05-24-08: Calendar

Today: 8 a.m.-noon, Delfido Gonzales VFW Post #2528 and Ladies Auxiliary Buddy Poppy Drive, 105 E. Main St. Call 403-6586.Today: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., the Wheatland School Reunion, Grady Senior Citizens Building, Grady. Call 806-362-4524.Today: 4 p.m., Gates by the baseball field open for “Stars on the Water 08,” Ute Lake State Park, Logan. […]

Citizens rally to save police officer’s job in San Jon

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By Chelle Delaney San Jon’s police officer Ben Gates still has a job — for now. But a pink slip could still be on his horizon if San Jon doesn’t figure out a way to cover his $33,900 annual salary without “busting its budget,” or a way to negotiate help from a cooperating agency. A […]

Pastor celebrates 20th, learn health history tree, essay contest for high schoolers

Pastor celebrating… Wes Stewart, pastor of Temple Baptist Church, will be celebrating his 20th anniversary as pastor of the church. Friends and members of the church are invited to join in the celebration at 11 a.m. on Sunday at Temple Baptist, 124 W. Aber St. Essays wanted… The State Bar of New Mexico is accepting […]

Seniors given legal rundown at workshop

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By Thomas Garcia Legal problems that sometimes catch senior citizens off guard were presented at a workshop on Nov. 7 by Susan E. Page, staff attorney for the State Bar of New Mexico. The workshop was held at Tucumcari Senior Citizens Center to inform senior citizens about the Lawyer Referral for the Elderly Program, which […]

Proposed code revisions up for review

Citizens will have a chance to to give their input on proposed code changes at a joint work session between the Tucumcari City Commission, the Tucumcari Planning Commission and Consensus Planning at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday at City Hall. The work session will be to review the updates and modifications of existing codes. All citizens […]

DAR retires flag at Flag Day ceremony

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Mary Potter, left, holds the flag as GiGi Parker, center, cuts the white and red fields in a flag retirement ceremony conducted by members of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The ceremony was held at the Senior Citizens Center on Flag Day, Thursday.

Seniors prepare for senior Olympics

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By QCS Staff Area seniors are getting ready for the Quay County Senior Olympics Games. Practice for pool and shuffleboard are at 9 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Tucumcari Senior Citizens Center. Participants in these games can qualify to compete in the State Senior Olympics in Las Cruces. The Quay County games will […]

New Year off to a good start

By Lynn Moncus We certainly began the new year on a very white note and had a community burgeoning with stranded travelers, some of whom were heard to remark that they had other plans for New Year’s Eve and Day but were pleased to have been safely off the highway. Aggie and I decided begin […]

May 24, 2006 Notable Notes

Guitar lessons offered The Quay County ASAP Coalition will offer guitar lessons for children ages 12-18 every Tuesday and Thursday in June from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. There is no charge for the lessons, but students must supply their own instrument, strings, picks and any other supplies. The lessons will be at the ASAP […]

Sheriff race features experience

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Editor’s Note: This is one in a series related to the June 6 primary elections. This story focuses on the Democratic primary for county sheriff between Joe Schallert and John Barreras. John Barreras wants another chance as the Quay County Sheriff. Joe Schallert wants his first. The two men, […]