Tucumcari schools set for $15 million budget for 2010

Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari Public Schools Board of Education discussed a preliminary budget of $15 million for the 2010 school year. “Thanks to $560,000 in stimulus funds the budget will be about the same as last year’s,” said Trudy Bauler, TPS Business Manager at Tuesday night’s meeting. Bauler said that the stimulus funds helped to […]

Landmark building destroyed

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Forty firefighters worked Friday night to contain a fire that destroyed the Sands Dorsey Building in downtown Tucumcari. At times flames leaped from the building’s roof and windows and smoke poured out making nearby streets invisible. Bursts of flames could still be seen from the structure at 10:30 p.m. […]

Snow rollers appearance is rare

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun On Sunday morning, they were all over several sections of Tucumcari. Women likened them to jellyrolls, or rolls of batting. Men described them as looking like logs or cylinders. “They look like a roll of insulation,” except they are snow, said Charlie Liles, chief meteorologist at the National Weather […]

4-26-2006 Obituaries

Julia Aragon Services: 11 a.m. Friday at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. Julia A. Aragon, 94, of Clovis, died Monday, April 24, 2006, at her home in Clovis. Mrs. Aragon was born Oct. 27, 1911, in Juan de Dios to Stephen and Serapia Sanchez (Baca). She was a longtime resident of Tucumcari and resided […]

4-H winners honored with buckles and saddles at horse show, rodeo.

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By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Valtie Riddle, 17, has won so many saddles in horse shows she said her mom’s going to make a barstool set. “She has enough for a full set now,” Riddle said, calculating 11 that hang in their barn — nine of her own and two from her brother. Riddle […]