Commodities to be distributed

Commodities will be distributed Feb. 16 at the Travis Nelson building, 9-11 a.m. and 1-2 p.m. They will be distributed at the north side of the exhibit building at the fairgrounds.

Nara Visa’s Travis Nelson possessed indomitable spirit

By Thomas Garcia: QCsun Columnist Nara Visa’s Travis Nelson has passed away. She was a big part of the community, and one of Quay County’s proudest residents. She spent her life working to help 4-Hers and Garden Clubs throughout the county. I can remember Travis from the age of 6. I always thought of her […]

City investigating partial demolition of Sands Dorsey

By QCS Staff The Tucumcari City Commission on Thursday has asked the city manager to explore ways and costs that the Sands Dorsey could be partially demolished. Businesswoman Ruth Nelson said it had been two years, and nothing had been done to make the alley accessible for her business or others on the block. Nelson’s […]

December 1971

District Attorney Victor C. Breen was assassinated as he prepared to step into his car to go to work. The car was parked in front of his home when a sniper with a highpowered weapon gunned him down. A former Tucumcari resident on convalescent leave from the state mental hospital was arrested and charged with […]

City looking for commissioner nominees

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Persons who are interested in serving as city commissioner for District 4 are being encoruaged to send in their letters of interest. The City Commmission agreed to seek registered voters who reside in the district and to consider those names at its next meeting. Mayor Mary Mayfield resigned on […]

Travis Nelson honored

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by Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Quay County Extension clubs honored Travis Nelson of Nara Visa for 50 years of work, commitment and dedication to the improvement of Quay County. And the Travis Nelson Building at the Quay County Fairgrounds was officially dedicated Wednesday afternoon. Tucumcari Mayor Mary Mayfield introduced Nelson and spoke of all […]

Fair to celebrate 100th year

Fair to celebrate 100th… The Travis Nelson Building was one of the original exhibit buildings.  For years all of the Home Arts Entries were displayed in this building. Then in the n the late 1970s, the building was remodeled by the 4-H clubs and became a club meeting place. The building was renamed in honor of […]

Business venture makes downtown its base

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Main Street entrepreneur and interior designer Ruth Nelson is going back to the future. Nelson bought the Jennings Furniture store on Main Street, between 2nd and 3rd streets, and renamed it Pajarito Interiors. She plans to have the big tan metal panels that have been covering the brick and […]

April 29, 2006 Obituaries

Bobbie Lutz Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Prater Cemetery in Ragland. Bobbie Nelson Lutz, 69, died Tuesday, April 11, 2006, in Oklahoma City. Mrs. Lutz was born Dec. 4, 1939, in Lubbock to Robert Lee (Bob) and Nellie Nelson who resided in the Ragland area. She was an instructor of pre-licensing and post licensing […]

Art center coming to Tucumcari

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Soon, Quay County artists won’t have to travel to exhibit in a gallery, rent studio space, be counseled in business and marketing advice or even share a cup of coffee with fellow creators. An entire art center — with café — is coming to Tucumcari. “Other communities have turned themselves into […]