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., […]

June 25 Calendar

Tuesday — The Quay County Democratic Party will meet at El Toro restaurant, noon. Tuesday — The Tucumcari Planning Commission meets at city hall, 5:15 p.m. Tuesday — The Tucumcari schools board of education will hold a special meeting to vote on a four-day school week, administration building conference room, noon. Wednesday — USDA food […]

Calendar, June 15

Today The Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority meets at Portales city hall, 10 a.m. Altrusa will hold a business meeting at Bambino’s Restaurant, noon. Friday-Sunday — Mother Road Rally. Call 461-8669 for information. Sunday – The Amistad All-School Reunion will be held at the Amistad school. Registration at 3 p.m. (MDT). Call (806) 384-2374 […]

Calendar, June 11

Today The Tucumcari “Wheels for Life” Bike-A-Thon will help fund cancer research for children at the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Call Corinne Hayes at 461-1651 for details. Sunday Volunteers are welcome to meet at Five Mile park at 2 p.m. for a cleanup of the park grounds. Bring gloves and eye protection. A hamburger […]

Summer lunch program available

QCS Staff Tucumcari youth, ages 1 to 18, can get a free lunch Monday through Friday until Aug. 5 at six local parks. The Eastern Plains Community Action Agency is facilitating the free lunches, according to its director of the summer lunch program, Cece Arias. “The program is federally funded,” Arias said. “It’s really a […]

Classes offered for youngsters

By William Thompson Want to go on a dinosaur dig or learn to paint a mural on a wall? Then you may want to go to “summer camp” at Mesalands Community College. The college is also offering science and cheerleading classes for area youth, in addition to other summer activities. Beginning Monday, Mesalands paleontology student […]

Man arrested after standoff

William Thompson:Quay County Sun A man engaged state police in a three-hour standoff Friday afternoon at a residence on Route 66, 14 miles east of Tucumcari. After the standoff, Edgar H. Shipley, 29, was arrested and charged with trafficking and possession of methamphetamine. He was also charged with possession of both marijuana and drug paraphernalia. […]

Why water at noon?

Beverly Wiese Everyone is concerned about the water shortage. Most of us do what we can to conserve. I have a question for whomever is in charge of the timer on the park sprinklers. Why is it that they always go on at noon? We all love the parks and the children need a place […]