Tucumcari Prom: A night on the red carpet

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The red carpet was rolled out Friday night for the “Grand March” which opened the 2008 Tucumcari High School prom. The theme was “Hollywood, a night for stars.” Enjoying the walk of stars are Lauren Chacon and Joseph Quintana.

Grady station victim of gas theft

By Gabriel Monte: Freedom New Mexico Surveillance camera footage provided by Red Rock Oil Co. shows an unidentified man tampering with fuel pumps to steal fuel from the station in the Village of Grady. Red Rock Oil Co. on March 24 removed its fuel pumps in Grady, leaving the northern Curry County village without a […]

Drive to help others motivates blood donors

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Veterans and novices lined up to give blood on Tuesday morning. �I�ve been donating since I was 18,� said Toni Blea, 77. �That�s almost 60 years,� she said. Phlebotomist Tech 1, Samuel Stauffer figured that was at least 10 gallons of blood donated to help others. Blea laughed, adding, […]

December 1941

The last six miles of Highway 18 (now Highway 209) were completed. … State Police officer Jimmy Clark warned that all motorists were to have a 1942 driving licenses by Jan. 1; those found without would be arrested and prosecuted to the full limit of the law — no exceptions. … All knitting groups met […]

Cornerstone Deli has its red ribbon opening

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By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun The Cornerstone & Frozen Custard Deli held its official opening on Wednesday. Members of the Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce, guests and friends helped the owners Rachel and Mike Hicklin of Tucumcari cut the traditional red ribbon. The Hicklins began planning the deli in December 2006. The business opened its […]

Red Ribbon winners announced

QCS Staff On Wednesday, some of the area’s top law enforcement officials were walking the halls of Tucumcari’s middle and elmentary schools. They were on a mission — a mission to find some of the best anti-drug messages produced by Tucumcari’s youth. Judging projects from hand-colored posters to decorated classroom doors were Daniel Lopez, consultant […]

Students send off drug-free messages in balloons

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Tucumcari’s elementary students released more than 800 with a “Drug-free” message into the sky from the school on Tuesday. The playground activity was all part of Red Ribbon Week: Oct 23 – 31. Activities are planned for all of Tucumcari’s schools throughout the week. They include everything from the balloon release to a door decorating […]

Longhorns put on strong offensive show to win

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Logan Longhorns started their season strong with a 44-18 victory against the Springer Red Devils Friday night. The Red Devils were unable to stop the Longhorns’ offensive advances as host Logan took a 24-6 halftime lead. “Our defense could not stop the Longhorns run,” said Red Devils coach […]

Conchas rollover claims life, local rollover injures travelers

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun One person was killed and two injured in a rollover on State Highway 104, said San Miguel County under sheriff Joe Robert Urban. At 5 p.m., Sunday, 20-year-old Adam J. Ortiz of Ribera over corrected for an unknown reason while driving a 1996 GMC SUV and rolled the vehicle […]

FEMA surveys damage in Quay County

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Federal officials arrived in Logan Tuesday morning to assess the damage from the tornado that ripped through the village on Friday afternoon. Members of FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency), headquartered in Denton, Texas, met with officials of the state and Logan emergency management teams. “We need to stress that […]