County 4-Hers place in national competition

By John Villalba The Quay County 4-H home site evaluation team placed third in the 4-H division at the 60th Annual National Land and Range Judging Contest in Oklahoma City May 5. The team qualified for the contest after winning first place at the State 4-H Conference last July. Team members included Richard Rush, Randall […]

Transmission lines, regulation discussed at luncheon

Russell Anglin Class 4 Winds and Renewables advocacy group hosted a networking luncheon at the Tucumcari Convention Center March 31. Class 4 Winds is an organization that promotes wind development, primarily in West Texas as well as in eastern New Mexico, Oklahoma, Colorado and Kansas. The group’s founding members include Xcel Energy, West Texas A&M […]

Mesalands meets presidential hopeful

Russell Anglin About 21 community members came to a public forum meeting at Mesalands Community College Monday to meet the first of four candidates who have applied to replace Phillip O. Barry as president of the college. Larry Edwards fielded questions from Mesalands Board of Trustees Secretary Jim Streetman and from forum attendees. Those who […]

Press release: Crash kills Oklahoma resident

Amanda Degand, 26 of Arcadia, Okla., was killed Friday morning in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 40 west of Tucumcari.

Sometimes, ‘Thank you’ is all you can say

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist Kathryn Stephenson, a Quay County native, invited this woman from lma to spend a few days with her at her home in Edmond, Okla. You may recall that she has invited me at other times and that we have had some great experiences as we have explored her surroundings. During […]

Logan’s Ruda signs with Oklahoma Panhandle State

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A Logan Longhorns football player will be making the transition from District 4-8-man to NCAA Division II action. Josh Ruda, a senior at Logan High School, signed a letter of intent to attend Oklahoma Panhandle State University in Goodwell, Okla. “I have dreamed of playing at the next level […]

Passing through —

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Jared Schmidt, stopped at Del’s Restaurant for a bite to eat as he travels from Willows California to Norman Oklahoma. Schmidt plans to attend

births, marriage

Olivia’s arrived … Antonio and Annie Pacheco of Oklahoma City are happy to announce the arrival of their daughter, Olivia Kathryn. Olivia was born July 16, 2007 at Mercy Hospital in Oklahoma City. She weighed 9 pounds and was 21 inches long. Her grandparents are Paul and Kathy Pacheco of Albuquerque, Kathleen Kraft of Tucumcari, […]

J. Clint Roberson

Services: Have been held. J. Clint Roberson, 66, died on Monday, July 23, 2007 at the Convenant Hospital in Lubbock, Texas. He was born March 8, 1941 in Northeastern Oklahoma, the son of J. Clint and Thelma Roberson. He attended and was a graduate of Oklahoma State University with Master’s degrees in mechanical and electrical […]

Lloyd E. Garoutte

Lloyd E. Garoutte Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday at Trinity Baptist Church. Lloyd E. Garoutte, 73, died Wednesday, July 26, 2006, on the John Bugg Ranch west of Tucumcari. Mr. Garoutte was born Feb. 18, 1933 in Oklahoma City to Amos and Adeline Jolly Garoutte. He moved to Tucumcari in 1980. Mr. Garoutte served in the […]