Our page — Nov. 23

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Birth Brazel [image #3, align=left, size=medium] Duane and Linda Moore are proud to announce the arrival of their newest grandchild. Avery Lynn Brazel made her arrival Oct. 11 at 2:47 a.m. She weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. Avery and her parents, Janet and Michael live in Alto. — Submitted [...]

Mildred Lovato named next Mesalands president

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Russell Anglin The Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees announced Wednesday that Mildred Lovato will succeed Phillip O. Barry as the next president of Mesalands Community College, effective July 1. “It is an honor to be selected as the next president of Mesalands Community College and to serve the community and also this distinguished and [...]

Three questions with Larry Moore

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Freedom New Mexico Larry Moore He’s the Quay County road superintendent whose day usually begins with a 6 a.m. meeting with staff. (Editor’s note: Answers have been edited for clarity and space constraints.) 1. What are some of the day-to-day operations you oversee? Roads that need to be worked that county residents have called in [...]

Birthdays, golden anniversary, engagement

Second birthday for JaylenJaylen Hope Baldwin is celebrating her second birthday today. Her parents are Jennifer Baldwin and Dominic Quintana. Her grandparents are Susie Moore and Claude and Rosie Quintana of Tucumcari and Gary Hickman of Albuquerque. Jaylen’s festivities will include a Sponge Bob birthday party with family and friends. Garretts to celebrate 50th Grover [...]

January 1985

Briana Moore, daughter of Larry and Veronica Moore, was the first baby born in Quay County in 1985. … Daniel Lopez was Southwestern Wrestling Classic’s heavyweight champion and Quay County Sun’s Athlete of the Week. … The Board of Directors of Arch Hurley Conservancy District adopted a resolution requesting that state legislation be introduced so [...]

County reviews road closure policy, OKs fire district funds

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Quay County Road Superintendent, Larry Moore, discussed the policy for road closure at the regular meeting of the Quay County Commissioners Monday morning. The commissioners took no action on the policy and are reviewing it further. The policy was a rough draft to be reviewed by the commissioners before [...]

Alva Ray Firestone

Services: 10 a.m., Thursday at the Assembly of God Church in Logan. Alva Ray Firestone, 84, died in Tucumcari on Monday, Jan. 15, 2007. He was a longtime resident of Logan. Mr. Firestone was born June 17, 1922 at Mosquero. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. He was [...]

Cold has big costs

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By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff The tab for the clean up of the snow storm over New Year’s weekend will cost an estimated $150,000, say officials of Quay County and city of Tucumcari. County road superintendent Larry Moore asked the Quay County Commission to declare the county a disaster for snow removal at their Monday [...]

Commissioners set salary scale

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun By Chelle Delaney Quay County Sun Salaries for Quay County elected officials were set for the next four years by the Quay County Commission. The commissioners agreed that elected officials would receive 85 percent of the maximum allowed by the state at their Monday meeting. At that rate, salaries [...]

Rains fell swiftly to flood some areas

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Just when you thought there was a drought, it rains six inches and starts flooding. Wednesday night’s steady showers, broke into a heavier rainfall Thursday morning and set off flooding in some fields, washouts on several roads and in one area 14 Rural Area Development customers were without any [...]