11/19 Obituaries

Mary Lavender Services: 10 a.m. on Monday at Beevers Cemetery in Quay County. Mary Lavender, 68, died Monday, Nov. 14, 2005, in Cerritos, Calif. She was born July 28, 1937. She is survived by her husband John Lavender; one son, Joe Lavender of Melrose; one daughter, Cindy Lavender of Cerritos; one brother, Joe Richards of […]

11/12 Calendar

Today — A Christmas Bazzar will be held at the Clayton Civic Center, corner of Broadway and Front streets, downtown in Clayton, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (MST). At 1:30 p.m. a free military program and display will be at the Herzstein Memorial Museum, at the corner of South Second and Walnut streets. Monday […]

9/17 Calendar

Today and Sunday — Quay-Z Quilt Show at the Convention Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. includes antique quilts, Hoffman Challenge and Michelle Watts, guest teacher. Admission is $5 for adults and free for children under 12. Call 461-9638 or 461-1334, or email tucum58quilts@yahoo.com for more information. Monday-Friday, ongoing — 8 a.m. to 5 […]

Sports Corner

Football registration begins Monday The Quay County Junior League Football Program is taking registrations from Monday until Sept. 9. Those eligible to participate are fourth, fifth and sixth graders. Sign up at the Tucumcari Recreation Center at 900 E. Laughlin from 3 to 9 p.m. Cost is $30 per player, according to Recreation Director Scott […]

Attempt made to gain access to jail


By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun The Quay County Detention Center experienced a jail break over the weekend. No inmates attempted to escape, but Detention Center Administrator Anthony Elebario said there is evidence someone tried to break in. The report at the Quay County sheriff’s office states “vandalism” and “criminal damage to property” occurred to […]

8/6 Calendar

Today — Rattler Reunion. Contact Norma Redhage Crellin at 461-0244. Today and Sunday — Guadalupe County Fair at the Marla Lujan Arena, 2 miles south of Santa Rosa on St. Hwy. 91. Call Guadalupe County extension office at 472-3652. Today — “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” (two performances) at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., […]

7/16 Calendar

Saturday — The Tucumcari Historical Research Institute will have a field trip to Cimarron for its members. They will leave the Tucumcari Historical Museum at 8 a.m. or meet in Cimarron. For information call 461-2773. Monday — The New Mexico State Library rural bookmobile will arrive at Quay at 8:45 a.m. It will arrive at […]

July 9 Menus

Senior citizen menus for Tucumcari, Logan, House Monday: Chili Relleno, tossed salad/dressing, pinto beans, Spanish rice, bananas/strawberries. Tuesday: Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, green beans, biscuit, margarine, peaches. Wednesday: Roast beef, brown gravy, broccoli, rice and cheese casserole, buttered carrots, roll, margarine, apple crisp. Thursday: Barbecue chicken thighs, coleslaw, corn, biscuit, margarine, chocolate pudding. Friday: Sub sandwich, […]

July 9 Calendar

Monday — The museum board will meet at the Tucumcari Historical Museum, 3 p.m. Monday — Quay County Board of Commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. at the courthouse. Monday — San Jon school board will meet at 6 p.m. in the ITV room. Monday — Logan school board will meet at 6 p.m. in the […]

Post office shuts down temporarily


By William Thompson New Mexico State Police and U.S. Postal Service officials shut down the Tucumcari Post Office on Monday morning after receiving a call from a postal employee stating that two envelopes containing a mysterious powder were found inside the post office. Inspector Lisa Guevara of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service said Monday afternoon […]