200 young people in Tucumcari do just that. The program under the direction of librarian Dainetta Kroeker ended Thursday with a final entertainer, Sid Hausmon from […]