Teacher uses newspaper as educational tool

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Heather Massey wants her third-grade students to know what’s going on around town. So she uses the Quay County Sun to help teach them. Her efforts have led to her selection as the county’s Newspapers in Education teacher of the year. “The newspapers help the students to stay informed [...]

March 22, 2006 Obituaries

Maxine Fife Services: 9:30 a.m. today at the Fife Family Ranch Cemetery near Norton. Maxine Fife, 88, died Sunday, March 19, 2006, in Tucumcari. Mrs. Fife was born June 28, 1917, in Norton. Following her graduation, she attained her teaching certificate and was a teacher at the Rose Bud School. She had been active on [...]

Dorothy Massey,

Dorothy Massey, 84, died March 30, 2005. Massey was bron on March 23, 1921 in Dibble, Okla. She has made her home in Tucumcari since 1940. For many years she was employed by Little Lins Restaurant on Old Route 66 in Tucumcari. She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene in Tucumcari. She [...]

Residents think dogs poisoned

William Thompson Three local dog owners who live in close proximity to one another think their dogs have been poisoned. John Cruze, of the 2000 block of South Eighth Street, said that as of Thursday his Australian blue heeler was still in Tucumcari Animal Hospital as a result of unwittingly ingesting anti-freeze or possibly freon. [...]

Group sponsors forestry campers

TV Hagenah The Canadian River Soil and Water Conservation District announced recently that they once again will be sponsoring youths to the annual New Mexico Forestry Camp. According to Evelyn Massey of the CRSWCD, the New Mexico Forestry Camp is a five-day workshop for New Mexico’s youth to learn how to use, care for, and [...]