Blue always knew what to do

A retired Ohio farmer named Phil told me this story of the best coon dog he’d ever seen. I believe it, of course! The dog was a blue tick hound that his father had trained. His dad was such an excellent trainer that he didn’t even have to go hunting with Blue, the dog would […]

Wike named new drug task force coordinator

Former police officer Heather Wike is the new Region V Drug Task Force Coordinator. Wike will receive a salary of $40,000 under a contract subject to a performance review in six months, according to a press release received Monday from the Clovis Police Department. Retired Clovis Police Chief Bill Carey held the position since Oct. […]

04-11-09: Calendar

Sunday: 6:30 a.m., Easter Sunrise services at the Three Crosses, East Route 66Sundays ongoing: 2:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. Eighth Street, Logan. Monday: 9 a.m., regular meeting, Quay County Commission, Commission Chambers, Quay County Courthouse, 300 S. Third St., 461-2112.Monday: 11:30 a.m., monthly meeting of NARFE, National Active and Retired […]

01-10-2009: Calendar

Sunday: 2:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. Eighth Street, Logan. Call 497-3910. Monday: 9 a.m., regular meeting, Quay County Commission, Commission Chambers, Quay County Courthouse, 300 S. Third St., 461-2112. Monday: 11:30 a.m., monthly meeting of NARFE, National Active and Retired Federal Employees, Denny’s Restaurant, 3404 E Route 66 Blvd.

Rattler Reunion warming up to old friends

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By QCS Staff This appears to be the largest ever Rattler Reunion with about 560 people attending Saturday’s dinner. A highlight of the evening was the crowning of Norma Jean Crellin as Rattler Queen with a standing ovation and cheer. “I think this is the biggest one ever,” said Crellin who is the

J.M. Toby

Services: At 10 a.m. Wednesday a service will be held at the Temple Baptist Church in Tucumcari.   J.M. Toby, 85, died at his home in Tucumcari on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2007, following an extended illness.   Mr. Toby was born July 7, 1922 in Maud, Okla. He was a member of the Temple Baptist […]

Jasper retires from DOT after 25 years

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The New Mexico Department of Transportation bid farewell to supervisor Lewis Jasper after 25 years of service. “I am going to miss everyone. I have truly enjoyed working with each and every one of these guys,” said Jasper. “I got into this job to help people and enjoyed sharing […]

Retired woman of the year

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Who: Diana Beck, longtime Tucumcari resident, supporter and caretaker who said she shocked the nation – or at least local residents – when she retired in July. Claims to fame: Too lengthy to include them all, Beck’s latest award came from the Altrusa club as Retired Woman of the Year. In her introduction, the group […]

9/17 Quay personality

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Who: Delfino Garcia This Tucumcari native is a retired rancher and farmer who could also be known as the commodities man. What does that mean: Garcia is joined by his wife and 12-18 volunteers every month to hand out the government commodities to people in need. Claim to fame: A purely volunteer position that takes […]

8/13 Quay Personalities

By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Managing Editor Who: Diane Beck Tucumcari resident for 22 years with a long list of community efforts; born and raised in Albuquerque. One claim to fame: This registered nurse helped get the health care license for Helping Hands Hospice, the not-for-profit organization that just had its 10 year anniversary. […]