November 1968

Randy Block, 16, attended the National 4-H Congress in Chicago. … Future Teachers of America elected Jody Lafferty president. … Altrusa honored Josephine Snyder as Retired Business Woman of the Year. …Janina Akin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Akin of Jordon, won first place in the junior category: Make-It-Yourself-With-Wool contest. …The state’s conference of […]

September 1984

Karen Lamb of San Jon was named Women’s Professional Rodeo Association’s 1984 World Champion Steer Undecorator. … After 15 years of operating Third Street Grocery, Jim and Glenda Gentry sold to Charles and Joyce Watson of Albuquerque. …Lillian Redman, owner of the Blue Swallow Motel, was featured in National Geographic. … Girl Scout Troop No. […]

Rodeo coach brings champion record to MCC

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By QCS Staff Mesalands Community College’s new Intercollegiate Rodeo Team coach, C.J. Aragon has been involved in rodeo his whole life, according to a press release from the college. And today he holds several national and international rodeo honors. Aragon grew up in Kamiah, Idaho, where he competed in high school rodeo and earned the […]

05-12-2007: Notable Notes

Time to sign up for adult softball leagues The Tucumcari Recreation Department is now forming adult softball leagues. If you have a men’s, women’s or co-ed team you would like to place in the league, contact the Tucumcari Recreation Department from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 461-1647. Cost is $300 per team and is […]

National Day of Prayer: Reminder of spiritual roots

By Debra Whittington Hearken unto the voice of my cry, my King, and my God: for unto thee will I pray. My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O LORD; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up. Psalm 5:2-3 I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, […]

04-21-2007: Around Town

Hurricane talk set… Leon Cooper of Albuquerque will be a guest speaker at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service at First Presbyterian Church, 306 E. Aber St., in Tucumcari. He will be speaking and making a slide presentation on Hurricane Katrina that hit Waveland, Miss., where his son was living. Cooper taught science at Tucumcari […]

Douglas E. Bartlett

Services: 11 a.m., Thursday a memorial service will be conducted at the Dunn Memorial Chapel in Tucumcari. Douglas E. Bartlett, 48, age died Sunday, April 1, 2007, following an extended illnesses with heart disease, multiple sclerosis and lung cancer.   He was born Dec. 13, 1958 in Jonesboro, Ark. He was a published poet having […]

11-25-2006: Community Notes

City to honor National Guardsman’s Iraq service Everyone’s invited to a recognition and appreciation presentation, followed by a reception, in honor of National Guard Staff Sgt. Jason Braziel, Sgt. Anthony Lujan and Specialist Zac Dwyer at City Hall during the City Commission Meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday. Extension Club annual gift sale is Friday […]

Corridor plan sought by officials

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Correspondent Coming up with a Historic Route 66 Corridor Management Plan for Quay County could help Tucumcari businesses win federal and state grants for property improvements along the highway, presenters said Friday at the introduction of a workshop for city and business leaders. The workshop — which continues from 9 a.m. […]

Cattle ranchers hear concerns

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun If beef consumption is rising around America and the rest of the world, why are American cattle growers making less money in the market? It’s a question cattle growers wish they didn’t have to ask, and a national organization tried to answer at an assembly Friday night. The Tucumcari […]