Community briefs —

QCS staff Youth soccer sign ups extended Tucumcari Youth Soccer League has extended their registration to Aug. 15. Pre-register to allow time for the Jerseys to come in. Register at Radio Shack $25 per child.

Freedom chairman shares goals after bankruptcy

By Mary Ann Milbourne: Freedom News Service James D. Dunning Jr. is the new chairman of Irvine, California-based Freedom Communications Inc., owner of the Clovis News Journal, Portales News-Tribune and Quay County Sun. He brings broad media experience ranging from being former president and chief financial officer of Rolling Stone to chief executive of Ziff […]

CEO of Freedom Communications to head Playboy

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By Mary Ann Milbourn Scott Flanders, chief executive of the Quay County Sun’s parent company, Freedom Communications Inc., confirmed Monday he is leaving the company to head Playboy Enterprises Inc. Flanders, 52, said he will quit his Freedom post June 30 and become CEO at Playboy July 1. A replacement at Irvine, California-based Freedom Communications […]

Birthdays, military service

Eighty years young…The children and grandchildren of Evelyn Terry Register will host an 80th birthday party on

Fee hike would nick car owners

By Kate Nash: The New Mexican The cost of owning a car in New Mexico would go up when you buy a new car or register a vehicle under two bills pending in the state House of Representatives. Republicans and at least one auto dealer oppose a measure (HB649) that would raise the excise tax […]

Special cooking school for diabetics

A special cooking school aimed at helping people with diabetes learn how to prepare delicious foods and manage their blood sugar levels will be held next month. The school will meet for 3 hours, beginning at 5:30 p .m. on Feb. 12, 14, 19 and 21at the Extension Office in the basement of the courthouse. […]

Special election on Sept. 18 for hospital tax

A Special Hospital Gross Receipts Tax Election will be held on Tuesday, Sept, 18, the Quay County Clerk Ellen White announced in a press release this. Every registered voter in Quay County may participate in this election. Those who are not registered to vote or desire to make a change to their certificate of registration […]

Odeon Theater added to Culutural Register

Tucumcari’s Odeon Theater, built in 1936, is one of six theaters that were placed on Friday on the State Register of Cultural Properties, said John W. Murphey, state and national register coordinator with the state’s Historic Preservation Division. Murphey said the Odeon was recognized for its Art Deco details and for the dedication of its […]

Odeon Theater up for spot on historic register

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tucumcari’s Odeon Theater, built in 1936, is one of six theaters from throughout the state to be considered for the State Register of Cultural Properties and the National Register of Historic Places, said an official of the Department of Cultural Affairs Historic Preservation Division. “This has been an effort […]

Calendar 5/28

Today Bluegrass music program – 7 p.m. at the Quay County Exhibit Hall. Call 461-1457 for details. Forrest School and Community Reunion – 10:30 a.m. at the Forrest Fire Department. Registration with lunch is $10. Information: Mary Sours at 458-6635 Sunday The VFW Post and Auxiliary flag placing – Tucumcari Memorial Cemetery. Those wishing to […]