Logan resident harnesses wind for home-based power

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Large companies may envision the caprock rimmed with wind farms. Logan resident, Jerry Griffin dreams of a wind turbine in every backyard.On Tuesday, Griffin installed about a 40-foot, 1.9 kW wind turbine for residential use in his yard. Many motorists slowed to near standstill as they watched the proceedings. […]

M.L. Kuykendall

Services: 11 a.m., Thursday, graveside services will be held at Tucumcari Memorial Park. M.L. Kuykendall died on Sunday, June 24, in Albuquerque. Mr. Kuykendall was born on March 28, 1917. He was a long- time resident of Tucumcari and farmed in the area for approximately 40 years. He and his wife “Mrs. Kirk” were married […]

Elva Francine Lerke Allen

Services: 3 p.m., Wednesday a memorial service will be at Lomas Chapel, French Mortuary, 10500 Lomas Blvd., Albuquerque. Elva Francine Lerke Allen, 78, a resident of Albuquerque and a former resident of Tucumcari, died Saturday, April 7, 2007, surrounded by her friends and family. She is survived by her children, Lynn (Jerrry) Mosher , Michael […]

Resident thanks senator for visit

Resident thanks senator for visit I just wanted to say thanks to Sen. Jeff Bingaman for his recent visit to Tucumcari. Even if it was a short visit, he met with several people about the expansion for the wind farms and about different ideas for bringing new jobs to Quay County. Jeff had the opportunity […]

School board talks about master plan

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Tucumcari School Board members viewed a presentation of the facilities master plan during Monday’s board meeting. Architectural Research Consultants, Inc, of Albuquerque is building a master plan for Tucumcari, and two representatives came to the meeting to present growth and enrollment projections and building utilization, among other items. Stephen […]

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 […]

Anna Allen, Frank Wagner

Anna Allen Anna Allen, 83, died at her residence on Saturday, June 12, 2004. Anna Allen had been a long-time resident of Tucumcari. She was a member of the San Jon Assembly of God Church. She had been a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ruben B.J. Allen in 2000. She is […]

Area residents express beliefs about Iraq war

By Angela Peacock While eight Democratic candidates bashed President Bush and his actions regaurding the war in Iraq during a televised Democratic debate at the University of New Mexico Thursday night, Quay County residents share mixed reactions about the war. Some believe America should continue stationing troops overseas while others feel there’s no point since […]