Hamilton Big Country closes Tucumcari dealership

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By Thomas Garcia: QC Sun writer Hamilton Big Country Ford in Tucumcari closed its doors Friday morning after 12 years of servicing Quay County, according to the manager. “The word came in at 9 a.m. that we were closing,” said Larry Birch, a manager and salesperson alone at the office Friday night waiting for drivers [...]

Three questions with Larry Moore

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Freedom New Mexico Larry Moore He’s the Quay County road superintendent whose day usually begins with a 6 a.m. meeting with staff. (Editor’s note: Answers have been edited for clarity and space constraints.) 1. What are some of the day-to-day operations you oversee? Roads that need to be worked that county residents have called in [...]

Passing through

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Name: Larry and Judie Dibbern Where we found them: Mesalands Community College’s Dinosaur Museum. “We wanted to stop along the way and see the site,” Judie said. “We were very surprised and pleased with all the museum had to offer.” Where were they going? They were traveling from Hillsboro, Texas, to California to take their [...]

Alyssa’s arrived

Alyssa Zariah Roybal was born Jan. 1, 2008 in Clovis. she weighed 5 lbs, 15 oz. Her parents are Larry Roybal, Jr. and Myraima Baeza of Portales. Her grandparents are Lucinda and Larry Roybal, Sr. and Julia and Juan Hernandez,

January 1985

Briana Moore, daughter of Larry and Veronica Moore, was the first baby born in Quay County in 1985. … Daniel Lopez was Southwestern Wrestling Classic’s heavyweight champion and Quay County Sun’s Athlete of the Week. … The Board of Directors of Arch Hurley Conservancy District adopted a resolution requesting that state legislation be introduced so [...]

Tuck’s TurfL: Scramble Results

Results of the Mesa Legends Scramble on July 4 are below: Front 9 First team score 30 Ed Shipley, Frank Gutierrez and Chipper Breen Second team score 31 John Liles, Justin Liles and Bob Frost Third team tie score 32 Howie Tucker, Jay Carney and Claire Rachor Randy Lease, Dave Hein and Clay Beevers Matt [...]

Ropers get set for Route 66 Team Roping event

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Dozens of team ropers have been practicing for the Tucumcari Quay County Chamber of Commerce’s Route 66 Team Roping competition on Friday through Sunday. One such team is husband and wife Larry and Jennifer Webb of Newkirk who say they enjoy spending their summers practicing and competing at roping [...]

May 5, 2007 Obituaries

Larry Clifton Klaverweiden Services:  2 p.m., Monday at the First Baptist Church in Tucumcari. Larry Clifton Klaverweiden, 58, died on Thursday, May 3, 2007, at his home in Tucumcari following an extended illness. Mr. Klaverweiden was born Oct. 26, 1949 in Tucumcari.  He was a member of the Center Street United Methodist Church.  He graduated [...]

03-28-2007: Tuck’s Turf

By Howie Tucker We had a great outing for the St. Patrick’s Day Scramble. Here are the results: Green Flight First Roger Bowe-Dave Hein 64 Second Howie Tucker-Stephen Smith 69 Third Richard Primrose-Randy Lease 71 Beer Flight First Don Wellborn-Sam Marshno 69 Second Andy Garcia-Chris Sandoval 72 Third Ronny Sanders-Kenny Kingston 73 Fourth Tie Larry [...]

Cattle formidable foes under stress

By Baxter Black: QCS columnist “Isn’t that Larry’s heifer?” asked Dick. The two-year old black whiteface was running down the fence line along Highway 90. Traffic was moderate on the 4-lane highway. The shoulder was not smooth. Arroyos and ridges thick with rocks and brush made any chase risky. “Pull over,” said Dick. The south [...]