07-21-2007: Calendar

Today: 5 p.m., Tucumcari Farmer’s Market, Wailes Park on Route 66 Blvd. Call 461-3346 or 403-7901. Today and Sunday: Mosquero Cowboy Camp Meeting, Bell Ranch Camp on Mosquero Canyon Road, three miles south of Mosquero, New Mexico. Call Roy Mitchell (505) 487-2380, Bert Ancell (505) 868-2966 or Donna Hazen (505) 673-2311. Monday: 9 a.m., regular […]

Ropers get set for Route 66 Team Roping event

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Dozens of team ropers have been practicing for the Tucumcari Quay County Chamber of Commerce’s Route 66 Team Roping competition on Friday through Sunday. One such team is husband and wife Larry and Jennifer Webb of Newkirk who say they enjoy spending their summers practicing and competing at roping […]

Highlights of Route 66 fesitval

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Route 66 festivities on Saturday brought out several hundred locals and visitors who participated in the morning parade and enjoyed the day’s activities through the monster truck crush.

Route 66 Festival starts off with watermelon feed

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Alvin Cawthon and Dallas Kelly help kick start the Route 66 Festival at Friday night’s watermelon feed sponsored by the Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce. More festivities begin today. Click on the related link for scheule.

Ready for Route 66 festival

The Route 66 Festival is set for June 15 and 16. And planners and organizers are packing activities into one solid event this year. On June 15 there will be live music and a watermelon feed at Kvols park to kick off the Route 66 Festival. On June 16 there will be events throughout the […]

Job is on the line

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By Quay County Sun Staff Lineman Juventino Ortiz installs electrical lines on new steel poles along old Route 66 for Chapman Construction of McKinney, Texas. The $2.166 million project for Farmers Electric Coop covers installation of 187 steel poles on 16.5 miles from a switch station four miles south of San Jon and along Route […]

Good Friday pilgrimage draws 100

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Members of the Sandoval family took turns carrying the cross on Friday along Route 66 from Stuckey’s at I-40 to the little church, St. Joan of Arc, in Montoya. The walk is an annual pilgrimage by members of St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. This is the 10th year for the walk – a remembrance […]

Ethanol plant set to receive $220K training bonus

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Route 66 Ethanol plant — to be operational in late summer — is to receive $223,783 for creating 27 jobs from the state’s Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP). The program is one of the state’s economic development tools to bring in new businesses and to assist existing businesses […]

Even some scholars are not paying attention to Bible

By Leonard Lauriault In science and history, we often draw inaccurate conclusions because we don’t have all the facts, or, sometimes, because the facts have been misrepresented. Coming to the wrong conclusions can happen with math as well. If we haven’t studied the techniques to solve difficult problems correctly, in the end, the answer will […]

Tucumcari real estate market upbeat

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Residential real estate sales in Tucumcari in 2006 were upbeat, according to the principles of several real estate companies. “It’s been a pretty good year,” said Mickey Trousdale, of Trousdale Real Estate. “It’s been the best year since I’ve been in business for the last four to five years.” […]