Elks Hoop Shooters

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Special to Quay County Sun Three Tucumcari youths placed third on Feb. 16 at the State Elks Hoop Shoot held in Rio Rancho. Over 10,000 boys and girls competed in the state competition. Mariah Garcia, Kylee Garcia and John Paul Garcia each placed third after winning first place in the local competition held in Tucumcari […]

City elections on Tuesday

By QCS Staff The election for Tucumcari Commissioners will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday. The following candidates are running in the following districts: l District 1, Ralph L. Moya and Robert W. Ciolli are running for the District 1 position now held by Mayor Antonio J. Apodaca. l District 2, Jimmy R. […]

February 1938

The Conchas Cavaliers, a local orchestra, played on Saturday nights at The Cactus Club on Hwy 66 east of town. … Charles L. Baker, of Tucumcari, was arrested in Trinidad, Colo., and taken to Denver, Colo., by Secret Service Chief Roland K. Goddard. Baker was held for passing counterfeit $20 bills. Fred White, Quay County […]

Write-in candidate joins District 3 race

By QCS Staff Jerry Dale Williamson, a write-in candidate, declared his candidacy Tuesday for election in Tucumcari’s District 3 race for city commissioner. It was the only uncontested race in the upcoming elections. The District 3 post is held by city Commissioner James L. Witcher. Now, nine candidates are running in the municipal election. They […]

Candidate vies for congressional seat

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Ben R. Lujan, chairman of the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission, hosted a luncheon Friday to garner support for his bid for the District 3 U.S. representative seat. As a member of the Commission, Lujan said he has held corporations to their promises, and protected New Mexico consumers. In […]

Three city commissioners face contested races

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Three incumbent city commissioners will face contested races in the upcoming election for the Tucumcari City Commission. Eight candidates filed their intent on Tuesday to run in the municipal election. l In District 1, Ralph L. Moya and Robert W. Ciolli declared their candidacies for the District 1 position […]

Phyllis Davis Collins

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Services: A memorial service will be held later. Phyllis Davis Collins, 86, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007. She was born on Sept. 23, 1920 in Mauldin, Wash., to the late Calvin Orville and Georgia Leona Foreman Davis. At the age of 16, she migrated with her family to the Southwest. She lived in Tucumcari for […]

Arch Hurley auctions off water rights

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By Chelle Delaney In a friendly bidding fray that saw bids topped by as little as $1 and as much as $100, the Arch Hurley Conservancy District sold off about 40 acres in water rights Tuesday. The action was approved by the district’s board after owners defaulted on their payments. Nine lots of about 5 […]

Donald Sherman Hammer

Services: Have been held. Donald Sherman Hammer, 84, a resident of Albuquerque, died Tuesday, April 24, 2007. He was born in Amistad, N.M. to William F. and Myrtle (Fitzgerald) Hammer, and raised in Mosquero, N.M. He is survived by his wife and best friend of 66 years, Edith (Oliver); two daughters, Donna Durnell and husband, […]

March 1975

Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, awarded $200 scholarships each to Carol Bugard, Kathy Hunnicutt, Cathy Coughenour, Karen Osborn and Mary Jane Bell. … The New Mexico State Police made four drug seizures for the month of March. Officers seized: 50,000 amphetamine pills following a vehicle registration check about give miles west of Tucumcari; 150 kilos […]