Looking for leaders to stand up

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun In an effort to reach out to the future city leaders, a local group asked the Tucumcari Public School Board of Education to help locate candidates for their new leadership development courses. Jim Lafferty approached the school board members Monday night to ask for their support of the leadership […]

City seeking 8 percent water rate hike

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Thomas Garcia The Tucumcari City Commission approved the first reading of a proposed eight percent increase to city water rates Tuesday. City Manager Bobbye Rose said the increase will help to balance the city’s budget. She said a special workshop was held Monday to try and develop a city budget for 2009-2010. “No decision was […]

06-14-08 Around Town

Baby born…Jason and Theresa Lafferty of Tucumcari are the parents of an 8 lb., 3 oz. baby boy who was born on May 5 in Amarillo, Texas, at St. Anthony’s Hospital. Named Logan Jason Wilbur Lafferty, he has one sister, July, who is 19 months old. His grandparents are Ted and Rose Chavez, Ed and […]

Taggers are leaving their mark on property

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Five property owners homes, including the home of City Commissioner James Lafferty were “tagged” last week, said Police Chief Daniel Lopez at Thursday night’s commission meeting. Tagging, or graffiti, is usually marking property with spray paint. It is often the symbol used by a group of teens, or a […]

Taggers are leavin their marks

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Five property owners homes, including the home of City Commissioner James Lafferty were “tagged” last week, said Police Chief Daniel Lopez at Thursday night’s commission meeting. Tagging, or graffiti, is usually marking property with spray paint. It is often the symbol used by a group of teens, or a […]

Wedding vows, fundraiser, blood drive set, Newman’s back

Vows to be exchanged… Ed and Donna Lafferty of Tucumcari announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Lafferty, to Jeffrey W. Jinks, son of Tom and Dana Jinks of Burkburnett, Texas. Jennifer Lafferty is a 2001 graduate of Tucumcari High School and a 2007 graduate of Amarillo College. She is employed by […]

Following budget taxes commission

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun It was a case of gentle verbal jousting at the table of the city commissioners Thursday night. At the center was the target: The city’s budget and how the commissioners could and should ascertain if it was on target on not. Commissioner Jim Lafferty said he thought it was […]

November 1968

Randy Block, 16, attended the National 4-H Congress in Chicago. … Future Teachers of America elected Jody Lafferty president. … Altrusa honored Josephine Snyder as Retired Business Woman of the Year. …Janina Akin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Akin of Jordon, won first place in the junior category: Make-It-Yourself-With-Wool contest. …The state’s conference of […]

City Commissioners vote to increase salary for mayor, commissioners

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari City Commission approved a $9,000 annual increase to salaries for the mayor and commissioners. The vote was four to one in favor of giving the mayor a $4,800 annual salary and commissioners a $3,600 annual wage. The salaries are currently $2,700 for the mayor and $2,100 for […]

09-26-07: Tuck’s Turf

Wow. What beautiful weather lately and we all need to take advantage of it while it lasts. Get your clubs and friends and enjoy the great weather. This is also a good of the year for course maintenance and to clean up from the summer. So, bear with us. And if you have any comments, […]