Quinn McKinney

Services: At 6 p.m. Thursday a rosary will be recited at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Clovis. At noon on Friday a Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. Quinn McKinney, 21 of Clovis died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. Mr. […]

Births, Diabetes newsletter, FAA Leader: Brandon Sours

Newsletter for diabetics… The Quay County Extension service is developing its own newsletter geared to Quay County families who have family member with diabetes. “Living Well with Diabetes” will be published four times a year. This is a free newsletter. The first issue will come out this month. To receive your copy from the extension […]

School officials pleased with AYP scores

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tucumcari’s top school administrators are pleased that all of its schools made AYP, but they say that doesn’t mean they are going to sit back this coming school year. “We want to meet next year’s goals and beyond that,” said school Superintendent Aaron McKinney. The passing AYP mark for […]

$5 million awarded for new high school

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Public Schools received $5.4 million from the Public School Capital Outlay Council for construction of a new High School, said Superintendent Aaron McKinney. At a Capital Outlay meeting in Santa Fe on Wednesday the state awarded $5,472,000 to the Tucumcari High School for the design and construction […]

School super jumps to six-figure salary

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tucumcari schools superintendent Aaron McKinney’s salary was bumped to $100,000 at Tuesday’s school board meeting. School board members met in a closed session for more than an hour to discuss McKinney’s mid-year review. School board chairman Albert J. Mitchell said McKinney’s salary, compared to other school districts in the […]

Birthday celebrations

Celebrating No. 6… Andy Cordova is celebrating his sixth birthday today with family and friends. Andy is the son of Gina Molinas and Gary Cordova of Tucumcari. His sisters are Cassandra Cordova of Springer and Crestina Cordova of Tucumcari. Grandparents are Loui and Mary Ann Molinas and Lucy Cordova, all of Tucumcari. His great-grandparents are […]

Investigators to probe fire

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Fire Department extinguished a blaze at the Granger School building on Thursday night. No one was injured and the blaze was put out in about an hour and 45 minutes, said Fire Chief Mike Cherry. The school building, which is on Hines Street, is no longer used […]

Beatrice LaVern Wilson

Beatrice LaVern Wilson Services: 2 p.m., Thursday in te Dunn Memorial Chapel. Beatrice LaVern Wilson, 69, died in Amarillo, Texas, at Baptist St. Anthony Hospice on Sunday Dec. 31, 2006. Mrs. Wilson was born May 3, 1937 in Tucumcari. She had been a home maker. Surviving Mrs. Wilson are four daughters: Judy (Joe) Callison of […]

School building gets a failing mark

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff When testing is completed – by the end of January – Tucumcari Public Schools officials hope they will learn why their multi-million-dollar elementary school has cracks in its walls and at certain joints, said Arron McKinney school superintendent. “It’s safe,” McKinney said. “But I believe if we let it continue, […]

School Board hires superintendent

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Acting superintendent Aaron McKinney was hired as superintendent of Tucumcari Public Schools by the school board Monday night. He will receive an annual salary of $96,000. McKinney replaces William Reents who was terminated in late July by the board and with whom the board came to a resignation and settlement […]