Words of advice offered in tough times

President Carter’s reign was called the time of malaise, defined as a feeling of discomfort. Present times might be described as a time of anxiety. Still hopeful, but with very little trust in the people we put in office. The recession has hit everybody and each of us has to find a way to get […]

Auto accident claims Alva Carter Sr.

By Argen Duncan, Freedom New Mexico Friends and family of Alva C. Carter Sr. remembered him as generous, honorable and a hard worker. “He was a big man with a big heart,” said Mary Helen Carter, his wife of 50 years. The Portales businessman and agriculture producer died in a single-vehicle accident Thursday morning at […]

Auto accident claims life of Alva Carter, Sr.

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David Duba

David Duba Services: Memorial 2 p.m, Friday at First Baptist Church in Tucumcari. Louise Dow Services: 10:30 a.m. today at the Dunn Memorial Chapel Louise Dow, 90, died on Saturday Oct. 21, 2006, following an extended illness. Mrs. Dow was born March 31, 1916 in Salisbury, Md. She had been a longtime Tucumcari resident coming […]

Suzanne Marie Carter

Services: Have been held. Suzanne Marie Carter, 56, died Sept. 22, 2006 at Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Carter was born Jan. 31, 1950 in Chamberlain, S.D., to Walt and Alice Urban. She had moved in 1959 to Albuquerque with her family and in 1983 to Logan where she had been making her home. […]

June 3, 2006 Notable Notes

The Custom Classic softball tournament, in its 23rd year, is accepting team entries. The tournament, scheduled June 23-25 in Clovis, will have five divisions, all USSSA sanctioned — men’s competitive (C and above), men’s D, men’s E, women’s competitive and women’s recreation. The entry fee is $190. The entry deadline is June 19 or until […]

Hypnotic fun caps chamber banquet

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Businesses celebrated a year of success, and seven audience members entertained the audience during Thursday’s Quay County/Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce banquet. About 130 businesses belong to the Chamber, according to President Debbie Lafferty. Lafferty welcomed the approximate 200 in attendance, and also entertained later when she was one of […]

Jailed for a good cause

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Several Quay County business people spent part of Thursday behind bars. They weren’t guilty of any seedy or illegal practices, however — they were raising money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Inc. (MDA). K-Bob’s Steakhouse was the scene of the “lockup” where 17 local business members donated one hour each to […]

June 25 Around Town

Kyaison Stone of Tucumcari celebrated his fifth birthday Thursday at Ute Lake State Park. He was born June 23, 2000, in Tucumcari. His parents are Dee Stone of Tucumcari and Dusty Stone of San Jon. His brothers are Kaeyson and Jaxtyn. His sister is McKenna. His grandparents are Gayle and Dennis Baxter of Liberal, Kan., […]

Campers come to Ute Lake

Tova Fruchtman:Quay County Sun As spring begins and the weather warms up, people from neighboring states and cities are traveling to Logan to visit Ute Lake state park. On March 12 Angelica Velasco and her family came from Hereford, Texas to camp at Ute Lake. She said they have been coming to Ute to camp […]