Looking back — Dec. 22

December 1952 The Furr’s food store held its grand opening and customers registered to win a new universal gas range stove. Customers also received a free Coca-Cola six pack with a ten dollar purchase. The stores managers were

Avoid needless spending to stretch your garden dollar

By Tom Dominguez Many New Mexico homeowners are unfamiliar with the art and technique of gardening, and spend needless dollars each year on landscaping. Although dollars spent on landscaping can pay big dividends, the trick is to stretch those dollars and make the most of the money invested. Here are some money-saving dollar-stretching suggestions for […]

Family Dollar set to re-open Thursday

By QCS Staff After a year’s hiatus, the Family Dollar store will re-open at 9 a.m. Thursday, store officials said. The store at Third and Main streets closed in July 2007 after sustaining damage from a fire. The neighboring store, the Movie Gallery, sustained smoke damage and reopened several months after the fire. No one […]

Arch Hurley approves million-dollar budget

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A $1,050,000 budget was approved by the Arch Hurley Conservancy Board of Directors on Tuesday. The budget is about $3,000 more than last year, said district manager Franklin McCasland. Included in the budget is about $155,000 from its reserves which total about $1.4 million, McCasland said. “If we run […]

Stores to repair, reopen

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Clean up from a fire Sunday night that engulfed the Family Dollar store and its neighbor, Movie Gallery, appears to be underway. The stores will reopen, said representatives of both retailers. A large waste container was placed in front of the Family Dollar on Tuesday. The New Mexico State […]

Fire engulfs Family Dollar in smoke

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The Family Dollar store was engulfed in smoke about 8 p.m. tonight. Firefighters were concentrating on the store’s back entrance area at Hines and Third streets. No flames were visible. The discount store’s front entrance is located on the south side of Route 66 at the corner of Third Street. A Family Dollar clerk at […]

Taxes on the rise

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Tucumcari’s Finance Director, Marty Garcia, said the gross receipts tax has been raised from 6.81 percent to 7.5 percent, effective Jan. 1. “The state did away with the .5 percent tax credit raising the state tax from 4.5 percent to 5 percent,” Garcia said. “In addition, the county tax […]

Local honored by firm

Brad L. Bryant of San Jon and a representative for Modern Woodman of America is one of a small percentage of life insurance agents to achieve membership in the “Million Dollar Round Table” this year. According to the Modern Woodman group, membership in the Million Dollar Round Table is one of the highest professional honors […]