State hopeful for ‘Green Collar’ jobs in future

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Renewable energy sources, such as wind, solar and biomass, offer the state an opportunity to diversify its economy and provide “green collar jobs, said Lt. Gov. Diane Denish at a Renew conference in Tucumcari Wednesday. “Clean energy offers all of us a chance at new revenue streams for New […]

October 1964

Arch Hurley and city crews sprayed mosquito breeding places to eradicate the threat of encephalitis from the Texas Panhandle area. … U.S. Rep. Thomas G. Morris returned to Tucumcari for a Democratic rally. … FHA Emergency Loans were made available to Quay farmers because of a … Alan Green, president of Alan Green and Associates, […]

Yard and Garden: Roses for fall planting

By Tom Dominguez Fall is the best time to plant trees, shrubs, many perennials, vines and roses. Recent rain and cooler temps make an ideal environment for planting. A great opportunity to see what you should be planting is to just drive around town. Look for those roses and shrubs that are very healthy, provide […]

How to prevent plant yellowing

By Tom Dominguez Yellow plants? If you have trees, shrubs, flowering plants or lawns that are persistently yellow, it could be an iron deficiency. Iron deficiencies are caused by high soil pH, too much water, root or trunk damage, poorly adapted plants or excess soil nutrients such as phosphorous. Iron deficiencies are identified by yellowing […]

Thelma Eudell Green

Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Dunn Memorial Chapel in Tucumcari. Thelma Eudell Green, 93, died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2007, at the Metroplex Adventist Hospital in Killeen, Texas.   Mrs. Green was born March 13, 1914 in Raines County, Texas to John and Eunice Deana Hawkins Watson. She was married to Clyde Burl Green on […]

03-28-2007: Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker We had a great outing for the St. Patrick’s Day Scramble. Here are the results: Green Flight First Roger Bowe-Dave Hein 64 Second Howie Tucker-Stephen Smith 69 Third Richard Primrose-Randy Lease 71 Beer Flight First Don Wellborn-Sam Marshno 69 Second Andy Garcia-Chris Sandoval 72 Third Ronny Sanders-Kenny Kingston 73 Fourth Tie Larry […]

Joe David Green

Services: 10:30 a.m., Saturday at the Logan Church of Christ. Joe David Green, 74, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2007, in Pampa, Texas, following an extended illness.   Mr. Green was born May 3, 1932 in Shattuck, Okla. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force. The former Logan, N.M., resident, operated his own boat […]

4-26-2006 Obituaries

Julia Aragon Services: 11 a.m. Friday at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. Julia A. Aragon, 94, of Clovis, died Monday, April 24, 2006, at her home in Clovis. Mrs. Aragon was born Oct. 27, 1911, in Juan de Dios to Stephen and Serapia Sanchez (Baca). She was a longtime resident of Tucumcari and resided […]

4-22-2006 Senior Menu

Monday: Steak and stuff, baked potato, margarine/sour cream, peas and carrots, lemon bars, milk. Tuesday: Glazed ham, green bean casserole, corn, wheat roll, apple cobbler, milk. Wednesday: Frito pie, lettuce/tomato, pinto beans, peanut butter cookie, milk. Thursday: Green chile chicken enchiladas, tossed salad, Spanish rice, baked apple slices, crackers, milk. Friday: Chicken fried steak, mashed […]

March 29, 2006 Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker Pointer of the week Boost your putting confidence. Try to spend 5 to 10 minutes on the practice green getting a feel for the speed and your distance control. Start with mid-range putts of 35 to 40 feet. Finish with the short ones and watch them fall into the cup to boost […]