Postcard gives peek into town’s history

Thanks to James Crocker, I am now the proud owner of an early day post card, which contains a picture of the construction gang at work on the new jail here in town. The post card was sent from here on June 22, 1910, to Mrs. L.E. Davenport in Crowell, Texas. In the event any […]

Comments from the Canyons: Country stores served as town hubs

Lynn Moncus Recently, several of us have recalled our memories of country stores and the importance they played in the rural communities. Of course, the one I remember most vividly is the general store at Ima. It was begun by Grandad Moncus and his brother, Burnace, and later run entirely by Burnace. By the time […]

Our page — Nov. 17

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5,Jim and Karen Foster of Tucumcari wish to announce the marriage of their daughter Wanda Foster Wood to Leonard Naranjo. Leonard is the son of Leo and Eleonor Naranjo of Trujillo. They were married on Oct. 23 by Judge Joel Garnett. Kenny Hampton and Georgia Franco served as best man and maid of honor. — […]

Veterans served, died for our freedom

Debra Whittington “We give thanks to God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you…” Colossians 1:3

Arch Hurley selects McCasland as manager

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Franklin McCasland was selected Wednesday night as the new manager of the Arch Hurley Conservancy Distirct. The vote was 3-2 in favor of hiring McCasland at $52,000 a year. McCasland is to start Jan. 2. Baord memers Larry Perkins, U.V. Hinson and Pablo Lopez voted in favor of hiring […]

Denver Fisher

Services: At 10 a.m. Wednesday services will be held at the First Baptist Church in Logan, with burial following at 3 p.m. at the Santa Fe National Cemetery in Santa Fe. Denver Fisher, 86, of Logan died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2007, at the V.A. Regional Medical Center in Amarillo, Texas. Mr. Fisher was born Jan. […]

Haley named acting police chief

By QCS Staff The Tucumcari Police Department has an acting police chief who was appointed by city manager John Sutherland. On Tuesday, Lt. Deputy Chief Ron Haley was named as acting police chief for the City of Tucumcari until the position can be filled full time, said Sutherland. “We have had people inquire about the […]

Thankful for those who served

By Debra Whittington “For what nation is there so great, who hath God so nigh unto them, as the LORD our God is in all things that we call upon him for? And what nation is there so great, that hath statutes and judgments so righteous as all this law, which I set before you […]

Four finalists named for city manager

By QCS Staff QCS Staff The selection committee for Tucumcari city manager has four finalists to be interviewed for the job on Feb. 3: • Doug Powers, director of the city’s Community Development Department. • Marty Garcia,the city’s fianance department director • Lawrence Ham, chief of the Tucumcari Police Department • Rex Kirksey, superintendent of […]

Tucumcari Air Force retiree dies in fire

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun U.S. Air Force Ret. Lt. Col. William Frederick Frick, 91, died in an apartment fire on Christmas Eve, according to police reports. Charles Dunn, deputy medical investigator for the state, said the cause of death is pending an investigation by the state Medical Examiner’s Office in Albuquerque. “At this […]