9/28 Obituary

Rodney Raines Jr. Services: No services were held at his request. Rodney D. Raines Jr., 72, died on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2005, in Kelseyville, Calif. He was born May 14, 1933, in California. He was a lifelong resident of California who served as a United States Marine during the Korean War and who worked for […]

4-Hers prepare for rodeo, show

QCS STAFF Hundreds of New Mexico 4-Hers will compete for saddles, bits, belt buckles, belt pins, and other prizes in over 60 events held during the State 4-H Horse Show, and Quay County 4-H Rodeo. These events are hosted by the Quay County 4-H Council and every Quay County 4-Her and parent assists with the […]

Farmers’ market offers more than freshness

By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Tucumcari Farmers’ Market Manager Bobbie DeFoor said it’s her apple butter that drives folks wild — although she admits the fresh tomatoes may be equally compelling. And those are just two of the items usually available at the annual market held on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 5 p.m. until […]

Mesa Country Club golf results

Mesa Country Club held its annual golf tournament last weekend at Tucumcari Municipal Golf Course. Here are the results: 1. Team 3 – Roger Bowe and John L. Frost. 21- under par. 2. (Tie) Team 6 – Ted Woolridge and A. Chavarria. Team 4 – Steve Mills and Jerry Wright. 17- under par. 4. Team […]

In the city: notes from City Hall

Keep Tucumcari Beautiful Campaign — April 18 – 23 has been designated as “Keep Tucumcari Beautiful Week”. Free landfill dumping will be available for City of Tucumcari residential customers, with proof of residence. The City of Tucumcari is responsible for the collection and disposal of household trash only. It is the responsibility of the homeowner […]

Three locals graduate from Amarillo College

Three Tucumcari students graduated recently from Amarillo College in Amarillo, Texas. Susan Marie Lincoln received an Associate of Science degree. Lee A. Aragon and Tifany Maria Johnson graduated with a certificate of completion. 2004 Spring Commencement ceremonies were held yesterday at the Amarillo Civic Center Coliseum

Merlin Engesser, Colton Schweizer

Colton Anthony Schweizer Colton Anthony Schweizer, 8, died April 2 in an automobile accident near Raton. Schweizer was born Jan. 15, 1996 in Aurora, Colo. Schweizer is survived by his parents, Jeffrey and Stacia Schweizer of Aurora, Colo. Schweizer is also survived by his brother, Charles, and his grandparents, George and Joyce Shelley Ervin of […]

Timothy Wayne Wright

Timothy Wayne Wright, 51, died at his residence in Tucumcari on Monday, March 22, 2004. Timothy Wright was born Jan. 20, 1953 in Tucumcari. He had been a member of the Amarillo Police Department and the SWAT team for that department. He is survived by three daughters, Stephanie of Austin, Bethany and Tiffany both of […]

Tucumcari election Tuesday

TV Hagenah There are two contested elections in Tucumcari’s city election Tuesday, March 2. In District 1, incumbent Antonio J. Apodaca will be facing Ralph Moya. In District 2 Incumbent Jimmy Sandoval will be facing Christopher Maestas. District 3 has no contested races. Incumbent Mayor Calvin Litchfield was running unopposed but died last week. So […]

Letter to the Editor 6/21

Dear Editor, I wish to thank you and the staff of the Quay County Sun for having printed the public service announcements for the AARP 55 Alive Driver Safety Program. The classes were held on June 10-11 and were well-attended. I also wish to thank The Rev. Father Leo an his staff for the use […]