Calendar 5/14

Today New Mexico Outdoor EXPO — at the City of Albuquerque Shooting Range. Free demonstration and exhibits on hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation. The even is free and open to all ages. Information: Mark Birkhauser and Jennifer Morgan at 841-8881. Monday First Street project Public Information Meeting — 6:00 p.m. at the Tucumcari Convention Center. [...]

Logan women sew bibs for veterans

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By WIlliam Thompson: Quay County Sun Amarillo Veterans Hospital recently put out a call for volunteers to sew terry cloth bibs for patients at the hospital and an adjacent nursing facility. A group of Logan women answered, completing 200 bibs and more than 100 lap quilts for injured and sickly veterans. Bea Scott, of Veterans [...]

New Tucumcari postmaster sworn in

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By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Following in his father’s footsteps, Robert Roark was sworn in as postmaster at the Tucumcari Post Office Friday. Roark has an affinity for the Tucumcari office because his father, John Roark, was postmaster at there for 14 years. After about one year of being officer in charge, Roark was [...]

Calendar 2-12-05

• Today — American Legion Post 19 Valentine’s dance at the Post. • Today — The Zero Gravity Youth Center will host a Valentine’s Day Dance for ages 11-18. Call Susan Lease at 461-4922 of Alan Angel at 461-4411 for details. • Feb. 13 — United Ministerial Alliance of Clovis presents the Annual UMAC “African-American [...]

Gene J. Lehr obit

Gene J. Lehr Gene J. Lehr, 77, of Tucumcari, died in Laurel Hills Health Care in Tucumcari, Feb. 9, 2005. Lehr was born Feb. 2, 1938 in Chandler, Okla. He was a retired U.S. Government Civil Service employee. He had served in the Navy as well. He was a lifetime member of the Veteran of [...]

Friends gather on Super Sunday

By William Thompson Some area residents said they used Super Bowl Sunday as an excuse to get together to watch, or talk, as the New England Patriots took the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl XXXIX. American Legion Post 19 in Conchas held a pregame chili cook-off and patrons of the Pow Wow Lounge in Tucumcari [...]

Calendar 2-9-05

• Feb. 9 — House Community Empowerment Day at the House Senior Citizens Center, 9 a.m. Free workshops offered, crafts on display and free food. Open to the public. • Feb. 10 — City Commission meeting, 6 p.m. in the commission chambers, Tucumcari City Hall. • Feb. 11 — Tucumcari Chapter NSDAR meeting, 11:30 a.m., [...]

Calendar for 2/02/05

• Feb. 2 – A cooking school for people with diabetes to learn how to prepare healthy dishes. Call 461-0562 to enroll. • Feb. 2 – Story time at the Tucumcari Public Library, 9:30 a.m., 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. • Feb. 2 – Quay County Commissioners will hold a work session in the commission [...]

calendar for Jan. 29, 2005

• Jan. 29 – Center Street United Methodist Church will host a healing seminar from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 461-2661 to register. • Jan. 29 – American Legion Post 19, fund-raising dinner for Sara Miller, 6 p.m. • Jan. 31- Last day for businesses in Quay County outside Tucumcari, San Jon, Logan and [...]

Post office boxes attacked

William Thompson For the second time in 90 days, the Tucumcari Post Office has reported a window broken on a post office box inside the post office lobby. Monday morning around 6:30 a.m. a post office employee notified Tucumcari Police of the latest break-in. The postal official in charge of the Tucumcari Post Office, Rob [...]