Gauging the rain

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Residents north of I-40, where several say their gauges measured six inches of rain, would probably take issue with the Agricultural Science Center’s readings. Variations are expected, said Leonard Lauriault, forage agronomist at the center. “Rainfall is extremely variable in the area,” Lauriault said. In fact, the center has […]

Students learn about planet

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By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Outdoor Classroom was the place, and Thursday was the time for elementary students to get to know their planet. Tucumcari Elementary and Tucumcari Middle School students spent Thursday learning during the schools’ annual Earth Day event. Earth Day was officially April 22, a Saturday, so the following […]

Tucumcari students honor Earth Day

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Lessons about how to purify water with duck feathers and what a rattlesnake skin feels like, may not be regular classroom lessons. But Tucumcari Elementary School students spent Friday at their outdoor classroom learning lessons like these — about planet Earth and it’s inhabitants. Students spent time at eight […]

Youth awarded Eagle

Matthew Yearout of Tucumcari was awarded Scouting’s highest award, the Eagle Scout rank by Boy Scout Troop 689 of the Tucumcari Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “This is something I have had as a goal since I was in Cub Scouts,” said Yearout during the presentation. Another goal he set […]

Community church to be held Sunday

TV Hagenah Last year the annual Tucumcari Community Church Service held at the Tucumcari Convention Center pulled around 450 people to the services. This year Rev. Jim Witcher of First Christian Church said he thinks there could be even more people out on Sunday. “Weather permitting, I think it is a real possibility that we […]

Registration for rec youth basketball begins

Tucumcari Recreation Department is currently registering fifth and sixth grade girls and boys for basketball. According to representatives, the fee is $25. Registration is being done at the Recreation center from 3-9 p.m. from Monday, Dec. 13 through Friday, Jan. 7. Representatives of the recreation department said the department is also seeking coaches for the […]

24 take part in Parade of LIghts

TV Hagenah Kim Andrews said she was expecting a few floats over a dozen for the Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce Parade of Lights, so she was elated when 24 different floats left the starting point in front of the Tucumcari High School Gymnasium Saturday evening with all lights shining. “It was fantastic,” said Andrews, […]

Nine named as ‘Artists in Annex’

TV Hagenah For the most part in the past when the “Artist in the Annex,” was chosen to show his or her art work in the annex of the Tucumcari Historical Museum, it was a single individual or possibly a husband and wife team., but according to the museum’s director Bruce Nutt, the museum decided […]

Pilots enjoy Tucumcari show

TV Hagenah Often, after a decade, the luster of an annual event fades. According those at the 12th annual Tucumcari Rotary Club Air Show, that is definitely not the case with the air show. According to pilots taking part in the show it appeared from the air that over 700 people had parked their vehicles […]

Tucumcari Library holds ‘Story Time’

TV Hagenah According to Tucumcari Public Library Technician Erica Lopez, registration time has arrived for Story Time at the Library. “This year we’re going to be doing something different,” said Lopez. We’re going to have three different sessions that will be open to the public. We’re hoping this will be more convenient for the mothers […]