Community briefs — June 29

Liberty report now available Liberty Mutual Domestic Water System Association advises its members that the 2010 Liberty Mutual Domestic Water System Association Consumer Confidence Report is available to its members. If a member is interested in receiving a copy, call 575-461-1913. —Staff reports

Replica bell comes through city

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By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico The Traveling Liberty Bell was escorted through Tucumcari Wednesday by the American Legion. The bell, cast in 1976, is a replica of the original Liberty Bell, said Belladeer David Hall. It is moved across the country in order for soldiers, veterans and their families to hear the sound of […]

Team Liberty setting pace on Santa Fe Trail ride

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Team Liberty of Tucumcari is in the No. 3 spot after two days in the Great Santa Fe Trail Horse Endurance Race, said Shawn Davis, Liberty Team captain from Tucumcari. �We�re in third. We�re doing okay. We�re right up there where we need to be,� said Davis in a […]

Team Liberty plans to join the Great Santa Fe Trail Horse Race

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Shawn Davis of Tucumcari and eight other horsemen from Quay County are setting their sights on The Great Santa Fe Trail Horse Race of September 2007. Entered as Team Liberty, they will be one of the inaugural teams riding in the first race. The 13-day event from Sept. 3 […]

Take pride in the flag

By Debra Whittington “Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. ”   The calendar indicates that the fourth of July has passed once again as summer marches on. Still I can’t help thinking about that infamous date on the calendar in which we celebrate our […]

Our commitment to our heritage and to our readers

Cathy Taylor and Allan Bock Each year Freedom Communications Inc., owner of the Quay County Sun, celebrates Founder’s Day, the birthday of Raymond Cyrus Hoiles (1878-1970). “R.C.,” as he was known, founded the media company in 1935 with the purchase of the then-Santa Ana Register, and his heirs still control it. R.C. Hoiles had a […]

R.C. Hoiles’ legacy continues

We are privileged to walk in the editorial footsteps of one of America’s remarkable journalists, Raymond Cyrus Hoiles, who was born on Nov. 24, 1878 and founded Freedom Communications Inc.. The descendants of R.C., as everybody called him, still own our Irvine, California-based parent company, and maintain his legacy of fiercely defending human liberty. The […]