Our page — July 21

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Trophies [image #2, align=right, size=medium] Quay County 4-Hers would like to thank the 2010 Saddle Donors for the State 4-H Horse Show and Quay County Rodeo All Around Winners. Pictured from left to right Corby Mackey, First National Bank of New Mexico; Jimmy Watson, Tucumcari Ranch Supply; JD McEwen, Farm Credit; Jeff Nunn, Citizens Bank; [...]

County commission form property tax protest board

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Quay County commissioners have formed a board to hear 70 protests against property tax increases in the county. The board was formed at the request of Quay County Tax Assessor Janie Murray on Monday at the regular commission meeting. The board will consist of Sally Baker, Keith Bowen and [...]

Tom Even named director of chamber

By QCS Staff Tom Even has been named executive director of the Tucumcari-Quay County Chamber of Commerce, said Carole Keith, chamber president at Thursday’s city commission meeting. Even said that the chamber was going to begin a quarterly meeting program to unify civic groups and governmental agencies. Efforts would also be taken to establish better [...]

Carole Keith elected chamber president

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By QCS Staff The Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce, for the first time in over a year, has a full board of directors, according to a press release from the chamber. Several slots on the board have been vacant through attrition, the release said. The nine member board consists of four newly elected members: John [...]

Theodore “Ted” Leroy Whatley

Theodore “Ted” Leroy Whatley Services: Have been held. Local services to be scheduled. Theodore “Ted” Leroy Whatley, 71 of Vermilion, Ohio, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2006 at his home after a short illness. He was born June 2, 1935 in Dinuba, Calif. He has been a Vermilion resident for the past two years after moving [...]

Crafts fair set for weekend

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Twice a year, Tucumcari residents get together with visitors from out of town and out of state to celebrate crafts and companions. Today and Sunday will see the Quay County Fairgrounds host the 34th annual Spring Craft Fair, a production of the CRAFT (Craftsmen, Rockhounds and Artists Fair at [...]

Hypnotic fun caps chamber banquet

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Businesses celebrated a year of success, and seven audience members entertained the audience during Thursday’s Quay County/Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce banquet. About 130 businesses belong to the Chamber, according to President Debbie Lafferty. Lafferty welcomed the approximate 200 in attendance, and also entertained later when she was one of [...]

12/7 Obituaries

James Lowery, Keith Lowery Services: Have been held. James A. Lowery and Keith B. Lowery, newborn infants, died on Dec. 1, 2005, at Northwest Texas Regional Hospital in Amarillo. They were born Dec. 1, 2005, in Amarillo. They are survived by their parents, Brian and Heather Lowery of Tucumcari; grandparents, Jim and Becky Evans of [...]

8/10 Obituaries

Edna Collins Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Logan United Methodist Church. Edna Collins, 89, of Logan, died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2005, at Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari. She was born on Oct. 2, 1915, on the family homestead east of Nara Visa. She was active in the community. She was a member of the Logan [...]

Art Festival features local artists

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By William Thompson: QUAY COUNTY SUN The Tucumcari Art Festival is back at the Tucumcari Convention Center for the third year, with more than 30 artists participating. Everything from watercolors to bronze sculptures can be purchased from the artists. A bronze armadillo can be had for $325. A large painting by local artist Doug Quarles [...]