Windy Point has lost its edge

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A landmark of sorts is no longer standing at the Ute Lake State Park. You might notice the next time you’re out at the park: Windy’s namesake, the distinctive point is gone. Windy Point is one of the entrances on the 540 Loop between the Ute Lake State Park […]

Albert L. Foote

Albert L. Foote Services: 2 p.m. Thursday at Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Albert L. Foote of San Jon died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007, in Amarillo, Texas following an extended illness. Mr. Foote is survived by his wife, DeLois, of 43 years, two children, Albert, Jr., of Clovis and Babette of Snohomish, Wash., and grandchildren, Vincent, […]

Motorists, truckers wait for I-40 to reopen

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By Quay County Sun Staff Truckers and motorists forced off of I-40 because of weather and accidents on the interstate took to the sides of the roads to park. On Sunday, stranded truckers formed a one-mile-long line along I-40 beginning at the Tucucmari Boulevard access.

Robert N.H. Dyke

Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 2400 South 9th St., Tucumcari. Robert N.H. Dyke, 53, died Thursday, Oct. 26, 2006. Mr. Dyke was born Sept. 1, 1953 in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Norman and Barbara Dyke. He graduated from the South High School in Salt Lake City. […]

Mary A. Dominguez

Mary A. Dominguez Services: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Anne’s Catholic Church, Mary A. Dominguez, 81, died Sunday, Aug. 27, 2006 in Yuma, Ariz., following an extended illness. She was born Aug. 26, 1925 at Glenrio. Mrs. Dominquez was a former resident of Tucumcari, who had had been making her home in Yuma for the […]

Community

Amistad celebrates centennial Saturday For its 100th birthday, historic Amistad is going all out on Saturday to celebrate with a day of fun and in recognition of the national day of the “America Cowboy.” Planned events include: pioneer exhibits from area museums, Blue Grass and Western music all day, a flea and farmer’s market (you […]

Farmers market opens Saturday

QCS Staff Ready for some fresh home-grown produce? Tucumcari’s Farmers Market opens on Saturday at 5 p.m. at Wailes Park at Tucumcari Boulevard and Date Street. “We usually start out with four or five vendors. We have a total list of 17 vendors,” said Bobbie DeFoor, who has been involved with the market for about […]

Ute Lake Marina opens in style for Fourth

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun For some there was no better way to start the Fourth of July weekend than with free hot dogs and a new marina. That’s what about 200 guests and civic and governmental officials had to say at Friday’s noon-time grand opening of the Ute Lake Marina in Logan. “It’s […]

Things to do

Freedom Newspapers June 16-18 — 22nd annual Heritage Days, Portales City Park, live music, food, art, car show, Portales 23-25 — Badlands Motorcycle Rally, Clovis Civic Center 24 — Dairyfest, featuring the Bellamy Brothers, Curry County Fairgrounds 24 — Clovis Juneteenth Extravaganza, Potter Park, Clovis July 4 — Smoke on the Water fireworks, Greene Acres […]

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. […]