School Menus: Feb. 2-6

The following are the lunch menus for Feb. 2-6 for schools in Quay County. There is no school on Friday, except for Logan which will have a make-up day this Friday. Logan Monday Breakfast: Un-crustables, juice and milkLunch:

Districts to hold elections on Feb. 3 for school boards

By QCS Staff The Quay County Clerk’s Office will be conducting the school district elections for the Tucumcari, House, Logan and San Jon School Districts.

Now that it’s Leap Year, what will you do with extra day?

By Chelle Delaney, Quay County Sun Let’s not forget that this year, 2008, is Leap Year.  Unlike common years, which have 365 days, a Leap Year has 366 days. The added day is added to the month of February – Feb. 29. That’s so the calendar remains in alignment with the passage of earth around [...]

February 1943

A big drop in driver’s licenses sold at City Hall was attributed to gas rationing and other automotive shortages. Only 1,532 were sold to Feb.1. … Bill Allen, N.M. National Guard captain, announced Tucumcari’s $130,000 Armory building was to be dedicated Feb. 20. … Kiwanis Club and Elks Club members sponsored a chuck wagon dinner [...]

February 1965

Seferino Jimenez, a Tucumcari railroad man for 35 years, was killed instantly when an east-bound freight train struck his work crew as they worked on the track near Pastura. … An earth tremor with a strength rating of 4 was felt by residents in Nara Visa, Logan and Gallegos about 4:30 a.m. on Feb. 3, [...]

Notable Notes: Attorneys moving to Clovis, VFW Auxiliary supports Junior Girls, Through With Chew starts Feb. 17

Two prosecutors moving to Clovis office Two Tucumcari attorneys, Camille Pedrick Chavez and husband, Kirk Chavez, are leaving this month for jobs in Clovis. They are going to work for the District Attorney’s office there, Camille Chavez said. Camille Chavez was, for a time in private practice, and joined the DA’s office late last year. [...]

Early voting begins today for Tucumcari municipal elections

By QCS Staff The City of Tucumcari is now conducting absentee voting by mail for the March 4 regular Municipal Election. An Absentee Ballot Application may be picked up at City Hall or you may call 461-3451 to request an Absentee Ballot Application be mailed. No reason has to be given to vote absentee. City [...]

Democratic caucus set for Tuesday

Democrats will be holding a presidential preference caucus on Tuesday. New Mexico is one of 21 states which will vote Tuesday, and these contests likely will determine the Democratic nominee, according to a news release from the state Democratic party. Below are some frequently asked questions and answers about the caucus. Question: What is the [...]

Local election briefs

White to run for Quay County Clerk Ellen White, Quay County Clerk has announced her candidacy for re-election as Quay County Clerk in the June 3 Primary Election. White is a life-long resident of Quay County and has been the Quay County Clerk since January 2005. She served as Chief Deputy Clerk from January 1998 [...]

2007: Year in Review, January-February

Here’s a look back at some of the top news stories published in January and February 2007 in the Quay County Sun. January 2007 Jan. 3: The headlines read: Snowbound in Tucumcari – Thousands stranded by storm. An estimated 7,500 semi-trucks and passenger vehicles converged on Tucumcari between Friday and Sunday when access to I-40 [...]