United Way pleased with local funds

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Informally, United Way of Quay County members are going into a summer break. Formally, the members are pleased with the way individuals and businesses in the county have supported them throughout the fund-raising effort. As of Monday, the charitable organization reported that $23,470 in funds have come in — […]

March 15, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker High School results The following are the scores for Monday’s golf meet at Hobbs: Boys: Justin Alvarez 93, Stephen Smith 94, Anas Badshah 96, Qasim Badshah 96, Drew Hale 109, team score (top four scores) 379. Girls: Oliva Mitchell 105. The team resumes play next Monday for its home meet, starting at […]

Shrimp boil makes huge dollars for foundation

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By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun The shrimp were big, the sauce was hot and the checkbooks were open as Mesalands Community College notched another successful Mardi Gras Cajun Shrimp Boil. The event, in its seventh year, is the bigger of two annual fund-raisers for the college’s foundation, which provides scholarships to students and has […]

Relay for Life coming in April

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun For Joseph Marroquin, it was just a matter of payback. When Marroquin’s wife Marcella was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1997, he saw the American Cancer Society helped his family with the ordeal. “I see the work the cancer society has done for us,” Marroquin said. “The research that […]

Local middle school student battles cancer

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Ashley Lopez, 13, will have to miss classes for the rest of the school year. She is battling cancer — Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Lopez, a 13-year-old student at Tucumcari Middle School, entered the University of New Mexico Medical Center Monday for undergoing chemotherapy treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma. “She has cancerous […]

City’s general fund low

By Leslie Radford Marty Garcia gave a presentation from the Finance Department at Thursday night’s City Commissioner’s meeting. The first half of his presentation was on department operations including cash receipts, payroll, accounts receivable/payable, and others. The second portion was on the mid-year budget and financial report where he said collections were fairly on target. […]

Child burn victim continues progress

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Tucumcari grandfather John Frost said his two-year old granddaughter, Callie Rae Frost, is making good recovery. Callie Rae was severely burned Dec. 6 by hot cooking oil in an accident at home in Farmington. Callie Rae was transported soon after the accident to the Shriner’s Hospital burn unit in […]

Brunch fund raiser

TV Hagenah A sspecial brunch is scheduled this weekend to lhelp raise funds for the completion of Veterans Park on Main Street. The fund raiser is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 7 at the Veterans of Foreign War Post at 105 E. Main. The brunch will feature Huevo Rancheros with either red or green chili. A […]

Thermometer up for public to see

TV Hagenah The Tucumcari United Way has put their United Way Thermometer up at the base of the Tucumcari Lowe’s Grocery sign. According to local United Way president Doyle Frasier, the thermometer is a long-standing tradition in Tucumcari where people can check the progress of how fund raising is going for the Tucumcari United Way. […]

Auxiliary gets ready for holiday season

According to Wanzella Murphy of the Dan C. Trigg Hospital Auxiliary, the auxiliary is beginning its annual Christmas Greetings Fund Drive on Nov. 1. Murphy said the concept behind the fund drive is that auxiliary members ask for donations to the hospital and then every donor is listed on the “Season’s Greetings” page in the […]