Faith Alyson Haas enters world

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Joey Haas and Jessica Maestas are very proud to announce the birth of their baby girl. Faith Alyson Haas was born on Feb. 2 in Clovis. Welcoming her to the family is her older sister Destiny and older brother Manuel. Her grandparents are Marcy and the late Manny Maestas, Theresa and Steve Brown and Jim […]

Birthdays, wedding announcement

High five with Spiderman… Garrett Bollinger is celebrating his fifth birthday today with family and friends at a Spiderman party. Garrett was born on Feb. 28, 2003 and is the son or Justin and Kerri Bollinger of Tucumcari. He has one brother, Greyson. His grandparents are Mona Rutter of Logan, and Darrel and Brenda Bollinger […]

Michelle Jeanette Maestas

Services: 7 p.m. Thursday a rosary will be recited at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 2 p.m. Friday a mass of resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s. Michelle Jeanette Maestas, 37, died in Amarillo, Texas, on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2007.   Mrs. Maestas was born Oct. 27, 1969 in Tucumcari.  She was […]

Feedlot garners support, raises questions

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Plans for a feedlot in Tucumcari gained more positive comments than negative at a workshop of city commissioners on Thursday. A 3,000-head feedyard is being proposed by Tony Gable of Conchas Dam and Mark Whetten of Newkirk. The first phase of the project is to also include a small […]

City manager finalists named

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tucumcari city commissioners announced the names of three finalists for the city manager’s position on Thursday. The finalists are • John D. Berchtold of Charlotte, Mich. • Boyd A. Kraemer of Benson, Ariz. • John R. Sutherland of Flagstaff, Ariz. All the candidates met the minium requirements and a […]

Fight ban falls short, state weighs martial arts restrictions

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Although he was outvoted, City Commissioner Christopher Maestas tried again at Thursday night’s meeting to introduce a resolution that would ban certain fighting events at the Tucumcari Convention Center. “I can’t see us allowing these type of events,” Maestas said. “Even though we make a couple of dollars … […]

Commissioners revise appointment procedures

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Several city comissioners and Mayor Mary Mayfield got into a little verbal sabre rattling over the way candidates for city agency advisory boards are appointed and the use of Robert’s Rules of Order at Thursday night’s City Commission meeting. Commissioner Jim Lafferty said he knew that a new procedure […]

Residents plead for commodity location

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Volunteers with Quay County’s commodity program asked the Tucumcari City Commission for its help during Thursday’s regular meeting. During the public comments segment of the meeting, Toni Blea requested that commodities still be distributed at the Tucumcari Recreation Center. The center has been a temporary distribution point while the […]

March 11, 2006 Obituaries

Manuel Maestas Services: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Anne’s Catholic Church. Manuel Maestas, 54, died Thursday, March 9, 2006, in Amarillo. Mr. Maestas was born Jan. 1, 1952, in Tucumcari to Floyd Maestas and Genevieve Vigil. He was a member of the St. Anne’s Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He volunteered his time […]

12/21 Obituary

Juan Maestas Services: Have been held. Juan L. Maestas, 76, died on Friday, Dec. 9, 2005, in Tucumcari. He was born on Sept. 9, 1929, in Mills, N.M. A member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church, he was retired from the auto body repair industry, having lived in Santa Rosa and Clovis before moving to Tucumcari. […]