Community rallies to help robbery victim

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun December didn’t look like a good month for Stephanie Beltran of Tucumcari. It was on Friday, Dec. 1, that Beltran, a manager at Pizza Hut, said she was admitted to Plains Regional Medical Center at Clovis for exploratory surgery. Five minutes into her surgery, Beltran’s heart suddenly stopped. The […]

Yuletide has Christmas oddities

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Christmas does have a few oddities. For example, say these words out loud: Jesus. Christ. OK. Now say, Christmas. What’s that? Did you say Crissmuss? Well, everybody does, probably because that was the pronunciation of this Old English contraction: Christes Maese. Or mass of Christ. Now, consider some of […]

Benjamin Luis Pacheco

Benjamin Luis Pacheco Services: 10 a.m., today a Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. Benjamin Luis Pacheo, 61, died at his home in Tucumcari  on Friday, Dec. 8, 2006, following an extended illness. Mr. Pacheco was born June 5, 1945 in Tucumcari. He graduated from the Tucumcari High […]

Cecilio Pat Garcia

Cecilio Pat Garcia Services: At 6 p.m., today at there will be a celebration of his life at the French Mortuary in Albuquerque; on Thursday there will be funeral service at First Family Church; an at 2 p.m. on Friday, there will be a memorial service at the First Assembly of God Church, 524 S. […]

Ready to wrestle

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattler wrestling team is competing in the Randall Greater Gold invite today. Tucumcari has 17 wrestlers in its program and five wrestlers who placed in last year’s state tournament returning this year. They are Jacob Ramirez, Matt Garcia, Brian Lopez, Ryan Fought and Raymond Jimenez. Last year, […]

12-02-2006: Calendar

Saturdays ongoing: Alcoholic Anonymous Unity Group meeting from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 1424 S. Sixth St. Saturdays ongoing: Narcotics Anonymous Roadrunner Group meeting from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Anne’s Church, 306 W. High St., in the Madonna room. Monday: 6 p.m., regular meeting, RAD Water Users, Norton Fire Station. For […]

Year in review: November, December 2005


By Ryn Gargulinski In honor of another 12 months gone by, QCS is compiling a year in review to be published in installments. To round out 2005, November and December contained the following news. Nov. 1: This month meant the end of Quay’s juvenile detention center and the beginning of sending the young offenders to […]

12/24 Scoreboard

Note: The Quay County Sun invites county coaches to call in scores to 461-1952 and/or to place them on so they can be printed. Tucumcari Tucumcari Rattlers and Lady Rattlers basketball Nov. 29 — Elida, JV, VB & G, away Tucumcari VB lost to Elida 51-54 Tucumcari VG lost to Elida 29-42 Dec. 2 […]

12/24 Obituaries

Lady Dickinson Services: 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 28 in Dunn Memorial Chapel. Lady Mary Dickinson, 95, died on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2005, in Clovis. She was born Jan. 14, 1910, in Spur, Texas. She had made her home in Tucumcari, moving from Clovis in 1945 with her husband, Grover, who preceded her in death […]

12/17 Scoreboard

Sports quote of the week: “We’re not a me team, we’re a we team.” -Logan Boys’ Coach Billy Burns when asked to name his top two scorers. ___ Note: The Quay County Sun invites county coaches to call in scores to 461-1952 and/or to place them on so they can be printed. Tucumcari Tucumcari […]