June 25 Around Town

Kyaison Stone of Tucumcari celebrated his fifth birthday Thursday at Ute Lake State Park. He was born June 23, 2000, in Tucumcari. His parents are Dee Stone of Tucumcari and Dusty Stone of San Jon. His brothers are Kaeyson and Jaxtyn. His sister is McKenna. His grandparents are Gayle and Dennis Baxter of Liberal, Kan., [...]

4-H Results, June 8

Saturday was a busy day for Quay County 4-Hers as they participated in contests and gained leadership skills while assisting with running contests.  Those who placed in contests will be eligible to compete at the next level.  Novices and Juniors will go on to district competition in Hobbs; Seniors will compete in July in Las [...]

Local canals receive water

QCS Staff QCS Staff The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Conchas Dam, in conjunction with the Arch Hurley Conservancy District, released irrigation water Tuesday. The water will flow in canals throughout Quay County and the Tucumcari area, according to Joe Martinez, a corps of engineers maintenance work leader. “We released 200 cubic feet of [...]

Grace Madrid

Grace Madrid Grace Ellen Madrid, 54, of Tucumcari, died Wednesday, May 18, 2005, at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. She was born on Nov. 27, 1950, in Santa Fe, to Raymond and Lena Borquez. She graduated from Tucumcari High School in 1969. She married Alex Madrid on June 3, 1976, in Amarillo. She worked as a [...]

Nicolas S. Pacheco

Nicolas S. Pacheco, 99, died in Schertz Texas on Friday April 22, 2005 following an extended illness. Pacheco was born Dec. 23, 1905 in Santa Rosa in the then Territory of New Mexico. He was a member of the St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. Hew as a retired construction worker. He was preceded in [...]

Meeting Mickey: Tucumcari DECA students head to Disneyland

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun A group of Tucumcari High School students and their chaperones will be hanging out with Mickey, Donald, Goofy and the gang at Anaheim’s Disneyland this weekend. Tucumcari High School Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) students earned the money to go to the Magic Kingdom by working part-time jobs [...]

3-16 obits

George Martinez, 76, died March 13, 2005 in the Cancer Center of American in Tulsa, Olka. following an extending illness. Martinez was born April 22, 1928 in Trujillo . He retired from the Army Corps of Engineers after serving for 33 years at Conchas Dam. He was a member of St. Anneís Catholic Church in [...]

Neighborhood watch sought for public housing

William Thompson: Quay County Sun Tucumcari’s Housing Authority Director Robert Pacheco is soliciting resident and police help to try to keep public housing units safe. He hopes to set up neighborhood watches in local units by May 1, he said. Working with the police would be key to Pacheco’s plan, he said. “I have spoken [...]

Housing authority to offer cleaning classes

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Robert Pacheco, Tucumcari’s Housing Authority Director, said public housing residents will soon be required to attend four hours of housekeeping training if their housing units are found to be in violation of cleanliness standards after a second inspection. The Housing Authority Board approved Pacheco’s plan in a meeting Thursday [...]

Job shadowing gives students hands on training, including writing this article and taking the photo

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By Daniella Pacheco: Quay County Sun Shadow On Friday Tucumcari High School teacher Antonio Pacheco had his students join-in on job shadowing. “This is great to have the students see how school work sets up for a successful future,” Pacheco said. “I think what they realize is that their school work is vital at the [...]