January 1976

A fire destroyed the club house at the Tucumcari Municipal Golf Course. The pro shop and home of Mr. and Mrs. Pittman were saved from the fire. … Quay County Commissioner Bill Yates was presented the key of completion by Gene Dyer at the grand opening of the Quay County exhibit center. … The Tucumcari […]

Elks year end funding information

Elks give funding info… Each year, Tucumcari ‘s Elks Lodge 1172 BPOE steps forward to assist many efforts in Tucumcari and Quay County, said Raymond Parker, chairman of the Elks Board of Trustees. Many are in the area of youth programs that range from sports to library resources. The Elks programs are funded, in large […]

08-16-2006:Tuck’s Turf

It was a great weekend for the Elks Cerebral Palsy Scramble. Forty-nine players players helped the Elks CP to donate $500 to this worthwhile cause. Results of the 2006 Elks Cerebral Palsy Scramble Flight Winners A Flight First team: Vickie Frost, Nate Utero, John Frost and Roger Bowe, 12-under-par Second team: Annette Hoosier, Sharon Cardwell, […]

Quay County skies light up for the Fourth

By Chelle Delaney: Phillip Griggs can light up your night — especially on the Fourth of July. Griggs is chairman of the fireworks committee at the Elks Lodge on South First Street. “I’ve been involved in this for years. This will be my 15th year,” he said. He’s been chairman of the fireworks committee for […]

City OKs fireworks funds

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun City officials have no problem with the July 4 fireworks display scheduled by the Tucumcari Elks Lodge, nor do they have a problem contributing. The key is that the organization, and all citizens, be aware of dangerous fire conditions during the holiday, as Commissioner Jim Witcher said during Thursday’s […]

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 […]

THS senior week events

l Tucumcari’s Senior Week activities begin this weekend with the following events: Saturday Family softball and family picnic at 6 p.m. at the softball field. Call 461-1291 or 461-3658 for details. Must bring own glove and bat. Sunday Hamburger fry at 12:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall. Call 461-3090 for details. Baccalaureate at 5 p.m. […]

Money, work needed for pool to open

By Tova Fruchtman:Quay County Sun Without work and money, the Tucumcari pool will not be able to open this summer. The city manager reported to the city commission at their meeting Thursday that the pool leaked 3,000 gallons of water during 24 hours after filling it. “It’s not looking very good for the swimming pool […]

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,” […]

Elks help Tucumcari Rattlers

William Thompson: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge 1172 has donated more than $20,000 in 2004-2005 to various Tucumcari Middle School and Tucumcari High School youth activities. The lodge’s chairman of the board of trustees, Raymond Parker, said helping those in need is what being an “Elk” is all […]