March 4, 2006 Organizations

Daughters of the American Revolution Presents Awards The Pow Wow Restaurant was the setting for the Feb. 10 meeting of Tucumcari Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution. The DAR honored the winners of our American History Essay contests and the Good Citizen Contest as well as recognizing the recepients of the Proper Display of the […]

District 5 candidates look to give back to home

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Both candidates see the District 5 city council position as their way to connect to the city they call home. District 5 features former school teacher and business owner Norma Jean Crellin running against James Lafferty, a 1978 Tucumcari High graduate who returned to the city two years ago […]

Elks lodge together to help local students

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari Elk’s Club members may have been out of school for a little bit, but that doesn’t mean they don’t know the importance of education, according to San Jon Student Council Advisor Peggy Gates. In fact, their support has been so stringent, said Gates, the San Jon Student Council recently awarded […]

Elks name woman citizen of the year

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William Thompson:Quay County Sun Judy Hiner, director of the Quay Council for Arts and Humanities, got a big surprise at the recent Tucumcari performance of “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.” David Foote, exalted ruler of Elks Lodge 1172, presented her with the Elks’ 2004-2005 Distinguished Citizenship Award. “I thought I was going to break down,” […]

Singer of Aztec songs comes to Tucumcari

William Thompson Michael Heralda, a Los Angeles based singer, musician and storyteller, will be bringing a unique brand of Aztec-inspired music to the Tucumcari High School auditorium tomorrow afternoon. Heralda’s 3 p.m. performance, sponsored by the Quay Council for the Arts and Humanities, will feature audience participation. “The Aztec songs are indigenous songs and each […]

Dancers come to auditorium

TV Hagenah The history of Eastern Europe has long been one of contradictions. On one hand, it has been a place of almost constant warfare, yet on the other it has produced composers and artists that have defined music and art for centuries. According to John Mihn of the Quay Council for Art and Humanities, […]

Logan relaxes fire ban

Elaine Quarles At their regular meeting, July 13, the Village of Logan Council lifted the fire ban that became official June 1. According to the council, one reason for rescinding the ban was the recent rains, but there was another issue. “It was an enforcement nightmare,” said Larry Wallin, Village Administrator for Logan. Wallin said […]

Battle of Bands set

William Thompson The Quay Council for Arts and Humanities is hosting a battle of the bands Saturday June 12 from 2 p.m. until 10 p.m. Five bands are slated to perform at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Judy Hiner, Director of the Quay Council for Arts and Humanities, said the event is designed to foster greater […]

County council meets, discusses competitions

Lisa Mitchell The Quay County 4-H Council met on May 6. Valtie Riddle called the meeting to order at 7:10 p.m. Roy Hampton did the American pledge and Lisa Mitchell did the 4-H pledge. Amy Byrd read the treasurer’s report. The minutes were read by Amie White and were approved. Amie White did roll call; […]