Altrusa receives award for service

Kimberly Hanna By Kimberly Hanna Quay County Sun Altrusa International of Tucumcari is pleased to announce that their organization received the 2010 Distinguished Club Award. This award recognizes the club’s activity and productivity at every level of program involvement including service, programming, membership, leadership and communication. The club won a few awards that contributed to […]

Looking back — Dec. 8

December 1962 Twelve students of Tucumcari High School were inducted into the National Honor Society for their outstanding academic record. They were: Nancy Thornberry, Glynda Reilman, Margaret Mundell, Cornelia Martinez, Ricky Hall, Leonard Garcia, Linda Dull, Lita Chavez, Vickie Breen, Dale Blann, Larry Bennett and Richard Reid. Congressman Tom Morris spoke with members of the […]

Press release: Turbine manufacturing firm considers Mesalands

Kimberly Hanna Mesalands Community College is currently in discussion with an international turbine manufacturing firm to bring one of the largest wind turbines in the industry to Tucumcari. If Tucumcari is selected, the manufacturing firm plans to install the turbine before the end of next year. According to Phillip O. Barry, Mesalands president, this project […]

Altrusa officers installed

QC Sun staff Nancy McNabb was recently installed as the 2009-2010 president for the Altrusa International of Tucumcari Club. The following officers also were installed: • Catherine Bugg, first vice president; • Sylvia Wampler, second vice president; • Linda Donwerth, recording secretary; • Jeannette Maddaford, treasurer; • Evelyn Coughenour, corresponding secretary; •

Officer Shaw leaving Tucumcari Police force

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By QCS Moving on…Police Sgt. Darrick Shaw, who has worked almost 13 years for the Tucumcari Police Department, is leaving the department to pursue a job with an international peace mission in the Middle East. “I’m looking forward to the opportunity,” Shaw said. “I love my job here and I’m going to miss it. There’s […]

April 1970

Kay Terry was named, for the second time, Miss Office Education Association of New Mexico. She was congratulated by Tucumcari Mayor Kenneth Schlientz. … Tucumcari’s Lions president, Sam Shami, was honored with the President’s Pin by the Lions International President W.R. Bryan of Ohio. … Schilentz appointed Charles Olsen to the Tucumcari Planing and Zoning […]

Hazel Gaddis

Services: 2 p.m., Tuesday at the Clinkingbread Funderal Home in Ava, Mo. Hazel Gaddis, 91, died Thursday, Feb. 15, 2007, in Ava. She was a retired hospital cook from Tucumcari. Tom Maples will officate at services in Ava. Doug Cox will officiate at graveside services conducted by Romero Family Funeral Home of Pueblo, Colo. At […]