Veterans Day means honor in Quay

QCS staff Quay County is planning a hefty salute – or two – for Veterans Day on Friday. The Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 2528, and Ladies Auxiliary will be hosting an 11 a.m. memorial event at Tucumcari’s Veterans Park on Third and Main, according to a release from the organization. The release said the […]

Christians have a reunion to look forward to someday

“And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea. And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. And I heard a […]

5/7 Community Notes

• The New Mexico Heritage Preservation Alliance and New Mexico State Parks will co-host “Live from the LRC,” a teleconference seminar on advanced outdoor lighting, from 10:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 18 in Santa Fe. The event is open to everyone, but addressed specifically to lighting professionals, electrical utilities providers, facility managers, architects […]

Chuck wagons roll into Logan

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun It looked like the cast of Lonesome Dove had set up camp Saturday at Ute Lake. Five groups with five old-fashioned chuck wagons were on hand as part of the Logan/Ute Lake Chamber of Commerce’s Chuck Wagon Cook Off. The smell of apple cobbler baking in Dutch ovens, biscuits […]

Tucumcari holds annual iron pour

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Tova Fruchtman:Quay County Sun Soft voices filled the air in the room. Some sat alone working on wax sculptures, others ate beans, fruit, salad or peanuts, and still others talked quietly about their pieces. For seven years artists from around the country have come to Tucumcari to create metal works of art. Friday was the […]

Performace group brings clean fun to Quay monthly

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By Tova Fruchtman: Quay County Sun Rebecca Cawthon first danced with her husband of three and a half years, Alvin, at a bluegrass music performance. Every fourth Saturday in Quay County Fair barn a club — formed to preserve old time, bluegrass and gospel music — holds a performance. “It’s a real social event and […]

Bikers hold toy/poker ‘run’

TV Hagenah Motorcycles will be hitting the pavement Sunday, Nov. 21 for the United States Veterans Motorcycle Club, Badlands Chapter third annual Toy and Poker Run. According to “Bear” Whitener who is the Tucumcari spokesman for the organization, the “run” will begin at 1 p.m. at the Pow Wow Restaurant and Lizard Lounge which is […]

Methodists host ‘Games Day’

William Thompson Center Street United Methodist Church will hold its first annual “Games Day” Saturday Nov. 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. All kinds of board games and card games will be played and everyone will break for an Italian lunch midway through the event. Anna Lee Schuster, an organizer of the event, said […]

United Way sets plans for numerous activities

TV Hagenah United Way Auction Chairman Amanda Hammer announced recently the annual United Way Auction will be Monday, Nov. 1, at the Well Fargo Bank in Tucumcari from 5:30-9 p.m. According to Hammer, the event will be also be broadcast on KTNM AM/FM radio. Hammer said area merchant’s donations were what made the event possible. Local […]

Red Ribbon Week to feature special activities

TV Hagenah According to those involved, the key event in this year’s Red Ribbon Campaign in Tucumcari is going to be something special. Regina Rael of the Red Ribbon Campaign committee in Tucumcari said plans are for the community to encircle the three schools of the city in one large circle of area people holding […]