09-29-07: Calendar

Today: 8 a.m., Trek for Trash, meet at Chamber Office. 487-6087 Today: 5 p.m., Tucumcari Farmer’s Market, Wailes Park on Route 66 Blvd. Call 461-3346 or 403-7901. Monday: Noon to 1 p.m., Red Ribbon Committee meeting, Quay County ASAP Office, 116 E. Main St. Call 461-4922. Monday: 3 p.m., regular meeting, Museum Board, Tucumcari Historical […]

09-26-07: Community Notes

Museum to host trip to Zebra Ranch The Tucumcari Historical Research Institute will have a field trip for its members to the Zebra Ranch between Roy and Wagon Mound on Friday Oct. 5. The group will leave the museum at 8 a.m. at 416 S. Adams. Bring a picnic lunch. Cars can make the trip. […]

Roped in at Heritage Dayze

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Reluctant at first, to step from the crowd, nine-year-old Eliana Andrade of Tucumcari quickly fell under the spell of trick roper, �Wild Bill Cathey� at the Heritage Dayze festival at the Tucumcari Historical Museum. Cathey of Dora says the trick to trick roping is all in the practice. Cathey will perform again today at the […]

09-12-07: Calendar

Thursday: 6 p.m., regular meeting, Tucumcari City Commission, City Hall, 215 E Center St. Friday: 10 a.m., City Commission Finance Board, City Hall, 215 E. Center St. Friday: Noon – 7 p.m., Quay County Heritage Dayze begin, live entertainment and demonstrations, free admission, Tucumcari Historical Museum, 416 South Adams St. Fridays ongoing: 7.p.m., regular meeting, […]

Local artist’s work to be exhibited in Taos

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Special to the QCS Work by local artist Dejean Jawrunner will be on exhibit at the Harwood Museum of Art/Millicent Rogers Museum in Taos Sept 28 to Dec. 30. Over 500 New Mexico women artists submitted their work for this biennial juried exhibition and 98 were accepted. Jawrunner said she is honored and excited to […]

08-29-2007: Calendar

Fridays ongoing: 7 p.m., regular meeting, Alcoholics Anonymous Unity Group, 1424 S. Sixth St. Saturday: 5 p.m., Tucumcari Farmer’s Market, Wailes Park on Route 66 Blvd. Call 461-3346 or 403-7901 for information. Monday: 3 p.m., regular meeting, Museum Board, Tucumcari Historical Museum, 416 South Adams St. Monday: 6:30 p.m. regular meeting, Angels Among Us, a […]

Donor helps museum preserve Quay heritage

By Lynn Moncus A few months ago, Robert Farmer passed away and left a sizable bequest to the Tucumcari Historical Research Institute to be used as the board chooses to help preserve the history of our area at the Tucumcari Historical Museum. He said he wanted to leave the money in memory of his mother, […]

Latino exhibit coming to Tucumcari

Special to QCS Did you know? It was a Hispanic/Latino Inventor who engineered the first submarine, gyroplane (helicopter) and the atomic bomb (nuclear weapons). In addition, the adjustable wrench, a reversible motor, an optical analysis system, and a system for color televisions were all created by the minds and hands of a Hispanic/Latino inventor. You […]

Tucumcari students make phyto-find

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Teenage volunteers at the MesaLands Dinosaur Museum have made a rare find. Tucumcari High School Students Stephen Smith, Carmen Runyan and Donny Price found teeth from a Phytosaur. That’s a semi-aquatic species that flourished in the late Triassic period 205 million years ago. They found the teeth while screening […]

Skulls donated to dinosaur museum

Special to the Sun What started out as a lifetime collection of wildlife skulls from Quay County and the surrounding area has turned into a scientific display at Mesalands Community College’s Dinosaur Museum. Donated by area residents Ron and Lisa Jones, most of the collection is now housed in an attractive display case where visitors […]