The highway has come a long way

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist Those of us who grew up along Highway 66 during its heyday had no idea that it would become Historic Route 66. Nor did we realize when we were swimming at Metropolitan Park, built by the Civilian Conservation Corps, that it would fall into such disrepair. We even thought Main […]

Rattlers host San Jon with sweep

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By Albert Trujillo: QCS It was a Rattler sweep Friday night in the “Snake Pit,” as the home team played host to their county rivals the San Jon Coyotes. The evening began with the junior varsity boys defeating the Coyotes by a score of 73-30. The JV boys were followed by the Lady Rattlers. The […]

Chamber rodeo set

The fifth annual Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce Rodeo begins at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Quay County fairgrounds arena with team roping and slack roping competition. Thursday evening’s events are free. Admission to Friday and Saturday evening’s events, which begin nightly at 7 p.m., is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children under 12. […]

‘Freedom rings’ at area chamber banquet

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By Tova Fruchtman: Quay County SUn Someone may have thought they were at a very premature Fourth of July celebration at the Logan-Ute Lake Chamber banquet Monday night. The theme for the banquet was “Let Freedom Ring,” and the Logan Civic Center was decorated accordingly with red, white and blue balloons on the walls and […]

Area chamber of commerce banquet a success

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By Tova Fruchtman: QUAY COUNTY SUN A sold-out crowd of 200 filled the Tucumcari Convention Center for the Tucumcari/ Quay County Chamber of Commerce Banquet Thursday evening. The event — a major yearly fund raiser for the chamber — showcased many of the local businesses and local talent. Businesses got their name out through donations […]

Winter concert ready to go

TV Hagenah Music will be the focus of the evening on Tuesday, Dec. 21 as conductor and Tucumcari High School music instructor Harold Sloan has the high and middle school band and choir students present their second annual Winter Concert. According to Sloan, the evening should be quite entertaining with a wide variety of music […]

Quay County Fair comes to end

TV Hagenah According to those in charge, the Quay County Fair was a “solid success” and plans are already being made for the 2005 edition. “I think it went excellently,” said Quay County Home Extension Agent Brenda Bishop about the 2004 Quay County Fair. “We had wonderful weather and everybody I talked to who went […]

Banquet scores solid success

TV Hagenah Over 200 people gathered in the Tucumcari Convention Center Ballroom Thursday evening for the annual Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce Banquet which featured music, food, a guest speaker, drawings and a silent auction. According to Kim Gray of the Chamber of Commerce, the evening which had as its theme, “Campaign for Tucumcari/Quay County” […]