School’s not really so awful

TV Hagenah The other day I came out of the Quay County Sun office and found a youth of about 10 years old sitting on the curb clearly dejected about something. I sat down next to him as the cars whizzed by and asked, “What seems to be the problem? Wife kick you out of […]

Taking steps back with homemade stilts

Lynn Moncus If you watched the parade on Route 66 last Saturday, you saw a couple of very tall people striding along on their stilts as if they were accustomed to walking at that height and speed on all occasions. Just watching them walk so easily certainly brought back memories of earlier times when many […]

Old friends visit ‘Woman from Ima’

Lynn Moncus As several of you have discovered, Harold and Kathy Nichless have arrived from their home in Keosauqua, Iowa to spend a few months in town to visit with friends and to cause this woman from Ima more problems. Harold was the cause of my purchasing a computer and the necessary gadgets a few […]

Election – James L. Witcher

Name: James L. (Jim) Witcher, Sr. Age: 57 Profession: Minister 1. What is it that makes Tucumcari uniquely Tucumcari? 1. “People, location and access to commerce. We have some of the most outstanding people in the world, and we are also centrally located on Interstate 40 and Highway 54. In fact, the area around Tucumcari […]

Man walking to Canada

William Thompson Gus Foster, 62, arrived in Tucumcari Thursday after walking from Ciudad Juarez, just across the international border with Mexico. Foster is on his way to Sault Ste. Marie in Ontario, Canada. “I deliberately chose the most diagonal route from the Texas-Mexico border to Canada,” said Foster. “I’m originally from Wisconsin, so I thought […]

Frasier running for commission seat

Doyle W. Frasier 1. What is it that makes Quay County uniquely Quay County? “I have lived numerous places traveling with road construction and Quay County is definitely unique. I feel the diversified cultures and compatibility of our county gives us an inner strength you don’t see in other places. We live here because we […]

Madrid running for commission seat

Grace Madrid 1. What is it that makes Quay County uniquely Quay County? Quay County’s uniqueness comes from the people who reside here. The people are warm and friendly with a deep faith in their fellow man. My experience is that they are generous to a fault. We possess a quality of life that I […]

Garcia running for commission seat

Daniel Garcia !. What is it that makes Quay County uniquely Quay County? First, its history. You find here evidence of prehistoric times, dinosaur bones, seashells, petrified wood, etc; evidence of when Quay County lay under a shallow sea. Then there is its cultural diversity; evidence of when Native Americans dominated here. You can find […]

Local couple heads to Washington D.C. for memorial dedication

TV Hagenah The last time Frank Garcia was in Washington D.C. World War II had just ended and he was returning to the United States after a number of years with the Army in Europe. Now he is returning to the nation’s capital and that very war he was returning from 60 years earlier, is […]

Tucumcari featured on Albuquerque TV

TV Hagenah According to the members of the staff of KNME Television, the educational television station in Albuquerque, Tucumcari will have a featured role in their next cultural affairs series, “Colors.” The program featuring Tucumcari titled “Route 66: The Neon Road in New Mexico” will be broadcast Saturday, March 20. It will be available to […]